Raleigh, NC Meeting Planning Overview

Raleigh, NC | Meeting Planning Overview

A visit to Raleigh, N.C., is more than a trip to a blossoming Southern metropolis--you'll feel enriched and energized the instant you're warmly welcomed by its smart, savvy locals. Raleigh's bright minds head top-tier technology, education and life science institutions; its artists create a bevy of cultural and culinary touchstones; and its storytellers proudly carry on the collective heritage of a rich, historic capital city. Meeting attendees can invigorate their senses by sampling the many flavors of cutting-edge Southern cuisine enhanced by artisan craft brews and spirits. They will get their toes tapping to the sounds of emerging music and bands, as well as rollicking bluegrass festivals and more. Discover gifts and treasures from local boutiques, including many handmade and custom designs for truly eclectic finds. And, join in broadening their horizons through an enticing array of visual and performing arts exhibitions.
Fast Facts | Raleigh, NC
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421 Fayetteville St., Ste. 1505, Raleigh, NC 27601-2995
GSF Exhibit Space Raleigh Convention Center 150,000
Meeting Space, Square Feet PNC Arena700,000
Largest Ballroom, Square Feet Raleigh Convention Center32,617
Sleeping Rooms in largest hotel Raleigh Marriott City Center400
Hotel adjacent to convention facility: Yes
Hotel rooms within one mile of convention center: 1,331
RDU International Airport
Miles to downtown 15
Cities with non-stop flights62
International cities with direct flights6
Additional Cities in the Surrounding Area
Apex, Cary, Fuquay-Varina, Garner, Holly Springs,
Knightdale, Morrisville, Raleigh, Rolesville, Wake Forest,
Wendell, Zebulon and Wake County
Type of Destination Experience:
Capital City, College Town, Historic