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Plan Your Event at the Convention Center

Plan Your Event at the Convention Center
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The Empire State Plaza Convention Center provides over 50,000 square feet of versatile space for conferences, conventions, meetings, consumer shows, special events and functions of all sizes and variety.

Our team looks forward to working with you to plan and develop your event from start to finish. Don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions. We’re happy to assist.

Please take a moment to review the following important details for planning and holding your event at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center.

 

Event Policies and Procedures

Available Space


Convention Hall

Capacity
  • Theatre-style: 2,400
  • Round table banquet seating: 1,110
  • Rectangular table seating: 1,750
  • Classroom-style seating: 952
  • 8' x 10' exhibit booths: 135

 

    Room Specifics and Floor Plan Layouts

     


    Meeting Rooms 1 through 5

    Capacity
    • Auditorium-style: 150
    • Classroom-style: 90
    • Banquet-style: 80
    • 8'x 10' exhibit booths: 50

     

    Room Specifics and Floor Plan Layouts

     

    Meeting Room 6

    Capacity
    • Theatre-style: 400
    • Classroom-style: 250
    • Banquet-style: 250
    • 8' x 10' exhibit booths: 29

     

    Room Specifics and Floor Plan Layouts

     

    Meeting Room 7

    Capacity
    • Sit-down banquet seating for 70 persons
    • Classroom-style seating for 75 persons

     

    Room Specifics and Floor Plan Layouts

     

    Prefunction Exhibit Space

    Capacity
    • Base of the Egg
      • Reception: 1000
      • 8' x 10' exhibit booths: 40
    • Northeast Gallery
      • 8' x 10' exhibit booths: 123
    • Concourse

     

    Room Specifics

     

    Corning Tower Observation Deck

    • The enclosed Observation Deck of the Corning Tower provides panoramic views of Albany, the Hudson River and surrounding valley, and the Adirondack, Berkshire and Catskill Mountains. This fabulous setting on the 42nd floor of the tallest building in upstate New York accommodates 170 persons for receptions and 60 for seated dining.

     

    Submit an RFP

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      Submit an RFP

      Our team looks forward to working with you to discuss the best options for all your event needs. To assist in the planning of your event, please provide us with your information by filling out this form

       

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    Approved Vendors

    At the Empire State Plaza Convention Center, we have worked with some of the industry’s leading providers of meetings and event services.

     

    Catering & Approved Vendors