LAS VEGAS – Mark Haley, president of Smart City Networks, the nation’s leading communications provider for convention centers and hospitality venues, announced the company has been awarded a contract to manage all technology and telecommunications services for the Atlantic City Convention Center and Boardwalk Hall in New Jersey.
Global Spectrum, which manages the Atlantic City Convention Center and Boardwalk Hall, chose Smart City Networks due to Smart City’s industry experience and depth of resources. Smart City and Global Spectrum currently work together at two other convention venues in Cincinnati and Miami Beach. The five-year contract took effect on September 1.
“We are extremely honored to have been chosen by Global Spectrum to provide telecommunications services for these two iconic facilities,” Haley said. “At Smart City, our primary goal is to ensure our venue partners are equipped and outfitted with the latest advancements in technology, and capable of hosting a wide variety of events attended by thousands of people.”
Smart City, Global Spectrum and the New Jersey Casino Reinvestment Development Authority will upgrade all technological infrastructure necessary for a full data and wireless network upgrade. Once these systems are completed, Smart City will provide network cabling, high-speed Internet access, turnkey data networking services, Wi-Fi, and analog, digital and conference phone services for all future events hosted by both facilities. The enhancements and services provided by Smart City will bolster the Atlantic City Convention Center and Boardwalk Hall’s technological capabilities, allowing each venue to host world-class events that meet the growing needs of event organizers, managers, exhibitors and attendees.
After working with Smart City at two previous convention centers, Karen Totaro, general manager of the Atlantic City Convention Center commended the company on its dedication to customer care and professionalism.
“I am beyond thrilled that Smart City Networks is joining the team at the Atlantic City Convention Center and Boardwalk Hall,” Totaro said. “They are the industry leaders on all things tech and will exceed our customers’ expectations. Our competitive edge just took a giant step forward!”
For more information about the Atlantic City Convention Center, visit http://www.accenter.com.
For more information about the Boardwalk Hall, visit www.boardwalkhall.com.
About Smart City Networks
Founded over 30 years ago, Smart City Networks is the nation’s largest provider of event telecommunications and technology in the convention industry. Smart City Networks can provide wired and wireless Internet services, phone services and digital signage solutions at convention centers and meeting facilities of any size. Smart City Networks designs, installs and maintains data, voice, electrical and utility platforms, coupled with voice, video and data network engineering, security and monitoring. Providing technology services to over 3,000 conventions and meetings annually, Smart City Networks currently serves more than 35 convention and meeting facilities across the U.S., totaling over 17 million square feet of exhibit space. For more information about Smart City Networks, please call 702-943-6000 or visit www.smartcitynetworks.com.
Global Spectrum (global-spectrum.com) manages the Atlantic City Convention Center, Boardwalk Hall and more than 120 other public assembly facilities around the world. Nearly 24-million people attended more than 15,000 events in Global Spectrum venues last year. Based in Philadelphia, PA, Global Spectrum is part of Comcast-Spectacor, one of the world’s largest sports and entertainment companies. Comcast-Spectacor, which operates in 48 of the 50 United States, also owns the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, Ovations Food Services, a food and beverage services provider, Paciolan, the leading provider of venue establishment ticketing, fundraising and marketing technology solutions, Front Row Marketing Services, a commercial rights sales company, and Flyers Skate Zone, a series of community ice skating rinks.