Meeting Planners

Johnston County offers unique venues for meetings, why not try something different?

The FarmLocated in the Research Triangle Region and only 30 minutes from Raleigh, Johnston County offers several unique meeting venues, conference facilities and the Johnston County Ag-Center to host your next meeting or training.  RDU International Airport is convenient for your speaker or attendees flying in, or interstate 95 and 40 offer ease of driving in for meetings as well.  Johnston County offers more than 2,000 hotel rooms, Bed & Breakfast Inns with conference space, and unique accommodations like a managed forest for a secluded spot for a training class.

The newest meeting facility to open in the county is The Farm, located along I-95 Exit 101 near Selma with 10,000 square feet of space and over ten acres of outside space for expositions, concerts, and special events.

Top Reasons to Meet in Johnston County:

  • Value - only 30 minutes from Raleigh, we offer several unique venues at affordable prices
  • Accessibility - Johnston is located in the Triangle, mid-way from the state's borders along I-95 and where I-40 crosses, creating a North-South and East-West connection for your guests.
  • Professional Sales & Service Staff - the Visitors Bureau offers a wide variety of complimentary services to help you find the meeting venue that suits your next event, site visits, room block and leads to hotels, registration assistance and gift bags.  The Visitors Bureau can save you time and make planning easier!
  • Pre and Post Event Activities - your group will enjoy an abundance of activities in the county such as outlet shopping at Carolina Premium Outlets, championship golf courses, recreational venues for hiking and biking, heritage museums, day spas and so much more!

For meeting planning assistance, call our Sales & Marketing Manager, Amanda Astoske, 919-989-8687, and visit our town websites for meeting venues and services:

Smithfield
Selma
Clayton
Benson
Four Oaks
Kenly

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