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Atlantic Builders Convention – the Conference & Expo Where Building Begins

In its 69th year, the Atlantic Builders Convention (ABC) is returning to Atlantic City, and the anticipation for the show is building. Hundreds of companies will be exhibiting at the Atlantic City Convention Center April 11 – 12 and we’re excited to tell you about it!

Click here for attendee registration.

Click here for exhibitor booth personnel registration.

Less than 70 booths remainclick here to reserve exhibit space.

Host Hotel – Golden Nugget Casino, Hotel & Marina

In November, the New Jersey Builders Association (NJBA) announced the Golden Nugget Casino, Hotel & Marina had been selected as the official host hotel of the 2018 ABC.

The ABC selection committee contracted with the Golden Nugget for a second consecutive year due to its exciting variety of amenities and ability to offer an engaging experience for guests of ABC 2018.

Since 2011, the Golden Nugget has undergone a $150 million property-wide renovation including upgrades to the building’s exterior, hotel rooms, The Showroom, modernization of the casino floor and poker room, cocktail lounges, the Spa & Salon, pool deck, and several Landry’s Signature Restaurants.

Registration is now open – reserve within our block and be entered for a chance to win a fabulous prize courtesy of the Golden Nugget – Atlantic City’s premier destination.  For reservations, visit

Schedule of Events

NJBA Day – Tuesday, April 10

2PM – 3:30PM Affordable Housing Overview (Advance Registration is required)
4PM – 6:30PM NJBA Board of Director’s Meeting
7PM – 9PM NJBA President’s Party

Wednesday, April 11

10AM – 4PM Exhibits and Seminars
4PM – 5PM NJBA Master Sponsor Mixer
5PM – 10PM Private Receptions
10PM – 2AM Builders Bash – Place Your Bets on NJBA

Thursday, April 12

8:30AM – 10AM NJBA Master Sponsor Breakfast
10AM – 4PM Exhibits and Seminars
6:30PM – 10:30PM Sales & Marketing Awards (SAM) Banquet

Click here to view a more detailed schedule of events.

Educational Programs

Education is the key to success, find yours at ABC2018! With over 20 programs and 17 accredited courses, ABC2018 is your destination for continuing education credits! Click here to view the list of programs offered. All attendees who register for a FULL or ONE-DAY pass are able to attend educational programs.

Exhibit Floor Highlights

ABC Info Booth
Everything you need to know about ABC in a convenient location, at the show floor entrance.

The Green Neighborhood and Speed Consulting
Join the members of the Developers’ Green Infrastructure Task Force as they work to showcase the value and potential of green infrastructure to builders, contractors, designers, and real estate professionals. Registration is now available, learn more here.

Health & Wellness Zone
Exhibitors and attendees alike will have the opportunity to enjoy complimentary services throughout the day. Services include chair massages, health screenings and more.

Kohler Bus
The Kohler Bus is on the move – next stop ABC! Step inside and learn about Kohler’s industry leading toilet flushing technologies and their latest product innovations.

NJBA Member Lounge
Stop by to enjoy the complimentary coffee, check your email, network with NJBA members, or just relax during your busy day.  The Member Lounge is located on the exhibit floor, and will be open 10AM – 4PM on Wednesday and Thursday.

Poker Divas and Dudes
Learn how to win BIG in Business using the strategies of Poker. Participants will gain a significant edge in business and in life by learning assertiveness, leadership, and negotiating skills through the fun and excitement of poker.

Seminar Areas A & B
Learn from industry experts in a convenient location, the show floor.

Workshop Area Sponsored by Builders First Source/ProBuild
Visit the “super-booth” located in the center of the show floor where visitors can find new and innovative building materials and experience hands on demonstrations.

Event Highlights

President’s Party
Ticketed event – register here
It’s going to be one hot time in Atlantic City.  All the cool cats will be here, for one night only, as we celebrate the induction of Tom Troy as President of the NJBA…our new Leader of the Pack! Join the NJBA as we honor Tom Troy and his slate of Officers, Rat Pack style! Attendees will enjoy great food, drink, entertainment and company! Don’t you dare miss it. If you are interested in sponsoring this event, click here.

NJBA Master Sponsor Mixer
Open to NJBA Master Sponsors and Builders only
This event will be held at the Rock Bar, located in the AC Convention Center, following the first day of exhibits. There is no charge for Builders and Master Sponsors to attend, enjoy a beverage and network.

Builders Bash
Open to all with ABC badge
Place Your Bets on NJBA and visit the Haven Nightclub, voted the Best Nightclub in Atlantic City. Haven is not just an experience, it’s one of the best nights you’ll ever have in Atlantic City. Come party with us on Wednesday, April 11 and your cover is waived with ABC Badge.

NJBA Master Sponsor Breakfast
Open to NJBA Master Sponsors and Builders only
Before the show floor opens, breakfast is served. All builders are invited to join the NJBA Master Sponsors to enjoy a complimentary breakfast.

Sales & Marketing Awards (SAM) Banquet
Ticketed event – register here
Over 500 building industry professionals come together in celebration of those who have made major contributions to the industry over the prior year. Learn more here.

Exhibit at ABC

Not an exhibitor? Still time to reserve. The exhibit floor is over 75% sold. Click here to view the floor plan and reserve on-line.

Sponsorships & Marketing Opportunities

Take advantage of a vast array of high-visibility sponsorship opportunities at ABC’s 69th Annual Conference & Expo. Establish brand recognition! Increase sales….and your bottom line. Click here to view all opportunities. Custom sponsorships available – contact to discuss.


Apr 10, 2018

Start Time - End Time

4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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