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Ramada Hotel and Conference Center

Ramada Hotel and Conference Center Main Entrance


The Ramada Hotel & Conference Center, located at 2402 North Forest Road, Getzville, borders the University at Buffalo North Campus.

   > Free parking
   > Free shuttle
   > Free wireless internet

Event Shuttle

Offered again this year, shuttle service to the Ramada Hotel!

The shuttle will run between the Ramada Hotel and the Center for Tomorrow parking lot, with a stop at Flint Loop.

The shuttle will run at the following times:

    CFT          Loop      Ramada

  8:00am      8:05am     8:10am
  8:15am      8:20am     8:25am
  8:30am      8:35am     8:40am
  8:45am      8:50am     8:55am
  9:00am      9:05am     9:10am
  9:15am      9:20am     9:25am
  9:30am      9:35am     9:40am
  9:45am      9:50am     9:55am

11:30am     11:35am   11:40am
11:45am     11:50am   11:55am
12:00pm     12:05pm   12:10pm
12:15pm     12:20pm   12:25pm
12:30pm     12:35pm   12:40pm
12:45pm     12:50pm   12:55pm
  1:00pm      1:05pm     1:10pm
  1:15pm      1:20pm     1:25pm

  2:40pm      2:35pm     2:30pm
  2:55pm      2:50pm     2:45pm
  3:10pm      3:05pm     3:00pm
  3:25pm      3:20pm     3:15pm
  3:40pm      3:35pm     3:30pm
  3:55pm      3:50pm     3:45pm 

Map and Directions to Ramada

The shuttle was very accessible, comfortable and the drivers very pleasant. This meant I did not have to search for a ride. Thank you.
Barb, Business Day 2013 Attendee


Enter through the main entrance and proceed up the stairs to the registration table. 

Registration opens at 8:00 am.  Following the lunch break, registration re-opens at 1:00 pm.

Check in at the registration table to receive your:

  • Name tag
  • Prize ticket
  • Welcome bag containing:
    >  Session Schedule
    Event Map
    >  Helpful materials from campus departments and event supporters

Enjoy light refreshments before sessions begin.  Meet with select University suppliers.


A few local suggestions:

  • On-site at the Ramada
    Embers Grill (information about lunch specials will be available at the registration table)
  • Along Millersport, about a mile -
    Besta Pizza, Elmo's, John & Mary’s, Chinese Cookery, Any Time Sushi, Tim Horton’s, Burger King, Nina’s
  • Along Maple, within four miles -
    IHOP, Olive Garden, Red Lobster, Joe’s Crab Shack, Honey's, Red Robin


Be sure to participate in the prize drawings.  Prizes will be awarded throughout the day. 

  • Write your name on your prize ticket located in your welcome bag
  • Detach the ticket portion
  • Drop it into the ticket box located on the prize table
  • Retain the coupon portion

Schedule at a Glance

8:00 am  Registration

9:00 am  Concurrent Sessions

   > HUB:  An Administrative View
   > Payment Card Data Security
   > RF Retiree Benefits
   > Back to School, Back to Travel

9:45 am  Prize Drawings

10:00 am  Concurrent Sessions

   > SIRI:  Accessing Student Data
   > University Fee Review/Approval
   > Family Medical Leave Act
   > Build Effective Partnerships

10:45 am  Prize Drawings

11:00 am  Concurrent Sessions

   > Active Shooter Training
   > Leadership Lessons
   > Ergonomic Solutions
   > RF SPS Budget Development

12:00 pm  Lunch On Your Own

1:30 pm  Concurrent Sessions

   > BST Project Enhancements
   > RF Self Service/Open Enrollment
   > Managing Student Employees
   > How to Access UB Suppliers

2:15 pm  Prize Drawings

2:30 pm  Concurrent Sessions

   > State Retirement Planning
   > UBF Expenditures
   > Effective Chart of Accounts
   > Make Wellness Work for You

3:15 pm  Grand Prize Drawings

Help us make Business Day even better

We want your feedback to make Business Day even better next year.  After Business Day, check your email for the post-event survey and complete it for a chance to win an HP printer!