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The Albany Capital Center (ACC) was built with one sole mission: to generate economic benefits for the region by hosting out-of-town visitors that attend conventions, tradeshows, meetings, social events and sporting events. When visitors are drawn to our area, they spend money on overnight hotel accommodations, transportation, food and beverage, entertainment and shopping, thus generating sales and hotel taxes. In just two short years, the ACC has contributed more than [...]

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Albany, N.Y. – The team behind HV Gamer Con 2019 is excited to announce a partnership with N3rd Street Gamers (NSG) for broadcast rights of the collegiate tournament play on March 30 and 31 at the Albany Capital Center. N3rd Street Gamers is an esports infrastructure company. NSG owns and operates esports venues (Localhost Arenas) and the nation’s premiere amateur tournament pipeline, National Championship Series (NCS). With roots in the industry going back to 2007, the NSG team [...]

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Albany, N.Y. – The team behind HV Gamer Con 2019, which includes Albany Capital Center (ACC), Center for Economic Growth (CEG), Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) and Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) are pleased to announce they have been awarded a grant for what will be the largest northeast collegiate esports event to date in the Capital Region – the Hudson Valley Gamer Con 2019. The $152,000 award will be used to promote HV Gamer Con, which will be held March 30 [...]

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ALBANY, N.Y. – The Albany Capital Center (ACC) received a 2018 National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) Award from the Capital Region Employment Alliance (CREA) on October 18, 2018. The award recognizes the ACC as one of only eight businesses in the Capital Region for making significant contributions toward the employment of New Yorkers with disabilities.   The ACC was nominated by Lifesong, Inc. based on its positive approach to focusing strengths and abilities of [...]

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  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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