Reasons to Meet Here

posted on April 21, 2021 by Amy Scott

Plan your meeting in Greensboro, NC

Top 10 Reasons to Let Us Host Your Next Event in Greensboro, NC

1. Location

Centrally located on the Eastern Seaboard, Greensboro is easily accessible from Interstates 40 and 85, seven other major highways, and the Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO), which offers 55 daily flights with non-stop travel to 14 cities.

2. Hotel Growth

Currently, home to 90 hotels, Greensboro continues to acquire new hotels year after year. A Westin, Hampton Inn, and AC by Marriott, with 12 stories and 130+ rooms. Two properties in the airport area and two in the Wendover/Gate City Blvd. corridor. With these additions, Greensboro will have over 11,000 hotel rooms

3. Accommodations

Our largest property features 985 guest rooms, including 70 suites and over 250,000 square feet of meeting space. With 90+ additional accommodations, nearly 10,000 hotel rooms, and a variety of top-notch facilities, Greensboro can accommodate meetings of all sizes.

4. Greensboro Coliseum Complex

The Greensboro Coliseum Complex offers 200,000+ sq. ft. of meeting space. Additionally, the Coliseum features a 22,000+ seat arena and a 7,061 seat outdoor amphitheater, that has 5,000 lawn seating. White Oak Amphitheater, and smaller venues Piedmont Hall and Fieldhouse. On-site also features the ACC Hall of Champions that have interactive displays, unique institutional exhibits, academic & athletic accomplishments that highlight the ACC, and the state-of-the-art Greensboro Aquatic Center.

5. History

Tour the Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, the nation’s first Revolutionary War park, the 19th-century Blandwood Mansion, Old Mill of Guilford, and the Historical Museum to get in touch with Greensboro’s historical past. Visit land-marks throughout the city that honor the four NC A&T students who ignited America’s Sit-In Movement in Downtown Greensboro.

6. Dining 

Enjoy a variety of theatrical productions and downtown concerts or visit one of our many wineries and local breweries. Home to over 500 restaurants where tastes for European, Greek, Italian, Mexican, Indian, Vietnamese, or Southern cuisine can be satisfied. Experience why when in Greensboro you can Dine and Play in the Center of it All.

7. Attractions

Explore a few of Greensboro’s 135+ attractions. From the Greensboro Science Center, featuring a Sci-Quarium and tree-top adventure course SkyWild, Wet N Wild at Emerald Pointe, and the International Civil Rights Center and Museum, there is something for everyone.

8. Shopping 

Shop locally made items from downtown storefronts or from popular stores at Friendly Center or Four Seasons Shopping Center.

9. Sports

Home to the Wyndham Championship PGA Tour event, Greensboro has 16 public golf courses. If baseball is more your speed, enjoy a minor league game at First National Bank Field, or take in some hoops watching the NBA Charlotte Hornets D-League team, the Greensboro Swarm at the Fieldhouse located at the Greensboro Coliseum.

10. Parks

Greensboro is home to 125 municipal parks, covering more than 3,200 acres including 2 Parks located in Downtown Greensboro -- LeBauer Park and City Center Park, over 4 acres of park in the bustling downtown.  Area parks range from small neighborhood varieties to spacious recreational areas.

Let us know your reasons to meet in Greensboro!  #VisitGSO