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Big Ideas Raleigh

Welcome to the hub for “Big Ideas Raleigh.”

Here, we’ll share opportunities to engage with the City and share your voice. We’re at a crucial time in Raleigh. We're balancing our history while growing and creating new opportunities. We’re always pushing forward as a City, and want to bring you along for the ride.

Get ready to hear about events, conversations, and more ways to connect with each other and make a difference. This is about innovating together and continuing to build a Raleigh for all.

Whether you're into learning what makes our City tick, or you want to be part of something big, you're in the right place.  We'll connect with others in the community and lift up different points of view.

So, bookmark this page and keep coming back for all the latest and greatest happenings. Let's make some big ideas happen together!

City Connect Series

We've put together a lineup of esteemed speakers, both local and nationally recognized, who delve into cutting-edge topics and trends shaping Raleigh's landscape. Join us as we explore the forefront of innovation and dive deep into the issues driving progress in Raleigh and beyond

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We're bringing together community members, businesses, organizations, stakeholders, and local government representatives to explore solutions to Raleigh's most pressing challenges. Each Meetup will cover a topic related to the City's strategic plan. Get excited for conversations about the arts, sustainability, business development, affordable housing, and more!

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