Macon, GA- The Macon-Bibb County Convention & Visitors Bureau (MBCCVB) recently celebrated the 500thattendee of the "I Am Macon" program. The program, which started January 2013, 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 become "Macon Tourism Ambassadors," armed with information allowing them to provide superior customer service to Macon visitors.

"The program helped build my awareness about Macon and I learned how to help tell Macon's story," said Raymond Brown, the 500th "I Am Macon" attendee. "I Am Macon also allowed me to meet others who are interested in revitalizing the community together."

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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