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Atlantic City Convention Center to Welcome More Than 3,000 Camp Professionals for the Tri-State Camp Conference

Largest Conference for Summer Camp Professionals

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (Tuesday, March 7, 2017) – The largest gathering of summer camp professionals in the world will come together at the Atlantic City Convention Center from March 14-16 for the American Camp Association, NY and NJ’s Tri-State Camp Conference. 

Over 3,000 camp professionals, camp staff, youth development professionals, and “out of school” experiential educators will attend the conference to learn at over 180 educational sessions, find new services and products in the 300 both exhibit hall, and spend time with like minded professionals who are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of children through the summer camp experience. 

The Tri-State Camp Conference offers camp professionals educational sessions on business, programs and activities, campers, staff leadership, operations, and community. The conference also includes 250 exhibitors who showcase and sell products and services to camp professionals. Represented in the exhibit hall is everything a camp needs to run a successful program from waterfront equipment to rock climbing walls to safety programs and supplies. In the evenings, the American Camp Association offers attendees dinners and social events that camp professionals can attend to get a chance to network with conference attendees, exhibitors and speakers.

The conference will kick off Tuesday, March 14 with an opening keynote address by Susan Cain, Co-Founder of Quiet Revolution, who will discuss introverted children and how camp professionals can help these campers cultivate their talents and reach their best potential. Brandon Stanton, photographer and creator of Humans of New York, the ever popular photo series which garners over 22.5 followers on social media, will be the closing keynote speaker on Thursday, March 16. He will discuss the value of storytelling and the importance of staying connected face-to-face in the increasingly technology-driven world. 

Visit www.tristatecampconference.com for further information and to view the conference calendar, exhibitors and keynote information.

For more information about the Tri-State Camp Conference, please contact Jess Michaels at the American Camp Association, NY and NJ at 646.284.8886 or jess@aca-nynj.org

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ABOUT THE AMERICAN CAMP ASSOCIATION, NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY

The American Camp Association, New York and New Jersey (ACA, NY and NJ) is a not for profit organization made up of camp professionals dedicated to preserving, promoting and enhancing the quality of the summer camp experience.  For more information about the American Camp Association, NY and NJ, visit www.acanynj.org.

About Meet AC
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For complete Atlantic City tourism and convention information, visit www.meetac.com. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) The only agency of its kind nationwide, the CRDA has used Atlantic City casino reinvestments as a catalyst for meaningful, positive improvement in the lives of New Jersey residents since 1984.  Under the 2011 Tourism District Act, the Authority's mission evolved from statewide projects to becoming the state's key economic development agency for Atlantic City.  CRDA's expanded responsibilities now include land use regulation, tourism marketing and clean and safe initiatives. The CRDA also oversees Historic Boardwalk Hall (the leading entertainment venue of its size in the country) and the Atlantic City Convention Center.  In total, CRDA has invested nearly $2 billion in more than 400 projects statewide, of which $1.8 billion has been invested in Atlantic City, spurring business investments and expansions, and creating permanent jobs in the process. For more information about CRDA and our projects, visit www.njcrda.com. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/njcrda.

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About Spectra

Spectra by Comcast Spectacor is the expert in hosting and entertainment, partnering with over 300 clients at 400 global properties to create memorable experiences for millions of visitors every year. Spectra’s expertise is embodied within three divisions: Venue Management (formerly Global Spectrum), Food Services & Hospitality (formerly Ovations Food Services) and Ticketing & Fan Engagement (formerly Paciolan). Learn more at www.SpectraExperiences.com.

 

Media Contact:
Jessica Merrill
jmerrill@meetac.com
609-449-7147

 


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