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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Aug. 18, 2016) – The economic impact of tourism grew by 3 percent in 2015, with visitors infusing $5 billion in domestic spending into Mecklenburg County. Mecklenburg County represents nearly 23 percent of all travel expenditures in the state and is the number...
CRVA Board of Directors Strategic Planning Committee Wednesday, August 3, 20169:00amCharlotte Convention Center 501 S. College StreetCRVA Third Floor Conference Room CRVA Board of Directors Meeting Wednesday, August 10, 20168:00amCharlotte Convention Center 501 S. College StreetCharlotte Convention...
“The CRVA is saddened that Charlotte will no longer have the opportunity to host the 2017 NBA All-Star Game. We hope to be able to work with the NBA in the future to show them the inclusive and welcoming spirit our community prides itself on as well as the strong event management expertise our team...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (May 25, 2016) — NASCAR announced today the inductees who will comprise the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2017. The five-person group – the eighth since the inception of the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2010 – consists of Richard Childress, Rick Hendrick, Mark Martin,...
Promoting the destination as an attractive place to live, work, play and visit is a proven economic generator that pays dividends in attracting people to come here. The destination brand, 'Charlotte’s got a lot,' helps us do that and is a powerful vehicle that creates valuable awareness and drives visitor spending.

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Mark Anthony McGruder
Operations Manager
NASCAR Hall of Fame

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Justin and Sarah Brigham
Sycamore Brewing

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