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Travel Media Showcase coming to Concord, North Carolina

“Where Your Next Story Lives”

CONCORD, NC (August 22, 2016) — Cabarrus County has been selected to host Travel Media Showcase (TMS), August 22-25, 2017, at the Embassy Suites Charlotte-Concord Golf Resort & Spa. Celebrating its 18th year in 2017, TMS is an internationally recognized travel media convention bringing together more than 175 top travel media and destinations from across North America and beyond.

“As the producer of Travel Media Showcase I am thrilled to feature Cabarrus County, North Carolina for our 2017 showcase,” said Joanne Vero, president, J. Vero & Associates. “When I announced this at our closing dinner the cheering from the media attendees was loud and clear, they are ready to get in the fast lane and experience firsthand how this amazing destination entertains its visitors, so let the planning begin!”

Groundbreaking Ceremony for Mustang Owner’s Museum held in Concord, North Carolina

CONCORD, NC (August 1, 2016) - On Saturday, enthusiasts gathered at the site of the future Mustang Owner’s Museum to mark the beginning of an attraction that will celebrate their stories along with the history of the iconic American sports car.

The Groundbreaking Ceremony served as a special memory for Mustang fans as they captured photos of their family, friends and personal vehicles on the grounds where the Museum will open in the summer of 2017.

County’s business and hospitality professionals honored at Celebrate Cabarrus 2016

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Golden Helmet Awards cap 33rd annual National Travel & Tourism Week

CONCORD, NC (May 9, 2016) —On Friday evening, the Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau topped off a weeklong celebration of the travel industry by recognizing the outstanding contributions of area hospitality professionals at the fourth annual Golden Helmet Awards.

“Now in its fourth year, the Golden Helmet Award ceremony continues to showcase the partners that make Cabarrus County travel and tourism so successful,” said Donna Carpenter, President/CEO of the Cabarrus County CVB. “Local citizens and businesses are the pulse of our tourism industry, and their contributions deserve to be celebrated.”

National Mustang Museum coming to Concord, North Carolina

MustangsKnown as “Where Racing Lives,” the ultimate motorsports destination continues to build on what it does best

CONCORD, NC (May 6, 2016) — Another exclusive automotive attraction will join Cabarrus County’s impressive lineup of offerings for motorsports enthusiasts. The National Mustang Museum will be located in Concord, North Carolina with a proposed opening in summer 2017.

The interactive museum is set to be located near Highway 29 and Pitts School Road. The founders are working closely with city and county officials on the project which is currently in the planning and permitting stages.

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Visit Cabarrus celebrates county residents during 33rd annual National Travel & Tourism Week

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CONCORD, NC (May 3, 2016) —The Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau is participating in America’s week-long celebration of travel by recognizing and rewarding the local community.

“On the nation’s official Travel Rally Day, we’re taking the opportunity to announce a new program designed to help residents become familiar with all of Cabarrus County’s lodging options located right here in our backyard,” said Donna Carpenter, President and CEO of the Cabarrus County CVB.

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