Category - Issues, Trends and Accolades

Thurs., Aug. 22, 2024 A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater at Martin Marietta Center for the Performing Arts Networking and light breakfast: 9-10am Program: 10-11am As the official destination marketing organization for Wake County, GRCVB is here to utilize our visitation data and partnerships with industry

Global Meetings Industry Day

Friday, April 05, 2024, 12pm by visitRaleigh

GRCVB is joining the U.S. Travel Association in celebrating Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) this Thurs., April 11. GMID is an international advocacy day recognizing the value of meetings of all kinds. From trade shows to business meetings to conferences and conventions, these meetings can boost
Last week GRCVB released its calendar year-end Wake County Tourism Industry Report, highlighting key performance indicators and hospitality tax collections that continued their upward trajectory throughout 2023. In case you missed it, we're republishing the great news here on the Tourism Talk

GRSA Releases New Video

Wednesday, November 22, 2023, 9am by visitRaleigh

As part of its 25th anniversary year, Greater Raleigh Sports Alliance (GRSA) has released a brand-new and sparkling promotional video highlighting major sports venues in Wake County as well as the myriad of competitive events that Wake County is able to host. “We’re incredibly thankful...

GRCVB Wins Big at NCTIA Conference

Friday, November 17, 2023, 12pm by visitRaleigh

On Nov. 15-16, several members of GRCVB’s Marketing & Communications, Convention Sales and Destination Services teams attended the North Carolina Tourism Leadership Conference, held at The Westin Raleigh-Durham Airport in Raleigh. The annual conference is organized by the North Carolina...
In case you missed it, we want to make sure our partners and stakeholders heard this news from last week... Sports Destination Management , the leading publication with the largest circulation of sports event planners and tournament directors in the sports tourism market, has announced the 2023

Top Three Sports Moments from the GRSA Era

Thursday, October 19, 2023, 5pm by D. Scott Dupree

My first instinct was to compile a list of my top 25 sports moments during the GRSA era. The Greater Raleigh Sports Alliance, of course, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. In that quarter of a century a lot, and I mean an uppercase, boldfaced and underlined A LOT , of amazing events have