Tag - Planner Tips

Once the site of the historic Carolina Coach Garage and Shop⁠, a hub for servicing coach buses for decades as late as the 1940s⁠, Transfer Co. Food Hall is a brand-new gathering space bringing newfound activity and energy to downtown Raleigh 's Olde East neighborhood, opening up...
In a destination full of world-class museums, outdoor recreation, award-winning culinary spots and more, one activity tends to stand out by being a bit louder than the others—live music! Raleigh, N.C., has the most live music of any destination in the state —the most dates, the most...
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
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...

Unique Venue Spotlight: CAM Raleigh

Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 7am by Visit Raleigh

Located in the heart of downtown Raleigh's Warehouse District , CAM Raleigh provides beautiful event spaces that inspire—breathtaking architecture and art, tons of natural light, a spacious meeting area, exceptional service and more. CAM Raleigh is the perfect place for celebrations,...
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