Buffalo Niagara Travel Professionals hold monthly networking meetings. All travel professionals from the Buffalo/Niagara region are invited to attend.




                                                                               BNTP 2018 Events:


Date: January

No Dinner Meeting


Date: February 13

Location: Wilcox Mansion (Teddy Roosevelt Inaugural Site)

Speaker: Patrick Kaler, President & CEO of Visit Buffalo Niagara

Topic: Buffalo Tourism

**Complimentary Tours @ 4PM


Date: March 6

Location: Niagara Frontier Wurlitzer Event Center (Home of Platter's Chocolates)

Speaker: Kathleen Granchelli, CEO of YWCA of the Niagara Frontier

Topic: "From homeless person to hospitality professional, YWCA's Carolyn's House transforms the lives of vulnerable women and their children"


Date: April 10 (Update)

Location: Ilio DiPaolo's

Speaker: Renee DiFlavio, Senior Vice President from the Olmsted Center

Topic: "Opening Your Eyes to the Skill Sets of Blind and Visually Impaired Hospitality Employees


Date: May 1

Location: Embassy Suites Buffalo

Speaker: Tom Dee, President of Erie County Harbor Development

Topic: "A captivating talk on Canalside's success, a sneak peek at renderings of projects in the design phase of Canalside and the Outer Harbor and the importance of connecting and promotion Buffalo's most prominent waterfront attractions."


Date: June 5

Location: Hyatt Place Niagara Falls

Speaker: Margo Bittner, Owner of Marijim Manor

Topic: "Love the Wine Your With - A journey along OUR Niagara Wine Trail, harvesting the bounty of our vines, orchards and farms to maximize agritourism and optimize agribusiness in NYS."


Date: July

No Dinner Meeting


Date: August 7

Location: The Public House on the Lake

BNTP Summer Event






Upcoming events

    • 01 May 2018
    • 5:15 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Embassy Suites Buffalo

    BNTP Meeting Notice

    Tuesday, May 1, 2018


    Speaker Tom Dee, President

    Erie Canal Harbor Development

    "A captivating talk on Canalside's success, a sneak peek at renderings
    of projects in the design phase at Canalside and the Outer Harbor
    and the importance of connecting and promoting Buffalo's most prominent
    waterfront attractions."

    Embassy Suites Buffalo

    200 Delaware Avenue

    Buffalo, NY 14202


    Directions to Embassy Suites


    Evening Agenda:

    5:15 PM – 6:00 PM            Networking/Cash Bar

    6:00 PM – 6:15 PM            Opening Remarks (President)

    6:15 PM – 7:00 PM            Sit Down Dinner

    7:00 PM – 7:45 PM            Presentation

    7:45 PM – 8:00 PM            Q&A/Closing Remarks



    Sit Down Dinner

    Hors D'Oeuvres:

    Seasonal Fresh Vegetable Crudite

    Embassy Spring Salad 

    Rolls and Butter


    _____ Italian Roasted Chicken

    ____ 6oz Grilled Sirloin

    _____ Barramundi (Sea Bass with Buerre Blanc Sauce

    Lemon, Shallots, Capers and Butter)

    All paired with Roasted Potatoes and Fresh Vegetable Medley


    Coffee, Tea, Decaf

    Please consider donating some of the requested items below 

    for our charity, UPward Design For Life:

    Cleaning Supplies:

    Sponges (large) 


    Soft wiping cloths 

    Rubber Gloves

    Dish Soap 


    Murphy’s Oil Soap 



    Small Cleaning Buckets

    Paper Towels 

    Light Bulbs

    Hand Tools 



    2x Power Drills (with carry case) 

    Clear Storage Bins 

    Vacuum Cleaner

    Space Bags 

    Heavy Duty Dolly

    Moving Straps 

    Extension Cords

    Power Strips Swiffer (wet & dry)

    Swiffer hand duster 

    Swiffer pads & duster inserts


    Dust Pans

    Garbage Bags

    New Items:

    Linen for twin, full and queen beds (neutral colors, unisex)


    Wash Cloths & Towels

    Curtains (neutral colors, various sizes)

    Curtain Rods (various sizes)

    Table Cloths (neutral colors, various sizes)


    RSVP: Please RSVP online by April 26, 2018 ($10.00 late fee after 4/26/18).  Register online at  You can pay online with a credit card or bypass the payment and send a check to: BNTP, Attn: Chris Hall, PO Box 532, Cheektowaga, NY, 14225. Last minute RSVPs only, e-mail  and pay at door.





    ____$35 Member           ____$45 Guest/Late Fee





    Company Name:________________________

    _____ - Italian Roasted Chicken

    _____ - 6oz Grilled Sirloin

    _____ - Barramundi




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