Exceptional Venue for Athletic Teams in Erie, PA

Erie loves sports! Being geographically positioned between three major cities and being home to four universities with Division I, Division II, and Division III athletic programs, many teams find themselves competing in Erie, and in need of group hotel and meal accommodations. In addition to the universities, Erie is home to three professional teams, the Erie Otters OHL Hockey Team, Erie Seawolves Minor League Baseball Team, and the Erie Bayhawks NBA G-League. 

The new Erie Bank Sports Park, located just minutes from our hotels and restaurants, features two in-door ice pads, 8 turf fields, 1 domed field, and 4 basketball/volleyball courts. 

Erie is home to the award-winning, Erie Sports Commission that continually strives to bring new sporting events to Erie. 

Why Choose The Ambassador Banquet and Conference Center?

  • We have hosted teams ranging from Division 1 Hockey, gymnastics, billiards, bowling and much more!
  • We’ll make your stay easy so your team can focus on resting and preparing for competition.
  • We cater to all needs such as lodging, food and meeting rooms.
  • We have experience working with local universities and sports teams for over 10 years.
  • 214 connected hotel rooms.
  • Fully customizable menus for nutritional needs.
  • Multiple amenities including pools, hot tubs and weight room.

History of Hosting Athletic Teams

The Ambassador Banquet & Conference Center was the official lodging and banquet center partner for the 2011 NCAA Women’s Frozen Four National Championship along with the 2014 NCAA Women’s Division II Elite 8 Basketball Tournament. The Ambassador is also the official lodging partner for the Eastern League Umpires as part of our strong relations with the Erie Seawolves.

We’ve welcomed travel teams, club sports, elementary school teams, high school sports and college sports to our facilities and have gained trusted relationships with many of them. We are the favorite lodging and catering spot for multiple OHL teams who compete against the Erie Otters because of our flexible lodging and dining. We provide teams with full service catering and customizable menus to fit any nutritional standards, making us their top choice.

Our Hotel and Conference Amenities

If you are looking to host a corporate event, the Ambassador Banquet & Conference Center is an unparalleled choice in Erie, PA. With 214 connected hotel rooms and over 20,000 square feet of event space, the Ambassador is an unique, convenient and elegant venue specifically designed to have corporate event functions in a multitude of layouts, all in a setting that  will undoubtedly stun those attending. The Ambassador Center offers your guests the finest service and cuisine in Northwestern Pa with accommodations from 10 to 1,000. At the Ambassador Banquet & Conference Center, we take pride in providing you with the kind of personal attention and hospitality that will exceed your expectations.



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