Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady to Hold Matchmaker Vendor Event for MWBE and Local Suppliers in Targeted Areas of Interest

Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady will work with Purchasing Management International, LP, to present a Minority- and Woman-Owned Business Enterprise Matchmaker Event for vendors in specific areas of interest.

The event will be held at the Mallozzi Banquet & Ballroom, 1930 Curry Road in Rotterdam, on Friday, June 24. Registration will open at 10:00 a.m. and the event will start at 10:30 a.m. A matchmaking session with PMI will follow the program from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

This Matchmaker Event is targeted at MWBE and local vendors in specific areas of interest:

  • Wood furniture
  • Art and accessories
  • Drapery fabrication
  • Bedding fabrication
  • Light fixtures
  • Seating, booths, chairs
  • Novelty items of local interest

Vendors are encouraged to bring a brochure, collateral or work samples. Vendors specializing in other areas will not find the session useful.

Interested vendors in the above industries should register at:


Questions can be directed to:

Janete Fatzinger

[email protected]

(972) 239-5555 x110


Rivers Casino & Resort is a $330 million project that will have a 50,000-square-foot gaming floor with 1,150 slot machines, 63 gaming tables and 16 poker tables attached to a 163-room hotel and a 10,000-square-foot banquet facility capable of hosting up to 600 people for conventions and special events, one of the largest spaces in the region. Additionally, the property will have a steakhouse, a marketplace with light fare eateries, an entertainment lounge and a day spa. The casino will take full advantage of its riverfront position with outdoor patios and pre-function spaces. It is expected to open in the first quarter of 2017.

Rivers Casino & Resort will be located adjacent to a new mixed-use Mohawk Harbor development currently under construction by the Galesi Group, which constitutes an additional $150 million investment in the 60-acre riverfront property. The mix of residential, retail and commercial space will include a 124-room Courtyard by Marriott and a 50-slip harbor on the Mohawk River and Erie Canal.

For more information on Rivers Casino & Resort, visit www.riverscasinoandresort.com.


About Rush Street Gaming – Founded by Neil Bluhm and Greg Carlin, Rush Street Gaming and its affiliates have developed and operate successful casinos in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Des Plaines, IL (Chicago area). By placing an emphasis on superior design and outstanding customer service, Rush Street Gaming has become one of the leading casino developers in the United States. Existing casinos generate over $1 billion in annual gaming revenues, and all Rush Street Gaming casinos were voted a 2015 “Best Place to Work” or “Top Workplace” by their team members.