Albany County Event Planning Resources

25 Quackenbush Square
Albany, NY 12207

Contact Name: Jay Cloutier, Director of Sales
Contact Email:

Phone: (518) 434-1217
Toll Free(800) 258-3582
Fax: (518) 434-0887

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

Discover Albany offers complimentary meeting, convention, special event, and film services to anyone who needs assistance. We are the community concierge to attract and ensure successful meetings, events, and filming in Albany.

Albany is more than a meeting place – it’s a meeting destination!

Along major highways and approximately a three-hour drive from major cities like Boston, Montréal, Buffalo and New York City Albany’s convenient location makes it the Crossroads of the Northeast. If driving isn’t an option, it’s also a main stop for Amtrak and home to the Albany International Airport.

With many recognizable hotel brands and meeting spaces Albany’s facilities are made to order and are entirely customizable.

Culture Rich
As the oldest continuously chartered city in the United States, Albany has a history of hosting important meetings. Today the past makes itself present in the architecture, attractions and landmark businesses that greet visitors and residents alike.

Meeting Facilities

Albany Capital Center

Albany Capital Center Now Open!!– The Albany Capital Center’s thoughtful two-level design reflects the spirit of the Capital City and its historical landscape presenting versatile event and meeting space, state-of-the-art technology, in addition to ambitious green initiatives. Managed by SMG, a brand synonymous with superb venue management, The Albany Capital Center offers customizable LED lighting, charging stations, digital branding opportunities, 4K Audio Visual Capacity, and High Speed Complementary Wi-Fi. With flexible ballroom, exhibit, meeting and pre-function space, the Albany Capital Center can accommodate up to 5,000 people.

Empire State Plaza Convention Center – 26,000 square foot exhibit hall, 81,000 total square feet across 8 meeting rooms.

The Egg – Two theaters seating 950 and 450 respectively.

Times Union Center – Times Union Center is a full service entertainment and sports facility with seating ranging from 6,000 to 17,000. Featuring a wide variety of family shows, sporting events, trade shows and concerts. The Times Union Center is a New York State qualified production facility.