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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

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
Even in 2019, GRCVB was touting Wake County's booming beer scene thanks, in part, to passage of the Craft Beer Distribution and Modernization Act. A pandemic, a recovery and a few years later, the craft beer scene is as strong as ever and still a vital part of visitation to Raleigh, N.C. To...
Just as Raleigh and Wake County continue to grow, GRCVB is growing within its ranks. Last week we welcomed Abigail Bekele to the Bureau as our social media coordinator. She will be working alongside assistant director of marketing and communications Michael Robson to execute new and exciting social
In the last few weeks, GRCVB has hired two new employees, and we want to introduce you to those newest team members today. We will begin with a new hire in the Marketing and Communications Department, design manager Amber Harmon. Amber is replacing current creative director Karen DeSollar, who will
At GRCVB we work collaboratively with many entities around Wake County to promote visitation to the area. Be it with our hotel partners, convention center colleagues or local food/beverage businesses, we also strive to showcase the passionate people who make Raleigh, N.C., a destination worth

GRCVB Staff Updates

Friday, September 22, 2023, 2pm by visitRaleigh

In a Tourism Talk blog post a few months ago called "What Do the Little Letters Mean?," we explained the credentials that GRCVB staff members have earned as part of their professional development. And because it's noteworthy, we called out this detail: Editor’​s note: By...

2022 Wake County Visitation Figures Released

Thursday, August 17, 2023, 12pm by visitRaleigh

A report released last week by GRCVB revealed that Wake County welcomed 17.8 million visitors in 2022, a 12.9% increase over 2021. These nearly 18 million visitors who traveled to Wake County spent a record-breaking $3 billion in the community, a 26.1% increase over 2021. After numbers declined in