Visit Rochester

1200 hotel rooms within one mile of convention center

Come meet in Rochester! We’ll welcome you with open arms. Visit Rochester wants your business—Rochester, NY can meet all your convention needs and we have the professional expertise and tools to make it happen. From our award-winning Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center to our world class museums, attractions and sports venues, Rochester has everything you’ll need to produce a first-class event—including Visit Rochester‘s professional convention staff to assist you. Every meeting or convention held in Rochester is given VIP treatment. Attention to detail is a hallmark of our customized convention services. Whether it’s a site inspection, pre-convention promotional materials (video, images, personalized promotional flyers, etc.), delegate housing and registration assistance, professional hospitality staffing, assistance with local media, spouse tours, or an online services directory, the Visit Rochester convention sales and services team is ready to help. Rochester boasts extensive resources and experienced speakers in a number of today’s emerging technologies in such fields as optics, fuel cell, engineering, medical research, and education. Our strong spiritual community continues to draw faith-based meetings and conventions. In fact, Rochester continues to host successful meetings and conventions in these fields—as well as many others.

Rochester Fast Facts

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45 East Avenue Suite 400, Rochester, NY 14604

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Type of Destination Experience:

GSF Exhibit Space (Pinnacle Athletic Campus): 135,000

Meeting Space, Square Feet (Rochester Riverside Convention Center): 100,000

Largest Ballroom, Square Feet (Pinnacle Athletic Campus): 100,000

Sleeping Rooms in largest hotel (Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside): 460

Hotel adjacent to convention facility: Yes

Hotel rooms within one mile of convention center: 1,200

Greater Rochester International Airport

Miles to downtown 6

Cities with non-stop flights17

International cities with direct flights1

Buffalo Niagara International Airport

Miles to downtown 58

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International cities with direct flights

Syracuse Hancock International Airport

Miles to downtown 60

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International cities with direct flights

Geographic Areas Served:

Greater Rochester & the fingerlakes region: Monroe County, Greece, NY, Pittsford,NY, Victor, NY, Brockport, NY, Spencerport, NY, Chili, NY, Brighton, NY, Fairport, NY, Hilton, Henrietta, NY, Rush, NY. Webster, NY

Why Meet in Rochester

Rochester is a metropolitan city, yet has a small town feel. Easy to get to and easy to get around. Our International airport is 10 minutes from downtown. Easy travel to western and central new York State.

With 7,000+ hotel rooms, 1000 of them connected to the convention center, Rochester offers affordable meeting venues. Two hotels connected to a convention center. If you need to meet in the winter months in New York State, this is the place you need to be!

Our entertainment and cultural districts are within easy access from downtown hotels. Rochester is known for its music, dance and theater venues, assuring plenty of nightlife. Unique sites range from a canal boat to George Eastman’s mansion. The Strong Museum of Play, International toy Hall of Fame, Seabreeze amusement park, Rochester Zoo and much much more. Jazz Festival, Lilac Festival, The Fringe Festrival

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CVB Services

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Relationship with the Convention Center

The CVB represents the convention center

Request for Proposal (RFP) Distribution Method

Sends leads to only qualified or requested hotels and venues

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