The Albany Capital Center officially opened its doors on March 1, 2017. As of December 31, 2018, the Albany Capital Center hosted 338 events and meetings and generated $18.5 M in total new visitor spending

SMG is responsible for bringing events and conferences to the Albany Capital Center. They conduct outreach through a dedicated sales team and attendance at conferences nationwide. Discover Albany’s sales team and efforts also support the Albany Capital Center and attracting long term and long range business. They also help to bring awareness of the venue to a wider audience. 

These 338 events and conferences at the Albany Capital Center have attracted nearly 161,000 visitors to Downtown Albany, who generated 33,200 hotel room nights.


This impact data is from March 1, 2017 through December 31, 2018 (the most recent completed financial quarter). This information is updated on a quarterly basis based on actual data and industry evaluation. The output data is available to reflect the Albany Capital Center's impact on the downtown community and the greater Capital Region. 

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