We have paid attention to the trends in the industry and last year implemented The Health and Fitness Industry. with the sponsors and vendors having great success we have expanded the expo room for a more rounded Health and fitness and Martial arts crossover. With this crossover last year it has given the expo the distinction of becoming the largest convention ever held in the Tropicana Casino Convention Hall.
Our Expo and Trade Show continually expands in many different directions, with over a 100 vendors spots. We have also expanded to include Martial Arts Business Conference with top of the line speakers. We bring in over 800 school owners that mold and decide on the purchasing and discussion of tens of thousands of students under their school banners.
The Ultimate Destination is the world’s largest gathering of martial arts superstars, film and combat celebrities and renowned Masters from around the world. The Ultimate Destination is the only destination where you can congregate, meet, greet and share with thousands of fellow martial artists who gather together from around the globe. Commonly termed “The Academy Awards of Martial Arts", this event is listed as one of the largest banquet gala in Atlantic City and the world’s largest assembly of celebrities, champions, suppliers and, of course movers and shakers in the martial arts & Mixed Martial Arts industry 5,000 plus people attend The Ultimate Destination each year. There are 3 days of amazing seminars (50+) taught by THE BEST OF THE BEST and all seminars are free and new this year we have included a stage for 12 amazing shows throughout the weekend. Open to the public and to dinner guests.
Actor Jason Statham, Eric Roberts, Michael Jai White, Cary Tagawa, Martin Kove, Chuck Zito, Ray Mercer, Fred the Hammer Williamson, UFC stars such as Dan The Beast Severn, Mark Colman, Shonie Carter, Ron Van Clief, plus 20 others
As an added attraction we have 5 Tournaments and Competitions including:
1. Sticks of Thunder Challenge
2. The War on the Shore Open Martial Arts Tournament
3. The Point MMA Tournament
4. The Amateur Grappling League Tournament
5. Amateur Arm Wrestling Competition and the National Wrist Wrestling Competition
Also new this year is the Friday night ROC51 MMA Fights with Shihan Lou Neglia and The International Warrior Pageant. For those of you who love Muay Thai, we have added the Ace Ramirez Thai Kickboxing Certification program.
Of course, we are having the Friday night Wine and Cheese Dance Party and it’s open to all participants. We’re having the Sunday VIP Brunch with the Stars and Masters and then the anchoring of the weekend is our Saturday night banquet dubbed the “Academy Awards of Martial Arts". Our star studded banquet has taken place for over 14 years with over 1,200 dressed in their best. We are proud to reach the point as the largest banquet in the history of the Tropicana.
The only destination is The Ultimate Destination for Martial Arts taking place on January 23, 24, 25, 2015 at The Tropicana Casino & Resort Atlantic City. For more information contact Alan Goldberg at Actionma4@gmail.com or call him at 718-856-8070.
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