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Atlantic City aims to boost convention trade

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) – Atlantic City is aiming to boost its meetings and convention trade through a new nonprofit agency.

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Called Meet AC, the group was created in late April. It just hired its first CEO, James Wood, who held convention-related jobs in Kentucky and Rhode Island.

He will start work on June 30.

Meet AC is funded by the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority.

After July 1, it will have a budget of $8 million.

The move comes as Atlantic City tries to diversify itself and not rely primarily on its 11 casinos as the main reason for visitors to come here.

 

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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