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Leisure

185 Words - A visit to Raleigh, N.C. is more than a trip to a blossoming Southern metropolis—you'll feel enriched and energized the instant you're warmly welcomed by its smart, savvy locals. Raleigh's bright minds head top-tier technology, education and life science institutions; its artists create a bevy of cultural and culinary touchstones; and its storytellers proudly carry on the collective heritage of a rich, historic capital city.

Invigorate your senses by sampling the many flavors of cutting-edge Southern cuisine enhanced by artisan craft brews and spirits. Get your toes tapping to the sounds of emerging music and bands, as well as rollicking bluegrass festivals and more. Discover gifts and treasures from local boutiques, including many handmade and custom designs for truly eclectic finds. And, join in broadening your horizons through an enticing array of visual and performing arts exhibitions.

Raleigh may be quiet about the fact that it's leading in most recent quality-of-life rankings, but the fact is, you'll enjoy visiting as much as people enjoy living here. Come see what the city will inspire in you. Its authenticity is homegrown by passionate locals, rooted in Raleigh.

Meeting and Convention

25 Words - Offering a diverse mix of venues including the Silver LEED Certified Raleigh Convention Center, world-class universities and over 150 hotels, Raleigh, N.C., caters to any size group.

75 Words – The first thing many visitors say about Raleigh, N.C., is, “It’s so green here.” Well, that phrase takes on a whole new meaning with the area’s renewed commitment to sustainability. From the Raleigh Convention Center, one of only two Silver LEED Certified centers in the country, to the world-class universities and companies here seeking environmentally-friendly breakthroughs, Greater Raleigh can help you host a smarter, greener meeting… and even save you a little “green,” too!

75 Words - The Raleigh, N.C., area offers a diverse mix of venues including the Raleigh Convention Center, one of only two Silver LEED Certified centers in the country, to world-class universities, over 150 area hotels and numerous unique venues; making it easy to find the perfect space for your group. When hosting a meeting in Raleigh, the professional staff at the GRCVB is committed to ensuring your meeting is a success with personalized service, value and planning assistance.

100 Words – Known for historic landmarks and burgeoning cosmopolitan offerings--arts, festivals, sports and shopping--Raleigh, N.C., is the “can’t miss” cultural and entertainment center of the Southeast. Offering a diverse mix of venues including the Raleigh Convention Center, one of only a handful of Silver LEED Certified centers in the country, to world-class universities, more than 150 area hotels and numerous unique meeting venues, the Raleigh area offers the perfect space for your group. When hosting a meeting in Raleigh, the professional staff at the GRCVB is committed to ensuring your meeting is a success with personalized service, value and planning assistance.

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Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau

421 Fayetteville St., Ste. 1505  
Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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