Meetings & events


The Ambassador Banquet & Conference Center is an ideal venue for corporate events like board meetings, manager meetings, training seminars, holiday parties, and retirement celebrations. We are happy to host your corporate event within our banquet and conference center or cater off-site. The Ambassador offers a variety of catering packages, price points and styles to accommodate any corporate event.  


Due to our ideal location where I-90 and I-79 intersect, the Ambassador plays host to many tour and travel groups making their way to Erie. Erie is known for her renown beauty and Presque Isle State Park, which was ranked the #1 fresh water beach in North America (according to VisitErie).  We welcome all motorcoachs,  guided tours, and general tourists from the surrounding areas including Canada. Contact us today to learn more about our tour and travel groups special packages.


Erie is a sports town, and being so close to three major metropolitan cities, many athletic teams come to Erie for tournaments and general sporting events. The Erie Sports Commission organizes many events in the area, from Division 1 hockey to gymnastic showcases to billiard and bowling tournaments, Erie plays host to a variety of athletic events. With the Erie Sports Bank Parks recent renovation and installation of two full size hockey rinks, Erie just put herself on the map for many more hockey tournaments.  And with the Ambassador being a mere 5 min away from the rinks and in the middle of a busy commercial district, we are the ideal location for your team to stay while in Erie. Contact us today to learn more about our athletic team packages!


The Ambassador is the perfect venue for panel discussions, speaker events, trade shows, and/or general events. Boasting three unique ballrooms with the availability of 12 breakout rooms, The Ambassador has great locations to showcase vendors, host general sessions, and showcase a variety of speakers for your convention. Our on-site IT department is always available to provide any and all audio visual needs. Your convention guests will find their stay convenient and comfortable with two full-service attached hotels, making it easy to attend shows and have an unforgettable experience.


The Ambassador Banquet and Conference Center prides itself not only on being Erie’s Premier Wedding Location, but also fulfilling all of your social gathering needs. We handle an array of social events including bridal showers, baby showers, rehearsal dinners, birthday parties, family reunions, galas, proms, banquets, graduation parties, wakes, and special cultural gatherings such as bar / bat mitzvahs, quinceañeras, and much more! We are ready to sit down with you and plan every step of the way to insure every detail is just the way you envision it. Let us show you why the Ambassador Banquet and Conference Center is your number one choice for event planning, contact us to start planning your social event today!


Non-profit groups looking to host a fundraiser or special event need to look no further than the Ambassador Banquet & Conference Center to create a stunning and memorable event.  No matter the size or scope of your event, the Ambassador’s large and committed team of professionals is here to ensure you and your guests have the perfect experience. Our catering services offer a wide range of menu options for any event you are considering hosting here at the Ambassador. Our four-time award winning chef and staff have you covered, whether it be a traditional menu selection or something unique, our top-rated staff has you covered sure to entice every palate. Contact an event planner today to learn more!


The Ambassador is Erie’s premier choice for your full-service wedding. Complete with comfort and style, our conference and banquet center accommodates up to 500 guests, making it the perfect wedding venue for your matrimony. Our highly experienced wedding planning staff takes tremendous pride in personalizing each wedding and ensuring the day is one no one will forget! Located in Northwestern Pennsylvania and conveniently located off of I-90, the Ambassador is easy to get to in beautiful Erie, PA. Breathtaking summer and fall days, not to mention the sandy beaches of Presque Isle State Park, all make for the perfect wedding setting. Read more on our wedding page!


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