Planner Testimonials

"The reunion was a success thanks to you, City of Raleigh and [GRCVB assistant director of convention services Tammy] Jefferies. I look forward to working with Ms. Jefferies for our 2017 reunion." -OTIS COLLINS, Chairman, Kittrell College National Alumni and Kittrell College Reunion Committee

"Your service and commitment to provide quality to patrons of Raleigh is second to none! Thank you for the hospitality." -SHLONDRA AMACKER, Meeting Planner, Mid-Atlantic Alpha Kappa Alpha

“On behalf of the SNCC 50th Anniversary Planning Committee, we want to thank you for the warm welcome that the Conference received during our stay at Shaw University in Raleigh…. Your cooperation… and overall general assistance made our event a tremendous success. Many of our delegates commented on the notable hospitality that they received from the citizens of Raleigh. They loved the space at Fletcher Hall as a venue….” -CHUCK McDEW, Chairman, Planning Committee, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

“Our Conference attendees loved your city, the Convention Center, and the Marriott. They were also impressed with the number of Raleigh dignitaries ... who took time to welcome us on Wednesday. The people appreciated the friendliness and hospitality of all employees at the Convention Center and those in catering. Overall, we had a wonderful conference.” -SR. KATERI MITCHELL, SSA, Executive Director, Tekakwitha Conference

“On behalf of the Executive Council, staff and members of ASALH, thank you for everything you did to attract ASALH to your city and then to help open the city of Raleigh to us for our 95th Annual Convention. We have received nothing but high marks about not only the convention, but our being back in Raleigh…. Again, thank you for helping us pull off a smashing success in Raleigh.” -SYLVIA Y. CYRUS, Executive Director, and MARVIN PITTMAN, Local Arrangement Chair, Association for the Study of African American Life and History, Inc.

“I had no idea of all the wonderful services that visit Raleigh offered until [GRCVB staff] not only educated but helped me leverage and maximize these services to make my event an outstanding and memorable one…. Raleigh’s growth in diversity as well as other areas have made it tremendously attractive as a destination spot…. You haven’t really known the pleasure of a having a great event until you have done it with Greater Raleigh.” -KELLY SPAULDING, Planner, Spaulding Family Reunion 2010

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Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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