Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority

Feb 13, 2015

City Council approves Bojangles’ contracts

CHARLOTTE – The City Council has approved several components of a planned renovation at Bojangles’ Coliseum. The move follows the Council’s decision in December to provide $16 million for the […]

Jan 13, 2015

Council approves loan write-off on NASCAR Hall of Fame

CHARLOTTE – The City Council voted 10-1 Monday night in favor of paying Bank of America and Wells Fargo a total of $5 million in exchange for the two banks […]

Nov 25, 2014

Checking back in: Renovations could bring Checkers back to Bojangles’

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, […]

Apr 15, 2014

N.C. Commerce Secretary Decker to speak in Matthews

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 […]

Jul 20, 2011

CRVA names 3 new board members

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, […]

Jul 12, 2011

The Queen City tries to extinguish the Cigar City’s allure

(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 […]

Jul 6, 2011

Tim Newman to keep CRVA job without contract

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. […]

Jun 28, 2011

Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority given only $2.5M in face of concerns about agency

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 […]

Jun 8, 2011

Foxx blasts CRVA over report

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 […]

May 20, 2011

Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority chooses Eric Mower and Associates as new ad agency

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 […]

May 13, 2011

Nashville, with its music scene, and Charlotte, a bank town, compete for convention biz

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. […]

May 3, 2011

NASCAR hall marketing hits a speed bump

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 […]

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