ERIE, Pa. — The opening of the Bayfront Courtyard Hotel is bringing national attention to Erie.
The addition of 192 hotel rooms at the Courtyard Hotel connected to the Bayfront Convention Center has brought national conventions to the region for 2017.
Fourteen of the 22 conventions booked have never been to Erie before, many are statewide and national conventions.
The Sheraton and Courtyard hotels are both already booked for the National Fireworks Association Trade show bringing in people from around the world.
Within the hotel’s first 45 days of opening, the Courtyard was ranked in the top 1 percent for guest satisfaction among all Courtyard Hotels in North America.
New conventions coming to Erie:
- Kwik Fill Trade Show
- Pennsylvania State excel Gymnastics Tournament
- Pennsylvania Orthopedic Society Spring Meeting
- Pennsylvania Nurse Practitioners
- New York State United Teacher’s Conference
- Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers Annual Conference
- County Commissioners of Pennsylvania Annual Conference
- National Fireworks Association Trade Show
- Pennsylvania Parking Association
- AFSCME Count 85 Conference
- ERIEZ 75th Anniversary Sales Conference
- Pennsylvania Municipal League Annual Summit
- Polish Catholic’s Women’s Retreat
- Episcopal Diocese of NWPA Conference