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Local Connections Can Open a World of Opportunities

PeopleDoes your company or membership organization hold meetings and conventions outside of Wake County?

If the answer is "yes," we'd love to connect and share ways we can support bringing those events here in the future! Or, if you have an idea for a new conference, we'd love to chat about that and help make it happen in Raleigh.

Here at the Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB), we're always looking for more ways to work with local professionals to bring their businesses' meetings (big and small) to the Raleigh area. Or, to start new events right here in the destination, like the All Things Open conference started by local Jason Hibbets, which has sparked a wider movement.

Our goal is to bring meetings and conventions to the Raleigh Convention Center and to other facilities throughout Wake County, thus attracting more visitors who make a positive impact on the local economy through their spending. Help us elevate Raleigh, N.C., by taking pride in your hometown and working with us to host the meetings of businesses/organizations you're affiliated with in this area.

Jason Hibbets


Jason Hibbets, co-creator, All Things Open Conference

Jason is always open to great ideas. As community manager for, he's connected to ideas the world over. As co-creator of Raleigh's All Things Open Conference, he collaborated with Raleigh's convention experts to ignite his great ideas. Now in year four, All Things Open attracts the world's top technology leaders and developers to Raleigh, a huge win for both Jason and the destination.


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Get the scoop on what the Greater Raleigh CVB can do for meetings and conventions. Services are lined up and available to help meetings thrive and grow here; all we need is your tip on a future event to get started. Click here.
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Why Tourism Matters

By helping your CVB bring meetings and conventions to the Raleigh area, you can help boost the local economy and do a great service for the community. Check out these stats on the annual economic impacts of tourism and see why it matters, here.

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Raleigh Convention Center

Located in the center of downtown Raleigh, the Raleigh Convention Center (RCC) boasts 500,000 square feet of functional space including a 150,000-square-foot exhibit hall. Click here.
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Meeting Hotels

The Raleigh area offers up a great variety of full-service hotels with 2,500 square feet or more of meeting space, meaning lots of options for meeting planners! Click here.

CVB clients talk about the benefits and great aspects of working with the Bureau and choosing Raleigh, N.C., as a meetings destination.

Our destination is ready to provide state-of-the-art event planning services, and GRCVB's Convention Services team is here to help.

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Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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