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Fifth Annual Golden Helmet Awards Honor Hospitality Professionals in Cabarrus


CONCORD, NC (June 23, 2017) – The Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau honored area hospitality and tourism professionals on Thursday evening at Chez François in Downtown Concord during the annual Celebrate Cabarrus event.

“Over the past five years, we’ve honored so many deserving members of our hospitality industry,” said Cabarrus County CVB President and CEO Donna Carpenter. “We appreciate their contributions to tourism in Cabarrus County and look forward to recognizing many more outstanding professionals as our community continues to grow and attract even more visitors."

Cabarrus County CVB Puts Area Residents in the Spotlight with New Marketing Campaign Promoting Travel to the Region

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New webisodes, ads and social posts feature real residents from local businesses and attractions 

CONCORD, NC (May 15, 2017) – The Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau recently unveiled “People of Cabarrus,” a brand-new marketing campaign that spotlights residents and business owners in the region to rev-up visitation and reveal the wide variety of attractions available in addition to motorsports. Cabarrus County includes the following municipalities: Concord, Harrisburg, Kannapolis, Midland and Mount Pleasant.

The “People of Cabarrus” campaign is based on a video series featuring local personalities from a wide range of categories that  visitors might interact with while in Cabarrus County: from whiskey distillers to jewelry makers to hotel staff to motorsport experts.  These videos will appear on Hulu, Connected TV, across the Cabarrus County CVB’s social channels, and will be available on the CVB’s YouTube Channel.

As Cabarrus County grows, so do its attractions and its appeal. Whether it’s nearby millennials looking for a new weekend getaway or families hungry for kid-friendly adventures, the new marketing campaign focuses on local attractions and activities for a wide variety of travelers.

CVB Celebrates the “People of Cabarrus” during National Travel & Tourism Week

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CONCORD, NC (May 8, 2017) – The Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau is participating in America’s week-long celebration of travel by highlighting the backbone of the area’s tourism industry—the “People of Cabarrus.”

On Tuesday, the nation’s official Travel Rally Day, the Cabarrus County CVB will host a special event at the Visitor Center to thank the community’s hospitality and tourism professionals and will also begin sharing a “People of Cabarrus” video series featuring personalities who represent an entire industry of ambassadors.

2017-18 Destination Guide Showcases the People of Cabarrus County

Cabarrus County Destination & Motorsports Guide

CONCORD, NC (April 28, 2017) –The latest edition of the official travel resource for Concord, Kannapolis, Harrisburg, Midland and Mount Pleasant, North Carolina is now available from the Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

“The people of Cabarrus County and their passion for the area makes this destination an extraordinary place to visit,” said Cabarrus County CVB President and CEO Donna Carpenter. “Each of the personalities featured represent an entire industry of ambassadors who are enthusiastically sharing the story of our community.”

Holiday spirit revs up in Cabarrus County

Cabarrus Christams MAA 1657It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in North Carolina’s ultimate motorsports destination

CONCORD, NC (November 16, 2016)— From an illuminated superspeedway to a laser light show in the hometown of a NASCAR legend, The Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau invites travelers to put a “Where Racing Lives” twist on traditions this year.

At Exit 49 off of I-85, the area’s premier holiday light show and the largest shopping and entertainment destination in the Carolinas are situated less than a mile from 12 hotel properties—including one with snow showers inside its lobby! Then, dash to downtown or explore gold mine tunnels by candlelight. No matter where you choose to celebrate, southern holiday spirit isn’t hard to find in Cabarrus County.

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