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Thousands of Convention Attendees Visit Rochester this Summer
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 12:00 PM by Rachel Laber
The summer months of 2017 have proven to be a very busy time for Visit Rochester’s meeting and convention sales and services team. Rochester has been the site of a major convention or event nearly
Visit Rochester’s Deidre Wetelainen Recognized as “40 Under 40” by Connect Association
Monday, August 21, 2017 3:00 PM by Rachel Laber
Visit Rochester’s vice president of convention sales & services, Deidre Wetelainen , has been recognized by the Connect Association as a 2017 40 Under 40 Honoree. The Connect Association is an
Rochester to Host 2018 USATF Youth Outdoor Championships
Thursday, June 15, 2017 10:00 AM by Rachel Laber
Rochester, N.Y., June 15, 2017– USA Track & Field (USATF) today announced that Rochester will host the 2018 USA Track & Field (USATF) Youth Outdoor Championships on the campus of The College at
Rochester Among Top Communities for Arts Vibrancy in the Country
Monday, May 8, 2017 5:00 PM by Rachel Laber
City ranks among top 20 on National Arts Vibrancy Index Rochester is one of the most arts-vibrant communities in the country, according to the National Center for Arts Research.
The 2017 Explore Greater Rochester Guide , the official visitor’s guide to Greater Rochester and Monroe County, is now available. The Explore publication is a partnership between Visit Rochester and
Visit Rochester and its partners in the tourism and hospitality industry are hitting the road! This Thursday, April 13, Visit Rochester Senior Sales Manager Carol Bartlett will lead a group of twenty
Visit Rochester Statement on Performing Arts Center Announcement
Friday, April 7, 2017 11:00 AM by Visit Rochester
Today it was announced that the Golisano Center for the Performing Arts is the City of Rochester's selection for the development of Parcel 5 at Midtown. Visit Rochester enthusiastically shares its
Two Rochester Hilton Garden Inn Hotels Named Among Best in the World
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 3:00 PM by Rachel Laber
Rochester, N.Y., April 4 2017 – Two local Hilton Garden Inn properties have been recognized as some of the top-performing properties in the world by the Hilton brand.
Amanda Pfeil Winner of Smart Women in Meetings Award
Thursday, March 9, 2017 12:00 PM by Rachel Laber
Amanda Pfeil Recognized by Meetings Industry as Rising Star Visit Rochester is pleased to announce that Amanda Pfeil has been named a 2017 Smart Women in Meetings Awards winner. Designed to honor and
Rochester to Host National Family Travel Media Tour
Thursday, February 9, 2017 12:00 PM
Fifty online publishers from across the country to visit Rochester this summer Visit Rochester, the official tourism promotion agency for Monroe County, is proud to announce that Rochester will serve as the host city for the 2017 Macaroni Kid Silver Daisy Boondoggle from July 23-26, 2017.