Reasonably priced accommodations, coupled with a fine selection of meeting facilities, a mild climate, and a host of attractions lend appeal to Greensboro, a sensational city located in the heart of scenic North Carolina. Originally known for its importance as a railway conduit to the South, today Greensboro is recognized for its gracious hospitality, culture, and natural beauty.
Where We Are Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO), 13 miles from downtown • served by AirTran, American Eagle, Continental, Delta, Northwest, United, US Airways
Where to Stay 75 hotels with a total of 8,500 guest rooms in Greensboro •16,000 guest rooms within 30 minutes of the convention center
Where to Meet Sheraton/Joseph S. Koury Convention Center with 250,000 square feet of meeting space, 100,000 square feet of exhibit space, 71 separate meeting rooms • Sheraton offers 1,017 guest rooms • also available, Greensboro Coliseum Complex, 23,500-seat arena, 2,400-seat auditorium, 298-seat theater, 180,000 square feet of exhibit space, 10 meeting rooms — all under one roof
Where to Play third-oldest PGA Tour event — Chrysler Classic of Greensboro, 20 golf courses open to the public, NASCAR and the Piedmont Dragway, Greensboro IceHouse — ice skating year round, NC Zoological Park — first natural habitat zoo ever built, Wet 'n Wild Emerald Pointe Water Park, gardens, parks
What's New Greensboro's first resort — Grandover — is attracting new corporate business, 45,000 square feet of meeting space, 247 rooms, 2 “four-and-one-half stars” — rated golf courses • the Empire Room, with 10,000 square feet of space, a splendid showcase for an alternate meeting venue
Weather winter highs 50 degrees Fahrenheit, lows 32 degrees; spring highs 60, lows 38; summer highs 82, lows 60; fall highs 70, lows 49 • peak season April, October; low season: December and January
Did You Know… Known for its ties to the PGA Tour for more than 65 years, Greensboro's golf courses are some of the best in the region.
Greensboro Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
317 South Greene Street
Greensboro, NC 27401-2615
Phone: 336.274.2282; 800.344.2282
CEO & President: Henri Fourrier
Director of Sales: Ava Pope