Category - Planner Tips

Hello! My name is Karen DeSollar and I am responsible for creative services at the Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau. I work often, through our Services Department , with meeting planners who are bringing their events to Raleigh, N.C. If you're a meeting planner and you're...
When planning a meeting or convention, a planner must focus on achieving the primary goals of the event. Professional education for the attendees, business sessions, exhibits and networking are all very important to the success of most planners and the events they plan. No one would argue that those

Using the Precon for Effective Event Planning

Thursday, December 08, 2016, 6am by Visit Raleigh

You've worked hard for months preparing for your event in Raleigh, N.C., and arrival time is just around the corner. As a planner, what would be your last planning step before you go into actual event production mode on-site? In the Raleigh area, the Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors...

Working with Service Providers and RFPs

Friday, November 11, 2016, 12pm by Visit Raleigh

The phone rings in our Services Department offices throughout the week, and we often hear this on the other end of the line: "Hello! I'm planning a conference and I need transportation!" We're always happy to help connect you to a local transportation provider (and really any...