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Bring Your Conference to Erie, PA!

 

SAFE.  Erie’s first-class meeting facilities, restaurants, hotels, and attractions are working diligently to maintain a clean and safe environment so that your conference can meet confidently. Click here for current COVID-19 safety guidelines. 

FUN & AFFORDABLE. Nestled along Lake Erie’s shoreline and Pennsylvania wine country, Erie offers conferences a genuinely local experience. Enjoy a boat tour of Presque Isle Bay, a wine tasting at our region’s vineyards, an afternoon of tax-free shopping, or all of the above! Whether you are planning a group outing after a day of meetings or putting together individual activities, our Convention Team is here to help. 

CLOSE. Erie, PA is conveniently located between Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Buffalo, and is within 500 miles of more than half of the US population! Plus, your conference attendees can arrive easily by car, plane, train, or bus. 

Convention Services 

Let VisitErie help you plan your next meeting! We offer many free services from Attendance building to VIP Gift Baskets.

Our complete list of free services

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Our goal is to make your Erie PA meeting/convention/conference hassle-free, well-attended and most of all: enjoyable.
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Accommodations

With over 4,000 sleeping rooms to accommodate your group of any size, Erie’s lodging scene is varied and far-reaching. From locally owned B&B’s and lodges to nationally recognized hotel chains, Erie has the ability to host intimate groups of 25 to larger groups of 500.
Our complete list of lodging options.

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Partner Spotlight

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Outdoor Dining at the Bayfront Grille

The Bayfront Grille Restaurant at the Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel is excited to announce that our Bayside Patio is open for Lunch and Dinner. Please check Open Table for reservations or contact the restaurant directly at 814-454-2005.

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Creation Station

The Creation Station is an unique arts and crafts studio where kids can create and have fun!
Book your birthday party, register for a ladies night out or stop in during open Craft days and choose a project from the project board.

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New Direct Daily Flights to Washington, DC

Erie International Airport now offers two direct daily flights to and from Washington Dulles International Airport with connecting flights to the east coast, west coast and international destinations. Book your flight today!

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The Cork 1794

The Cork 1794 is the perfect spot for a date night or special occasion! Indoor and outside seating available with amazing food.

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U Pick 6 Craft Beer Pubs & Restaurants

Erie’s own local craft beer pubs are a must-visit! With 4 great locations, just pick one that’s convenient for you! A casual, family friendly dining experience with something for everyone! To view our menu, check out what’s on tap, or get to directions to our pubs, learn more now!”

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Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership

The Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership is leading Erie's economic evolution. We're the heart of the business community to champion a vibrant and sustainable economy. Your business is our business. Become a member and increase your brand awareness, advocate for important business issues, and gain access to people, education, and information integral to elevating your team's success.

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Port Farms Fall Harvest

Experience Fall Harvest at Port Farms September 18th - October 31st. With a variety of activities, the farm is sure to please guests of all ages. Located in Erie County, PA, the farm offers many activities including a Jumpkin Patch, Slide Mountain, Tiny Town, Pedal Carts, 8-acre Corn Maze, Pumpkin Picking, and MUCH more. Create lasting memories today! www.portfarms.com

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Mazza Vineyards and the South Shore Wine Company

The Mazza family welcomes you to Lake Erie Wine Country. Sip and savor award-winning wines at Mazza Vineyards and the historic South Shore Wine Company both located in North East, PA.

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The Cove Bay-Side Restaurant & Tavern

Join us today! The Cove Bay-Side Restaurant & Tavern is sure to give you an unforgettable and care-free dining experience. Enjoy a nautical atmosphere with a beautiful view of Presque Isle Bay.

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Dobbins Landing

Located on the southeast shore of Lake Erie, the Port of Erie has been promoting industrial, commercial, and recreational opportunities on the waters of Lake Erie since 1959.

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Millcreek Mall

A destination for shopping, dining and entertainment.
Experience it all!

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