Renting The RAC at Rutgers? We Can Help

The Rutgers Athletic Center, better known as The RAC, has been the home of Rutgers basketball since it opened more than 40 years ago. The 8,000-seat arena has also hosted a variety of other university events, including wrestling matches, gymnastics meets, and the annual Rutgers University Dance Marathon.

But you don't have to be organizing a Rutgers event to host at The RAC. This facility is available for public rental throughout the year. With its drop-down video board, LED boards and signs, and full air-conditioning system, the RAC is ideal for trade shows, speaking events, concerts, and other special events that require a large space.

If you're looking to rent The RAC for an upcoming concert, trade show, or other event, you'll likely need some help from outside vendors. The Hurricane Productions team are experts in this space, and we'd love to help you bring your vision to life.

What can Hurricane Productions do for your RAC event?

We provide a full range of individual audio visual (AV) solutions, as well as full event production through our sister brands MediaCutlet and CaneAV. Here are some of the services we offer for events at The RAC:

  • Crystal-clear audio and screen setup for live presentations, trade show exhibits, and concerts
  • Professional video recording
  • Live video streaming
  • Professional lighting and stage design
  • Event layout rendering and setup
  • MC hosting and DJ entertainment
  • Content creation and marketing

Why hire Hurricane to produce your event at The RAC?

  • We've produced more than 25 events at the RAC since 2013, including Dance Marathon.
  • We're familiar with the space and understand the ins and outs of its video and LED technology.
  • We're deeply embedded in the Rutgers community – our founders and many of our staff are RU alumni!
  • If your event requires tables and chairs, tents, staging, or other rental items, we have a strong working relationship with trusted vendors like Miller's Rentals.
  • You'll have direct communication access to our staff before, during, and after your event, as well as 24/7 access to our online planning and payment tools.

Our work at Rutgers Athletic Center

Here are just a few of the events we've worked on at The RAC over the last six years:

  • Rutgers University Dance Marathon – A Hurricane staff favorite, Dance Marathon is a 30-plus hour fundraiser for the Embrace Kids Foundation. Each year, we provide professional support and consultation for this event, including social media, video production, entertainment, marketing, and advancement.
  • Athletic Events – We've provided DJ entertainment, MC announcements, lighting, and other event production services for RU sporting events. Most recently, we helped introduce wrestlers at the USA Wrestling Final X Series at The RAC.
  • Awards Programs – Hurricane has helped Rutgers Athletics produce numerous awards banquets and programs with AV setup, stage design, projection mapping, and more.
  • Convocation – We've provided AV services at annual convocation ceremonies for some of Rutgers' individual schools.

Need AV or event production services for your next event at Rutgers Athletic Center? Fill out this form or get in touch with us to learn more about how Hurricane Productions can help.

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