Meetings & Conventions in Raleigh, N.C.

This is work? You may forget you’re getting so much done when every amenity is at your fingertips. That’s the kind of meeting you can plan on when you book our state-of-the-art Raleigh Convention Center. Every element has been designed for your convenience and indulgence—right down to being connected to not one but three top-notch hotels.

At the convention center or any of our smaller meeting site venues, you'll be surrounded by engaging hangouts, shopping districts and culture spots, too, so reward yourself with a Broadway show, pro hockey game or ice-cold craft brew when work is over.

Meeting Planners Notebook

Where to Meet

Once the site of the historic Carolina Coach Garage and Shop⁠, a hub for servicing coach buses for decades as late as the 1940s⁠, Transfer Co. Food Hall is a brand-new gathering space bringing newfound activity and energy to downtown Raleigh's Olde...

What’s New in Raleigh, N.C.

Downtown Raleigh's Moore Square: Now open! Moore Square, the four-acre park in the heart of downtown Raleigh, is back with a brand-new look after an extensive renovation that started in late...

Where to Meet

When the North Carolina Museum of Art opened to the public on April 6, 1956, it was dubbed "The Miracle on Morgan Street" by local media. More than 30 years in the making, a $1 million...

Meeting Districts

Meeting and event strategists can choose between five separate meeting districts across the Raleigh, N.C., area. Each has its own personality and combination of features and may be just the right fit for your next event!

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Airport District

Here’s one obvious advantage of the Airport District–you are close to RDU International Airport so your attendees can have a very short commute to your meeting hotel!

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Cary District

When your must-have list includes charming and renowned quality of life, you’ll want to plan your event surrounded by everything Cary, N.C., has to offer.

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Downtown District

Anchored by the LEED Silver-certified, 500,000-square-foot Raleigh Convention Center, the downtown Raleigh meeting district is full of energy and vibrant, Southern culture.

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Midtown District

The Midtown District includes two compact, walkable areas with meeting hotels, restaurants, shopping and things to do.

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Raleigh West

Raleigh West includes two full-service hotels with 10,000+ square feet meeting space, some of the most popular things to do in Raleigh, N.C., and delicious dining.

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The Raleigh Convention Center is home to stimulating design, inspiring culture and superior service. View More

Flip through our Meeting Planners Guide for a comprehensive look at Raleigh, N.C., as a meeting destination. View More