Category - Events and Engagement

Join Us for Tourism Talk Live—Nov. 8

Friday, October 12, 2018, 4pm by Karen DeSollar

We don’t know if you have noticed, but GRCVB groups all of our communication about the business of destination marketing under one thematic umbrella— Tourism Talk . Anything that appears under the "Tourism Talk" header is tailored for hospitality partners, business leaders,...

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
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....
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...

Universal Access and the Arts Day

Monday, July 16, 2018, 7am by Karen DeSollar

One of the visitor service areas that we are talking about more often here at GRCVB is accessibility —making Raleigh and Wake County’s offerings for visitors available to people of all abilities. Julie Brakenbury, CGSP ® , director of services, dealt with the topic in this blog a...
For the second consecutive year, the GRCVB partnered with Wake County Economic Development, the City of Raleigh and Raleigh Convention Center to tell the region’s story at South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, March 11–14, 2018. The group exhibited in SXSW’s interactive...
It’s your last chance to secure a space at next week’s Wake County Restaurant and Hotel Job Fair. The deadline for employers to reserve booth space is this Wed., March 21, 2018, at close of business. And if early feedback is any indication, this is going to be an event that you are not...

Join Us at Tourism Talk Live!

Friday, October 27, 2017, 7am by visitRaleigh

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...

Three Questions with Loren Gold

Friday, September 22, 2017, 8am by visitRaleigh

...about PNC presents Wide Open Bluegrass You’re tri-chair of the World of Bluegrass Raleigh Local Organizing Committee (LOC). Who is on the committee, and how do members work together to make the Wide Open Bluegrass event especially happen? I, along with our other tri-chairs, Laurie Okun,...