Key Benefits for Our Community
The Buffalo Experience will be:
An Experience integrating and promoting other attractions and related events;
A Year-Round Destination with educational programming for all ages;
An Interactive Center utilizing state of the art displays and activities;
An Economically Sustainable Center that evolves in its offerings sustaining visitors and revenues.*
*The track record of success in the entertainment and sports museums in communities like Pittsburgh, Boston and Baltimore draws significant visitors, associated revenues and demographics.
The BE will support economic development objectives of the City of Buffalo, County of Erie, New York State and other state agencies through the delivery of value-added, family-oriented activities that allow visitors a hands-on experience.
The BE can easily partner with many of our local and regional assets such as Canalside; the Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society; Albright Knox Art Gallery; the Burchfield Penney Art Center; the Darwin Martin House and Shea’s Performing Arts Center, offering a permanent destination to celebrate our cultural history and contributions to the world’s stage.
The BE is a jobs generator and will contribute to the economic growth of our region through tourism and education.
The BE looks to partner with educational institutions like State University of New York at Buffalo and Buffalo State College, Erie Community College and others to create opportunities to educate students, execute technological solutions, and learn in a real-world setting.