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The economic impact of tourism in Charlotte region increased 4 percent in 2017 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Aug. 23, 2018) – Visitor spending hit record highs again in Mecklenburg County and the Charlotte region in 2017, continuing to surpass all other tourism-centric destinations in the...
The Republican National Committee (RNC) has officially selected Charlotte, North Carolina as host of the 2020 Republican National Convention after RNC committee members voted unanimously to select Charlotte as the 2020 host city on July 20, 2018. "Charlotte has so much to offer, and we...
  Celebrating 70 years of NASCAR, Hall of Fame exhibit opens on anniversary of first NASCAR-sanctioned race at Charlotte Speedway CHARLOTTE, N.C. (July 11, 2018) – Opening on the 70th anniversary of the first NASCAR-sanctioned race at Charlotte Speedway, the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s new limited-...
Long-time NASCAR Scribe Covered Sport for More Than Four Decades CHARLOTTE, NC (July 6, 2018) – NASCAR and the NASCAR Hall of Fame today announced legendary motorsports reporter Steve Waid as the eighth recipient of the Squier-Hall Award for NASCAR Media Excellence. A familiar face in the NASCAR...
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.

Our People

Corey Gee
Facility Operations Manager
Bojangles’ Coliseum & Ovens Auditorium

Faces of Tourism

Andy and Robin Ciordia
The Secret Chocolatier

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