Host Your Next Meeting in Comedy’s Hometown
Jamestown — Chautauqua County, NY!

Theme Your Event with Laughter at the Nation’s Official Home for Comedy!

The National Comedy Center is the United States’ official cultural institution and non-profit museum dedicated to presenting the vital story of comedy and preserving its heritage for future generations. The Comedy Center features exclusive collections, world-class exhibits and cutting-edge interactive technology to create immersive experiences, extraordinary meetings and memorable special events filled with laughter. USA Today named it the “Best New Museum” in the country and Time magazine named it one of its “World’s Greatest Places.”


Jamestown and the Chautauqua County region of Western New York are extraordinary destinations boasting a wide and varied assortment of attractions, activities and experiences that can be found nowhere else in the United States.

From scenic Chautauqua Lake to the award-winning National Comedy Center, from world-renowned Chautauqua Institution to Lake Erie Wine Country, from historic downtown Jamestown — the hometown of Lucille Ball — to the expansive Northwest Arena, Chautauqua County offers something for everyone and is the ideal location for your next meeting or event.



Celebrating the lives, careers and legacies of the “First Couple of Comedy,” and the incredible impact they had on the world, as well as the remarkable influence that I Love Lucy and Desilu Studios had on the entertainment industry.

Home to the largest U.S. grape-cultivating region east of the Rockies and the largest Concord grape growing region in the world. More than 50 miles long, the wine trail includes 23 wineries in Chautauqua County, NY and neighboring Pennsylvania.

Robert H. Jackson Center

Dedicated to promoting liberty under law through the examination of the life and work of Robert H. Jackson, Supreme Court Justice and Chief U.S. Prosecutor at Nuremberg. Group tours of exhibits are available, as well as a banquet room and 180-seat auditorium for private events, meetings and presentations.

Take an excursion on the Chautauqua Belle, the largest and most historic vessel on Chautauqua Lake, as it explores the beauty and history of this scenic body of water.

The living embodiment of Roger Tory Peterson’s legendary field guide for birds, showcasing art that informs, inspires and illuminates the natural world – art that matters to the planet. A unique setting for meetings, combining world-class art, inspiring architecture and the natural beauty of Western New York.


This elegant, well-appointed, nine-acre resort on the shores of beautiful Chautauqua Lake features world-class conference facilities that can accommodate a wide variety of meetings and events for up to 450 guests, with over 10,000 square feet of unparalleled function space.

Located in the heart of historic Jamestown, just steps away from the National Comedy Center and Lucy Desi Museum, this stylish hotel features over 4,000 square feet of meeting space and Pearl City Hops gastropub featuring local brews and regional flavors.

The world-renowned, historic Chautauqua institution on Chautauqua Lake is dedicated to lifelong learning and civic dialogue on matters that shape our world, along with live music and dance performances. During the spring and fall months, the educational and performance spaces are available by major artists.

The largest venue in greater Jamestown, ideally suited for trade shows, meetings, special events, concerts and multi-day conferences, with over 17,000 square feet of exhibit space and over 35,000 square feet of flexible event space.

The Reg Lenna Center for the Arts is at the heart of the arts and cultural district in Jamestown, featuring a restored 1,165-seat historic theater, a multi-media arts studio and pre-function event space.

For meeting and event inquiries, please email [email protected] or call 716.484.2222 Ext. 303.