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.

Fast Facts

  • 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

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317 South Greene Street
Greensboro, NC 27401-2615
Phone: 336.274.2282; 800.344.2282
Fax: 336.230.1183
E-mail:
gso@visitgreensboro.com
www.visitgreensboro.com
CEO & President: Henri Fourrier
Director of Sales: Ava Pope