Hotel Information

NYSSBA’s housing partner is Connections Housing. NYSSBA does not authorize any other housing bureau, organization or independent broker to make reservations for our convention. If a company contacts you other than Connections Housing, please do not reserve with them as you may not be afforded the negotiated group rate. 
Before booking a room, you must register for the convention. Convention registration opens Monday, August 1, 2022, at 10am EDT. After your registration is complete, you will receive an email confirmation that will include a link to the online reservation system and a toll-free phone number and email address for hotel-related questions. All reservations must be made through Connections Housing. Please do not contact the hotel directly as their agents will not be able to assist.
All reservations should be made no later than Tuesday, October 4, 2022. Reservations will be accepted based upon availability and at prevailing rate after this time. Note: Rooms may sell out prior to Tuesday, October 4, 2022, based upon demand. 
A major credit card is required at the time of booking to hold each room reservation. Purchase orders and/or district checks will not be accepted as a guarantee. 
Cancellation of any hotel reservation once booked will result in a cancellation fee of one night’s room charge, excluding tax. Connections Housing will charge the cancellation fee to the credit card provided at the time of booking. This one-night room charge is applicable for reservations cancelled after the time of booking until 72 hours prior to arrival, at which point the hotel will charge the credit card one night’s room and tax charge. Taxes may be removed upon submission of a tax exemption certificate to the hotel.
If you are looking to modify a hotel room reservation and change hotels, please do not cancel the reservation and make a new one. You will be charged a one-night room charge as a cancellation fee if you do so. Instead, follow the link in your reservation acknowledgment email from Connections Housing to make the change.
Sales tax exemption. Hotels will not honor tax exempt status for charges paid by personal credit card. For those paying with district credit cards, tax can be removed at hotel check-in with presentation of a signed NYS Exempt Organization Exempt Purchase Certificate (ST-119.1). Be sure to request a credit card authorization form from the hotel if the district credit card will not be present at check-in.
For payment of the balance by district check, send a copy of the tax exemption certificate, along with a list of names and dates for applicable reservations, to the hotel to be received after October 4, 2022, and no later than October 14, 2022. Hotels will not apply check payments that have not cleared the financial institution, at which point you will need to provide a credit card at the time of check-in. It is recommended to take an exemption form to check-in as well. 
Official Housing Block. There are eighteen hotels within NYSSBA’s official convention housing block. These properties have a negotiated room rate ranging from $135-$219 a night. A list of hotels can be found below, ranked in order of proximity to the Oncenter. Specific hotel rates and additional hotel information will be posted to the online reservation system on August 1st. Please do not contact the hotels directly, as you will not be able to make reservations or obtain the NYSSBA negotiated room rate.
  1. Marriott Syracuse Downtown - 100 E Onondaga Street, Syracuse, NY 13202
  2. Crowne Plaza Syracuse - 701 E Genesee Street, Syracuse, NY 13210
  3. Jefferson Clinton Suites - 416 South Clinton Street, Syracuse NY 13202
  4. Parkview Hotel - 713 East Genesee Street Syracuse, NY 13210
  5. Residence Inn Syracuse Downtown at Armory Square - 300 West Fayette Street, Syracuse, NY 13202
  6. Courtyard Syracuse Downtown at Armory Square - 300 West Fayette Street, Syracuse, NY 13202
  7. Collegian Hotel & Suites, Trademark Collection by Wyndham - 1060 E Genesee Street, Syracuse, NY 13210
  8. Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference Center - 801 University Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13210
  9. Aloft Syracuse Inner Harbor - 310 West Kirkpatrick Street, Syracuse, NY 13204
  10. Embassy Suites by Hilton Syracuse Destiny USA - 311 Hiawatha Blvd. W, Syracuse, NY 13204
  11. Holiday Inn & Suites Syracuse Airport (Liverpool) - 400 7th North Street, Liverpool, NY 13088
  12. DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Syracuse - 6301 State Route 298, East Syracuse, NY 13057
  13. Courtyard Syracuse Carrier Circle - 6415 Yorktown Circle, East Syracuse, NY 13057
  14. Embassy Suites by Hilton Syracuse - 6646 Old Collamer Road South, East Syracuse, NY 13057
  15. Fairfield Inn & Suites Syracuse Carrier Circle - 6593 Weighlock Drive, East Syracuse, NY 13057
  16. Residence Inn Syracuse Carrier Circle - 6420 Yorktown Circle, East Syracuse, USA, NY 13057
  17. SpringHill Suites Syracuse Carrier Circle - 6580 Weighlock Drive, East Syracuse, NY 13057
  18. Hampton Inn & Suites Syracuse/Carrier Circle - 6377 Court Street Road, East Syracuse, NY 13057

Complimentary shuttle service will be provided to the Oncenter for anyone booking through Connections Housing and into the official convention housing block. Shuttle ride times range from 5 to 30 minutes.

View shuttle schedule

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Welcome to Syracuse

NYSSBA is pleased to be back in Syracuse after a 20-year hiatus!

Centrally located in the heart of New York State, Syracuse sits at the northeast corner of the Finger Lakes region. The city is full of historical neighborhoods, active business districts and beautiful green spaces. With diverse range of activities, culture and cuisine, it is the perfect place to get together again!

The 2022 Annual Convention and Education Expo will be held primarily at the Oncenter, a beautiful three block facility located in the heart of downtown, with some additional sessions at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown just blocks away. While visiting downtown be sure to experience the celebrated public art displays on a self-guided walking tour, and the beautiful outdoor spaces that are exclusive to Downtown Syracuse.

What to Expect Before Coming to Syracuse
View information on dining out, staying over, getting around (outside shuttle options) and the additional events being held over the weekend of October 27-29.
Parking Information
Parking at the Oncenter. Parking rates vary upon vehicle size and entry time. Parking spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis. For those who plan on driving to the facility, event-specific parking rates will be listed on entry signage. Overnight parking is not permitted.

Parking at the Marriott
Directions and fees are included in the above PDF.
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