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Tag - Conventions
The Greatest Show (& Tell!) in Rochester Returns
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 2:00 PM by Visit Rochester
4th Annual Rochester Mini Maker Faire Returns to Rochester A flaming dragon art car? Yes! Heavy Meta, Canada’s largest art car, will be making its first Rochester
Science Teachers Association of New York State to Meet in Rochester
Friday, November 3, 2017 9:00 AM
The Science Teachers Association of New York State (STANYS) will convene in Rochester for the organization’s annual meeting and conference. STANYS will meet in Rochester for their annual conference
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
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
Nothing Somber About Funeral Convention in Rochester
Thursday, August 11, 2016 4:56 PM by Visit Rochester
The New York State Funeral Directors Association (NYSFDA) will host its annual statewide convention in Rochester, August 14 - 17, 2016. The event is expected to bring 600 funeral directors, guests and
Handbell Ensembles and Soloists to Perform in Rochester, NY
Monday, July 11, 2016 12:30 PM by Visit Rochester
Music aficionados in and around Rochester, NY will have the opportunity to experience the unique sights and sounds of the English handbell July 12-16 at a number of daily concerts, when Handbell
Active Service Members Offered Free Admission to RMSC All Summer
Friday, May 27, 2016 9:37 AM by Visit Rochester
Active service members and up to five family members are offered free admission to the Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) from Memorial Day through Labor Day as RMSC becomes a Blue Star Museum.
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.