Connect Travel - Why You Should Host Your Next Sports Event in Atlantic City, New Jersey


No matter the size of your sporting event, Atlantic City, New Jersey, is ready to host your group in the area. From a convention center to stadium venues, the beach, the Boardwalk or local ball fields, we can help you find the perfect match for your needs.

Here’s a look at a recent, successful event held right here in Atlantic City.

The 2018 Northeast Regional Futsal Championship brought 8,000 attendees to Atlantic City in February 2018. The Atlantic City Convention Center hosted the teams for the largest futsal tournament, east of the Rocky Mountains.


The organization contracted 4,000 room nights for the three-day event, and the Atlantic City Sports Commission assisted in coordinating housing for the teams during their time in the area. Tournament attendees were able to choose from a range of budget-friendly accommodations within the Atlantic City area.

With five exhibit halls ranging from 29,400-sq.-ft to 199,500-sq.-ft and 486,000 contiguous square feet of exhibit space, Atlantic City Convention Center was able to provide the tournament a variety of options for configuring the perfect setup for fields and accommodating the teams within the building.

Atlantic City is located within a few hours drive of one-third of the nation’s population, which made the city the ideal choice for this Northeast Regional Championship. The Atlantic City Rail Terminal connects directly to the convention center, with the Atlantic City Line connecting to Philadelphia.

The convention center was the perfect venue to host this indoor sport, which is a modified version of soccer that features five players per team on smaller fields.

With the tournament making an economic impact of $4.8 million, we look forward to welcoming this successful tournament back to the convention center in 2019.

Let us assist you with site inspections, housing services and helping your attendees make the most of their time in the area. Other destination services available include coordinating site visits, providing visitor guides, dining information and area maps to attendees and assisting with media promotion for your event.

Let’s work together to bring your next event to Atlantic City. We are ready to show you what the area has to offer your group. Get in touch with us to see how we can assist your needs and to receive a copy of our Sports Planning Guide.

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