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One of the important responsibilities that GRCVB bears for Wake County is the collection and constant monitoring of tourism-related statistics. As you can imagine during the past year, we have seen some jubilant highs and jarring lows as tourism numbers, across the board, have been reported. As is

An Update on Tourism U

Thursday, October 08, 2020, 12pm by Andrew H. Baker

GRCVB, just like many organizations throughout Wake County, has learned to evolve and discover how best to sustain its core mission in the ever-changing landscape of 2020. Many plans disrupted this year required fresh creativity and a willingness to pivot to make them work. That went doubly so for

GRCVB's 2019-2020 Annual Report

Thursday, September 24, 2020, 3pm by visitRaleigh

We hope you had a chance to be part of our virtual Annual Meeting last month. If you weren’t able to see it live, we have published a synopsis here, and the recording is available at this link. In his comments, GRCVB president and CEO Dennis Edwards provided 2019 data, including the total...
GRCVB’s Annual Meeting went virtual this year on Wed., Aug. 26, 2020. A full recording of the live presentation is available here along with a copy of the accompanying PowerPoint presentation. We’re including a few of the highlights in this blog post, although there is much more...
If Charles Dickens had been choosing the theme for this year’s GRCVB Annual Meeting, I have a feeling he would have gone with "A Tale of Two Cities,”—it was the best of times, it was the worst of times. The Raleigh area's tourism story for 2019-2020 reads like a tale...

Coronavirus Briefing from Aug. 12, 2020

Friday, August 14, 2020, 9am by visitRaleigh

Leaders in the hospitality sector and local community have been reporting when necessary by way of Zoom conference calls during the COVID-19 crisis. Here is a summary of the call from Wed., Aug. 12, 2020 (or if you prefer to listen to the full recording, please find it here)... Dennis Edwards, GRCVB
You will be hearing from each department throughout the Greater Raleigh CVB in the coming weeks about what we have been working on during this COVID crisis. This week you are hearing from the Sales Department and its director, Malinda Harrell, CMP, CASE. Since March, the spread of COVID-19 has