11 May Adirondack Day Showcases Adirondack Region In Albany
Representatives from throughout the Adirondacks, along with the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST), hosted Adirondack Day on May 8. The event, held in Albany, showcases the region’s diverse economy, highlights opportunities, and thanks state officials for their ongoing support of the region.
The event served as a platform to share information about the region’s economy, attractions, history, culture of the Adirondacks and sustainable development in the region. Adirondack Day presented some of the unique experiences and opportunities available to visitors, residents, and businesses in the region.
Adirondack-themed displays and exhibits, along with representatives from throughout the region were showcased at the Legislative Office Building. The exhibits featured information about various sectors of the Adirondacks including education, art and culture, history, sustainability, tourism, sports, business and economic development; providing attendees an opportunity to learn about the economic drivers and industries within the region.
Adirondack Day also featured a reception catered by Paul Smith’s College culinary students and was attended by New York state elected officials and staff. State government leaders and elected officials, representing the Adirondack region, spoke with attendees about unique opportunities within the Adirondack region, underscored by the varied industry representatives in attendance. Each emphasized the importance of collaboration and innovation to ensure sustainable economic growth while preserving the area’s natural beauty.
According to Jane Hooper, communications manager at ROOST, Adirondack Day offered an opportunity for industry representatives to share their perspectives about what makes the area so unique. “The tourism sector, educational institutions, businesses, and attractions within the Adirondacks each contribute to the overall allure of the region,” she said. “We love sharing how unique the Adirondack region is by showcasing its natural beauty along with its incredibly important economic and cultural attributes. When speaking about the Adirondacks, the sum is truly greater than its individual parts.”
The Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism is the destination marketing and management organization for Hamilton and Essex counties, along with the communities of Lake Placid, Tupper Lake and Saranac Lake, all located within the Adirondacks in New York state.
Jane Hooper, communications manager
Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism
518-621-3662 518-578-6328 (cell)