Tag - DIY Planning

Whether you're looking for a venue to kick off a conference or a quiet retreat for group downtime amid a packed meeting schedule, Raleigh, N.C., has several options where attendees can take a break and take in fun views. (Group photo opps, anyone?) Here are just a few of the places where your

Destination News: June/July 2017

Friday, June 30, 2017, 7am by Visit Raleigh

Convention Center Campus Expanding Raleigh's convention center campus is about to welcome a new expansion—the Residence Inn Raleigh Downtown, a 175-room, all-suite hotel, is set to open in July directly across the street from the Raleigh Convention Center (RCC). The campus, which...
This summer downtown Raleigh's convention center campus will welcome the new Residence Inn Raleigh Downtown, a 175-room, all-suite hotel directly across the street from the Raleigh Convention Center (RCC). (The campus currently includes RCC, Raleigh Marriott City Center and Sheraton Raleigh...

Unique Venue Spotlight: The Ritz

Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 7am by Visit Raleigh

Just a few miles outside of downtown Raleigh, N.C., The Ritz has a long and storied history. Opened in the 1970s as a disco, the music venue has evolved over the years, with long stints as a popular rock music venue and Latin nightlife hotspot (the club's alumni range from Jay Z to Dave...
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...