Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau Wins Gold Service Award for 2009
Sunday, July 19, 2009, 8pm
GREATER RALEIGH CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU
WINS GOLD SERVICE AWARD FOR 2009
PRESENTED BY MEETINGS & CONVENTIONS MAGAZINE
Raleigh, NC - Meetings & Convention Magazine readers have selected the Greater
Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau (GRCVB) as a recipient of the 2009 Gold
Service Award. This is the second time the GRCVB has won this prestigious award.
This annual award honors Convention and Visitors Bureaus that have excelled in
professionalism and dedication in their service to meeting professionals. Relying on their
extensive industry experience in both corporate and association markets, the magazine's
readers made selections based on key criteria including: professionalism of staff; support
on hotels and site inspections; assistance with ground transportation planning; guidance
on local attractions; and liaisons with local vendors and services.
"The sales team has been working tirelessly on promoting the Greater Raleigh area as a
premier meetings and convention destination and take pride in providing stellar service
and making a lasting impression," said Denny Edwards, president and CEO of the
Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Winning CVBs will be featured in Meetings and Conventions' Gold Awards issue later
Meetings & Conventions (www.mcmag.com) is a division of NORTHSTAR Travel
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The Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau, as the official destination
marketing organization of Raleigh and Wake County, accelerates sustainable economic
growth and development by increasing visitor and convention business.