Category - Events and Engagement

The story of Raleigh, N.C. , at South by Southwest (SXSW) 2019 is one of collaboration. We talk about Raleigh being “a city that prides itself on our collaborative spirit,” which I suspect many cities say about themselves, but not so many do. You might have seen tweets and Instagram...

Thoughts from the Job Fair

Monday, March 11, 2019, 7am by visitRaleigh

You have heard and seen us talking about the second annual Wake County Hospitality Job Fair , which happened last Tues., March 5, 2019. Over 55 employers were on hand to talk with several hundred applicants about job opportunities at their businesses. We are sharing some photos from the Fair below,
In our world of planning for meetings, conventions and events, hardly a week goes by that we don’t read another article on event security, attendee safety, active-shooter training and more. It’s a hard reality, too, that some weeks carry the news of yet another terrible incident....

See for Yourself Fam Tours

Friday, December 07, 2018, 9am by visitRaleigh

Once a quarter, you should be seeing emails appear in your inbox inviting you to GRCVB’s See for Yourself (SFY) Fam Tours . The SFY series was created to provide a chance for hospitality partners and particularly front-line staff to be visitors in their own area. They can “see for...
Hospitality employers—please make sure this is on your radar. The second annual Wake County Hospitality Job Fair has been scheduled for Tues., March 5, 2019, at the Raleigh Convention Center. Four local partners are collaborating to host the fair: Capital Area Workforce Development, the North

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