Tag - Economic Development

It's June, and it feels like summer is off and running, which means it is Pride Month; hospitality partners around Raleigh and Wake County can celebrate in many ways, thanks to the multitude of Pride events happening. For partners looking to actively welcome LGBTQ travelers to the area, GRCVB...
GRCVB is joining the U.S. Travel Association in celebrating National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW), May 19-25, 2024. Established in 1983, NTTW is an annual tradition to mark the U.S. travel industry’s role in stimulating economic growth, cultivating vibrant communities, creating quality job

GRCVB's 2024-2025 Business Plan

Friday, May 03, 2024, 1pm by visitRaleigh

For GRCVB, our fiscal year is beginning to wind down, which means that while we're finishing up business for this year through June 30, we are getting primed and ready to go for fiscal year 2024‒2025 on July 1. Area partners can get a head start on our goals for the next year with our...

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
GRCVB is always hard at work crafting new initiatives and sales assets to help draw visitors to Raleigh and Wake County. Be it our leisure tourism, sports or meetings and conventions marketing, we aim to reach audiences of prospective clients and visitors with storytelling that speaks to why the

The Visit NC Farms App

Friday, March 15, 2024, 12pm by visitRaleigh

GRCVB often shares various opportunities for partners to reach visitors to Raleigh/Wake County. And this week we are highlighting an opportunity for our farm-related partners—the Visit NC Farms app ("Visit NC" not to be confused with our statewide tourism organization, Visit North...
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...