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


2017 Events: 


Date: November 7

Location: Hilton Garden Inn Buffalo Downtown

Topic: Business Meeting

Date: December 12

Location: The Mansion on Delaware

Topic: Holiday Party



Upcoming 2018 Events:


Date: January

No DinnerMeeting


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 3

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


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





Upcoming events

    • 12 Dec 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • The Mansion on Delaware
    Registration is closed



    Tuesday, December 12, 2017


       The Mansion on Delaware
    414 Delaware Ave.

    Buffalo, NY 14202

    Directions to The Mansion on Delaware

    Complimentary Parking Available Across the street from The Mansion on Delaware

    Come join in the fun to raise monies for The Franciscan Center in Buffalo, a young man's transitional center for individuals focused on learning basic skills on independent living


    6:00PM-7:30 PM 
    Complimentary Cocktails (first hour) and Hors'dourves/Chinese Auction 
    Buffalo Academy For The Visual and Performing Arts graduate sax performer - Vince Fossit

    Cheese and Fruit Display:
        Imported and Domestic Cheeses and Seasonal Fruits, accompanied by Herbed Lavash and Crackers
    Sit Down Dinner
    Entree Choices:
    Filet Mignon with a Cabernet reduction and black garlic goat cheese butter
    Free Range Chicken Breast with cranberry stilton, sage, panko, caramelized onion, and spinach
    Vegetarian entree of Red Lentils, Carrots, Celery, Onions, Tofu, wild mushrooms and porcini gravy    


    Chinese Auction donations gratefully accepted: Contact Melissa Gearhart-Durski at 716-278-2100

    RSVP: Please RSVP online by December 5, 2017 ($5.00 late fee after 12/5/17).Register online at  You can pay online with a credit card or bypass the payment and send a check to:


    Attn: Chris Hall

    P.O. Box 532

    Cheektowaga, NY 14225

    Last minute RSVPs only, e-mail to Chris Hall at and pay at door





    ____$40 Member           ____$45 Guest/Late Fee





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