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Monroe County to Host New York State Association of Counties Conference

Thursday, September 20, 2018 9:00 AM by Rachel Laber

Monroe County to Host New York State Association of Counties Conference

County officials and executives from across the state to gather in Rochester

Rochester, N.Y., Sept. 20, 2018 – County Executives and officials from across New York State will meet in Rochester September 24-26, when Monroe County hosts the New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC) 2018 Fall Seminar. More than 600 officials from New York’s 62 counties will visit Monroe County for this annual conference, which provides education and professional development for NYSAC members.

“As County Executive and a member of the New York State Association of Counties Board, I am thrilled to be welcoming hundreds of my colleagues to Monroe County for the NYSAC Fall Seminar this year,” said Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo. “This is a great opportunity for Monroe County to share our local successes in growing more jobs, building better, flat-tax budgets, and supporting stronger families with a significant statewide audience.”

New York State Association of Counties' mission is to represent, educate, advocate for, and serve New York's counties and the thousands of elected and appointed county officials who serve the public. Hundreds of county leaders and officials will convene in Rochester for three days of educational and informational sessions, presentations and networking.

NYSAC conference activities will take place at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center and the Hyatt Regency Rochester, with an offsite special event planned for The Strong Museum.

We are pleased to bring the NYSAC Annual Meeting back to Monroe County this year. Hundreds of county officials will be coming to attend a series of educational sessions and to set an agenda designed to strengthen the economic vitality of communities across the state” said NYSAC President MaryEllen Odell, the Putnam County Executive.

Charles H. Nesbitt, Jr. the Orleans County Chief Administrative Officer, will be sworn in as NYSAC President at the Tuesday conference luncheon.

“We’re excited to welcome county officials from across New York State to Monroe County for the NYSAC Fall Seminar,” said Don Jeffries, President & CEO, Visit Rochester. “Our guests from around New York State are sure to enjoy Monroe County’s vibrancy, rich arts and cultural scene, as well as wonderful local restaurants, attractions and more.” 

Meetings and conventions held in Monroe County are critical to bringing visitors to the county and our community, and contribute to the tourism and hospitality industry’s overall economic impact. The economic impact of the tourism and hospitality industry in Monroe County is more than $1 Billion, and supports nearly 20,000 jobs.

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Author: Rachel Laber

Rachel Laber is the Director of Communications and Public Relations for Visit Rochester. If you are interested in learning more about Rochester and the Finger Lakes, contact Rachel at (585) 279-8325. Journalists, bloggers, and travel writers interested in visiting the Rochester/ Finger Lakes region learn more here.

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