The Raleigh Convention Center in Downtown Raleigh

Upcoming Events

Aug 21

CVB Annual Luncheon

Raleigh Convention Center
Raleigh Convention Center
August 21, 2019 | Wednesday

Strategy Session: 10-11:15am (free) 
Networking: 11:15-11:45am 
Luncheon: 11:45am-1:30pm (ticketed)

  • The Value of Tourism
  • Destination 2028 (10-year implementation of the Destination Strategic Plan)
  • The Destination Brand

Accordingly, this Annual Meeting will emphasize those three messages.

At the ticketed luncheon, you’ll hear from Don Welsh, president and CEO of Destinations International, the global trade association for all destination marketing organizations (DMOs). Welsh will be espousing the value of tourism, what it brings to our communities, why the work of GRCVB is instrumental and how tourism benefits the quality of place for all of Wake County.

- Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau

Aug 21 - Aug 24

NCSFA South Atlantic Fire Rescue Expo

Raleigh Convention Center
Raleigh Convention Center
Aug 21-24

The South Atlantic FIRE RESCUE Expo was envisioned by the NCSFA as an extension and expansion of the required annual Conference and Business Meeting in 2009.

Since then, SAFRE has grown into one of the largest and most popular regional fire-rescue service conferences, conventions and expos. Come see for yourself.

- South Atlantic FIRE RESCUE Expo

All are welcome at the Raleigh Convention Center.

Deep South Classic Basketball Courts

With flexible accommodations for groups of 5 to 15,000, we have the right space for your event.

Downtown Raleigh Skyline

You'll be steps away from award-winning restaurants and nightlife, a variety of hotels, and one of the nation's most rapidly growing entrepreneurial and tech hubs.

The Shimmer Wall

From our rooftop solar panels to our LEED Silver Certification, we make it easy for your event to be green.

Speaker on Stage

Our easily customizable technology options make us a perfect fit for events of all sizes and technical needs.