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SMG Outbids AEG, Global Spectrum To Operate Baltimore's 1st Mariner Arena
Published December 17, 2012
ON THE BOARDWALK: In Atlantic City, Derek Harper reported Global Spectrum "will replace" Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority operator SMG in early '13. Global Spectrum COO John Page said that the company "will look to use its resources to increase the profile" of the Atlantic City Convention Center, Boardwalk Hall and West Hall, "both for entertainment and trade shows." A final contract, "including costs and fees, will be ratified in the coming weeks between Global Spectrum and the ACCVA." Federal court filings show that the current contract with SMG "is worth $221,052 per year ... with as much as $221,052 available in different bonuses and incentives" (PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY, 12/14).