Canal NY Membership

Canal New York Marketing and Business Alliance is the primary private sector organization to promote economic and business development along the entire New York State Canal System Corridor. Canal NY focuses on bringing business to its members through tourism marketing programs, educational outreach, legislative advocacy and projects such as the Discover the Erie Canal web site. This web site is being built to be the most comprehensive online resource for the Erie Canal Traveler. It is the only web site devoted to tourism in the Erie Canal Corridor.

Canal NY offers many opportunities to promote your business or organization. Whether it’s a featured listing in one of the directories located within this site, brochure distribution at one of the numerous events that Canal NY participates in, or even greater opportunities at an event such as the Media Luncheon that Canal NY hosts each year to introduce travel writers to the Erie Canal region.

Visit Canal New York to learn more about the membership opportunities available.

Canal NY News

  • SUNY / Erie Canal Bicentennial Forum

    SUNY / Erie Canal Bicentennial Forum

      Downtown Revitalization Along the Canal: The D.R.I. Program and Waterfront Redevelopment AN ERIE CANAL BICENTENNIAL DISCUSSION September 27, 2018 SUNY Oswego, Oswego, NY Marano Campus Center Auditorium Room 132 OPENING SESSION Welcome and Introduction of Keynote: SUNY Oswego President Deborah F. Stanley Keynote Address: John Maggiore, Director of Policy, Office of Governor Andrew M. […]Read More »
  • New York State Canal Conference

    New York State Canal Conference

    ONE WATER: NEW YORK HARBOR OCTOBER 14 – 16, 2018 | HILTON GARDEN INN, STATEN ISLAND One Water, New York Harbor is the theme for the 2018 New York Canal Societies’ Canal Conference to be held on October 14th. – October 16th. at the Hilton Garden Inn, Staten Island NY. The conference will celebrate the […]Read More »
  • Campaign To Save Historic Canal Vessels

    Campaign To Save Historic Canal Vessels

    The Preservation League of New York State is seeking support for its efforts to protect the historic Tug Urger and other Erie Canal vessels that provide an authentic link to the past. The League recently learned that the New York State Canal Corporation under the New York Power Authority (NYPA) has plans to beach the […]Read More »
  • Town of Lyons

    Town of Lyons

    Town of Lyons LetterRead More »
  • Erie Canal National Heritage Corridor Visitor Research Report

    Erie Canal National Heritage Corridor Visitor Research Report

     has released results from a recently-commissioned study about current and prospective visitors to the 500-mile Canalway Corridor. The information is intended to help tourism promoters, businesses and heritage sites better attract and serve visitors, including boaters, cyclists, sightseers and vacationers. More than 1,000 people participated in online surveys and 20 provided interviews conducted by Rochester-based […]Read More »