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Conference Office 4380 Main Street Amherst, NY 14226 (716) 839-8253 (716) 839-8516 FAX

Daemen College is located in suburban Amherst, NY, part of the Buffalo metropolitan area. Buffalo is the second largest city in New York State. Described as New York's West Coast, Buffalo is on the eastern shore of Lake Erie. From Daemen, it is a 15 minute drive to downtown Buffalo and 25 minutes to Niagara Falls, NY. Buffalo is a gateway city into Ontario, Canada.

The Daemen College campus is located on 37 park-like acres on level terrain. We are a private, non-sectarian, co-educational liberal arts college. Current enrollment is 2700 students, full and part-time, undergraduate and graduate.

On-campus conference housing is available from June to mid-August. Current capacity is 300 beds. Residence halls are near the Dining Hall, as well as, meeting and classroom buildings. Linen service, towels, blankets, and pillows are provided. Common areas are cleaned daily.

Daemen Dining provides all food service on campus. Meal services are established for each group. Three meals each day, cafeteria line service, can be provided. Daemen Dining can provide many special services including: conference refreshment breaks, receptions, bartender service, served or buffet meals, outdoor picnic barbecues, box lunches, ice cream socials, pizza parties, etc. A catering guide is available.

Meeting rooms (30) are available year round including classrooms, seminar rooms, auditoriums, theater and large social rooms. Capacities range from 15 to 500 people, depending on function. Wick Center, Schenck Hall and Business & Commerce Building are air-conditioned.

Complete audio-visual equipment and support. WIFI is available in most areas on campus free of charge. Teleconference rooms are wired for downlink satellite transmission and phone hook-up.

Nearby attractions include: Buffalo waterfront lighthouse and restaurants, Lake Erie cruises on "Miss Buffalo", Albright-Knox Art Museum, theater, Buffalo Zoo, Buffalo Bisons Baseball, Buffalo Sabres Hockey, Buffalo Bills Football, Frank Lloyd Wright houses and architectural tours, Olmsted Park system, Niagara Falls, NY and Canada, Niagara Gorge, Historic Lewiston and Fort Niagara, Roycroft Craft Campus, Lake Chautauqua and Chautauqua Institute, area wineries, Canadian beaches, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Shaw Festival Theaters and Toronto, Canada.

Daemen in one mile from exit 51 of NYS Thruway. Buffalo Niagara International Airport and AmTrak Depew station are 5 miles from campus.

Because our campus is small, your group might be the main conference group on campus. You will receive full cooperation and welcome from College staff. We enjoy showing off Western New York. Please call for more information, (716) 839-8253.

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"I think one of the most crucial aspects of the Daemen curriculum is the required internship. I was an accounting intern for both a private health care company and a certified public accounting firm. I was able to apply lessons learned in the classroom to real business situations. When my internships were over, each company offered me a full-time position."