Meetings & Conventions in Raleigh, N.C.

Jump InVibrant meetings and conventions are on and thriving in Raleigh, N.C. We eagerly invite you to come together, plan, laugh, discuss and experience the off-screen experiences here that make our lives richer.

Jump in with connected gatherings indicative of a new and better normal. Moments that embrace in-person interaction and result in the best collaboration and teamwork.

Nothing would please us more than to see you and your organizations excited and energized in memorable places like the downtown Raleigh Convention Center campus. We warmly welcome you to fully enjoy restaurantshotelsmuseumsoutdoor spaces and the unique experiences you will only find in a place like Raleigh, N.C.

(See our response to COVID-19 plus more information here.)

Meeting Planners Notebook

What’s New in Raleigh, N.C.

Raleigh, N.C., recently welcomed a new hotel to its bustling Airport Meeting District—The Westin Raleigh-Durham Airport. The hotel has opened its doors to business and leisure travelers seeking a comfortable and luxurious stay near RDU International Airport. This...

At Visit Raleigh, our diverse teams hold themselves to high standards as experts in the tourism industry. We are proud to be trusted partners and advocates of the tourism industry, thus, continued...

The relationship between a Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) team member and a meeting planner is one based on strong partnership, and we are incredibly lucky to work with planners...

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 a full-service hotel with 10,000+ square feet of 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

Major meeting facilities plus more than 350 meeting facilities (including unique sites and hotels!). View More

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

Reach out to us and start planning your meeting in Raleigh, N.C., today! View More

Meeting Planners Guide photo by Jonathan Corbett