ALBANY, N.Y. – The Albany Capital Center (ACC) is pleased to announce it has been honored by Northstar Meetings Group as a 2019 Stella Award Winner. The Stella Awards recognize hotels, convention centers, conference centers, airlines, cruise lines, Destination Marketing Organizations/Convention and Visitors Bureaus and Destination Management Companies that consistently deliver quality service and innovation to meeting and events professionals.  Honors are awarded in 18 categories [...]

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Albany, N.Y. - Sports Destination Management, the leading publication with the largest circulation of sports event planners and tournament directors in the sports tourism market, has announced the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism honorees. This year’s winners are responsible for contributing more than $1 billion to the national economy over the past year. Among the winners was HV GamerCon 2019, produced in partnership between the Albany Capital Center (ACC), I LOVE [...]

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  ALBANY, N.Y. – The Albany Capital Center (ACC) has announced the completion of property renovations that have been underway over the past few months. The updates include the construction of three mezzanines built between floors for storage and additional office space for staff, management and preferred vendors.   Since opening two years ago, the Albany Capital Center has seen a steady increase in business and continues to take advantage of opportunities to diversify its [...]

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ALBANY, N.Y. – The Albany Capital Center (ACC) staff is honored to once again be named a Prime Site by Facilities & Destinations Magazine. 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 as technological capabilities, venues are also judged on the size and quality of the [...]

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Albany, N.Y. – HV Gamer Con,the largest collegiate esports event in the Northeast welcomed 2,500 esports fans and players to the Albany Capital Center (ACC) on March 30-31, 2019.Nineteen colleges from across the Northeast competed for an Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Esports Championship in Overwatch, Fortnite and League of Legends. The weekend’s events were supported through a partnership between I LOVE NY, ACC, Center for Economic Growth (CEG), ECAC, Metro Atlantic [...]

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