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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...
Imagine if Hallmark offered in tourism section in their stores. Those cards might read something like this— Now that the Thanksgiving holiday is upon us, it is once again time to give thanks for the many blessings and benefits that are ours. For those of us who live in Wake County and work in...
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...
We've asked GRCVB's director of sales Malinda Harrell, CMP, CASE, three lightning-round questions about the work she does to bring meetings and conventions to Raleigh and Wake County. 1. What three principles do you and your team employ when trying to book a group? Integrity It is...

Backgrounder: Dennis Edwards

Thursday, February 01, 2018, 10am by visitRaleigh

Every chance we get, we try to “beat the drum” — tourism is a $2.4 billion business in Wake County, making it one of the county’s top income and employment generators. And as such, it should be considered with the import and significance it deserves. At the CVB, we take...
Because we are often asked these same nuts-and-bolts questions about the workings of GRCVB, we thought we would provide you with this important and foundational information about the Bureau all in one place. Question 1: Exactly what kind of entity is GRCVB, and to whom do you report? The GRCVB is an

663 Reasons to be Thankful for Visitors

Friday, November 17, 2017, 7am by visitRaleigh

Happy Thanksgiving week! Those of us who work in the hospitality industries in Wake County talk everyday about how grateful we are for visitors to our area. We love showing off all of Raleigh’s assets, and we know that our businesses benefit from hosting out-of-town guests. In fact,...
We’re talking a lot about the Destination Strategic Plan (DSP) around here these days (and these conversations are about to include many of you). Our consulting partner, JLL, will be in town this week, conducting focus groups around the county and presenting at the GRCVB Annual Meeting, plus...
One of the most fulfilling times of year working at a destination marketing organization is when we stop to study the past year of visitation, measure the annual impacts and report on the area’s progress in visitor-related economic development. Perhaps nothing is more crucial to fulfilling...