Category - Role of the DMO

Report from Dennis Edwards, October 2018

Monday, October 22, 2018, 6am by visitRaleigh

In last month’s Report from Dennis Edwards , we mentioned that, as we've moved into the implementation phase of the Destination Strategic Plan (DSP), we want to make sure we’re keeping our partners and other stakeholders “in the loop” about how Destination 2028 is...

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

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
Back in 2015, GRCVB first expanded its promotion of signature experiences for visitors of all types, developing a Things to Do webpage that showcased a curated collection of personal tours and hands-on encounters in Raleigh/Wake County. All these experiences were suited for small groups (e.g.,
The GRCVB Sales Department works tirelessly each year with meeting/event professionals and area hotel partners in Wake County to book meetings, conventions and other events that drive visitation. For our area partners who use the Partner Information eXchange Login (PIXL) to securely receive and
We have been publishing a series of Tourism Talk blog posts we called "Backgrounders." We are sharing these because we want you to know about the rich professional experience that CVB leaders bring to the county. Today, we're providing background on the CVB's director of...
We've asked GRCVB's director of sales Malinda Harrell, CMP, CASE, three lightning-round questions about the work she does to bring meetings and conventions to Raleigh and Wake County. 1. What three principles do you and your team employ when trying to book a group? Integrity It is...
GRCVB's official tourism website,, draws over 2.3 million sessions annually from engaged leisure and business travelers/clients. Those users are on our site for one reason—because they are planning to visit our area and spend money here. Every hospitality partner in Wake...

Backgrounder: Loren J. Gold

Friday, April 27, 2018, 4pm by visitRaleigh

A few months ago, we published a Tourism Talk blog called " Backgrounder: Dennis Edwards, " a resumé of sorts about our president and CEO. We are sharing these because we want you to know about the rich professional backgrounds that CVB leaders bring to the county. Today, we're...