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-Heather and Mary Jo, Sales Team:
As the busy convention season has begun to come on strong for the spring of 2012, we just want to remind you that we are here to help with any of your upcoming events. We look forward to reaching out to our planners as we continue our sales efforts in the capital region and surrounding areas.
We are very excited about a new project that is underway that our planners will be very pleased with. We are adding an additional 300 parking spaces via a new parking garage located right off of Woodlawn Ave. which is one block off Broadway behind the Saratoga Downtowner Motel. This parking garage will now accommodate 450 vehicles and it is complimentary parking! Please take a look at the link below of a publication from Saratoga Today that highlights the details of the project. The completion date of this project is scheduled for July 31, 2012. Click here to read more!
Please remember that we are here to work with you to insure your entire event is a great success! Please contact Heather McElhiney or Mary Jo Janis today to set up a site tour of our beautiful city and all it has to offer.
Featured News & Updates
Longfellows Hotel, Restaurant, and Conference Center has a new Look!
All the charm of our unique setting has been renovated this winter and our guests are loving the new look. The original Inn at Longfellows; 18 of our 50 luxury rooms, were renovated this winter, updated with 37” flat panel’s, all new furnishings, given a lot of love from floor to ceiling, and all 50 of our Guest Rooms, Lofts, and Suites, have received Adirondack Mountain size bedding! The renovations along with updates around the entire property plus a beautiful early spring have made Longfellows sparkle for all our guests. For those of you that haven’t seen Longfellows lately, we’re inviting one and all to stop by for a tour and we’re ready to answer any questions about guest accommodations, group tour needs, amazing and unique weddings, catering for groups to 1000, or just if you want to stop by for an amazing dinner at one of Saratoga’s traditions, Longfellows Restaurant! “Longfellows…Catering to Your Every Need!” (518) 587-0108 or www.Longfellows.com
SPAC 2012 Events
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Saratoga Casino and Raceway April Events
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Hilton Garden Inn Meeting Room Package
When planning your event, allow the professional staff at the Hilton Garden Inn Saratoga Springs to assist you in creating the corporate atmosphere you desire. Our Saratoga Meeting Room Package will save you time and money by including everything for your event in one low affordable rate. Click Here for more information!
Receive 10% off the Fortunes
Prime Rib Buffet Dinner or Sunday Brunch when you book a party in May or June.
Trackside dining starting at just $15.26 for brunch and $23.36 for dinner (per person)*!
PLUS, $10 Free Slot Play for everyone in your group! Must book by April 30, 2012. Valid race dates only (Sunday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday) Must be 18 years of age or older to play video gaming machines or wager on horses; 21 to enter Vapor. Please play responsibly. *Based on 20 or more guests. Subject to 7% sales tax and 20% service charge. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Excludes Bus groups. Must join the Player Extras Club, have valid photo ID and be 18 years or older to receive Free Play offer. Call 518-581-5750 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Prime at Saratoga National Golf Club
will be open 7 days a week beginning April 2. And, don't forget Saratoga's Happiest Happy Hour, daily from 5:00 - 6:30 beginnng April 2 as well. PRIME SPRING HOURS: LUNCH: 11:30AM - 4:00PM, LITE FARE: 4:00PM - 5:30PM, DINNER: 5:30 - 10:00PM
Upcoming Saratoga Events
March 29-April 1---Northeastern Woodworkers Association---Public Invited
- The Saratoga Convention and Tourism Bureau (SCTB) and Saratoga hospitality community are delighted to be hosting a FAM for our meeting and event planners. This tour will focus on planners who have interest in booking conferences and meetings in Saratoga.
April 2-3---Curtis Lumber---2,000 ppl
April 9-10---US Food Service---Trade Show
April 13-15---Huck Spalding Enterprises, Inc.---Public Invited
April 16-20---New York Section American Waterworks Association---500 ppl
April 17-22---Medical Socciety of the State of New York---500 ppl
April 19-23---Association of Game & Puzzle Collectors---100 ppl
April 21-25---New York State Town Clerks Association---500 ppl
April 25-29---New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Inc.---900 ppl
April 27-29---Saratoga Rowing Association-Saratoga Invitational---2,000 ppl
April 27-29---Saratoga-Wilton Soccer Club-May Day Classic Soccer Tournament---600 ppl
SAVE THE DATES!
Saratoga Convention & Tourism Bureau’s
Annual Golf Tournament is Tuesday, May 22 at Saratoga National Golf Club. Lunch served from 11:00 – 1PM. Shot-gun start at 1pm. Award Reception immediately following (approximately 6pm) Cost to participate is $150.00 per golfer; $600.00 Foursome; Reception only: $45.00. Look for your invitations in the mail.
Sponsorship opportunities available!
For more information or questions call 518-584-1531.
June 7-10, 2012
- Youth passes are now $5 and military passes are $15.
SaratogaArtsFest 2012's line-up will include singer-songwriter Don McLean, whose 1971 hit “American Pie” has become a popular music classic. Friday, June 8 at 8 p.m. at Arthur Zankel Music Center at Skidmore College. Tickets: $50 without ARTSPASS, $10 with ARTSPASS.
Tickets are going fast...Visit SaratogaArtsFest.org
for more information and to order your ARTSPASS today!
Attention Meeting Planners
– would you like to hear about all of the services that the Saratoga Convention & Tourism Bureau has to offer? If so, call/email Kathy Denkenberger today to set up an appt. You will be surprised to hear about all we can do! – 518-584-1531 or email@example.com
• Have we created a Landing Page for your upcoming meeting?
• Are you planning an off-site event? – Need our help with locating a venue?
• Do you have any “on your own” meal times?
• Would you be interested in holding a “Dine-Around”?
• Do you need volunteers to assist at your meeting?
– don’t forget – we now have the ability to reach out to our volunteers if you need additional assistance during your conference in Saratoga. Please be sure to give us plenty of notice (at least two weeks) to secure the times you may need that additional help. discoversaratoga.org/volunteers
Passkey/GroupMax – Housing
If you are holding a convention in Saratoga and would like to use our new housing tool - please reach out to us today to find out if your group qualifies for this valuable service.
The NYS Council of Health-System Pharmacists will be holding a Blood Drive on Saturday, May 5, 2012 from 8- 11 AM at the Saratoga Hilton.
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