Secretary Decker to Present New Economic Impact Data During National Travel & Tourism Week Rally in Concord

Wednesday, May 7 at 9:00am

Governor Pat McCrory has proclaimed May 3-11, 2014, as Tourism Week in North Carolina. To kick off Cabarrus County’s breakfast celebration Sharon Allred Decker, North Carolina Secretary of Commerce, will visit Where Racing Lives to present newly released data on tourism’s impact on the North Carolina economy in 2013. Destination research expert Berkeley Young will also deliver a presentation on tourism in Cabarrus County.

WHO
Sharon Allred Decker, North Carolina Secretary of Commerce
Donna Carpenter, CEO of the Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau
Berkeley Young, President of Young Strategies, Inc.

WHEN
Wednesday, May 7 at 9:00am

WHERE
Great Wolf Lodge – Conference Center, 10175 Weddington Road, Concord, NC 28027 / 704-549-8206
Located at Exit 49 off of Interstate 85. Parking is available in the main lot.

RSVP
Media interested in attending tomorrow’s event should RSVP to Julie Hinson by 5pm on Tuesday, May 6 by emailing Julie@VisitCabarrus.com or calling 704-575-9379.

About the Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau
As a destination marketing organization, the Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau is dedicated to promoting Cabarrus County as a visitor destination and enhancing the complete visitor experience. We also represent and support the interests of the local tourism industry and promote public awareness of the importance of tourism. For more information, visit our website (www.cabcocvb.com) or find us on Facebook (Facebook.com/VisitCabarrus), Twitter and Instagram (@SpeedCityUSA).

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Media Contact:
Julie Hinson
Communications Manager
704-456-7967
Julie@VisitCabarrus.com

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