Special Meeting & Retreat Pricing for Capital Region Chamber Members

One of the Capital Region’s hidden historic gems, the Carey Institute for Global Good in Rensselaerville is an ideal place to retreat with your team to escape the day-to-day of the office. Focus in on strategic planning for the year ahead, reward and build comradery, refocus on your organization’s mission, and rejuvenate creativity at the Carey Institute – an open space for open minds.

Choose from any of our flexible meeting spaces—historic parlors with crackling fireplaces, private libraries with comfortable seating or modern meeting rooms all equipped with the latest technology.

And, when your meeting is over, keep the teambuilding going by taking advantage the adjacent Huyck Preserve featuring 13 miles of hiking trails, swimming and kayaking in lake Myosotis, and the Rensselaerville waterfalls.  Or, go bottoms up while discussing your bottom line over a game of team trivia and locally sourced craft beverages at the Helderberg Brewery & Taproom.

Take advantage of these amenities:

  • 10,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space all equipped with the latest technology
  • All meals and refreshments provided by the Carriage House Restaurant
  • 53 beautifully appointed guest rooms for overnight accommodations
  • Helderberg Brewery and Taproom serving New York State craft beverages
  • Exceptional event and guest services team

Special pricing is available for Chamber Members hosting meetings during our off-peak season, January-May or November-December:

  • Half-day packages starting at $25/per person
  • Full day packages starting at $37/per person
  • Overnight packages starting at $175/per person

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“I chose the Carey Institute because the private beautiful setting allows my staff to relax, but yet still accomplish all our goals.  The food is amazing and the staff are very friendly and helpful.”

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“The facilities offered all the technology we required, the staff was professional and accommodating, and the food and atmosphere was first-rate. A great experience overall!”

 “…the magical, almost old-world feeling of the cottages and pristine natural setting left us all deeply inspired.” 

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“The combination of comfortable lodging, delicious meals, excellent meeting facilities, lovely outdoor spaces, and a helpful staff have kept us coming back for three decades.”

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“My staff and I had an extremely productive meeting in a beautiful and idyllic setting.  The Institute, with the exceptional hospitality and service, really enabled our team to focus on the purpose of the meeting while enjoying a great environment.”

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“We had a very productive retreat thanks in part to your wonderful accommodations and superior service. We really enjoyed staying in one building. Everyone loved the food — please pass along our compliments to the chefs.”

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