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Great Events Kickoff the Summer Season In Dutchess County!

May 20, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Dutchess County TourismDutchess County, N.Y. - Summer is nearly here, and we're starting off the season with these terrific events! Make plans now for a quick, easy weekend escape. You can be in Dutchess County from the New York metro area in two hours or less, then settle in for two nights, and get the most out of your getaway! There are hundreds of other events listed in our online calendar.Make plans now at

June is Pride Month

May 20, 2013 by I Love New York Staff

cayuga-county-tourism1.jpgCayuga Tourism to hold Workshop in  Recognition of Importance of LGBT Visitors Cayuga County, N.Y. - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month (LGBT Pride Month) is celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan. The Stonewall riots were a tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States and in many cities across the nation ...

Cayuga Tourism to host LGBT Outreach and Customer Service Training on June 5

May 17, 2013 by I Love New York Staff

cayuga-county-tourism.jpgCayuga County, N.Y. - The Cayuga County Office of Tourism will be hosting LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) Outreach Service Training on June 5th from 9-11 a.m. at the Stardust Foundation, 2 State Street, downtown Auburn.  This two-hour webinar will be conducted by Community Marketing, Inc. a San Francisco-based LGBT owned/operated company with 20+ years of consumer research, strategic ...

QFEST 2013 Taking Place in Schenectady

Feb 22, 2013 by I Love New York Staff

qfest-2013.JPGThird Annual LGBT Film Festival February 28 - March 3 Schenectady, N.Y. - The 3rd Annual QFEST returns to the GE Theatre at Proctors, Feb. 28-March 3 with brand new films, exciting new opportunities for discussion, and even more surprises than last year! Regional Premieres, comedy, tragedy, music and fun this year at QFEST. There's something for everyone. This fantastic week offers a ...

Big Gay Hudson Valley Hosts First-Annual Conference Focused on Gay & Lesbian Tourism Marketing in New York State

Feb 1, 2013 by I Love New York Staff

hudson-valley-travel-hudson-valley.jpgLocal group organizes one-day retreat for businesses and tourism professionals featuring leading names in destination marketing on Wednesday March 27th Hudson Valley, N.Y.  -  Businesses looking for new ways to expand into the GLBT (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender) market are invited to attend Big Gay Hudson Valley's first-ever tourism marketing conference focused on the GLBT ...

Nearly A Year Following Passage Of Same-Sex Marriage, NYC & Company Highlights Pride Celebrations Throughout The City Over Two Months In June And July

May 7, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

nycgo.jpgHeritage of Pride Events to Take Place in Manhattan June 16-24; Other Pride Events to Showcase NYC Pride in The Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island New York, N.Y. - Nearly a year after the passage of same-sex marriage in New York, NYC & Company is encouraging travel to the five boroughs over a two-month period beginning in June. The City is poised to welcome even more visitors from ...

2nd Annual QFEST at Proctors: new films, new opportunities for discussion

Apr 23, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

qfest2012.JPGApril 25 - 30 GE Theatre at Proctors Schenectady, N.Y. - Last year, Proctors launched QFEST, a brand new festival of LGBTQ films. But it wasn't just film; Proctors added in panel discussions, Q&As with directors, celebrations with local organizations and a variety of opportunities to meet, chat and explore LGBTQ film. This year, for the 2nd Annual QFEST, Proctors is back with brand ...

Hollywood2Go seminar at Eastman House Sept. 24-25 Part of Exciting September Calendar of Events

Aug 24, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

hollywood2go1.jpgExperience behind-the-scenes look at the studio process, led by movie execs Rochester, N.Y. - As part of its exciting roster of September events, the George Eastman House is hosting a two-day seminar titled Hollywood2Go, which presents filmmakers and movie-lovers an opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes look at the studio process of motion picture development, production, and marketing. ...

I LOVE NEW YORK Launches “Save The Date” Campaign

Jul 18, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

i-love-ny-save-the-date.JPGPuts New York at the Forefront of Same-Sex Wedding Planning Kicking-off the official countdown to same-sex marriage - 7.24.11 Albany, N.Y. - I LOVE NEW YORK has launched its "Save the Date" campaign, featuring online wedding and honeymoon packages designed to unite couples and businesses and establish New York as a premier destination location for same-sex weddings. By visiting ...

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