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Raleigh Convention Center

Address: 500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone Number: (919) 831-6011
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Ranked #14 of 55 Attractions in Raleigh
Type: Convention Centers, Traveler Resources
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Type: Convention Centers, Traveler Resources
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:15 pm

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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135 reviews 135 reviews
22 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

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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148 reviews 148 reviews
29 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

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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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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
48 helpful votes 48 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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61 reviews 61 reviews
20 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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25 reviews 25 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 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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Raleigh, North Carolina
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147 reviews 147 reviews
56 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Attended NC Home Show Over the Weekend Great show with lots of vendors Amazingly clean and organized facilities Parking is $7 (Parking on the weekends is FREE everywhere else downtown, FYI) Helpful staff members This was our 2nd time attending an event there and it did not disappoint

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