Tag - Festivals and Events

2018 Year-End Tourism Industry Report

Friday, March 01, 2019, 2pm by visitRaleigh

In case you missed it—GRCVB released its 2018 Year-End Tourism Industry Report last month. These numbers are of interest to all of us in the Wake County hospitality sector. ............. 2018 Year-End Tourism Industry Report Wake County hospitality industry has one of the best years on...

Report from Dennis Edwards, November 2018

Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 10am by visitRaleigh

As we move further into the implementation phase of the Destination Strategic Plan, we are making every effort to keep our partners and stakeholders informed about the work of GRCVB as Destination 2028 starts to take shape. To that end, here is president and CEO Dennis Edwards’s report to the...

The Baton Has Been Passed

Monday, October 01, 2018, 7am by Karen DeSollar

Beginning this month, we will be devoting one monthly Tourism Talk blog post to an update on the work of the Wake County Destination Strategic Plan's (DSP's) implementation, Destination 2028. However, this week's update is an important demarcation in the DSP project. As we have been...

Raleigh M.A.I.N. Events

Friday, August 31, 2018, 10am by visitRaleigh

We all know that one of the things that Raleigh, N.C., does best is events. And at no time of the year is that more evident than September when Raleigh hosts 19 major events and festivals under the Raleigh M.A.I.N. Events moniker. Six years ago, organizers realized that they were hosting and

The 2018-2019 Official Media Kit

Monday, August 27, 2018, 7am by Karen DeSollar

We have just released the 2018-2019 Official Media Kit, a collection of GRCVB-sanctioned avenues to promote your business or organization to potential visitors. Every hospitality partner in the county already gets free, year-round exposure from the CVB, including an ever-present listing on
Last Thurs. at our Annual Meeting, GRCVB, along with hospitality-industry consultant Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), unveiled the results of the Destination Strategic Plan (DSP) to grow tourism in Wake County to more than 21 million visitors annually by 2028. We thank those who attended and heard about
We have been sending invitations, emails and other updates these last few weeks about GRCVB's 2018 Annual Meeting, Thurs., Aug. 16, at the Raleigh Convention Center. Ticket sales are closed, so unless you already have a ticket, you will have to wait for the full report to be published online....

Universal Access and the Arts Day

Monday, July 16, 2018, 7am by Karen DeSollar

One of the visitor service areas that we are talking about more often here at GRCVB is accessibility—making Raleigh and Wake County’s offerings for visitors available to people of all abilities. Julie Brakenbury, CGSP ® , director of services, dealt with the topic in this blog a...