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December is a customary time to reflect on accomplishments and strengths and make plans for the new year. Thanks to insights we’ve gained from JLL’s work to help develop Wake County's Destination Strategic Plan , the GRCVB’s “reflections” this year are more...
Because we are often asked these same nuts-and-bolts questions about the workings of GRCVB, we thought we would provide you with this important and foundational information about the Bureau all in one place. Question 1: Exactly what kind of entity is GRCVB, and to whom do you report? The GRCVB is an
Happy Thanksgiving week! Those of us who work in the hospitality industries in Wake County talk everyday about how grateful we are for visitors to our area. We love showing off all of Raleigh’s assets, and we know that our businesses benefit from hosting out-of-town guests. In fact,...
We all have our list of go-to places where we take visitors from out of town. Whether it's taking our guests to the Nature Research Center at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, showing off the latest restaurants and things to do in downtown Raleigh, spending an afternoon scaling...

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We at GRCVB are doing our best to make sure our hospitality industry partners and other interested onlookers grasp the power of tourism in Wake County. We're talking about a multibillion-dollar sector of the local economy, directly supporting more than 25,500 jobs (in fact, there only 10...
A few weeks ago in this Tourism Talk blog, GRCVB executive vice president Loren Gold answered a few questions about the International Bluegrass Music Association's (IBMA's) World of Bluegrass week in Raleigh and hinted at the expected economic impacts from IBMA’s annual business...