Why Choose BUF

5 Reasons to Meet in the BUF


The Buffalo Convention Center (BCC) offers over 110,000 square feet of flexible meeting space in the heart of downtown Buffalo. There are nearly 2,000 hotel rooms downtown, over 1,000 of which are within a three block walk of the center.  The BCC and surrounding hotels are also just steps from dozens of restaurants and the best theater, live music and nightlife Buffalo has to offer. They are also a short walk from Canalside, our year-round waterfront district featuring waterside restaurants, Lake Erie cruises, summer concerts, winter ice skating and more!



Want to host an event your attendees will remember? Why not book in a place that includes a visit to a natural wonder of the world? The spectacular beauty of Niagara Falls is only a 25 minute drive from downtown Buffalo. The city of Buffalo also combines the cultural attractions, restaurants, nightlife and shopping of a big city with the friendly, down-to-earth nature of a small town; our nickname is the City of Good Neighbors!



Did you know that Forbes magazine recently ranked Buffalo the most affordable city in the United States? That affordability resonates in all things Buffalo, from our conference and event spaces to our hotels, restaurants and attractions. In Buffalo you’ll receive personalized service and attention for your event at a fraction of the price of a larger city.



Visit Buffalo Niagara prides itself on exceptional customer service, from sourcing your RFP, arranging site visits, transportation and itineraries to assisting with public relations and social media. VBN staff will go above and beyond to ensure every detail is taken care of; with our help, your attendees will make the very most out of what Buffalo Niagara has to offer!



Winging it to Buffalo is a cinch. In fact, the Buffalo Niagara International Airport was ranked the #1 Medium-Sized Airport in North America by J.D. Power! BNIA features over 100 daily flights with non-stop service to 22 airports and beyond and includes low-cost airlines like Southwest and JetBlue. Once you have landed, you can be in downtown in 10 minutes via shuttle or cab. And for those who prefer road tripping to Buffalo, there’s a good chance you’re within a day’s drive of us.