Tag - Community Engagement

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...

Makers with a Mission

Friday, January 13, 2023, 2pm by visitRaleigh

Since the destination brand's refresh in 2015, we at GRCVB have made every effort to showcase as many local, passionate-minded makers as we possibly can. For the past seven-plus years, we have been working with many Wake County businesses to create a product inventory that GRCVB can use...

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...

GRCVB Wins Big in Statewide Awards

Friday, December 02, 2022, 12pm by visitRaleigh

Shortly before the Thanksgiving holiday, several members of GRCVB's Marketing & Communications team attended the North Carolina Tourism Leadership Conference in Charlotte, hosted by the N.C. Travel Industry Association (NCTIA). The event includes sessions and presentations from travel...

GRCVB's Top 10 Resources List 2022

Friday, November 18, 2022, 12pm by visitRaleigh

It's about this time of year that we start seeing the end of the year Top 10 lists—for example, top 10 news stories or top 10 scandals of 2022. We decided we'd be a part of that trend by serving up GRCVB's lists of top 10 resources we use or look to in our work that we think...

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...
GRCVB hosted its 35th Annual Meeting on Thurs., Aug. 18, 2022, at A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. Here’s a summary of the meeting... GRCVB Board of Directors chair Mark Zimmerman reported top-line 2021 and 2022 tourism numbers. At the close of the...