Airport Meeting District

Here’s one obvious advantage of the Airport District in Raleigh and Morrisville, N.C.—you are close to RDU International Airport so your attendees can have a very short commute to your meeting hotel. And there's no shortage of fun things to do and delicious dining!

Meeting hotels with 2,500 square feet or more of meeting space

The Westin Raleigh-Durham Airport

This new 236-room hotel in the Airport District offers up 14,499 square feet of flexible meeting space, including a grand ballroom that can accommodate up to 500 guests. The Westin Raleigh-Durham Airport has made history as the first Westin property in Raleigh and brings the total number of Westin properties in North Carolina to two. A notable feature of the property is its upscale Il Falò restaurant, offering wood-fired Italian cuisine from a menu developed by James Beard Award-winning chef Bradford Thompson... View more

Combined, the Embassy Suites Raleigh-Durham Airport/Brier Creek and the adjacent Hampton Inn & Suites RDU/Brier Creek offer 10,000+ square feet of meeting space, plus they're about a five-minute ride from RDU.

Host a conference or meeting in one of Embassy Suites RDU/Brier Creek hotel's various function rooms ranging from the intimate... View More

The Hampton Inn & Suites RDU/Brier Creek is located three miles from RDU International Airport and within one mile to over 100... View More

Other full-service meeting hotels with more than 2,500 square feet of meeting space are the Courtyard by Marriott Raleigh-Durham Airport - Brier Creek and Four Points by Sheraton Raleigh Durham Airport, both five minutes away from the airport.

The Courtyard by Marriott® Raleigh-Durham Airport - Brier Creek is a unique hotel located in Brier Creek off of Highway 70 and... View More

Central to Raleigh, Cary and surrounding areas, and minutes from RDU International Airport and the respected Research Triangle... View More

Things to do and dining

Hotels near the airport are also close to Brier Creek Commons, a rich and diverse shopping and restaurant area. Brier Creek has almost every well-known retail brand you can think of for shopping, souvenirs, personal needs etc., all within a few blocks (and well-appointed blocks, at that). You will also see many recognizable restaurant names, a movie theater and much more.

Also, you're just a short drive from some Raleigh, N.C., highlights: Passionate mind Joel Graybeal's indoor rock climbing spot, Triangle Rock Club, with excellent team-building opportunities (and 55-foot climbing walls!); William B. Umstead State Park, the largest state park in N.C.; Angus Barn, a Raleigh dining institution perfect for team meals and client meetings; and several breweries, including passionate mind Sumit Vohra's Lonerider Brewing Company, one of the area's beer scene staples.

The Airport District is city-within-a-city for all things meeting in Raleigh, N.C.!

Triangle Rock Club is home to five of the Southeast's premier indoor climbing and fitness centers, including a gym in Morrisville... View More

Stroll nature trails or walk along 22 miles of hiking trails meandering through forest. Also offered are camping, picnicking,... View More

A family-owned institution for over 50 years, serving certified Angus Beef, aged in house. This award-winning steakhouse has one... View More

Lonerider opened its doors in Raleigh on Jan. 23, 2009 with a beer and a dream. Today, Lonerider is among the top 150 craft... View More

More Districts

Meeting and event strategists can choose between five separate meeting districts across the Raleigh, N.C., area. Each has its own personality and combination of features and may be just the right fit for your next event!

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Airport District

Here’s one obvious advantage of the Airport District–you are close to RDU International Airport so your attendees can have a very short commute to your meeting hotel!

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Cary District

When your must-have list includes charming and renowned quality of life, you’ll want to plan your event surrounded by everything Cary, N.C., has to offer.

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Downtown District

Anchored by the LEED Silver-certified, 500,000-square-foot Raleigh Convention Center, the downtown Raleigh meeting district is full of energy and vibrant, Southern culture.

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Midtown District

The Midtown District includes two compact, walkable areas with meeting hotels, restaurants, shopping and things to do.

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Raleigh West District

Raleigh West includes a full-service hotel with 10,000+ square feet of meeting space, some of the most popular things to do in Raleigh, N.C., and delicious dining.

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Photos: Brier Creek Commons, Steve Jackie; Angus Barn ("all restaurants" photo), Ted Richardson