The Buffalo Niagara Convention & Visitors Bureau and Erie County Executive Chris Collins are urging local citizens to become a Buffalo ambassador and help bring a convention, meeting or sporting event to town.
These events are big business, and the people who attend them leave behind big money. In 2008, the direct economic impact of conventions, meetings and sporting events booked by the Buffalo Niagara Convention & Visitors Bureau totaled over $65 million.
"This new Ambassador Program allows every citizen of Buffalo and Erie County to take an active role in the revitalization of our area," said Erie County Executive Chris Collins. "It's time for all of us to start celebrating what's