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Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Address: 25 Quackenbush Square Albany, NY 12207
Phone: (800)258-3582 or (518)434-1217
Fax: (518)434-0887

Key Contact:  Gina Mintzer, Director of Sales, CMP, MHA
Contact Email: 

Albany, Host It Here - Your Perfect Meet-in-the-Northeast Destination!

Renaissance Hotel, coming September 2015 to Albany, NY. The hotel will feature 204 rooms.

The Albany Capital Center, coming October 2016. The all new Albany Capital Center, an 82,000 square foot meeting and conference facility in downtown Albany will be connected to the Empire State Plaza Convention Center and the Times Union Center arena, creating a meeting space triple the size of any other convention center in Upstate New York.  

For over 400 years New York’s Capital City, on the banks of the mighty Hudson River, has been planning meetings that helped to shape our nation’s past and continue to mold its future.

 As the oldest chartered city in the United States, Albany brings you culture, beauty, world-class museums, great architecture, and centuries of hosting successful meetings. 

Albany's proximity to other major cities in the Northeast makes it Your Perfect Meet-in-the-Northeast Destination!  When it comes to meetings and special events Albany has an affordable variety of venues and lodging, and complimentary services.  New York’s Capital City also offers a variety of restaurants, interesting attractions, and multiple shopping experiences -- all within a short drive along convenient highways. Meeting spaces of up to 26,000 square feet, over 6,500 hotel/motel rooms, 500 restaurants, and lively entertainment districts, make Albany the ideal destination for your next meeting, convention, or event. Albany, an amazing discovery!

Complimentary Meeting & Event Planning Assistance

The ACCVB offers a sales and services team approach to site selection, itinerary development, support services, media relations and marketing, right through to program completion.

  • Serve as your attendance building contact for all Albany facilities and services.
  • Complimentary online marketing.
  • Professional coordination of all support services proposals; including transportation, audio-visual, entertainment and off-site catering. 
  • Public and community relations assistance: media lists, development and distribution of press releases.
  • Post-convention collection of feedback from meeting planner and hotel contacts.

Transportation – Air, Road, Rail

AIR:  Albany International Airport is served by these airlines:  Air Canada, American Eagle, Continental, Delta, Northwest, Southwest, United, and US Airways, with 70 daily direct flights to the following cities: 

Atlanta      Baltimore         Boston          Charlotte      Chicago Midway       Chicago O’Hare       Cleveland        Detroit       Ft. Lauderdale       Las Vegas     Massena, NY     Minneapolis    Newark    Ogdensburg, NY   Orlando          Philadelphia      Tampa       Toronto     Washington Dulles    Washington National   Watertown, NY

ROAD:  Albany, New York is the crossroads of the Northeast, I-87 (N/S); I-90 (E/W).

RAIL:  Albany-Rensselaer Train Station: AMTRAK offers 12 daily trains to/from Penn Station-NYC.

BUS: Megabus offers 5 buses daily to/from Penn Station - NYC.

Total event space: 100,000+ sq. ft.; 17,000-seat arena
Total hotel rooms: 5800 committable