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 representatives from Rochester's tourism industry to Albany, N.Y., for the Visit Rochester Staff show off their Rochester pride at the Roc to Albany Tradeshow eventRochester-to-Albany Trade Show. 

This is the 3rd annual Rochester-to-Albany Trade Show. The showcase is designed to introduce Albany-based meeting planners to all of the unique venues, hotels and experiences Rochester has to offer. 

The Rochester showcase is unique in that it introduces meeting planners to a wide range of attractions, beyond the traditional meeting and convention properties. Meeting planners will learn more about and directly engage with many of the unique experiences meeting attendees can enjoy while in Rochester for a meeting or convention.

Tourism partners participating in this year's Rochester-to-Albany Showcase include:

  • Black Button Distilling

  • Casa Larga Vineyards 

  • Cheshire AV

  • CMI Communications

  • Delmonte Hotel Group

  • Genesee Country Village & Museum 

  • George Eastman Museum 

  • Hilton Garden Inn Downtown 

  • Hilton Garden Inn Pittsford

  • Holiday Inn Rochester Downtown

  • Hyatt Regency Rochester

  • Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center

  • Memorial Art Gallery 

  • Rochester Broadway Theatre League 

  • Rohrbach Brewing Company

  • The Strong

  • Woodcliff Hotel and Spa 

Meetings and conventions held in Rochester play an important role in supporting the economic impact of the tourism and hospitality industry in Monroe County. Tourism activities in Monroe County generated an economic impact of more than 1 billion dollars in 2015. 

Visit Rochester is the official tourism promotion agency for Greater Rochester and Monroe County. Visit Rochester is a membership organization with over 400 members representing, lodging, retail, restaurants, services, and community organizations. Working together with our members and partners, we strive to provide the best experience to all visitors to our community, including both business and leisure travelers.