Statement Regarding 2017 NBA All-Star Game

July 22, 2016

“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 and our city can provide. We'll continue to work to bring events and conventions that create substantial economic impact to Charlotte and strive to make every visitor feel welcome in our community."

- Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority CEO Tom Murray