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  • Become an Ambassador

    A Hometown Ambassador is a person who is a resident of the Saratoga area who encourages or influences a group to hold its event in Saratoga. There is so much to do, see and experience in Saratoga Springs – why plan to host your event elsewhere when Saratoga Springs is your ideal destination?

    Saratoga is not only a unique and magical convention destination, but it is close to many Northeast regions. Just 3 hours from Boston, Montreal and New York City, and only a short drive from Albany – this year round, resort destination has it all! Combining outstanding attractionsretailers and restaurants — group members have something fun to do during all four Saratoga seasons!

    For more group information please contact Mary Jo Janis or Heather McElhiney.

    How hosting your meeting in Saratoga ultimately affect business and members:

    • Provides prestige and publicity for you and your local organization
    • Reduces travel costs for your local chapter members
    • Strengthens attendance/membership of your local chapter
    • Stimulates the local economy

    Saratoga Convention and Tourism Bureau will help you to:

    • Research your next open meeting year and start the bid process
    • Gather and compile hotel and meeting facility proposals
    • Obtain personal letters of invitation from the governor and mayor(s)
    • Provide promotional materials, including our fact-filled Saratoga Meeting and Event Planner’s Guide
    • Make presentations on your behalf to the decision-making committee
    • Arrange for site visit by decision makers
    • Promote your meeting via news releases

    Host your meeting or group event in Saratoga and celebrate this prestigious city you call home! Contact a staff member today for help in planning a meeting or convention in this classy city.

    2015 Hometown Ambassadors

    Marie Schongar – American Association of Diabetes Educators, April 18-21, 2015

    Tarah Hoogkamp and Mary Sue Hollowood – NY Cancer Registrars, October 7-9, 2015

    Tim Mabee – Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, May 1 – May 3, 2015 and Sons of the Spanish American War – September 11 – 13, 2015

    Joan Prouty – Country School Association of America, June 14-18, 2015