CHARLOTTE – The City Council is expected to vote Dec. 8 on approving $16 million for phase one renovations to Bojangles’ Coliseum, including $4 million in upgrades that, if approved, could result in the Charlotte Checkers moving their minor-league hockey ...Read More »
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MATTHEWS – N.C. Secretary of Commerce Sharon Decker will speak next month at an economic development summit in this suburban Charlotte town. Decker will be joined by Tom Murray, CEO of the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority, and the two will ...Read More »
The Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority announced today that it has three new board members. Chuck Allen is the Charlotte-based managing director of government and community relations for US Airways. Will Miller, who helped Charlotte with its bid for the 2012 Democratic ...Read More »
(Editor’s note: Part four of a five-part occasional series on the top cities that Charlotte competes with.) This year, Charlotte and Tampa, Fla., got some major convention news. The Queen City found out that it is going to be the ...
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Tim Newman will remain CEO of the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority without a contract, CRVA board members said today in a letter to Mayor Anthony Foxx and other city officials. Until today, it was unknown what would happen to Newman, ...Read More »
The Charlotte City Council has decided to award $2.5 million, rather than $10 million, to the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority, in a blow to the embattled tourism-booster group. The council is expected to vote July 25 on the remainder of ...
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Mayor Anthony Foxx today said he is not pleased with a Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority report based on a consultant’s review. In April, the CRVA board hired PricewaterhouseCoopers for $25,000 after criticism arose over Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association bonuses paid to ...Read More »
The Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority today said it has inked a one-year contract with Charlotte-based advertising agency Eric Mower and Associates, replacing Charlotte-based ad agency BooneOakley. Chosen through a request for proposals process that began in February, EMA will develop advertising campaigns to ...Read More »
Although more than 400 miles and the Great Smoky Mountains separate Charlotte and Nashville, the two cities have a lot in common. For one, they are about the same size. Second, they are examples of progressive “New South” cities. As ...
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Already falling well short of attendance and revenue projections, the NASCAR Hall of Fame was dealt a blow in January when the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority sliced the hall’s budget by $4.7 million. Part of the cuts included an $826,292 ...
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