Erin Bilton, Director of Marketing at the Atlantic City’s Convention Center and Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall, has been named one of Atlantic City Weekly’s 40 Under 40.
Bilton, who is employed with Spectra, the providers of Venue Management and Food Services & Hospitality to Atlantic City Convention Center and Boardwalk Hall, started her career in venue management in 2006 in Philadelphia after graduating from West Virginia University. Bilton has worked in Illinois and Connecticut before returning to her native New Jersey, as the Director of Marketing and Northeast Regional Marketing Director for Spectra Corporate.
Among her achievements, she has helped raise 42,000 over the past three years through Boardwalk Hall’s annual “Deck the Hall-Festival of Trees” event which benefits CASA for Children of Cape May County and Atlantic counties. Bilton has also coordinated a marketing and hospitality task force with numerous entertainment venues, attractions, hotels and restaurants in the city to collaboratively promote Atlantic City in a positive light.
“Erin is one of the bright lights in our organization. She improves the experience for our clients and customers through her comprehensive knowledge and her ability to leverage our assets and partnerships, and create win-win opportunities.” said Spectra’s Jim Wynkoop, General Manager of Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall. “Erin is someone we depend on daily here and we are excited to see her continued growth.”
The recipients of the Top 40 Under 40, were selected by the staff of A.C. Weekly and the Atlantic City Junior Chamber of Commerce.
Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall and the Atlantic City Convention Center are owned and funded by the New Jersey Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA). Spectra provides both Venue Management and Food Services & Hospitality to Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall and the Atlantic City Convention Center.
Spectra is an industry leader in hosting and entertainment, partnering with clients to create memorable experiences for millions of visitors every year. Spectra’s unmatched blend of integrated services delivers incremental value for clients through several primary areas of expertise: Venue Management, Food Services & Hospitality, and Partnerships. Learn more at SpectraExperiences.com.
About the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority:
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.