Tag - Passionate Minds

The 2023 Official Visitors Guide Is Available!

Thursday, January 26, 2023, 12pm by visitRaleigh

Big news! The 2023 Official Visitors Guide to Raleigh, Cary and Wake County is off the press and ready to circulate to visitors, clients, partners and stakeholders. It's especially big news this year because the last guide GRCVB published went to press in April 2020, thus (because of the...

Makers with a Mission

Friday, January 13, 2023, 2pm by visitRaleigh

Since the destination brand's refresh in 2015, we at GRCVB have made every effort to showcase as many local, passionate-minded makers as we possibly can. For the past seven-plus years, we have been working with many Wake County businesses to create a product inventory that GRCVB can use...

New Year Conversation with Dennis Edwards

Thursday, January 05, 2023, 12pm by visitRaleigh

The beginning of a new year is always a good time to check in with community leaders, to ask about their plans and dreams for the next 12 months, what's on their minds, what keeps them up at night, and in our case, what do all hospitality partners and stakeholders need to know about the big...
It’s been a great year for national and international media coverage of Raleigh and Wake County. We have been mentioned in some of the largest media outlets in the world throughout the year, and together this earned coverage accounts for hundreds of millions of impressions about our...

50 of Our Favorite Snaps of 2022

Thursday, December 08, 2022, 12pm by visitRaleigh

As we do every year, we have collected thousands of images that relate to hospitality and tourism in Wake County during 2022. Added to the library this year were festivals/events, businesses, attractions and, most importantly, people, including the visitors and employees who make our area's

The Ghosts of Raleigh

Friday, October 21, 2022, 10am by visitRaleigh

A destination always brings out its best spooks and ghost stories during this week leading up to Halloween. With a haunted history like Wake County has, there are plenty of ghouls and goblins for us to talk about. That concept reminded us of a story, written by Ernest Dollar, executive director of
GRCVB hosted its 35th Annual Meeting on Thurs., Aug. 18, 2022, at A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. Here’s a summary of the meeting... GRCVB Board of Directors chair Mark Zimmerman reported top-line 2021 and 2022 tourism numbers. At the close of the...