1AN EASY COMMUTE Greensboro’s Piedmont Triad International Airport
has nonstop daily ;lights to cities throughout the United States, and the J. Douglas
Galyon Depot o;ers passenger rail service
to New York City, Charlotte, and Raleigh.
2A COHESIVE CONVENTION COMPLEX Totaling more than a
half-million square feet of event space, the
Greensboro Coliseum Complex includes
the Special Events Center, 23,500-capacity
Coliseum Arena, 2,376-seat War Memorial
Auditorium, and Greensboro Aquatic Center.
3ONE OF THE EAST COAS T’S LARGEST CONVENTION HOTELS
The 985-room Sheraton Greensboro at Four
Seasons connects to the Joseph S. Koury
Convention Center’s 250,000 square feet
of meeting space, making it the largest
hotel convention complex between Atlanta
and Washington, D.C.
4NATURAL ASSE TS Greensboro’s collection of gardens could ;ill a full
day’s itinerary. Don’t miss the Bog Garden
at Benjamin Park and the 17-acre Greensboro Arboretum.
5MARKERS OF THE PAST Greens- boro has a long history dating back to
before the Revolutionary War. Some historical sites, like the 19th-century gold mill
Castle McCulloch, o;er event space.
6HISTORIC AFRICAN;AMERICAN SI TES Must-see visits include the
International Civil Rights Center & Museum
and the Guilford College campus, once a
stop on the Underground Railroad.
7135;PLUS ATTRACTIONS The Greensboro Science Center, walking tours, art galleries, ziplining, antiques
markets, distilleries — attendees can’t ever
complain about getting bored here.
8EATS, TREATS, AND DRINKS With more than 500 restaurants,
they’ll never get hungry either. On every
corner, in every section of the city, there are
homegrown restaurants dishing up plates
and pouring pints that embody the culture,
community, and creativity of Greensboro.
9ALL THE SHOPS North Carolina’s triad area is well known for furniture craftsmen, but don’t miss gems like
Replacements Ltd., the world’s largest
inventory of new and old dinnerware.
10COMPLIMENTARY CVB SER; VICES The Greensboro Area
Convention & Visitors Bureau can assist
meeting planners with everything from
pre-convention planning to publicity.
For more information: Greensboro
Area Convention & Visitors Bureau —
North Carolina’s hidden gem
A small town with a big spirit, Greensboro, North Carolina, has everything meeting
planners want in a mid-sized destination.
Downtown rising Greensboro has more than 87 accommodation options, and that number is
growing — the Westin Greensboro will open downtown in 2019.
Downtown deliciousness Chef Kris Fuller’s
two restaurants, Crafted – The Art of the Taco and
Crafted – The Art of Street Food, have sparked
praise from throughout the culinary world.