June 9, 2015

Community and Business Leaders to Convene at Hospitality Summit

WHO:       Honorable Kathy M. Sheehan, Mayor, City of Albany

                Michele Vennard, President/CEO, Albany County Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACCVB)

Duncan Stewart, Executive Director/CEO, Albany Convention Center Authority

Bob Belber, Regional General Manager, SMG

Other business and community leaders (full agenda here)


WHAT:       Welcome and presentation by Honorable Mayor Kathy Sheehan at 8:30 a.m.* followed by informational presentations by various business and community leaders throughout the morning. The event will conclude with a tour of Albany Capital Center Site from walkway at 12 p.m.*


WHEN:      Tuesday, June 9
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

WHERE:     Empire State Plaza Convention Center, Albany Room

                   Free parking available in ESP Visitor Lot with this permit.                   


CONTACT: Schuyler Bull, Director of Marketing
Albany County Convention and Visitors Bureau     518-434-1217 ext. 203

About the ACCVB:
The Albany County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Inc., was established in 1976 to promote the civic and commercial progress of the community through increased development of conventions and tourism. ACCVB currently represents more than 300 member businesses and assists each year in hundreds of regional meetings. ACCVB also operates the Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center, Henry Hudson Planetarium, and the Albany International Airport Information Center. For more information, call 518-434-1217 or 800-258-3582 and/or visit