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sun-drenched meeting spaces; the 500,000-total-
square-foot center is part of a larger convention
campus that includes the Duke Energy Center
for the Performing Arts, City Plaza and Red Hat
Amphitheater. ;e Raleigh Convention Center
is just steps away from several of the area’s major
meeting hotels—Raleigh Marriott City Center,
Residence Inn Raleigh Downtown and the
Sheraton Raleigh Hotel—as well as unique o;-site
venues like the Nature Research Center, N.C.
Museum of History and Artspace.
;ere are 22 major meeting hotels (of 150
total) in the area, including ;e StateView
Hotel-Raleigh—N.C.’s long-awaited first hotel in
Marriott’s Autograph Collection.
;e Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitor’s
Bureau is the ideal liaison to the pipeline of local
experts and leaders in a variety of subject matters to
help you connect, collaborate, and create events your
attendees will talk about for years to come.
;e CVB’s range of services and resources is
designed to make your job easier and your meetings
more impactful. An appointed convention services
manager will help with everything from finding
THE WAY YOU DO
A vibrant and dynamic global hub, Miami o;ers a
MIAMI BEACH CONVENTION CENTER
stunning array of creative venue options for even
the largest meeting needs, including the new Miami
Beach Convention Center coming in the fall.
Located in the heart of South Beach, the
new Miami Beach Convention Center, opening
September 2018, will be a bright, glass-encased
facility as innovative and tech-rich as it is beautiful.
In addition to the 500,000 square feet of versatile
exhibition space and more than 180,000 square feet
of meeting space, the new Miami Beach Convention
Center also will include a 60,000-square-foot grand
ballroom, a 20,000-square-foot junior ballroom,
and 84 breakout rooms.
;e space will feature a terrace where attendees can
the best venues, speakers and vendors to public
relations assistance to setting up precon meetings
prior to the event.
To find out more, contact Malinda Harrell, CMP,
CASE, director of sales at the Greater Raleigh
Convention and Visitors Bureau; 800.849.8499;
WHEN YOUR MEETING SITE IS A SIGHT TO BEHOLD.
True, most meetings take place in … well, a room. But in Norfolk, everyone
knows what’s just outside those doors – a vibrant, edgy waterfront city
waiting to be explored! That energy infuses your event from start to finish,
business to pleasure. Discover more at visitnorfolk.com. 1-800-368-3097