We're Ready For You.

We're ready to bring your events to life.

We're ready when you are. Our three downtown venues have compiled our re-opening protocols and procedures so you can see how we're going above and beyond to keep our clients, attendees, exhibitors, and staff safe.

The Complex's Re-Opening Guide

See the Center

Our turnkey facility features 500,000 ft2 of bright, flexible meeting and event space in the heart of Downtown Raleigh.

Take a deeper dive in our facility's specifics with our Building Map, Maximum Capacity Chart, and Event Planner's Handbook below.

 

Building Map with Square Footage

Maximum Capacity Chart

Event Planner's Handbook

 

Safety & Health
RCC Staff wiping down door handles

Your safety is our #1 concern. In addition to our meticulous cleaning regimen, we're pursuing the cleaning industry's most rigorous certification.

Technology
Ballroom lit with AV displays for a tech-heavy gaming event

You can count on our newly upgraded complimentary 5 Gpbs wireless throughout the facility, an on-site IT team, locally based fiber optic data network, newly upgraded house sound capabilities in every room, and superb production capabilities to make your next meeting or event a success.

Sustainability
Rectangular uplight beehive in yellow pine with Sir Walter Raleigh statue in the background

As a LEED Silver-certified building, we're serious about sustainability. From our gardens all the way to our roof, we're taken intentional steps to reduce our impact and keep our community green.

Location
Raleigh Convention Center's Shimmer Wall with a busy Red Hat Amphitheater

We are within two blocks of sister venues the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts and Red Hat Amphitheater, as well as nearly 900 hotel rooms at the connected Raleigh Marriott City Center and nearby Sheraton Raleigh and Residence Inn Raleigh Downtown.

We're Ready to Help

Mara Craft
Mara Craft
Director of Sales

Mara's client relationships are built on honesty, transparency, and respect. Her ethos has opened the door to over 100 annual events, with planners booking the RCC through 2028.

Ashley Auman, CEM
Ashley Auman, CEM
National Sales Manager

A self-professed bargain hunter, Ashley's keyed into finding the best value for our clients.

Her down-to-earth approach makes the booking process a breeze.

Ashley Hinkle
Ashley Hinkle
National Sales Manager

As someone who loves to entertain and create memories, Ashley is the perfect partner for clients looking to create an unforgettable experience for their attendees.

Kate Jansen
Kate Jansen
National Sales Manager

Kate is a proud NC State alumna (Go Pack!) whose love for Downtown Raleigh is only matched by her commitment to her event and meeting planners.

Lauren Miller
Lauren Miller
Sales Manager

Throughout the booking process, Lauren's warm energy brings calm to her clients and a smile to their faces. She is always ready to find ways to bring your vision to life.

Mary Deifer
Mary Deifer
Marketing Manager

Mary is passionate about the RCC's role in growing and strengthening communities by providing a space for shared experiences and meaningful human connections. 

From Our Clients

Todd Lewis, Founder, All Things Open

All Things Open is an annual 5,000 attendee open source tech conference that relies on the RCC's robust connectivity and in-house team of IT experts. Todd Lewis discusses how the facility has adapted to the incredible growth of the event and how the facility's bright and airy setting contributes to its uplifting and innovative atmosphere.

Jennifer Dauphinais, Director of Development, American Heart Association

Jennifer Dauphinais of the American Heart Association oversees the Triangle Heart Ball, a 700-person annual fundraising gala that features dinner and a live and silent auction, the latter of which includes a display of over 150 items. The event capitalizes on the RCC's impeccable catering and elegant, adaptable space which easily accommodates multiple auction-ready cars on display in the Ballroom and Main Lobby.

Matthew Holmes, PR & Outreach Coordinator, Animazement

Animazement is a public Japanese animation and culture convention that brings 15,000 to the RCC each year, along with a plethora of vendors and production needs. Matthew Holmes highlights how the RCC works to become a seamless extension of the event organizer's team and is responsive to client needs as committed partners in its success.

Kris Wyatt, Marketing & Conference Director, NC State Firefighters' Association

The South Atlantic Fire Rescue Safety Expo brings 5,000 attendees from across the state for its annual conference and expo. Here, Kris talks about the RCC's ability to proactively address the needs of association event planners and its exhibitor-friendly policies. (Did you know that the RCC was named among the 2020 Centers of Excellence from Exhibitor Magazine?)

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