Tourism & Recreation

Jennifer R. Gregory, MBA

Jennifer R. Gregory, MBA

Professor Gregory

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Jennifer Gregory is a National Sales Manager for Visit Buffalo Niagara and an adjunct instructor at Niagara University’s College of Hospitality & Tourism Management. At Visit Buffalo Niagara, Gregory is responsible for bringing convention business to Erie County. She currently serves as a member of the Empire State Society of Association Executives Tradeshow Committee and is on the Membership Committee of the Meeting Professionals International Northeast Chapter.

Prior to working at Visit Buffalo Niagara, Gregory worked for Destination Niagara USA (formally known as Niagara Tourism & Convention Corporation) as a Sales Manager and was responsible for seeking convention visits to Niagara County amongst other duties.

Gregory began her career as a Governor Appointed Associate at Empire State Development, New York States chief economic development agency. Here she supported the Western New York Regional Economic Development Council and the five country Western New York Regional Office in many facets of economic development. She also has front line hospitality experience with Walt Disney World Resorts, Six Flags, Delaware North, The Mansion on Delaware Avenue, and The Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni.

Gregory holds a Bachelor of Science in Tourism & Recreation Management concentrating in Special Events & Convention Center Management and a Masters of Business Administration, both from Niagara University. During her undergraduate studies, Gregory participated in the Lake Como Work Abroad and Disney College Program. She earned the Code of Professionalism designation and was a member of the Eta Sigma Delta International Hospitality Honor Society. Gregory also completed an intensive program in Urban Studies at the University of California at Berkeley College of Environmental Design.