With Capital Center project underway, Albany's convention businesses prepare viewers for more

Albany, N.Y. - The Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACCVB) and the Albany County Convention Authority (ACCA) recently released a high quality video highlighting Albany County as an exciting and multifaceted destination. This video serves as an introduction to Albany encouraging viewers to discover Albany through the destination tourism website, Albany.org, and additional collateral materials.

The 90 second video provides a glimpse of Albany showcasing its sights, cuisine, and events and will entice viewers to discover more by visiting Albany.org.

"It is important to show off Albany as the amazing destination it truly is," says ACCVB President/CEO, Michele Vennard, "With the Capital Center on its way, this is the perfect opportunity to prove that Albany is as much as a competitor in the world of travel and meeting destinations as any other city."

This video is the first step in a larger marketing project for Albany and the Capital Center which will include additional videos, a new website, and advertising in select industry publications served to meeting planners.

 See for yourself at www.Albany.org/videos

About the ACCVB:
The Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc. was established in 1976 to promote the civic and commercial progress of the community through increased development of conventions and tourism. ACCVB currently represents more than 300 member businesses and assists each year in hundreds of regional meetings. ACCVB also operates the Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center, Henry Hudson Planetarium, and the Albany International Airport Information Center. For more information, call 518-434-1217 or 800-258-3582 or visit www.albany.org.


Amelia Bach, Public Relations Coordinator
Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Phone: 518-434-1217 x 110
Email: abach@albany.org