The Capital Complex is made up of four unique meeting and event venues. Consisting of more than 159,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space, the Capital Complex will be the largest meeting space in Upstate New York.


With the Albany Capital Center, Empire State Plaza Convention Center, The Egg Performing Arts Center, and the MVP Arena, the Capital Complex provides unlimited adaptability for event planners.

Albany Capital Center

  • 22,500 sq. ft. Multi-Purpose space
  • 9,200 sq. ft. Meeting space
  • 13,600 sq. ft. Pre-Function area
  • 6 Meeting Rooms
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Empire State Plaza Convention Center

  • 26,000 sq. ft. Convention Hall
  • 14,250 sq. ft. Meeting space
  • Unique Pre-Function areas at the base of The Egg
  • 8 Meeting Rooms

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The Egg Performing Arts Center

  • 982-seat Hart Theatre
  • 450-seat Swyer Theatre
  • Pre-Function areas at the base of The Egg and theater lobbies
  • 2 Meeting Rooms

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MVP Arena

Formerly Times Union Center

  • 30,000 sq. ft. Arena level floor space
  • 32,580 sq. ft. Concourse exhibit area
  • 15,000 Seating capacity

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Convenience is an essential element in event planning, and common policies have been established to ensure efficiency in booking, space rental rates, and contracts.

Rest assured that when planning an event at the Capital Complex, an experienced team of sales and meeting professionals will be on hand to accommodate your event’s unique needs.

Connected by a fully enclosed walkway, attendees may easily and comfortably move between the three venues regardless of the season, while offering an opportunity for them to discover the historic downtown surroundings.