Northeast Agribusiness & Feed Alliance 2017

2017 Annual Meeting & Forum
February 7-8, 2017
Albany Marriott  

On behalf of the Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau, we are delighted to welcome back the Northeast Agribusiness & Feed Alliance to New York State's historical Capital City.

We are certain your convention experience will be productive and personally rewarding, but will also provide you with an opportunity to discover all that Albany has to offer. From shopping to dining, to arts and entertainment opportunities, and countless cultural cuisine venues, Albany has it all for you to take in!

Need Help?

If there is anything we can do prior to your Albany visit or while you are here, contact Debby Goedeke, Convention Services Manager at 1-800-258-3582 x 100. Please enjoy your stay and come back soon.

Please click here for the Conference Registration form.

Discover a rare blend of style and substance at the Albany Marriott your host hotel. It is located on Wolf Road, just a short trip from Albany International Airport, allowing for convenient access to the best of Albany. Their spacious, thoughtfully appointed hotel rooms feature first-rate amenities, including a flat-screen TV, high-speed Wi-Fi, and an ergonomic work area. In addition, the hotel's other amenities will help you seamlessly combine business and leisure. They feature terrific on-site dining, a fully equipped fitness center, and two heated pools. While attending the 2017 conference the Albany Marriott will provide everything you need to feel at home. Please click here to make your convention hotel reservations and receive a discounted rate. Cut-off date for the group rate is Saturday, January 26, 2017.

Near the Albany Marriott, you will find many options for shopping and dining in close proximity, including over 40 restaurants and Colonie Center Shopping Mall which features L.L. Bean, Whole Food Markets, P.F. Chang's, The Cheesecake Factory, Sephora, Christmas Tree Shops, Regal Cinemas Stadium 13 and more.

Just a stone's throw away from the hustle and bustle of Wolf Road, is The Crossings of Colonie, an ideal place for walking and running. Conveniently bordering the Crossings is the Rudy A. Ciccotti Family Recreation Center, one of the most comprehensive fitness facilities in the Capital Region that includes a family friendly water park. 

The Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center offers visitors access to information seven days a week.  The knowledgeable staff can answer visitor inquiries and they are well stocked with travel brochures about the capital region of New York State.  The Visitors Center is also home to the USS Albany Exhibit, an exhibit dedicated to preserving the National Heritage of the City of Albany and to honor all those who proudly served aboard ships named after the capital city of New York State.  Experience the rich history of the USS Albany ships starting in 1846 to the current day.  Come walk through history and view memorabilia! 

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Albany 2030

Approximately 20 minutes from Wolf Road is the contemporary design of the Empire State Plaza, completed as a vision of Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller in 1978. The Plaza was built not only to serve as government offices, but as a center of arts, culture and community activity. The New York State Museum (the largest State Museum in the country), the Empire State Art Collection and the Empire State Performing Arts Center (known as The Egg for its unusual and distinctive design) are all contained at the Plaza. In addition, you will be able to visit the NYS Capitol as well as the Albany Institute of History & Art

What is there to do in our 400-year-old city? You can find out right here!

Great Fun in Albany!

Great Fun in Albany!

The Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center offers visitors access to information seven days a week.  The knowledgeable staff can answer visitor inquiries and they are well stocked with travel brochures about New York's Capital Region.

The Visitors Center is also home to the USS Albany Exhibit, an exhibit dedicated to preserving the National Heritage of the City of Albany and to honor all those who proudly served aboard ships named after the capital city of New York State. Experience the rich history of the USS Albany ships starting in 1846 to the current day. Come walk through history and view memorabilia!

Listed below are several useful links that will provide you with additional information regarding services, shopping and dining in the Capital District. If there is anything we can do prior to your visit or while you are here, please contact Debby Goedeke, Convention Services Manager at 1-800-258-3582 x 100. Please enjoy your stay and come back soon.

Downtown Albany/Wolf Road Information 

Wolf Road Map/Dining Options
Transportation Along Wolf Road
Downtown Albany Map/Dining Options
Albany Attractions

Transportation Information

Albany International Airport
Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Driving Directions
Megabus

Shopping Information

Colonie Center Mall
Crossgates Mall
Stuyvesant Plaza

Banks

 

 

Bank of America

133 Wolf Road

(518) 459-9003

First Niagara Bank

95 Wolf Road

(518) 482-6074

Key Bank

155 Wolf Road

(518) 453-1612

Medical Care Facilities

 

 

Albany Medical Center

43 New Scotland Avenue

(518) 262-3125

Albany Med EmUrgentCare

98 Wolf Road #16

(518) 264-9500

Albany Memorial Hospital

600 Northern Boulevard

(518) 471-3221

St. Peter's Hospital

315 South Manning Boulevard

(518) 525-1550

Pharmacies

 

 

CVS

456 Sand Creek Road

(518) 482-2835

Hannaford Pharmacy

96 Wolf Road

(518) 482-1925

Rite Aid

463 Albany Shaker Road

(518) 458-1205

Churches

 

 

Christ Our Light Catholic Church

1 Maria Drive  

(518) 459-6635

St. Francis Chapel

Wolf Road Shoppers Park
145 Wolf Road

(518) 459-2854

 St. John's Lutheran Church

303 Sand Creek Road

(518) 459-8044