Video: Over 7,000 Visitors Expected to Visit Atlantic City for Event-Filled Week
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – More than 7,400 visitors are expected to come to Atlantic City this week for an eventful week at the convention center. From candy and shopping to dentistry, the Atlantic City Convention Center is the center of action this week for a number of big shows and conventions. The first event is the 134th Philadelphia National Candy, Gift, & Gourmet Show which wrapped up on Tuesday, followed by the International Council of Shopping Centers, or ICSC, and Arett Sales celebrating its 65th anniversary with more than 400 booths.And finally, the largest dental laboratory event on the East Coast, known as LMT Lab Day East, will take place this Saturday. The week's events are not only expected to provide a boost for the Convention Center, but for local businesses as well. Over the course of the week, officials say the events will generate more than 5,200 hotel nights and more than $5 million in delegate spending for the shore resort.