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 Martin Marietta 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.
What’s New in Raleigh, N.C.
Raleigh, N.C., recently welcomed a new hotel to its bustling Airport Meeting District—The Westin Raleigh-Durham Airport. The hotel has opened its doors to business and leisure travelers seeking a comfortable and luxurious stay near RDU International Airport. This new hotel is only a short three
Where to Meet
When deciding where your group should meet in Raleigh, N.C., the Midtown Raleigh district is always an excellent choice. The lively district is full of entertainment, easy to get around and is a...
Where to Meet
Aug. 15, 2022, update! New in downtown Raleigh: Sip n' Stroll Downtown social district Launched as of Aug. 15, 2022, visitors to downtown Raleigh can drink beer, wine or cocktails as they walk...