2022 Annual Meeting & Tourism Excellence Awards

2022 Annual Meeting &
Tourism Excellence Awards
October 26, 27 & 28 at the NEW YORKER Hotel in NYC!


View Agenda (Updated September 20, 2022)

Join us for three days of professional programming, travel trade sales development and recognition of excellence for New York State's finest tourism professionals.

One of the most significant benefits of being a member of the New York State Tourism Industry Association is the ability to network with some of the best minds, most experienced individuals and trendsetting thought leaders in the tourism industry at the Annual Meeting & Tourism Excellence Awards.

Extracurricular, offsite activities on Wednesday, October 26 (Offsite schedule to be announced). Onsite event programming begins Thursday, October 27 and concludes Friday, October 28. The Annual Meeting will feature speakers, programs and interactive networking events. Travel and tourism industry professionals from across all business sectors will come together for business and networking at the historic NEW YORKER Hotel in Manhattan.

Save gas, tolls, and 15% on train travel when you take Amtrak to the Big Apple for the 2022 NYSTIA Annual Meeting! Learn more.

Registration Details:

REGISTRATION: $495 for members; $750 for non-members
$50 early bird discount applies before Thursday, October 6, 2022.
Your registration fee covers:

  • Official onsite Annual Meeting programming,
  • Annual Meeting Luncheon on Thursday, October 27
  • Tourism Excellence Awards reception and banquet on Thursday, October 27
  • Breakfast on Friday, October 28, 2022
  • Sponsored program events.
  • Free Admission to the NY International Travel Show, held at the Javis Center on October 28-30. Courtesy of Mike Fiorentino, Promoter of the NY ITS.

Offsite events are now announced! Check out the Experience NYC Wednesday Offsite excursion details by clicking here, or read more at the bottom of this page.

Location Details:

Host Hotel: NEW YORKER Hotel
Address: 481 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY 10001
Discounted Conference Room Rate: UNAVAILABLE


Since 1929 the NEW YORKER, A Wyndham Hotel has dazzled visitors with its art deco styling, exceptional service and superb location. Just one block from the new Moynihan Train Hall and across the street from Penn Station and Madison Square Garden, the NEW YORKER is ideally situated to access the best of the world's greatest destination city!

Experience NYC Offsite Excursion:

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Join us on WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26 for a special itinerary visiting nationally and globally recognized attractions that highlight and remember the unique history, architecture, and culture of New York City! Join us from start to finish or joins us along the way for a great time:

  • Big Bus Tour through Manhattan
  • 9/11 Memorial & Museum
  • Drinks and views at One World Observatory
  • Whisky tour & tasting, open bar, food, and fun at Great Jones Distillery. Learn more.

View/Download the full press release:

Annual Meeting PR.pdf  (116.7 KB)