Albany County Event Planning Resources

25 Quackenbush Square
Albany, NY 12207

Contact Name: Gina Mintzer, CMP, MHA, 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!

The Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACCVB) 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. Albany’s places and spaces are extremely well-suited to fit the needs of any meeting convention or event. Our destination also boasts a variety of incredibly unique venues in historic, outdoor and other creative settings. Whether it’s coordinating site tours, defining helpful strategies and activities to suit your attendees or simply getting you in contact with the right people, the services that the Albany County CVB team will provide are unmatched.

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. Hosting meetings since 1609, you could say that it’s part of our heritage but it’s definitely part of our culture. Bring your meeting to Albany and discover the benefits that 400 years of experience brings.

Meeting Facilities

Albany Capital Center (opening 2017) – 12,300 square feet of pre-function space, 28,000 square feet of multipurpose space and a 10,000 square foot breakout space.

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 – 6,000 – 17,000 seating, 51,000 square foot exhibit hall.