Macon, GA- The Macon-Bibb County Convention & Visitors Bureau (MBCCVB) will celebrate its 250th attendee of the "I Am Macon" program during training Saturday, May 18th at 10 a.m. at the Macon Transit Authority. MTA will also be recognized as one of two businesses to have all their employees attend "I Am Macon". The Georgia Sports Hall of Fame has also completed the program.

We are very excited about the program. It will help our drivers do their jobs better and gain confidence to know so much about the city," said Andy Stroud, MaconTransit Authority Director of Marketing/Facilities. "We truly feel like ambassadors for Macon-Bibb County."

The "I Am Macon" program is an interactive customer service program designed to unite and educate the business community about the branding of Macon as a superior visitor and meeting destination. "I Am Macon" is a free three-hour training workshop offered to inform and educate hospitality employees about Macon. Trained individuals will become "Macon Tourism Ambassadors," armed with information allowing them to provide superior customer service to Macon visitors.

The mission of the MBCCVB is to unify and lead our community in marketing the Macon Bibb County area as a superior visitor and meeting destination. Focusing on the Leisure, Group Tour, and Meetings markets, the MBCCVB is the non-profit destination marketing organization of Macon and Bibb County. For more information about the MBCCVB, visit