Tag - Advocacy

Open up those calendars and place a hold on the date for GRCVB's Annual Meeting: Thursday, August 17, 2023 A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater at Martin Marietta Center for the Performing Arts 10-11am Networking and light breakfast: 9am It was five years ago at the 2018 GRCVB Annual Meeting that we

The 2023-2024 Business Plan

Friday, April 21, 2023, 10am by visitRaleigh

A few weeks ago in the Tourism Talk blog, we featured some of the visitor profile statistics which appear in GRCVB's 2023-2024 Business Plan. Today we're ready to release the full plan (click here) to our hospitality business partners and stakeholders. GRCVB's destination marketing...

Binge-Watching the Brand

Friday, April 14, 2023, 11am by visitRaleigh

We use as many marketing tools as we can effectively manage at GRCVB to promote Wake County as a destination for travel of all types. These include traditional, tried-and-true methods like print collateral, email, environmental graphics, display advertising and, of course, visitRaleigh.com. In

Tourism U at RDU International Airport

Thursday, February 02, 2023, 10am by visitRaleigh

We published a blog post late in 2022 telling you that Tourism U, GRCVB's learning track for tourism and destination education, is back in session. Now we want you to know that the first classes of 2023 were held at RDU International Airport the last week of Jan. 2023. Thanks to RDU’s...

New Year Conversation with Dennis Edwards

Thursday, January 05, 2023, 12pm by visitRaleigh

The beginning of a new year is always a good time to check in with community leaders, to ask about their plans and dreams for the next 12 months, what's on their minds, what keeps them up at night, and in our case, what do all hospitality partners and stakeholders need to know about the big...
During the 2022 GRCVB Annual Meeting in August, president and CEO Dennis Edwards mentioned that the Bureau is participating in a comprehensive project to bring stability back to our hospitality workforce after the pandemic. "The City and County recently appropriated $1.25 million to Capital...

Back to School—Tourism U

Friday, September 16, 2022, 12pm by visitRaleigh

Since everyone else is heading back to school, we figured it was time for us, too, so we are bringing back live and in-person Tourism U classes, GRCVB's award-winning learning track for tourism and destination education. We launched Tourism U 100 Level in 2019 and tested several in-person...