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Hospitality Gives Back

Hospitality Gives Back is the new corporate social responsibility initiative of the Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau. Our goal is to give back to our destination, vitalize our cherished attractions, and lend a helping hand to organizations within our community. By doing so, we intend to both preserve and enhance the travel and destination experience within Albany County.


Cleanup Day at Underground Railroad History Project of the Capital Region

Join us April 28, 2017, 1-4pm, for a cleanup of the Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence, a stop on the Underground Railroad. A joint project of the Underground Railroad History Project of the Capital Region. We'll work with hospitality partners and community members to spruce up this heritage site for tourists. Afterwards, we'll head over to Nine Pin Cider for a Hospitality Happy Hour.

To register for the event, click here.      




Myers Residence - Exterior

Cleanup Day at Historic Cherry Hill

The first Hospitality Gives Back event took place in April at Historic Cherry Hill where volunteers prepared the grounds in anticipation of the Albany History Fair. Work included raking leaves and spreading mulch in flower beds.

Read the full press release here

Hospitality Gives Back - Historic Cherry Hill LO

Doubleday Field Cleanup at National Baseball Hall of Fame 

Members of the Albany Hospitality Community volunteered with Tourism Cares at Cooperstown's Doubleday Field in preparation for Hall of Fame Induction Weekend. Volunteers spent the day working on a number of different projects including painting, concrete repair, and the removal of invasive plant species on the field.

Read the full press release here

Hospitality Gives Back - Hall of Fame LO 


Charitable Giving

When you bid on a meal, an admission, or a hotel room at your favorite charitable event silent or live auction that is "Hospitality Giving" back right here at home. In 2014, well over $1,000,000 was contributed locally by Albany's hospitality partners.

The ACCVB has also taken part in the following community service activities:




Future Opportunities

Please check back soon for future opportunities! 


Contact Us 

If you would like to suggest an idea for a future project or have any questions related to the Hospitality Gives Back program, please contact:

Danielle Walsh, Convention Sales Assistant
(518) 434-1217 ext. 102, dwalsh@albany.org



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