Tag - Economic Development

If you are familiar with GRCVB, you might have heard of or attended Tourism U, an advocacy program focused on tourism and destination education. If not, we would love to meet with you and your team. (Email us here if you're interested in setting up a Tourism U 100 session for your staff!) We...

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...

GRCVB Staff Updates

Friday, September 22, 2023, 2pm by visitRaleigh

In a Tourism Talk blog post a few months ago called "What Do the Little Letters Mean?," we explained the credentials that GRCVB staff members have earned as part of their professional development. And because it's noteworthy, we called out this detail: Editor’​s note: By...

2022 Wake County Visitation Figures Released

Thursday, August 17, 2023, 12pm by visitRaleigh

A report released last week by GRCVB revealed that Wake County welcomed 17.8 million visitors in 2022, a 12.9% increase over 2021. These nearly 18 million visitors who traveled to Wake County spent a record-breaking $3 billion in the community, a 26.1% increase over 2021. After numbers declined in

GRCVB Debuts New Trade Show Booth

Friday, August 11, 2023, 4pm by Karen DeSollar

We thought you might be interested to see the new trade show booth design that we debuted at the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Annual Meeting & Exposition in Atlanta the first week of August. The new 10' x 20' booth was a shared project with the co-op partners who...
Thurs., Aug. 17, 2023 A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater at Martin Marietta Center for the Performing Arts Networking and light breakfast: 9-10am Session: 10-11am It was five years ago at the 2018 GRCVB Annual Meeting that we envisioned “Destination 2028” and released the new Destination...