The Baton Has Been Passed

Monday, October 01, 2018, 7am by Karen DeSollar

Beginning this month, we will be devoting one monthly Tourism Talk blog post to an update on the work of the Wake County Destination Strategic Plan's (DSP's) implementation, Destination 2028 . However, this week's update is an important demarcation in the DSP project. As we have been...

Report from Dennis Edwards, September 2018

Friday, September 21, 2018, 2pm by visitRaleigh

The completion of the Destination Strategic Plan (DSP, the research and planning phase of the project) and the launch of Destination 2028 (the implementation phase) have made us at GRCVB more aware of the desire that we have as well as the need to keep our partners , stakeholders and elected

Destination 2028: The Work Begins

Sunday, September 09, 2018, 9pm by Tina Valdecañas

Thank you to everyone who attended GRCVB's Annual Meeting last month. As always, the gathering is an opportunity to celebrate the past year’s success and look forward to upcoming opportunities for our destination. This year’s Annual Meeting was a milestone in our Destination...

Raleigh M.A.I.N. Events

Friday, August 31, 2018, 10am by visitRaleigh

We all know that one of the things that Raleigh, N.C., does best is events . And at no time of the year is that more evident than September when Raleigh hosts 19 major events and festivals under the Raleigh M.A.I.N. Events moniker. Six years ago, organizers realized that they were hosting and

The 2018-2019 Official Media Kit

Monday, August 27, 2018, 7am by Karen DeSollar

We have just released the 2018-2019 Official Media Kit , a collection of GRCVB-sanctioned avenues to promote your business or organization to potential visitors. Every hospitality partner in the county already gets free, year-round exposure from the CVB , including an ever-present listing on
Last Thurs. at our Annual Meeting, GRCVB, along with hospitality-industry consultant Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), unveiled the results of the Destination Strategic Plan (DSP) to grow tourism in Wake County to more than 21 million visitors annually by 2028. We thank those who attended and heard about
We have been sending invitations, emails and other updates these last few weeks about GRCVB's 2018 Annual Meeting , Thurs., Aug. 16, at the Raleigh Convention Center . Ticket sales are closed, so unless you already have a ticket, you will have to wait for the full report to be published online....
Perhaps not as hotly anticipated as Incredibles 2 yet the unveiling and launch of the Wake County Destination Strategic Plan at GRCVB's Annual Meeting on Aug. 16, 2018, will be an event you won’t want to miss. After more than a year of examining our area and its strengths as a tourist...

People First: Q&A with Dr. Shahab Nazariadli

Wednesday, August 01, 2018, 4pm by visitRaleigh

In our “Putting People First” post, we introduced North Carolina State University’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management and People-First Tourism (P1t), Inc., the first tech-based social startup to spin off from N.C. State. The university’s spinoff and...
We hope by now you have seen the invitations for our 2018 Annual Meeting . It’s just a couple of weeks away, on Thurs., Aug. 16, 2018, at the Raleigh Convention Center , and will shine the spotlight on the results of the 13-month Wake County Destination Strategic Plan project. We consider...