News releases from Visit Rochester and our member organizations keep travel journalists informed on the latest tourism and hospitality news in Rochester.
Monroe County Sports Commission Announces Addition to Sales Team
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 6:00 PM by Rachel Laber
Monroe County Sports Commission, the athletic business development arm of Visit Rochester and Monroe County, is pleased to announce that Libby Craig has joined the organization as Sports Sales
Teams from across the Northeast and Canada to compete in one of eight national qualifying games More than 3,000 visitors will come to Rochester January 14-15, 2017 for the Rochester Can-Am volleyball
Kellogg’s Tour of Champions to Bring Gold Medal Gymnasts to Rochester
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 4:00 PM by Rachel Laber
Image Provided by AEG Facilities “The Final Five” Olympics Team Brings Gold Medal Talents from Rio to Rochester Members of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Gymnastics team will perform in Rochester at the Blue
Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me recorded live in Rochester NPR's long-running weekly quiz show Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me was broadcast from a familiar backdrop this past weekend following the popular show's live recording at Rochester's Auditorium Theatre .
The Optical Society Holds 100th Annual Meeting in Rochester
Monday, October 17, 2016 6:16 PM by Rachel Laber
Innovations from more than 600 scientific, technical and educational presentations will be highlighted during The Optical Society’s (OSA) 100th Annual Meeting , Frontiers in Optics (FiO)/Laser Congress (LS) 2016 in Rochester, N.Y October 17th to 20 th .
Drum Corps Associates World Championships Set to Begin in Rochester
Friday, September 2, 2016 1:00 PM by Rachel Laber
10,000 Competitors and Fans to Visit Rochester Rochester, N.Y. (Sept. 2, 2016) – Officials from Drum Corps Associates (DCA), Monroe County, the City of Rochester and Visit Rochester today announced
Rochester to Host New York State Boys Lacrosse Championship
Friday, May 6, 2016 2:18 PM by Rachel Laber
The New York State Public High School Athletic Association today announced that the New York State Boys Lacrosse Championship for the next three years (championship years 2017, 2018 and 2019) will take place in Rochester, N.Y.
World Kobudo Federation Holds International Conference in Rochester, N.Y.
Thursday, May 5, 2016 11:29 AM by Rachel Laber
Visit Rochester welcomes the World Kobudo Federation to Rochester, N.Y., May 6-8 for the group’s biennial International Martial Arts Conference.
Inaugural convention to draw fans of comics, television and film Flower City Comic Con, a brand new convention for fans – by fans – will debut this weekend in Rochester, N.Y. Flower City Comic