New Greater Binghamton Tourism and Promotional Video Debuts


(BINGHAMTON, NY) Broome County Executive Barbara J. Fiala was joined by Lou Santoni President and Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Binghamton Chamber’s Convention & Visitors Bureau to unveil the area’s new promotional and tourism video. A two and four minute video segment was created to highlight the area’s assets such as local educational institutions, sports and recreation, scenic views, and more. The videos will be used as part of the marketing campaigns for the Convention & Visitors Bureau and county economic development agencies.

“We live, work and raise our families in a great community,” said Executive Barbara J. Fiala. “Marketing our area is crucial to our growth and ability to attract new businesses, young entrepreneurs, enterprises, and students. By promoting our assets we extend an invitation to others experience our community.”
The video segments will be used on county and convention bureau websites as well for hospitality training, bid presentations for conventions, groups etc. Communiqué Design & Marketing was awarded the contract to capture footage of the community, carry out the concept, design, editing and production.  Hotel Motel tax dollars were utilized to cover the cost of the project, which in total was $12,100.00.
“This project is a great demonstration of how pooling energies and resources can make things happen,” said Lou Santoni, President and CEO of the Broome County Chamber.   “The Greater Binghamton Convention & Visitors Bureau identified a need to update our tourism video and with the support of the county we were able to create an attractive presentation of our area.
To view the two minute video click here. To view the four minute video click here. You can also view the videos at
“I want to thank Broome County Executive Barbara Fiala and Darcy Fauci from the Broome County Economic Development office for their partnership to make this marketing piece a reality,” said Santoni.



02/02/2009 - 8:48am