Statement from the Raleigh Convention Center
Statement from the Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau
The Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau’s mission is to promote travel to and within Wake County through a comprehensive strategy for attracting meetings, conventions, sporting events and leisure visitation. We will continue to serve ALL travelers and those interested in visiting. We understand there is a wide range of opinion and concern about the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act (House Bill 2). Our primary mission remains to increase tourism economic impact for the City of Raleigh and all of Wake County. Respect for diversity and inclusion also remains a constant for our staff and area hospitality partners as well as for our valued visitors.
Statement from Marriott Hotel
The President and CEO of Marriott International is one of numerous signatories on a letter of protest to the governor of NC on this issue. In addition, the Raleigh Marriott City Center, our conference hotel operated by a subsidiary of Interstate Hotels & Resorts, under license from Marriott International, Inc. or one of its affiliates, issued the following statement:
As a place of hospitality, we pride ourselves on being inclusive and welcoming to all. We value our partnership with North Carolina State University and The American Society of Biomechanics and per our non-discrimination policies all of our guests and associates will remain respected in our hotel.