The Greenville-Pitt County Convention & Visitors Bureau (Visit Greenville, NC) is pleased to announce the 2024 Visit North Carolina Tourism Conference will be held in Greenville March 17 – 19, 2024 at the Greenville Convention Center.
The Visit Greenville, NC staff attended the 2023 Visit North Carolina Tourism Conference March 6 – 8, at the Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville. Visit Greenville, NC hosted the closing luncheon of the conference, and brought along Chef Lucas Owens of Julep Contemporary Kitchen and the new Native Fine Diner, to give attendees a taste of what they can expect in Greenville next year. Chef Owens crafted the delicious menu and did a live plating demonstration on stage during the luncheon, while talking to the audience about his restaurants and the growing culinary scene in Greenville-Pitt County.
“We are excited to have North Carolina’s premier travel and tourism event here in Greenville again next year,” stated Andrew Schmidt, President and CEO of Visit Greenville, NC. “Hosting provides us the opportunity to showcase the immense growth happening in Greenville-Pitt County to our statewide tourism leaders and regional media partners.”
The annual Visit North Carolina Tourism Conference brings together tourism industry leaders for two days of educational sessions, insightful programming, networking, and opportunities to catch up on the latest trends and issues facing the travel industry and gain insights from industry experts. This year the Visit North Carolina Tourism Conference drew over 500 attendees, including professionals from destination marketing organizations across North Carolina, industry marketing and technology service providers, media partners, and travel writers from across the state and country, and more.
“We are thrilled to be returning to Greenville for the Visit North Carolina Tourism Conference,” stated Wit Tuttell, Director of Visit North Carolina. “I love going to Greenville because you can feel the excitement throughout the community when we are in town.”
Greenville hosted the Visit North Carolina Tourism Conference for the first time in 2017, and the Visit Greenville, NC team and partners look forward to welcoming North Carolina’s tourism industry back to Eastern NC to experience all that Greenville-Pitt County has to offer, along with our Pirate Nation spirit and hospitality.