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Meeting In Rochester, N.Y. This April

Thursday, March 29, 2018 10:00 AM by Amanda Pfeil

Meet the conventions, conferences, and sporting events which have made Rochester, N.Y. their destination this April.

BASICcon College & Young Adult Conference Spring 2018

Brothers and Sisters In Christ (BASIC) is a network of college students and churches in the Northeast that meet to enjoy life together, learn about God, and make a difference in the world. Students on over 30 campuses gather every week to worship God and inspire each other to live out their faith in Christ at school. Every semester, all of the students from dozens of universities gather together in Rochester, NY for 3 days of passionate worship, powerful teaching, and life-changing ministry.

  • Dates: April 6-8, 2018

  • Event Location(s): Hyatt Regency Rochester

  • Attendees: 600

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: The Basic Site

    • Twitter: @theBASICcrew

    • Instagram: @thebasiccrew

    • Hashtag(s): #BASICcon

The Museum Association of New York Annual Conference 2018

The Museum Association of New York inspires, connects, and strengthens New York’s cultural community statewide by advocating, educating, collaborating, and supporting professional standards and organizational development.

  • Dates: April 8-10, 2018

  • Event Location(s): Hyatt Regency Rochester,  Rochester Riverside Hotel, George Eastman Museum, Memorial Art Gallery, Genesee Country Village and Museum, and The Strong Musuem of Play

  • Attendees: 400

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: Museum Association of New York

    • Twitter: @nysmuseums

    • Instagram: @nysmuseums

    • Hashtag(s): #VisioningChange and #MANY

 

NYWAY Spring National/G2 King of the Mat

The NYWAY Spring National Duals/G2 King of the Mat event returns to Rochester for its second year. The event will take place on the campus of the College at Brockport in their SERC Center. Athletes from elementary age up through high school will be competing. The NYWAY organization is a grassroots organization focused on growing the sport of wrestling across New York State by increasing the participation in the sports so that more student athletes graduate Wrestlers.

  • Dates: April 14-15, 2018

  • Event Location(s): The College at Brockport + Area Hotels

  • Attendees: 1,000

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: NYWAY

    • Twitter: @NYWAY_Wrestling

League for Innovation in the Community College Board Meeting 2018

The League for Innovation in the Community College (League) is an international nonprofit organization with a mission to cultivate innovation in the community college environment. CEOs from 19 of the most influential, resourceful, and dynamic community colleges and districts in the world comprise the League’s board of directors and provide strategic direction for its ongoing activities. These community colleges and their leaders are joined by almost 500 institutions that hold membership in the League Alliance.

  • Dates: April 17-20, 2018

  • Event Location(s): Hyatt Regency Rochester

  • Attendees: 50

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: The League for Innovation in The Community College

    • Twitter: @followtheleague

    • LinkedIn: League for Innovation in the Community College

    • Hashtag(s): #18INNMD and #Innovation

New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Inc. Annual Convention 2018

For more than 55 years, the New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NYSSLHA) has represented the professions of speech-language pathology and audiology and individuals served by members of these professions.

  • Dates: April 19-21, 2018

  • Event Location(s): Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center + Hyatt Regency Rochester

  • Attendees: 600

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association

    • Twitter: @NYSSLHA

    • LinkedIn: NYS Speech-Language-Hearing Association

    • Hashtag(s): #NYSSLHA and #NYSSLHAConvention2018

Photo History Photo Future Conference

A three-day conference exploring the practice, profession, scholarship, preservation and access to photography’s history, present day expression and projected opportunities and challenges for the future.

  • Dates: April 20-22, 2018

  • Event Location(s): DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Rochester + RIT Campus

  • Attendees: 100

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: RIT Photo History Photo Future

    • Twitter: @RITPhotoHF

    • Instagram: @ritphotohf

    • Hashtag(s): #RITPhotoHF and #RITPress

Bivona Child Advocacy Center Tenth Annual Bivona Summit on Child Abuse

Bivona Child Advocacy Center delivers excellence in child abuse response, healing and prevention through collaborative service, awareness, education and leadership. The Bivona Child Abuse Summit is nationally recognized as the premier conference in the Northeast region. This cutting-edge multidisciplinary training is for social workers, law enforcement, prosecutors, mental health and medical professionals, school personnel, day care providers, the faith-based community and more. Workshops are being presented by national and international experts.

  • Dates: April 26-28, 2018

  • Event Location(s): Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center + Hyatt Regency Rochester and Hilton Garden Inn Rochester Downtown

  • Attendees: 400

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: Bivona Child Advocacy Center

    • Twitter: @BivonaCAC

    • Hashtag(s): #BivonaROCs and #BivonaCAC

New York State Organization of Mothers of Twins Clubs

A support group for mothers of multiples made up of local clubs across New York State.

  • Dates: April 26-30, 2018

  • Event Location(s): Rochester Riverside Hotel

  • Attendees: 150

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: New York State Organization of Mothers of Twins

    • Hashtag(s): #NYSOMOTC

Author: Amanda Pfeil

Amanda Pfeil is the Director of Event Services at Visit Rochester.

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