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Meeting In Rochester, N.Y. This July

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 9:00 AM by Amanda Pfeil

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

2nd BNCA-YOUTH SUMMIT 2018

BNCA is a non-profit organization formed by Nepalese and Nepali speaking Bhutanese refugees in the U.S. There are more than 700 thousand Nepalese, 100 thousand Bhutanese Nepali refugees and about 200 Nepali speaking churches in America. BNCA-Youth is an integral part of BNCA.2nd BNCA -Youth Summit, is a conference that is held every two years for high school and college attending youth and young adults from Nepali speaking churches in the U.S.

  • Dates: July 5-7, 2018

  • Event Locations(s) + Hotel(s): Elim Gospel Church

  • Attendees: 1,000

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: BNCA-Youth

    • Twitter: BNCA_youth

Rochester Baseball Classic

Rochester Cougars Elite provides young baseball players with the opportunity to enhance their skills and potential in a competitive program designed to prepare them for high school baseball and beyond. Rochester Cougars Elite identifies motivated players who exhibit the desire and talent to excel and then provides the players with experienced and motivated coaches who emphasize skill development with consistent practice and hard work. Rochester Cougars Elite maximizes each player’s development by offering competition against the best youth baseball teams, not only in New York State but also nationally.

  • Dates: July 7-8, 2018 and July 20-22, 2018

  • Event Location(s) + Hotel(s): Grace and Truth Sports Park DoubleTree Rochester, Hampton Inn Greece, Hampton Inn Irondequoit, and Holiday Inn Express Greece

  • Attendees: 300

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: Rochester Cougars Elite Baseball

    • Twitter: @Cougars_Elite

American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists

The American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists is dedicated to the scientific study of fishes, amphibians, and reptiles. The primary emphases of the Society are to increase knowledge about these organisms, to disseminate that knowledge through publications, conferences, symposia, and other means, and to encourage and support young scientists who will make future advances in these fields. The purposes of the annual meetings are to conduct society business, to hold technical sessions for oral presentations, posters, and symposia, to present annual achievement and service awards, to select and including "best student paper" awards, and especially to provide opportunities for continuing and new colleagues to meet and socialize.

  • Dates: July 10-16, 2018

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

  • Attendees: 900

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists (ASIH)

    • Twitter: @ASIHCopaia

Cobras FC Summer Classic Soccer Tournament

The Cobras Futbol Club is a character building organization, family oriented, and dedicated to developing our players. The Cobras Futbol Club assists its young players in developing the skills and attitudes that will enrich their lives, help them grow, and develop and realize their fullest potential. Our emphasis is on building the whole person, not just the soccer player, including the intellectual, the physical and the emotional aspects of each child.

  • Dates: July 13-15, 2018

  • Event Locations(s) + Hotel(s): Rochester Regional Health Total Sports Experience, Rochester Riverside Hotel, East Avenue Inn and Suites, Holiday Inn Express Webster, Hampton Inn Webster, Holiday Inn Downtown, Comfort Inn West, Super 8 Henrietta, Strathallan Rochester, Days Inn Henrietta, Homewood Suites Victor, Radisson Hotel Rochester Airport, Country Inn and Suites Rochester East, Hilton Garden Inn Downtown, Hampton Inn Irondequoit, Fairfield Inn and Suites Greece, Hilton Garden Inn University Area, DoubleTree Rochester, Hampton Inn Greece, Hampton Inn and Suites Henrietta, Holiday Inn Express University Area, Holiday Inn Marketplace, Woodcliff Hotel, Rochester Marriott, Hilton Garden Inn Pittsford, Home 2 Suites by Hilton, Holiday Inn Express Irondequoit, Homewood Suites Greece, Holiday Inn Express Greece, Residence Inn Henrietta, Courtyard Brighton, Fairfield Inn Henrietta, Comfort Suites Rochester, Hampton Inn Brockport, Fairfield Inn Rochester Airport, RIT Inn & Conference Center, and Hyatt Regency Rochester

  • Attendees: 3,200

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: Cobras Futbol Club

    • Twitter: @cobrasfc_soccer

Association for Games and Puzzles International

As an international, nonprofit association, the AGPI is chartered to conduct research and explore the history of games and puzzles from ancient times up to the present, and to disseminate information about games and puzzles to the broadest audience possible, including the general public, the media, libraries, museums, scholars, and others. Games and puzzles offer a remarkable view of our cultural past and future! AGPI members’ interests encompass all types of games, jigsaw puzzles, and mechanical puzzles, from all eras and from all around the world.

