Albany Capital Center Wins 2018 Facilities & Destinations Magazine’s Prime Site Award   ALBANY, N.Y. – The Albany Capital Center (ACC) was one of 30 SMG-managed facilities to win a 2018 Prime Site Award. The Prime Site Awards are voted on by Facilities & Destinations Magazine readers made up of mostly corporate meeting planners and tradeshow managers who nominate venues based on a number of criteria. Ranging from caliber of event staff to physical aspects such [...]

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THE ALBANY CAPITAL CENTER SHOWS POSITIVE ECONOMIC IMPACT ON THE COMMUNITY, GENERATING MORE THAN $13.5M IN TOTAL SPENDING SINCE ITS OPENING ALBANY, N.Y. – The Albany Convention Center Authority at its regularly scheduled quarterly Board meeting Wednesday, August 8, 2018, held at the Albany Capital Center, received economic impact updates from Discover Albany. The report highlighted total economic impacts generated by the Albany Capital Center from March 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018 of [...]

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Albany Capital Center Announces New Esports Conference; Hudson Valley Gamer Conference Coming Spring 2019 The largest Northeast collegiate esports event to-date planned for Capital Region ALBANY, N.Y. – The largest collegiate esports event in the Northeast is coming to Albany, New York in 2019.The Albany Capital Center (ACC) along with the Center for Economic Growth (CEG), Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) and Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC), today announced the HV [...]

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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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