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GRCVB Named Best CVB/DMO in the Southeast

Northstar Meetings Group and its principal brands, Meetings & Conventions and Successful Meetings, announced the recipients of the Fourth Annual Stella Awards; Greater Raleigh Conventions Visitors Bureau (GRCVB) was awarded the Gold Award in the Best CVB/DMO (Regional) Southeas… Read more >

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Happiest Employees 2020

These are the Top 100 highest-rated companies with the Happiest Employees, according to anonymous employee feedback on Comparably.com. Raleigh-based Pendo is recognized in the Top five for mid-sized companies in the U.S.   Read more >

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2020’s Safest Cities in America

No one can avoid all danger, however, and we take on a certain level of risk based on where we choose to live. Some cities are simply better at protecting their residents from harm. To determine where Americans can feel most secure — in more than one sense — WalletHub compared mo… Read more >

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Forbes 30 under 30 recognizes Raleigh Native

Nicholas Donahue, Trent Hedge, Austin Kahn, and Matthew Rastovac cofounded Atmos, a start to finish homebuilding platform to simplify home ownership and design. Nicholas Donahue is a North Carolina State University engineering school dropout who moved out to San Francisco to follow his passi… Read more >

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Americas Best Cities

The City of Oaks checks all the boxes for a bright, ambitious city of the new south: Raleigh is part of North Carolina’s Research Triangle, one of the country’s largest and most successful research parks—think high-tech and biotech research and advanced textile development.… Read more >

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Raleigh named No. 3 Tech Town in the U.S.

High-tech jobs keep growing in Raleigh, salaries average nearly $94,000 and the cost of living locally is 4% less than the national average: Add those facts together and the end result in North Carolina’s capital ranks as the No. 3 “Tech Town” in the US.So says tech trade g… Read more >

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Apply to the Mortgage, Utility, and Rent Relief Program

If your organization has experienced extraordinary business disruption and not been able to open due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the new Mortgage, Utility, and Rent Relief (MURR) Program may be able to offer assistance with some of your fixed costs. To qualify to receive these reli… Read more >

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Visit Raleigh Unveils New Campaign

The Greater Raleigh Conventions Visitors Bureau/Visit Raleigh team has been hard at work to reinforce local travel and tourism back to Raleigh amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Wish You Were Here campaign was created in response to our hospitality workers and business owners genuinely missi… Read more >

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First Flight’s Hangar6 Prototyping Center

First Flight Venture Center (First Flight) is thrilled to have won the $2.6 million FY20 Venture Challenge grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA), benefiting Hangar6, a one-of-a-kind prototyping facility in RTP and enabling next level support for NC entrepreneurs. Fir… Read more >

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Raleigh and Durham Listed in New Vogue Article

Once upon a time, weekend trips or journeys to far-flung locales were on everyone's wishlists. But with international borders closed and many metropolitan destinations under stringent lockdowns, Airbnb found that its users were searching for domestic escapes with close proximity to nature. I… Read more >