  • Dates: July 13-15, 2018

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

  • Attendees: 100

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: Association for Games and Puzzles International

Danielle Downey Classic Golf Tournament

The Danielle Downey Credit Union Classic is a Professional Women’s Golf Tournament on the LPGA Symetra Tour. This is the only tour in the world where top female golfers can earn full-time status on the LPGA, and many of the most well-known and successful players in the world have played on this tour. The tournament is held at the beautiful and prestigious Brook-Lea Country Club, on a championship level course designed by world-famous golf course designer Donald Ross. The tournament benefits the Pluta Cancer Center Foundation and is held to honor the memory of Rochester’s greatest LPGA player Danielle Downey, who was tragically killed in a car accident on January 30, 2014.

  • Dates: July 15-22, 2018

  • Event Location(s) + Hotel(s): BrookLea Country Club and Strathallan DoubleTree by Hilton

  • Attendees: 1,000

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: Danielle Downey Credit Union Classic

    • Twitter: @ddowneyclassic

American Legion, Department of New York Annual Convention-100th Anniversary

The American Legion, the nation’s largest wartime veteran’s organization, is devoted to mutual helpfulness, and is committed to mentoring youth and sponsoring wholesome programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow service members and veterans.

  • Dates: July 15-21, 2018

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

  • Attendees: 900

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: American Legion of New York State

Christian Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses

Jehovah’s Witnesses hold meetings for worship twice each week. At these meetings, which are open to the public, we examine what the Bible says and how we can apply its teachings in our life. Most of our services include audience participation, much like a classroom discussion. Meetings begin and end with song and prayer. You don’t have to be one of Jehovah’s Witnesses to attend our meetings. We invite everyone to come along. Seats are free.

  • Dates: July 19-21, 2018 and July 26-29, 2018

  • Event Location(s) + Hotel(s): Blue Cross Arena, Residence Inn by Marriott West/Greece, Courtyard by Marriott/Brighton, Rochester Riverside Hotel, Rochester Marriott Airport, Country Inn & Suites Rochester Airport-University Area, Courtyard by Marriott/Penfield, Comfort Inn West, Holiday Inn Rochester Downtown, Hilton Garden Inn Rochester/University & Medical Center, Fairfield Inn and Suites Rochester East, Hyatt Regency Rochester, RIT Inn & Conference Center, and Radisson Hotel Rochester Airport

  • Attendees: 5,600

Brockport International Soccer Festival

The mission of the Brockport Soccer Club is to promote competitive youth soccer in a fun, safe, and positive environment. We support the education and development of players, parents, and coaches throughout Brockport, Clarkson, Hamlin, Sweden, and the surrounding areas in the game of soccer.

  • Dates: July 20-22, 2018

  • Event Location(s) + Hotel(s): Town of Sweden Fields, Brockport Central Schools, DoubleTree Rochester, Fairfield Inn and Suites Greece, Hampton Inn Brockport, and Hampton Inn Greece

  • Attendees: 2,000

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: Brockport Soccer Club Inc.

Rental & Staging Network Leadership Symposium

RSN brings together a network of leading live event AV and staging companies to provide expert outcomes for meeting & event planners, producers & corporations.

  • Dates: July 24-27, 2018

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

  • Attendees: 100

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: Rental Staging Networks

    • Twitter: @RSNTweets

Organ Historical Society

The Organ Historical Society celebrates, preserves, and studies the pipe organ in America in all its historic styles, through research, education, advocacy, and music. The Organ Historical Society began with an impromptu meeting of young organ enthusiasts who were interested in locating historic pipe organs in New York City. OHS membership has grown since 1956 from that small group into an international society of musicians, organ builders, historians, scholars, and music lovers.

  • Dates: July 28-August 3, 2018

  • Event Location(s) + Hotel(s): Woodcliff Hotel and Spa

  • Attendees: 300

  • Social Media: Organ Historical Society

Author: Amanda Pfeil

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

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