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Sky Armory

SKY Armory is the culmination of a 20 year journey of events and entrepreneurship.

Our story begins in 1996 when Nicole Samolis, CSEP left her career in retail management and ventured into the emerging event industry and launched The Events Company. Since that time our focus has been on the client and planning events in various event venues, barns and tents across Central New York, the US and even Mexico. As we traveled to other cities and experienced unique venues an idea began to grow and saw the opportunity of creating our own unique venue in our own backyard - the concept of SKY Armory was born.

Because we're planners first, our concept for a unique venue is very different from the traditional banquet facility. We are still client centric and customize the event experience. As Nicole likes to say, 'we fixed all of our pet peeves with the other venues' - When you come to SKY you have an event planner, we're focused on exceptional service, made from scratch food, great wines (served in the appropriate wine glass), craft beers, decor and anything else a client would need for their event.

Our commitment to downtown Syracuse centered our search for a building and found the former Wells & Coverly Department Store. We gutted the building, blew out the back wall to create a modern entry atrium that put us into the hub of Armory Square. It was a labor of love. - and in October of 2014 we opened our doors and have wowing our clients and their guests since.

In the words of poet Maya Angelou, “People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” This is the mantra we live by each day. ​ A blissful couple on their wedding day, stress-free executives raising a glass with their colleagues at the end of a successful meeting, and a board of directors floored by the powerful response to a game-changing gala—this could be you. We’re dedicated to making the event planning process as simple as possible for our clients. When it comes to event venues, more people choose SKY Armory.

Don't settle. Be unforgettable.

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