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For conferences, corporate events and groups of all sizes, the greater Lake George Area in scenic upstate New York stands ready to accommodate, with distinctive venues that offer flexible meeting space and comfortable lodging options.
Centrally located, Lake George is just an easy morning or afternoon drive from major northeast cities: New York, Boston, Philadelphia and Montreal. The Lake George Area is an appealing conference destination for regional corporate groups, state associations and fraternal organizations looking to retreat.
The Lake George Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau books about 120 events annually for corporate groups and organizations, and planners can take their pick of venues depending on their group’s needs and requirements.
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With capacity to host up to 1,000 people in more than 52,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space, the Sagamore Resort in Bolton Landing sits on its own private island to guarantee peaceful, secluded retreats and meetings. A Lake George landmark since 1855, the Fort William Henry Hotel maintains event space for up to 400 guests and lakeside accommodations across three buildings steeped in local history. This historic property also features beautiful lake view food and beverage venues available for groups.
Part of the historic Millionaires’ Row along the coast of Lake George, the ballroom at the Queen Anne-style Inn at Erlowest looks out on gorgeously manicured grounds, and the venue commits to hosting just one event per day to keep the focus exclusively on each individual group. Located within the quaint Village of Lake George, the Courtyard by Marriott Lake George boasts breathtaking views of the mountains and the lake as does one of the region’s newly renovated properties, Surfside on the Lake Hotel and Suites. The Surfside also features a showy rooftop terrace to enjoy the scenery.
Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Waterpark makes a fun choice for groups of 40 to 300 guests with a full-fledged indoor water park to enjoy after the day’s work is done, or to bring your family to tag along for the trip.
In charming downtown Glens Falls, the storied Queensbury Hotel, established in 1926, offers a character-rich, old-meets-new setting for group events within walking distance of local shops, restaurants and museums.
The 700-acre Silver Bay YMCA Conference and Retreat Center campus proposes expansive spaces for corporate groups, including a 700-seat auditorium, along with hotel and dorm-style room accommodations, private cabins and rental houses. There’s also a regular schedule of on-site recreation, activities and entertainment.
Conference attendees have plenty to do during their downtime in this outdoorsy region. The Lake George Area rolls out a spectacular backdrop for group activities, team-building experiences and outdoor recreation no matter what the season — from summer boating, swimming and hiking to winter snowshoeing, skiing and snowmobiling.
It’s a good idea to connect with the Lake George Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau at least six months or more before your event to start making arrangements. Incentives are available for mid-week, off-season events and during the spring and fall shoulder seasons.
For more information about venues and lodging options for your next corporate event in the Lake George Area, visit meetlakegeorge.com.