Statistic: 
$6.3B
Caption: 
visitor spending
Statistic: 
100K
Caption: 
travel & tourism jobs
Statistic: 
$336
Caption: 
tax savings per resident

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The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament, hosted in Charlotte, North Carolina, produced an economic impact of $55.6 million in 2015 in spite of inclement weather. This figure is an increase of 19 percent from 2014. Hotel occupancy also showed...
The economic impact of tourism grew by 6.1 percent in 2014, with visitors infusing $4.9 billion in domestic spending into Mecklenburg County. Mecklenburg County represents nearly 23 percent of all travel expenditures in the state and is the number one county in terms or travel spending,...
Chances look good for the International Champions Cup to make a third appearance in Charlotte in 2016. An executive from promoter Relevent Sports attending the match between Chelsea and Paris-Saint Germain on Saturday night at Bank of America Stadium characterized Charlotte as an ideal setting for...
Ten thousand vintage wooden seats that held crowds for the world’s greatest artists – from Elvis to James Brown to David Bowie – are being plucked from the floors of the Bojangles’ Coliseum this month, as part of a $16 million renovation of the 60-year-old domed building. Most are destined to be...
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
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Justin and Sarah Brigham
Owners
Sycamore Brewing

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