March 21 - 23, 2019 – Atlantic City, NJ – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino hosted “Hello, Is It Meetings You’re Looking For? two-day FAM Trip. The trip welcomed meeting planners to see and experience the unique spaces at the Hotel.
Attendees started out their trip by heading to dinner at Kuro, the Hotel's new Japanese restaurant, featuring contemporary artisanal dishes using locally sourced and imported ingredients directly from Japan.
Planners then traveled to the Hard Rock Café for some fun activities while Breaking Out with The Sound of Your Stay program and Artistic Challenges and learned some of Hard Rock's core mottos.
The FAM continued on Friday as attendees got to hear from Adam Zengel, a music industry veteran who has held several positions in prominent entertainment companies and from there, guests had a chance to partake in a very unique teambuilding scavenger hunt of various Rock and Roll memorabilia throughout the entire property. Attendees also had a chance to hear Alicia Whalen, a digital marketing expert speak about her early career and present day, with lessons learned to forecast future waves to come.
Other events included an interactive lunch at the Sound Waves Stage while Trevor Lui shared his journey “Soulful Food Stories” through his years in events and brand building. Dinner at Council Oak Fish, the first fish focused restaurant followed later that evening which brought attendees the Northeast’s freshest catches sourced by local fishermen. The evening ended with a concert in the Etess Arena by Lionel Richie singing Dancing on the Ceiling, All Night Long, Hello and from his days at the Commodores, Brick House!