Tag - Talking Points

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
Last week GRCVB released its calendar year-end Wake County Tourism Industry Report, highlighting key performance indicators and hospitality tax collections that continued their upward trajectory throughout 2023. In case you missed it, we're republishing the great news here on the Tourism Talk
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...

Wake County's Five Meeting Districts

Friday, February 02, 2024, 12pm by visitRaleigh

Raleigh and Wake County boast hundreds of options for meeting and event planners, be it venues and hotels for the business functions themselves or restaurants and attractions for arriving groups before/after their functions. To simplify our geography as well as our many business listings for
In case you missed it, we want to make sure our partners and stakeholders heard this news from last week... Sports Destination Management , the leading publication with the largest circulation of sports event planners and tournament directors in the sports tourism market, has announced the 2023

Top Three Sports Moments from the GRSA Era

Thursday, October 19, 2023, 5pm by D. Scott Dupree

My first instinct was to compile a list of my top 25 sports moments during the GRSA era. The Greater Raleigh Sports Alliance, of course, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. In that quarter of a century a lot, and I mean an uppercase, boldfaced and underlined A LOT , of amazing events have