Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitors Bureau

1400 hotel rooms within one mile of convention center
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Experience, Explore, Taste, Unwind, Tune In, Stay and Meet at our unique destination!.

Chapel Hill, NC has quickly emerged as a popular choice for small to medium sized meetings up to 400 because it is one of the few destinations that offer small town charm with big city flair. Chapel Hill is a mix of historic sites, unique gardens, wonderful museums, art galleries and is home of the nation’s first state university, the University of North Carolina. Chapel Hill’s celebrated Franklin Street features over 300 shops, boutiques, galleries and restaurants and offers a vibrant, lively downtown scene. The foodie scene rocks with award winning chef’s creating inspired, fresh dishes. You’ll also find world-renowned music clubs; hip, eclectic wine bars, awesome craft beers, a distillery and cool coffee shops. The avant-garde arts scene is literally on every corner to discover.

With over 60,000 square feet of meeting space, and hotels ranging from Four Diamond and boutique to edgy and fun, we offer a wide range of options for any meeting budget. Come experience our rich culture in a town that is anything but mainstream.

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Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitors Bureau
501 W Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516

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Type of Destination Experience:

GSF Exhibit Space (Sheraton Chapel Hill): 16,000

Meeting Space, Square Feet (Sheraton Chapel Hill): 16,000

Largest Ballroom, Square Feet (Sheraton Chapel Hill): 7,000

Sleeping Rooms in largest hotel (The Carolina Inn): 184

Hotel adjacent to convention facility: No

Hotel rooms within one mile of convention center: 1,400

Raleigh/Durham International Airport

Miles to downtown 18

Cities with non-stop flights35

International cities with direct flights1

Geographic Areas Served:

Orange County, Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Hillsborough, North Carolina

Why Meet in Chapel Hill

WE HELP YOU CREATE A MEMORABLE EXPERIENCE IN A EXCITING TOWN! * Ranked #36- Best Places to Live (Money Magazine 9/14) * Ranked #1- 10 Most Exciting Places in North Carolina ( 6/14) * Ranked #3- 10 Most Exciting Small Cities in Amercia (Business Insider 12/13) * America's Top 25 Arts Destinations (American Style Magazine 9/10) * America's Foodiest Small Towns (Bon Appetit 2008)

AFFORDABLE AND EASY ACCESSIBLE A great destination in the middle of the state with a first class airport, Raleigh/Durham International (RDU), located just 20 minutes away. By car Chapel Hill is minutes from 2 major interstates. And can you believe the town bus system is FREE!

SERVICE, SERVICE, SERVICE The Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitors Bureau will work with you every step of the way to help you create a memorable event that will WOW your attendees! Bottom line.. we will make YOU look good!

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Relationship with the Convention Center

The destination does not have a separate convention center facility

Request for Proposal (RFP) Distribution Method

The CVB is mandated to send leads to all hotels

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