Tag - Media and PR

In 2019, the Focus Will Be on…

Friday, January 04, 2019, 8am by visitRaleigh

Often during election seasons, you will hear candidates and their advisers talk about staying "on message"... that is, to not get distracted by tangential topics or issues that would take the focus from where it belongs—on that which is official and most important. During 2019,...

Join Us for Tourism Talk Live—Nov. 8

Friday, October 12, 2018, 4pm by Karen DeSollar

We don’t know if you have noticed, but GRCVB groups all of our communication about the business of destination marketing under one thematic umbrella—Tourism Talk. Anything that appears under the "Tourism Talk" header is tailored for hospitality partners, business leaders,...

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
We were delighted to release this information to the media last week, and we're presenting it here again—in case you missed it (ICYMI). The news is good—tourism in Wake County is alive and well! ....... Tourism in Wake County Continues to Grow to Record Heights Raleigh Area...
For the second consecutive year, the GRCVB partnered with Wake County Economic Development, the City of Raleigh and Raleigh Convention Center to tell the region’s story at South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, March 11–14, 2018. The group exhibited in SXSW’s interactive...

Economic Impacts of World of Bluegrass 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 3am by visitRaleigh

A few weeks ago in this Tourism Talk blog, GRCVB executive vice president Loren Gold answered a few questions about the International Bluegrass Music Association's (IBMA's) World of Bluegrass week in Raleigh and hinted at the expected economic impacts from IBMA’s annual business...

Helping Us Help You with PR

Friday, September 15, 2017, 6am by visitRaleigh

Scott Peacock is the Greater Raleigh CVB’s director of public relations; he also oversees the Bureau's international tourism sales and marketing strategy. ............ Along with PR manager Jessica Holt, Scott is responsible for working with travel, lifestyle and culinary journalists to...