The Albany Capital Center (ACC) will welcome the acclaimed GymRat CHALLENGE basketball tournament to the facility this weekend, May 26 and 27. Following the recent purchase of three full size basketball courts, the ACC can now host basketball and volleyball tournaments in its third-floor multipurpose room.  The GymRat CHALLENGE is the single largest Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) tournament in the Northeast, hosting thousands of players. The GymRat CHALLENGE has earned its reputation due to [...]

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Capital Complex Secures Multi-Year Deal to Host New York State United Teachers’ Annual Representative Assembly The five-year contract will attract more than 2,000 attendees annually  ALBANY, N.Y. —   The Capital Complex will host the New York State United Teachers’ (NYSUT) annual conference beginning in spring 2019 for the organization’s annual Representative Assembly. A collaboration between the Capital Complex partners and Discover Albany resulted in a [...]

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Albany Capital Center Announces Halestorm

ALBANY, N.Y. – The Albany Capital Center (ACC) is pleased to announce it will be hosting the American hard rock band, Halestorm, with special guests, In This Moment and New Years Day, on Friday, August 3, 2018. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m., Friday, April 20, at www.ticketmaster.com, or at the Times Union Center box office. The first leg of the tour kicks off later this month on April 30 at White Oak Lawn in Houston’s, with dates through May. The new dates begin July 27 at SEC Arena [...]

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  Albany Capital Center Hosts 139 Events in Its Inaugural Year 2018 outlook is strong with more than 100 contracted events attracting an estimated 55,000 visitors to downtown Albany   ALBANY, N.Y. – The Albany Capital Center (ACC) is pleased to announce that it has closed out its opening year, surpassing projected convention bookings and hotel room nights with 139 events concluded over 197 event days and 4,285 hotel room nights for the year. Based on event bookings for 2018 by [...]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 19, 2017   Albany Capital Center Receives Recognition for New Building of the Year Convention facility honored at Capital Region Building Owners and Managers Association’s Annual Awards Banquet   ALBANY, N.Y. – The Albany Capital Center (ACC), the new state-of-the-art convention center in downtown Albany, is the recipient of the Capital Region Building Owners and Managers Association (CRBOMA) New Building of the Year award. Albany Capital [...]

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