Visit Syracuse

Convention Center9,197 sq. m
Guest Rooms7,000
Guest Rooms at 1 Hotel275 Guest Rooms
Special Event Venues39
Average Room Rate$97.00
Daily Food Cost$56.00
Occupancy Rate
Tax Rate8%

Visit Syracuse


Why Choose Our Destination?

Trying to find a city that’s easy to get to? We’re a reasonable drive from every major metropolitan area in the Northeast! Plus, discount and traditional airlines are continually adding flights to Syracuse Hancock International Airport. Or you can travel by train or bus to our Regional Transportation Center, located adjacent to Downtown Syracuse. Want functional, flexible meeting space, without the hassle of multiple managers? For starters, the Oncenter Complex is an award-winning convention center composed of three buildings run by one dedicated management team – which means fewer headaches for you. The Empire Expo Center is another superb location, whose 300,000 square feet of meeting space, and 23,000 parking spaces, can fulfill nearly any need. Looking for great rates on group hotel and meeting space? Save time and money! Why pick up the phone to call multiple hotels and facilities to find group availability and pricing on Syracuse area accommodations for your meeting or event? Research Availability & Pricing for your next meeting or event; Submit your RFP electronically to multiple hotels and start receiving responses within 24-hours. Searching for service that’s more than lip service? Visit Syracuse knows how to take care of our clients. That’s why Successful Meetings Magazine has awarded us the Pinnacle Award for Service for six consecutive years. We’re especially proud of this honor because it is based entirely on our customers’ nominations. Looking to break out of the breakout rooms? You and your attendees will find plenty to do and see in our beautiful, relaxing community. Whether it’s our lush parks and golf courses, top-shelf sporting events and entertainment, or shopping, shopping, shopping – your group can mix plenty of pleasure into their business.

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Distance from Airport

  • Syracuse Hancock International Airport

    11.27 km from City Center


Local Attractions

Destiny USA

Immerse yourself in more than 200 retail, dining and entertainment venues at Destiny USA. Luxury outlets, fine dining and exciting entertainment are joining the already successful retail mix at the former Carousel Center. Check out Destiny USA’s new expansion with brands like Michael Kors, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5th, The Melting Pot, Cantina Laredo and so much more. A full food court, vintage carousel and a soon to be 21-screen cinema complex add to the fun. Visitors enjoy our exclusive Savings Program with their AAA/CAA cards. Show your card at one of our two convenient Guest Services locations to receive hundreds of dollars of deals!
9090 Destiny USA Drive
Syracuse, NY, US 13204

Onondaga Historical Association Museum & Research Center

Home to one of the nation's largest regional collections, the OHA Museum celebrates the area's events, architecture, sports legends, industries, transportation and recreation in five major themed areas. Permanent exhibits include "Freedom Bound: Syracuse & the Underground Railroad: and a H.H. Franklin Manufacturing Co. (makers of automobiles) display, among others. The OHA Research Center, open for public research, houses 2 million archival photos, maps, cemetery records and other documents pertaining to Onondaga County history.
321 Montgomery St.
Syracuse, NY, US 13202

Armory Square & The Museum of Science and Technology

A trendy spot for shopping, dining and nightlife, downtown's Armory Square is the place to be. It's easily walkable and a leisure browse is half the fun. The 60-foot IMAX screen at the MOST is at the heart of it all, in the former Armory building, which gave the square its name.
500 S. Franklin St.
Syracuse, NY, US 13202

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

Recently voted Best Barbecue in America in ABC’s “Good Morning America Weekend” poll, try some of the Dinosaur’s Wango Tango Habanero BBQ Sauce, Mojito Marinade, maybe some Garlic Chipotle Pepper Sauce to get the sensation. Funky wall art and weekly lineups of blues musicians have made this, the original Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, a national celebrity. National accolades have also come from The New York Times, Blues Review and Chile Pepper magazine.
246 Willow Street
Syracuse, NY, US 13202

The Carrier Dome at Syracuse University

If you're a sports fan, you've seen the Carrier Dome on TV and watched it transform into "The Loudhouse." The fabulous 50,000 seat facility is home for the Syracuse University Orange NCAA Division 1 football, basketball and lacrosse teams. It is the largest domed stadium in the Northeastern United States, and the largest on-campus basketball arena.
900 Irving St.
Syracuse, NY, US 13210

Onondaga Lake Park

It has been a long drive or a long meeting or the kids are cranky. Fresh air and exercise might be just the remedy. Join the locals and head for Onondaga Lake Park located a few minutes north of downtown Syracuse and Carousel Center, where you can run, walk, rollerblade or cross-country ski from dawn ‘til dusk on miles of vehicle-free, paved trails.
Onondaga Lake Parkway
Liverpool, NY, US 13088

The Everson Museum of Art

The Everson was designed by I.M. Pei, who has since designed the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., and the new addition to the Louvre in Paris. Housing the most significant collection of American ceramics in the U.S., the museum’s permanent collection includes work by Jackson Pollock, among others. The Everson also features rotating exhibits, a children’s interactive gallery and the Museum Gift Shop.
401 Harrison Street
Syracuse, NY, US 13202

Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park

Considered one of the best mid-sized zoos in America and home to more than 700 animals, the zoo offers year-round fun for children and adults. Experience the new Asian Elephant Preserve, home to the zoo’s herd of seven elephants, including little Chuck, who was born in July 2008. The half-mile outdoor trail offers views of penguins, wolves, tigers, bears and more. Indoors, visitors will see lions, primates and an open-air aviary that showcases dozens of birds.
One Conservation Place
Syracuse, NY, US 13204


Additional Information

Our sales team can assist you with: • Hotel and venue proposals • Customized presentations • Coordinate site visits Our services team can assist you with: • Pre-conference planning checklist • Liaison to hotels, facilities, and community services • Shuttle quotes • Trusted referrals • Attendance building efforts • Convention alert to area businesses • Welcome signage • Giveaways (quantities may be limited) • Visitor information • Brochures • Syracuse maps • Onondaga County Visitor’s Guide • On-site registration assistance • On-site name badge printing for walk-ins • Volunteers • Tour itinerary suggestions Our communications • Photographs for promoting your event in Syracuse • Tips on securing media coverage • Press release distribution to all local media • Comprehensive media directory for press release follow up All services are complimentary based on hotel room usage.


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