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Conference Center to host state’s Snowmobile Association

April 18, 2013
Lake Placid News

LAKE PLACID - The Conference Center at Lake Placid will host the New York State Snowmobile Association for its annual conference April 19-21.

The sales team for the Conference Center expects approximately 600 attendees for the conference, using 250 lodging rooms in Lake Placid.

"NYSSA is a great group for us," said Arlene Day, director of sales and service. "They fit perfectly in the Conference Center, and we have the outdoor facilities to showcase the antique sled show and the groomer exhibits. This group is a perfect example of the potential for the Conference Center to increase business during shoulder seasons and mid-week periods."

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The Conference Center at Lake Placid will host the New York State Snowmobile Association for its annual conference April 19-21, and the public is welcome to enjoy the vintage snowmobile show and groomer exhibits from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 20. The show will be at the Olympic Center box office entrance and groomer machinery displays will be in the municipal parking lot. Pictured are snowmobiles at last year’s event.

Photo/Richard Rosentreter/Lake Placid News

The conference center at Lake Placid sales team promotes and markets the many opportunities for the attendees, spouses and families to enjoy and explore the destination while in Lake Placid. Some of the promotions offered to visiting groups include a coupon booklet with specials at local restaurants, shops and attractions, a town-wide scavenger hunt, and group-specific offers, such as the specials that participating restaurants are offering to the NYSSA attendees.

"Our goal is to have the conference attendees meet at the Conference Center, stay in the lodging properties, shop, and eat and drink in our restaurants and bars," added Day.

The public is invited to enjoy the vintage snowmobile show and groomer exhibits on Saturday, April 20, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The show will be at the Olympic Center box office entrance and groomer machinery displays will be in the municipal parking lot.

The sales strategy for the Conference Center at Lake Placid is conducted cooperatively by the Lake Placid Convention and Visitors Bureau and the state Olympic Regional Development Authority. The sales strategy includes attracting a combination of regional day business, and multi-day, town-wide conferences.

Admission to the vintage snowmobile show is free.

For more information about the show, contact Scott at 315-338-1012.

For more information about the Conference Center at Lake Placid, visit www.meetingslakeplacid.com.

 
 

 

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