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Raleigh Convention Center

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Address: 500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone Number: (919) 831-6011
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8:30 am - 5:15 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:15 pm

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Center was excellent. Very clean, complimentary valet parking, decorations for the event was over the top special and the food was excellent.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 10, 2015
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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Center was excellent. Very clean, complimentary valet parking, decorations for the event was over the top special and the food was excellent.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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147 reviews 147 reviews
22 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

As a trade show vendor I found this convention center to be very well run and maintained. The only drawback was finding the service entrance area which was below ground level and not clearly marked with signs.

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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156 reviews 156 reviews
31 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Wow it was really big. We parked on a side street since it is free on the weekends so we didn't have to pay $10 to park in the garage. There were a ton of train set ups and it was pretty busy. Definately the place to be if you were under the age of 6 or over the age... More 

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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Good location easy to get to, with close parking both ground level and garage. Event staff was friendly and provided a good meal during the trade show at the center.

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Raleigh, NC
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43 reviews 43 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We have been to the center on several occasions... The Antiques Roadshow a few years back, then the Greek Festival, the International Festival and several other events. It is very convenient to downtown. Their bathrooms are clean and well distributed on the floor. A very pleasant place to conduct business as well.

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Valdosta, Georgia
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158 reviews 158 reviews
35 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This convention center is really nice. The rooms are big and spacious. Lots of convenient escalators to get up and down. And plenty of parking. Only downside is the confusing parking deck you have move around to find a place to park.

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Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
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62 reviews 62 reviews
20 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I was there last week for a conference and was very impressed with the entire facility. The were a lot of rooms available for breakout sessions, a huge exhibition hall and the food served was excellent.

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Sudbury, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Spent 5 days in and out of the facilities. Nice and new for sure. Washrooms are accessible with lots of stalls. Big meeting rooms and good chairs. Purchased a cranberry juice during break, $3 for a tiny bottle!

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Berkeley, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The convention center is fine but not much going on in the area during the daytime when I was there. Couldn't find any nice cafes nearby, just a Starbucks that was super crowded in the mornings. Not even a little market around.

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Congers, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Easy access and large jam rooms. Convention Center nicely positioned between Mariott and Red Hat Arena. Many good food choices nearby. No 24 hour open stores and many favorite food places close after lunch.

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