Convention Center

Erie County

A parcel along Delaware Avenue is the preferred site for a new convention center, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz announced Thursday.


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The results of a much-anticipated study on a future convention center in downtown Buffalo were revealed Thursday. While delivering the results of the study, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz and others shared the opinion that doing nothing is not an option if the region is to remain in the business of attracting meeting events, and the millions of dollars they bring.


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Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo is accusing the Poloncarz Administration of a continued lack of cooperation in providing information that, he says, is needed if lawmakers are to vote on a request for more money for an expanded future convention center study.


Ryan Beiter

You may notice that “new car smell” if you’re driving through downtown Buffalo this weekend. The 2016 Buffalo Auto Show is now underway at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, where more than 250 new vehicles are on display through Sunday.

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Buffalo Auto Show opens in Convention Center

Feb 8, 2012

From now through Sunday, thousands of visitors are expected to check out various makes and models at the Buffalo Auto Show, hosted inside the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center.

It was several thousand square feet filled with dozens of cars on the upper level of the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, with dozens more vehicles awaiting visitors downstairs.  Organizers say this massive undertaking begins in August, when they first plan how to distribute the space to the numerous automakers.