May 26, 2004

The $17 million, 116,000-square-foot Conference Center Niagara Falls hosted its first meeting Friday in Niagara Falls, N.Y. The center is certified by the International Association of Conference Centers, and is owned by a division of New York State and managed by Sentry Hospitality. It has a 32,200-square-foot exhibit hall, a 10,500-square-foot ballroom and 15 meeting rooms. Currently, 74 groups are on the books through 2008.