GMA Event Calendar

State Affairs Committee Meeting (March 2019)

Wednesday, March 6 (12pm) - Thursday, March 7, 2019 (12pm US/Eastern)
Hilton Albany
40 Lodge Street [map]
Albany, NY 12207

GMA State Affairs Committee Meeting Schedule of Events

Wednesday, March 6:
12:00pm – 5:00pm: SAC Meeting w/ Lunch
6:30pm: Dinner

Thursday, March 7:
8:00am: Breakfast
8:30am: Meeting

Meeting Attire:


Registration Fees:

These fees are available through 03/06/2019
Name Price Available To
GMA Member $0.00   State Affairs Committee

Cancellation and Other Policies:

GMA reserves the right to cancel the event prior to the event start date due to market conditions, acts of God, or other circumstances beyond our control. In the event that GMA cancels an event for any reason, you will receive a credit for 100% of the paid registration fee.

If GMA is forced to cancel a program while in progress you will receive a credit for 50% of the paid registration fee. We will notify all registered attendees as soon as a meeting has been canceled via e-mail and/or phone messaging and a notice will be posted on our website. In the case of cancellation, GMA will not reimburse participant’s pre-arranged travel expenses.

General Hotel Information:

The excellent location of the Hilton Albany hotel is within walking distance of the New York State Capitol, Empire State Plaza and Times Union Center. Find convenient amenities including complimentary WiFi, shuttle service to ALB Airport & Amtrak station, and an on-site Hertz car rental.

Guests are responsible for securing their own hotel reservations.

Please contact the Reservations Line at: 1-866-691-1183 and reference the group code 1GMA to book under the agreed-upon group rate. Reservations can be made 24 hours a day!
The room rate is $259+ applicable taxes. Check in is 4:00 PM; check out is 11:00 AM.

Hotel block deadline is February 8, 2019.

The hotel address is:

Hilton Albany
40 Lodge Street,
Albany, New York 12207
Tel: 1-518-462-6611

Travel Information:

Transportation Options include:

• Overnight Guests-Free shuttle service to Albany International Airport and Rensselaer Amtrak Train Station. Contact Hilton Albany directly for shuttle schedule.

• Hassle free car rentals with pick-up and drop-off services at onsite Hertz Car Rental office. Call (518) 783-6877.

Ground Transportation

From Albany International Airport
Exit airport -follow signs to I-87 South to I-90 East to I-787 S. Exit 4B (Clinton Ave). At light, turn left onto Broadway. 3rd light turn right on State St. to the 2nd light. Right on Lodge St. Hotel on corner of State St. and Lodge St.

Distance from Hotel:
9 mi.

Drive Time:
15 min.

From Schenectady County Airport
Airport Rd- Left -Saratoga Rd-NY-50 S/Ballston Rd-Left-NY-5E/Western Gateway Bridge. Right-Washington Ave-Right-I-890E to I-90E. Exit 24-I-87N/I-90E-Exit 6. Merge-US-9S-Left-Clinton Ave- Right-Chapel St-Right-Columbia St-1st left-Lodge St.

Distance from Hotel:
23 mi.

Drive Time:
35 min.

For more information please contact:

Mr. Dean Longhofer
Specialist, Database and Member Engagement
Grocery Manufacturers Association
Phone: (571) 378-6731
Fax: (571) 378-6759