Your guide to convention center services at the Empire State Plaza - We offer information on hotels, rental cars, convention facilities, parking, transportation, maps, and other services for your convention at the Empire State Plaza .
Location The Empire State Plaza is located in downtown Albany, NY and just minutes away from some of Albany's most popular attractions, restaurants, hotels, and shopping areas. The plaza is ideal for hosting festivals, concerts, swap meets, trade shows, craft fairs, and merchandise vending. Parking There is ample parking available at and around the Empire State Plaza. Meeting Space Located in the heart of downtown Albany, the Empire State Plaza is a 98-acre, 11-building complex providing office space for state government, cultural, and convention facilities; New York State Modern Art Collection on view. On 42nd floor is the Tower Building observation deck (daily).
Transportation Albany offers a range of transportation options including bus and taxi services.
Albany is the state capital. The city's modern governmental complex, construction of which began in 1962, contrasts with its pastoral surroundings along the Hudson River.
Although French trappers were in the area in the mid-1500s, it was not until 1609 that Dutch fur traders arrived and established a trading center and fort. The first permanent settlement was founded in 1624 by 18 Walloon families, French Protestants who left the Spanish Netherlands seeking religious freedom. The settlement was called Beverwyck until it was transferred to England and renamed in honor of the Duke of York and Albany.
Morgan State House From Convention Center: 0.3 miles The State House is a spectacular example of late 19th-century elegance and design. It has been restored to provide the most unique accommodations in the ......more.
Hampton Inn Suites Albany Downtown From Convention Center: 0.4 miles Hampton Inn and Suites Albany Downtown is situated in downtown Albany, two blocks from both the Palace Theatre and the Pepsi Arena, and approximately seven......more.
Crowne Plaza Hotel Albany From Convention Center: 0.5 miles The AAA Three-Diamond Crowne Plaza Albany is located approximately 15 miles from the Albany International Airport and a few blocks from the Capitol Building......more.
Clarion Hotel From Convention Center: 2.1 miles This AAA Two-Diamond Clarion Hotel is located approximately four miles from the Albany County Airport and downtown, and about two miles from SUNY Albany......more.