Meanwhile, downtown’s 3,000-seat Shea’s
Performing Arts Center features touring
Broadway shows for a fraction of Manhattan
prices and is ideal for opening and closing
plenary sessions. Along with a small theater
for presentations and sculpture court for
receptions, the renowned Albright-Knox
Art Gallery offers tours of its preeminent
modern art collection, which includes
master works from Andy Warhol and Pablo
Picasso. Both venues are within convenient
reach of the Millennium Buffalo, a prime
meetings hotel offering 301 beautifully ren-
ovated rooms and suites, 12,000 square feet
of event space, complimentary Wi-Fi and
other amenities just minutes from Buffalo
Niagara International Airport.
Groups will find inviting reception space
at the Buffalo Transportation Pierce-Arrow
Museum, which showcases Buffalo-made
automobiles and memorabilia, and
includes a 1927 Frank Lloyd Wright gas
station finally completed in 2014.
Built in 1939 and designed by the famed
Finnish father-and-son team of Eliel and
Eero Saarinen, the acoustically perfect
Kleinhans Music Hall is home to the
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and offers
several elegant event spaces.
Founded in 1945, global food supplier
Rich Products is an enduring Buffalo busi-
ness success story. Located at the compa-
ny’s headquarters, the Atrium at Rich’s is
a purpose-built event venue for up to 600
guests featuring a three-story fireplace built
with 20,000 reclaimed bricks from a 19th
century Chicago warehouse.
“These and other extraordinary spaces
leave lasting impressions on meetings
attendees and serve as terrific off-site expe-
riences for Buffalo conferees,” says Kaler.
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y.
The past is helping to drive the future in
historic, culturally rich Niagara, as John
Percy, president & CEO of the Niagara
Tourism & Convention Corporation, shared
with me during the Morgan Library event.
“As a bucket list destination, tour opera-
tors and meeting planners often experience
increased attendance when bringing groups
to our beautiful destination,” said Percy.
“Home to the majestic Niagara Falls, our
region teems with historical significance,
showcased by the arts and
One ready ex-
ample is Artpark.
stages a full
from live outdoor
concerts to Broadway musicals.
Scheduled to complete a
multimillion-dollar renovation this month,
the Niagara Power Vista, visitor center
for the Niagara Power Project, showcases
how hydroelectric power transformed the
region via 50-plus interactive exhibits.
Percy also recommended Old Fort Niagara, North America’s oldest continuously
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