The Empire Expo Center (EEC) is one of the largest and most versatile year-round exhibition facilities and festival centers in North America. It features 11 permanent buildings on a 375-acre site with over 300,000 square feet of flexible exhibit space and free parking for 23,000 vehicles. The EEC hosts events that attract more than two million visitors annually and is the site of The Great New York State Fair, one of America's best-attended state fairs. The EEC offers a wide variety of venues that easily accommodate meetings, consumer shows, banquets, concerts, agriculture and equine programs, sports events, and festivals of any size. All facilities are accessible for patrons with special needs.