Meeting Venues & Hotels in Raleigh, N.C.
As N.C.'s capital city area, the Raleigh area has hosted gatherings as large as 20,000 and meetings of fewer than 100 people. From 300+ unique and multipurpose meeting sites to the 20,000-seat, state-of-the-art PNC Arena and the Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh can satisfy many meeting needs.
If you’re looking for something big, with a wow-factor for a convention, you’ve got great options with PNC Arena and the Raleigh Convention Center. Other major meeting facilities the area offers are downtown Raleigh’s Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, with multiple theaters and an artful, inspiring nature about it, the North Carolina State Fairgrounds (site of the N.C. State Fair each year!) and North Carolina State University’s McKimmon Conference & Training Center, echoing the university’s innovative and forward-thinking character. Learn more about these major meeting sites.
The area’s unique meeting sites also provide a large range of environments and atmospheres. Feeling a meeting at a James Beard Award-winning chef’s nationally-recognized restaurant? We can help make that happen. Want a rustic, Southern vibe for your brainstorming and planning meetings? That’s absolutely possible. Also, the destination’s breweries are also hits for convention final receptions and celebrations. Browse through our extensive list of unique meeting sites.
Major meeting hotels
Raleigh, N.C., has you covered if you want to have your meeting space and hotel room block all in the same building. More than 20 full-service hotels with 2,500 square feet or more of meeting space are dotted around the destination map, with options in several meeting districts and in walking distance of some of the best things to do and places to eat. The area also has nearly 100 other hotels with smaller meeting rooms and spaces.
Where to Meet
Want to get an inside look at the Cary meeting district? You can with our new Threshold 360 virtual tours! Cary, N.C., stands out for its charm and renowned quality of life as well as its love for all things local. The vibrant town (only ~17 minutes from downtown Raleigh) is home to the USA Baseball