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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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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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Holidays at Port Farms

Experience the holidays at Port Farms November 26th through December 23rd. The farm features horse-drawn carriage & sleigh rides, Santa's Workshop with holiday activities, surprise visits from Santa, live music, pick your own Christmas trees, holiday decor, and more. The farm will be open Wednesday - Sunday. Create lasting memories with your family and friends at Port Farms! www.portfarms.com

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Mazza Vineyards and the South Shore Wine Company

Local wine is great for holiday entertaining, plus it makes a great gift! Stop by to try (and pick up) award-winning wines at Mazza Vineyards and the historic South Shore Wine Company, both located in North East, PA.

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Direct Daily Flights to Charlotte, Chicago, and Washington, D.C.

Erie International Airport is serviced by American Airlines and United Airlines with daily flights to Charlotte, Chicago, and Washington D.C. with connecting flights to the east coast, west coast, and international destinations. Book your flight today at www.aa.com or www.united.com.

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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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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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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 is leading Erie’s economic evolution through awareness, advocacy, and access to the people, education, and information integral to elevating regional success and economic growth. Become a member today and join us in championing a vibrant and sustainable regional economy.

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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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UPMC Hamot - See What Makes Us Different

UPMC Hamot is a 423-bed hospital in Erie, PA, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient services, and serves as a regional referral hub and Level II Trauma Center.

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Millcreek Mall

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

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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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