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Albany's Convention Center

Governor Pataki's budget will include $75 million in state aid for proposed $200 million downtown Albany convention center. The Convention center is on the Rentacomputer.com target list of new convention centers that will be serviced by Tech Travel Agents.

"This project will create hundreds of new jobs and will result in opportunities for new economic development in our region that will make our city one of the premiere destination centers in the nation for convention-related tourism" said Albany Mayor Jerry Jennings.

Albany NY Downtown

Pataki said "The creation of a convention center in Albany that will provide a venue for major conventions and events and attracts thousands of tourists every year is one of our key regional priorities for the state's capital city.'' Source: timesunion.com

New York State Assemblymen John McEneny, and other members of a convention center board, will now go about spending the next 14 months assessing sites within one mile of the Capitol for a recommendation on where to build the convention center and accompanying hotel. Sites at the top and bottom of State Street have been proposed.

Once completed, the Albany, New York convention center will be on the Tech Travel Agent radar screen for technology rental needs fulfillment. Tech Travel Agents from Rentacomputer.com currently provide wireless laptop computer rentals and plasma rentals to other convention centers in New York such as the Jacob Javits Center in New York City others. See below for a more comprehensive list.

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
655 W. 34th Street
New York, NY 10001

Mid-Hudson Civic Center
Civic Center Plaza
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Rochester Riverside Convention Center
123 E. Main Street
Rochester, NY 14604

John H. Mulroy Civic Center
411 Montgomery St.
Syracuse, NY 13202

Oncenter, Onondaga County Convention Center
800 S. State Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

Empire State Plaza
Convention & Tourism Admin. 110
Albany, NY 11242

Buffalo Convention Center
1 Convention Center Plaza
Buffalo, NY 14202

Glens Falls Civic Center
1 Civic Center Plaza
Glens Falls, NY 12801

Niagara Falls Convention & Civic Center
305 Fourth St.
Niagara Falls, NY 14303

Tech Travel Agents also book wireless laptop rentals, wireless microphones and audio equipment rentals. Equipment will be delivered directly to your trade show booth or conference. Installation services from qualified computer and audio visual technicians are available on all convention rentals. Technician services and after hours service available for all mission critical installations. Continuing service and 24x7 service during the convention is available on all rental equipment.

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John Beagle is a technology writer for Xponex Web and Media Services.  For current news on Computer Rental technology visit our Blog.