Top 10 Reasons to Meet in Raleigh
LIVE IT UP!
Your attendees will discover what Forbes, Kiplinger’s, Esquire, Money and Rolling Stone have already found out: Raleigh is an award-winning city in which to work, play and visit.
EASE OF ACCESS
Increase your meeting attendance with our newly-renovated RDU International Airport and a great selection of low-cost flights.
Make the most of your organization's budget by making connections with the world-class research, science and technology companies that call the Raleigh area home.
Your team will be amazed at the endless amenities and startling views of our Silver LEED-Certified Raleigh Convention Center, an architectural gem of the Southeast.
Raleigh's lush greenways, walking paths and golf courses are great ways to relax, and the coast, Blue Ridge Mountains and Pinehurst will make perfect pre- or post-meeting trips.
Give your conference an intellectual boost by drawing on the world-renowned professors and research scientists from the 10 universities and colleges in our area.
OFF THE CLOCK/ON THE TOWN
A thriving downtown packed with over 125 eateries and pubs, 40 unique galleries and four museums will enliven any and all of your attendees downtime.
Choose from two upscale hotels, the 400-room Raleigh Marriott City Center, connected to the Raleigh Convention Center, and the 353-room Sheraton Raleigh Hotel, which is just steps away.
Tap into the nation's third-highest concentration of college degrees and let your organization’s great minds meet an area full of them.
THE TIME IS NOW
The destination has undergone more than three billion dollars in development and renovations. There is simply no better place, and no better time, to bring your convention to N.C.’s capital city area.