Tag - Planner Tips

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

Unique Venue Spotlight: The Stockroom at 230

Thursday, January 05, 2017, 6am by Visit Raleigh

Located just two blocks from the North Carolina State Capitol in the heart of downtown Raleigh, The Stockroom at 230 is housed in the Carolina Trust Building, a four-story Classical Revival building originally constructed in 1902. The second floor of that building, used as a stockroom for a major

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...