2022 logo2022 NYACS Fall Conference and Chairmen's Open Golf Tournament

September 21-22, 2022 • Cooperstown, NY 

We cordially invite you to NYACS' annual Fall Conference and Chairmen’s Open Golf Tournament. Learn, explore, and network with New York’s top convenience store retailers and suppliers in a relaxed atmosphere.

Conference Schedule
Overnight Accommodations
Sponsorship Opportunities
Registration Form

Conference Highlights

Get to Know Cooperstown on a Historic Trolley Tour
Starting right at The Otesaga this tour includes quick stops at Cooperstown's most popular destinations including Otsego Lake, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, The Farmers’ Museum, Fenimore Art Museum, and Hyde Hall. The tour is live narrated and takes you all around Otsego Lake.

Experience the Value of a NYACS Membership Meeting
Surrounded by your industry peers, receive updates and insights on some of the most important issues and challenges facing New York's convenience stores today.

Play a Round at the Chairmen’s Open…
Enjoy a day of golf and networking at the Leatherstocking Golf Course with a boxed lunch afterward. The Chairmen’s Open benefits Convenience PAC, the political action committee through which NYACS supports candidates for state offices. Tee sponsorships are available!

…or Explore the National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum
For non-golfers, we've reserved your ticket to dive into baseball's past and discover the players, managers, executives, and umpires who have achieved excellence in the sport of baseball. Enjoy a light breakfast with our golfers and take an easy 10-minute walk from The Otesaga to the Hall of Fame. You can also drive there and parking information will be available.

Help Shape the 2023 NYACS Trade Show
Take part in a meeting of the NYACS Convention Committee, where we plan and organize the annual Trade Show & Convention. Even if you’re not on the committee, we could use your input, so please come and participate.

Help Shape the 2023 NYACS Issues Agenda
Take part in a meeting of the NYACS Legislative Committee as we begin developing our policy positions for next year on tobacco, motor fuel, beverage, labor, and other issues.


Wednesday, September 21, 2022
The Otesaga • 60 Lake Street • Cooperstown, NY

  • 8:00 am–9:30 am
    Cooperstown Historic Trolley Tour - $30
    If you're coming into town the night before the conference, you can start your day with a scenic autumn trolley tour of Cooperstown.
    (Breakfast will be on your own.)

  • 11:00 am–1:00 pm
    NYACS Board Meetings (Board Members only) 

  • 1:00–2:00 pm
    Opening Luncheon - $50
    All are welcome!
    SPONSORED BY:  Upside Logo full color

  • 2:00–3:15 pm
    NYACS Legislative & Convention Committee Meetings
    Not on a committee? Come sit in anyway! All are welcome.

  • 3:30–5:00 pm
    General Membership Meeting
    Presentations on timely topics impacting your convenience store business including an update from Peter Warren, Director of Research for The Empire Center, on the Climate Action Council and what lies ahead in 2023.

  • 5:30–6:30 pm
    Veranda Reception
    Join us on the veranda overlooking the gorgeous Otsego Lake as we get reacquainted!

  • 6:30–8:00 pm
    Station-Style Dinner - $145 (reception included)
    Featuring a carving station and a mac & cheese action station, you'll get to mingle with everyone and enjoy the best menu Cooperstown has to offer!

Thursday, September 22, 2022
Chairmen's Open Golf Tournament • Leatherstocking Golf Course at The Otesaga • 60 Lake Street • Cooperstown, NY
$210 Per Golfer (includes cart, greens fees, breakfast, lunch, and beverages)
$250 Tee Sponsorship

SPONSORED BY:   Ciminelli logo 2016 179 K CS3 copy

  • 8:00–9:00 am 
    Registration & breakfast

  • 9:00 am
    Shotgun start

  • 1:30 pm 
    Lunch & prizes

Click here to view the course score card.

National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum • 25 Main Street • Cooperstown, NY
$45 Per Person (includes light breakfast and coffee beforehand)

  • 8:00–9:00 am 
    Light breakfast on the patio at Leatherstocking Golf Course.

  • 9:00 am
    Hall of Fame opens

Overnight Accommodations

The Otesaga • 60 Lake Street • Cooperstown, NY
$235 per night
Please reserve by August 20th to get the NYACS group rate.
Discounted rooms are available for Wednesday, 9/21 ONLY
Rooms for Tuesday, 9/20, can be reserved at standard rates ($346-$654). Please reserve over the phone to ensure the NYACS rate for Wednesday night.

To reserve online:

  1. Go to www.otesaga.com
  2. Click "Book Now" in the upper right
  3. Enter the dates you wish to stay and click "Check Availability"
  4. Click "Add Code" in the left margin and select "Group Attendee" from the dropdown menu
  5. Enter Group Code 3522267 and click "Add" (Please note this code is only to be used online and not when calling in.)
  6. Click "Select & Go to the Next Step"
  7. Make any date changes necessary and click "Update Dates of Stay"
  8. Select your room type and click "Book"!

To reserve over the phone:

Call the Reservations Office at 866-494-0085 daily 8:30 am - 5:00 pm. To get the special rate, please mention the New York Association of Convenience Stores meeting, September 20-22.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Opening Luncheon Sponsor - $1,500 SOLD   Upside Logo full color

NEW Veranda Reception Sponsor - $2,000
Grab the spotlight as we gather overlooking beautiful Otsego Lake. Includes 2 Reception + Dinner registrations.

Dinner Sponsor - $3,000 SOLD   REYNOLDS ABT logo blue

Chairmen's Open Corporate Sponsor - $3,000 SOLD    Ciminelli logo 2016 179 K CS3 copy

Chairmen's Open Souvenir Sponsor - $3,000 
Get your company logo on the souvenir given to all golfers! Includes 2 golf registrations.

Chairmen's Open Putting Contest Sponsor - $1,500 SOLD  Molson.Coors.Preferred.Logo

Click Here to Register and/or Sponsor 

Registration cancelations made prior to September 15th will be refunded.