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Good grades for Buffalo on tourism, not so much for convention center

A new study lays the groundwork for Visit Buffalo Niagara master plan......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 13th, 2018

Hawaii Tourism Authority extends AEG’s convention center contract

AEG Facilities, the California-based venue management firm that has been managing the Hawaii Convention Center for the past five years, will continue to manage the center for at least another year, the Hawaii Tourism Authority board decided Thursda.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 25th, 2018

Slideshow: Global Tourist Summit kicks off in Hawaii, features Sophia the Robot

The Global Tourism Summit kicked off Monday, bringing thousands of visitors, Hawaii stakeholders, and one humanoid robot to the Hawaii Convention Center. Sophia the Robot, an artificial intelligence bot created in 2015 by David Hanson, the founder a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 1st, 2018

Need a dentist? Check out the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center

Buffalo Niagara Dental Meeting to attract 2,000 people......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 26th, 2018

Glendale Visitor Center, CVB relocates near Westgate Entertainment District

The city of Glendale’s tourism agency is moving its headquarters to be closer to where the city’s sports and entertainment venues. Starting next week, the Glendale Convention & Visitors Bureau and Visitor Center will no longer be in downtown Glend.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 13th, 2018

Gov. Walker backs Milwaukee"s 2020 Democratic National Convention bid; tourism leaders optimistic

The meeting Monday afternoon at the Wisconsin Center focused on the growth Milwaukee's tourism economy continues to show, and leaders who attended agree that landing the 2020 Democratic National Convention would only further that growth. Following .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 15th, 2018

Schenectady tourism chief: Small is our sweet spot

The leader of Discover Schenectady is confident that the event center at Rivers Casino and Resort can stand out, even as competition for convention and banquet bookings in the Albany, New York, region tightens. "We're a little bit smaller, and we'.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 25th, 2018

Buffalo mayor supports convention business, but quiet on facility

Buffalo mayor says city should remain in the convention business......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals1 hr. 49 min. ago

Firms hired to make Memphis "Your name here" Convention Center a reality

The Memphis Cook Convention Center is searching for a new name. The Convention Center Board approved hiring a pair of firms to study how much naming rights to the soon-to-be renovated convention center would be worth and then to market those rights. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 13th, 2018

$233M Colorado Convention Center expansion stops as Denver investigates misconduct in bidding process

The expansion of the facility is viewed as crucial to the city's ability to remain competitive in getting large events......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 11th, 2018

Boasting Buffalo: Why John Doran feels shopping is a social activity

Fashion Outlets Niagara Falls USA general manager has a good perspective on the retailing landscape......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 7th, 2018

Facebook"s F8 developer conference to return to downtown San Jose next year

Facebook Inc.'s annual F8 developer conference will return to downtown San Jose next year, the company said Tuesday. The conference will be held April 30 - May 1, 2019, at the McEnery Convention Center, the same place where it's been for the past t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 5th, 2018

Renovations in the works for Buffalo nursing home

A Queens-based nursing home company has plans to renovate and enhance its downtown Buffalo nursing home following a refinancing deal. The Buffalo Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing on Delaware Avenue will see renovations and improvements follo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 4th, 2018

Downtown Hilton hotel opens skybridge to convention center

The skybridge connecting the Hilton Austin hotel to the Austin Convention Center opened Nov. 27. The $7.5 million project had stirred up some controversy at the Planning Commission, where a member was concerned about separating "the haves and the h.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 4th, 2018

M&T Bank opens "business banking center" in Brooklyn

The largest bank in Buffalo has opened an office in Brooklyn that will cater to business banking clients......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 4th, 2018

New therapies unveiled at San Antonio breast cancer conference

More than 7,000 physicians and researchers from around the world will converge on the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center Dec. 4-8 to attend the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS).   Founded, owned and operated by UT Health San Antonio, .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 1st, 2018

Redsfest draws fans to downtown Cincinnati: PHOTOS

The Cincinnati Reds are hosting their annual celebration of all things baseball at the Duke Energy Convention Center on Friday and Saturday. The event is fans’ first chance to participate in the team’s 150th anniversary celebration. To take a l.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 30th, 2018

Convention center project won by Yates, grows by $25M

After being rebid earlier this month, the Memphis Cook Convention Center renovation project has grown by $25 million. The City of Memphis planned to use $175 million in bonds to fund renovations to the Memphis Cook Convention Center. The addition.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 28th, 2018

Ahead of demolition, we take a look back at Old Cardinal Stadium (PHOTOS)

Old Cardinal Stadium won't be around much longer, but we will always have the memories. Kentucky Venues, which manages the Kentucky Exposition Center and the Kentucky International Convention Center, has the money on hand to finally demolish the ai.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 28th, 2018

World Trade Center organization makes changes to board

The board of directors in charge of World Trade Center Buffalo Niagara has a new chair and six new members......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 28th, 2018

Emerald South shutdown set for Jan. 31, 2019

A timeline for the shutdown of Emerald South Nursing & Rehabilitation Center has been set, with closure expected by late January. That’s according to a layoff notice filed by the company operating the Buffalo nursing home. The company announced in m.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 27th, 2018