OCEAN CITY, MD — Centerplate has announced the long-term renewal of its hospitality partnership with the Town of Ocean City at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center. The agreement now extends through June 2025, with an additional five-year option.
The new agreement comes ahead of a 30,000-sq.-ft. expansion project at the 2020 Prime Site Award-winning convention center. In addition, Centerplate will be providing significant capital contributions for enhanced guest services, including new POS/CC systems, action stations, presentation items and equipment upgrades.
“While we work hard to transform the complex into a premier, next-generation meeting and entertainment destination, we are happy to continue working with Centerplate as our exclusive hospitality partner,” said Larry Noccolino, Executive Director, Roland E. Powell Convention Center. “Over the last 23 years, Centerplate has consistently received high guest reviews and continues to improve its services. Working together in the years ahead, we look forward to further enhancing our guest offering.”
“This extension is a testament to the talented members of our professional culinary and service staff, and we are excited to continue redefining the guest experience at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center complex,” said Sal Ferrulo, Executive Vice President, Centerplate. “We will continue to source locally to support the community and delight our guests who visit us here in pristine Ocean City.”
Led by Executive Chef Gary Leach, CEC, AAC, the food service program for the complex will continue to feature innovative cuisine and locally grown ingredients for business events, social gatherings, receptions and more.