Tag - Convention Services
Visit Raleigh CEO Dennis Edwards receives ESPA's Executive Excellence Award
Wednesday, February 02, 2022, 3pm by Visit Raleigh
Visit Raleigh president and CEO Dennis Edwards recently received the Executive Excellence Award at the Event Service Professionals Association (ESPA) annual conference in Kansas City, Mo., Jan. 21-23. He was given the prestigious award for his commitment and dedication to the industry, as well as
Raleigh, N.C., Celebrates Services! "We're All About Service—Supporting Food with a Conscience”
Tuesday, August 07, 2018, 5pm by Visit Raleigh
Visit Raleigh's Convention Services Department hosted a National Celebrate Services Event titled "We're All About Service—Supporting Food With a Conscience," participating in the Event Service Professionals Association's 2018 National Celebrate Services Week, July...
Celebrate Services! Raleigh, N.C., Gives Back
Monday, August 07, 2017, 7am by Visit Raleigh
The Greater Raleigh CVB's Convention Services Department hosted a "Services Gives Back" event, participating in the Event Service Professionals Association's 2017 National Celebrate Services Week, July 31-Aug. 4. Not only did we celebrate services and the wonderful job convention...
Voluntourism: Enhancing Conference Attendees’ Time Together
Thursday, April 27, 2017, 7am by Visit Raleigh
Do you have conference clients who are looking to enhance their time together by giving back? In response to an increasing number of planners asking about such "voluntourism" opportunities, the Convention Services team at the Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau (GRCVB) partnered...
Tips and Tricks to Promote Your Event in Raleigh, N.C.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 6am by Karen DeSollar
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...
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...