Welcome to Raleigh's Best

We live, shop, eat, and play in beautiful Raleigh and we wouldn’t have it any other way. In celebration of our great communities, The News & Observer is revamping the “Best of” and presenting 2022 Raleigh’s Best. This contest is truly designed to engage the community in celebrating the places, restaurants and local businesses we love.

Raleigh's Best Promotion

Raleigh’s Best will have strong support from NewsObserver.com, VotedRaleighsBest.com, The News & Observer newspaper and social media.

Nominations and voting will be driven by print, digital and social promotions.

•     NewsObserver.com Digital Display
•     The News & Observer Newspaper Ads
•     Organic Social Media
•     Paid Social Media
•     Paid Targeted Eblast
•     Eblast to NewsObserver.com Subscribers
•     NewsObserver.com Home Page Takeovers

The News & Observer will put over $200,000 in marketing support promoting Raleigh’s Best, driving 
participation and ensuring success for the community and local


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