The Conference will be held at the Holiday Inn Arena & Convention Center located in the heart of downtown Binghamton, NY:

Holiday Inn Arena & Convention Center
2-8 Hawley Street
Binghamton, NY 13901
Phone: 607-722-1212
Fax: 607-722-6063

For hotel reservations, please call: 1-800-465-4329.

Mention the group code SHC to receive the special Conference room rate of $104.00 single/double.


Here you’ll find a sophisticated cultural life with theaters, a professional opera company, symphony and pops orchestras, museums, a planetarium and an observatory, as well as thrilling spectator sports including the Binghamton Mets (Double-A affiliate of the New York Mets) and AHL Binghamton Senators. The area also offers countless outdoor recreational opportunities along with coffee houses, concerts, restaurants, shopping malls, the beauty of having four seasons and a safe and friendly community.

Binghamton Attractions

Binghamton Philharmonic

168 Water Street, 4th Floor
Binghamton, NY 13901
(607) 722-6717
(607) 722-6717 / (607) 723-3931
(607) 723-3931

Every concert is a unique and unforgettable experience. You will be invigorated by the intoxicating effect of the sounds, rhythms and harmonies that will wrap you up. Count on finding something unexpected: changes, additions, transformations and little surprises here and there.

Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park

60 Morgan Road
Binghamton, NY 13903
(607) 724-5461
(607) 724-5461
April - November 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Daily

The zoo officially opened in 1875, and it is the fifth oldest zoological institution in the country. Exhibits include: The Rainforest Aviary, Cat Country Complex, Our Changing World and Penguin Exhibit.

Broome Center for the Performing Arts, the Forum Theatre

236 Washington Street
Binghamton, NY 13901
(607) 778-2480
(607) 778-2480

The Forum is home to the Binghamton Philharmonic, Broadway Theatre League, Tri-Cities Opera and assorted dance groups. A restored vaudeville house, the Forum enables our community performing arts groups to present various programs in an elegant theatrical setting. There is also a permanent display "Day of a Playwright" celebrating the works of Rod Serling, creator of "The Twilight Zone".

The Bundy Arts & Victorian Museum

129 Main Street
Binghamton, NY 13905
(607) 772-9179
(607) 772-9179 / (607) 221-6872
(607) 221-6872
11:00 am - 5:00 pm Tuesday - Saturday and by appointment, call to confirm; groups welcome

In addition to showcasing the elegance and beauty of the Victorian era, the museum is home to an African gallery, open art gallery, Asian artifacts, a vintage barbershop, the Southern Tier Broadcasters Hall of Fame, and the Golden Age of Broadcast Media exhibit.

Cider Mill

2 South Nanticoke Avenue
Endicott, NY 13760
(607) 754-0962;
(607) 754-0962
August 16 - December 1 7:00 am - 6:00 pm Sunday - Saturday

Visit an authentic, working cider mill and enjoy:
The Farm Stand - which features fresh-from-the-garden fruits and vegetables!
The Cider Mill Press Room - where we make our famous Cider Mill cider!
The Cider Mill Bakery - famous for our fresh-baked donuts and candy apples!

Cutler Botanical Garden

840 Upper Front Street
Binghamton, NY 13905
(607) 584-9966
(607) 584-9966
Dawn to dusk; 7 days a week

A 5 acre botanic garden featuring herb, perennial, annual, ornamental grass, vegetable and rock gardens; heath and heather displays.

Phelps Mansion

191 Court Street
Binghamton, NY 13901
(607) 722-4873
(607) 722-4873
Tours: 12:00 - 3:00 pm Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday

This is a post-Civil War Victorian Mansion, and is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Roberson Museum Science Center & Link Planetarium

30 Front Street
Binghamton, NY 13905
(607) 772-0660
(607) 772-0660
12:00 - 5:00 pm Wednesday - Sunday 12:00 - 9:00 pm Friday (extended school trip & holiday hours)
Planetarium Shows: 8:00 pm Friday 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm Saturday & Sunday
First Friday of each month - FREE admission after 5:00 pm

Exhibits and programming in Art, History and Science. Facilities include the historic Roberson Museum, Link Planetarium, Decker Life Science Learning Center and more. Location of the Binghamton Visitor Center.

Tri-Cities Opera

315 Clinton Street
Binghamton, NY 13905
(607) 772-0400
(607) 772-0400

Enjoy world-class singing, sets and staging right here in Binghamton as nationally-renowned artists perform opera favorites at the Forum Theatre, Clinton Street box office, open Monday-Friday, 12:30 - 5:00 pm.

Last Updated: 4/21/14