2017 Statewide Conference & Expo

Conference Overview


Event Location

Located near Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and in the heart of the Capital District of New York, Hilton Garden Inn Troy offers easy access to several highways. Experience spectacular views across the Hudson Valley from the hotel and discover the emerging beauty of historic downtown Troy. The Conference & Expo host hotel keeps you in the hub of conference activity and community. Reduced-rate rooms at the conference hotel are limited, so reserve your room early!


Conference Hotel Room Reservations

A block of rooms has been reserved at The Hilton Garden Inn Troy at a reduced rate of $125.00/night, plus applicable taxes. The block includes accessible rooms available on a first-come, first-served basis. The reservation deadline for the reduced rate is August 18, 2017, and the block of rooms are available on a first-come first-served basis and may fill before the deadline. To receive the reduced rate and ensure availability, please be sure to book your room(s) as soon as possible, and no later than August 18th -- After this date, all remaining rooms will be released and accommodations will be accepted based on the hotel's room availability. If your organization is tax exempt, you must provide the hotel with the appropriate form ST119.1. Overnight guests receive complimentary parking. Check-in time is 3:00 PM. Guest room availability and check-in cannot be guaranteed before that time. Check-out time is 12:00 PM. A room will be provided for luggage storage in the event that functions do not end prior to check-out.

Mention NYAIL to receive the discounted group rate of $125/night plus applicable taxes. 

The Hilton Garden Inn
235 Hoosick Street
Troy, NY 12180
Group Reservation Code: NYAIL

Call 518.272.1700 or 877.782.9444 or visit http://troy.hgi.com to make your reservation.


Getting Around

Driving Directions: For driving directions to the Hilton Garden Inn & the Rensselaer Banquet and Conference Facility, please go to: http://troy.hgi.com, or call the hotel at 518.272.1700.

Train service: The Amtrak train station is located in Rensselaer, NY. Call 1.800.USA.RAIL, go to www.amtrak.com, or visit the station nearest you to make reservations. Passengers who require wheelchair accessible transportation should call 1.800.USA.RAIL in advance of their travel, to reserve accessible space. Ask the reservation agent about discounted rates for passengers with disabilities.

Air travel: The Albany International Airport is a short 15 minutes away.

Complimentary shuttle service to and from the hotel and the train station or airport is available to all attendees staying at the Hilton Garden Inn & Rensselaer Banquet and Conference Facility with an advance reservation.  To make a reservation for shuttle service, please call the Hilton Garden Inn, 518.272.1700 at least 48 hours prior to arrival but not less than 24 hours.  If you require accessible shuttle service, please specify when making your reservation.  Please be sure to reserve your shuttle seat for your return at this time.

Inter-city bus service: The Greyhound bus station is located in downtown Albany. To purchase tickets, call 1.800.231.2222, go to www.greyhound.com, or visit the Greyhound terminal nearest you. Passengers who require wheelchair accessible transportation should contact the Greyhound Customers with Disabilities Travel Assistance Line at 1.800.752.4841, at least 48 hours prior to your departure. If you are traveling with a personal attendant, your attendant may be issued a 50% discounted ticket to travel with you.

Taxi service: Accessible taxi service is available from the airport and the Amtrak train station by calling Capitaland Taxi at 518.456.8294. It is best to call Capitaland ahead to reserve an accessible taxi.

Local bus service: The Capital District Transit Authority (CDTA) provides bus service to the Albany region. For maps, schedules, fares and other information call 518.482.2022 or visit www.cdta.org.

Paratransit: If you require wheelchair accessible transportation to and from the hotel, contact STAR Specialized Transit.  STAR is the paratransit service for the Albany area, available through CDTA. Reservations are required for all STAR trips. Trip reservations must be made no later than 5PM the day before your planned trip. Reservations may be made on-line at www.cdta.org or via telephone up to 14 days in advance during the reservation hours of 9AM to 8PM daily, 7 days a week including holidays.  Call STAR at 518. 482.2022 for information and an application. The cost is $2.50 per one-way trip, per person.