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

Your group’s Raleigh, N.C., experience begins the moment they step off the plane at RDU International Airport, thus it’s important their experience at the airport is a good one! RDU’s amenities, services and more help ensure it is. The airport,...

Where to Meet

When deciding where your group should meet in Raleigh, N.C., the Midtown Raleigh district is always an excellent choice. The lively district is full of entertainment, easy to get around and is a...

What’s New in Raleigh, N.C.

RDU International Airport serves Raleigh, N.C., and the Research Triangle Region with two terminals and nonstop flights from 50+ other markets. The airport, located about 15 miles from downtown...

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

A quick FAQ on the destination and meeting offerings. View More

Meeting Planners Guide photo by Jonathan Corbett; Meetings 101 photo by Brian Strickland