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Meeting Rooms in Charlotte NC


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Why Dems Chose Charlotte
Charlotte, N.C., promotes itself as one of the most anti-union cities in America, which seems to be a virtue in the eyes of top Democrats, explains Ben Smith.
Barack Obama and Joe Biden at the DNC in 2008Barack Obama and Joe Biden at the DNC in 2008
WHEN THE Democrats announced the selection of Charlotte, N.C., as the host city for the 2012 Democratic National Convention (DNC) last year, First Lady Michelle Obama sent a press release to e-mail subscribers, proclaiming the First Couple's affinity for the city. "The Queen City," she wrote, "is home to innovative, hardworking folks with big hearts and open minds. And of course, great barbecue."
At first glance, this might appear to be no more than populist political fluff, intended to charm voters by invoking the president's taste in blue-collar food. But her statement, with its emphasis on "innovative" and "hardworking," holds special meaning for business leaders in Charlotte and North Carolina. For them, "hardworking" invokes North Carolina's extremely high rate of industrial efficiency in comparison to other states throughout the country.
This is a point of pride for the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce. In promotional literaturedesigned to lure corporations to relocate to the Charlotte region, the Chamber brags that North Carolina "is the third most productive of the nation's top 20 industrialized states. For each dollar of labor cost, $5.04 of value added is produced by N.C. workers..."
One reason for this, the pamphlet explains, is the fact that "lost work time due to accidents and labor disputes is minimal." The pamphlet goes on to herald the state's anti-union environment, declaring, "North Carolina, which has one of the nation's highest percent of manufacturing employment, has one of the nation's lowest union memberships."
The anti-unionism evinced in this statement explains much about the Democrats' decision to host the convention in Charlotte. In broad historical terms, the selection of Charlotte as the host city for the DNC--like the Republican's selection of Tampa, Fla., for the RNC--relates to the South's rising importance as a center for financial and industrial capital.
Importantly, the South's rising economic prominence--linked historically to the region's ability to ensure cheap, union-free labor--has led to concomitant rise in the region's political importance. As Democrats have recognized, their future political success will likely depend, to increased degree, on their ability to appeal to Southern business interests and win the votes of southern states in the Electoral College.
This task is of particular significance for Democrats in light of the fact that, for the past 40 years, Southern elites have been reliable supporters of the Republican Party, particularly in national elections. Since Ronald Reagan's 1980 election, the South has overwhelmingly voted for Republican presidential candidates with just a few exceptions.
In fact, Democratic presidential candidates won one or more Southern states in just three of seven presidential elections between 1980 and 2004. These exceptions came in 1992 and 1996, when Bill Clinton won six Southern states in both years, and in 1980 when Jimmy Carter won his home state of Georgia.
By hosting their convention in Charlotte, the Democrats, no doubt, are hoping to further their efforts to reverse this trend. Importantly, the Democrats' Southern strategy for this upcoming election is designed to build off Obama's 2008 wins in North Carolina, Virginia, and Florida.
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VIEWED FROM another perspective, the Democrats' decision to host the DNC in North Carolina represents what Rick Sloan, communications director for the International Association of Machinists union, described as "a calculated affront" to organized labor on the part of the Democratic Party.
It isn't just that Democrats chose a right-to-work state to host the convention; they chose what is in all likelihood the most reactionary, anti-union, anti-worker state in the entire country. Notably, in 2011, North Carolina had the lowest union density in the entire nation with just 4.1 percent of its workforce represented by union contracts, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Indeed, anti-unionism lies at the very heart of North Carolina's economic and political system. As Marxist academic Phillip J. Wood has written, the state's model for economic development is characterized, above all else, by the maintenance of an "above-average rate of surplus labor." This allows the state's employers to maintain a competitive advantage over capitalists in other areas in the United States, including other areas in the South. It also enhances the ability of the state's industrial planners to foster economic growth by attracting outside corporations to relocate to the area.
Naturally, union busting and union prevention have historically been key components of the state's efforts to maintain high rates of surplus-labor extraction. During the post-New Deal era, North Carolina has been particularly successful (even in comparison to other Southern states) in using legal measures to thwart unionization. To this end, North Carolina passed its first "right-to-work" law in 1947, the same year that the Taft-Hartley Act legalized such measures.
In addition, North Carolina also denies collective bargaining rights to public-sector workers. The historical origins of this policy go back to 1959, when the state legislature approved a measure barring all state and local entities from signing bargaining agreements with unions or other organizations that represent workers. According to historians Dave Zonderman and Jason Burton, the initial impetus for the passage of this legislation was an attempt by the Teamsters to unionize police officers and firemen in Charlotte.
In the years since 1959, North Carolina's ban on public-sector bargaining has done much to inhibit the establishment of a viable labor movement in North Carolina. It's worth noting that this particular state law has become a source of international legal controversy for North Carolina. Most significantly, in 2006 the United Nations-backed International Commission for Labor Rights declared the measure to be a violation of international human rights standards.
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ON THIS basis, the state has been able to continue the long-held practice of attracting outside investors to relocate their businesses to North Carolina. This is particularly true of Charlotte. As Bob Morgan, president of the city's Chamber of Commerce, pointed out in a 2011 speech, Charlotte's economic development model hinges on its ability to "recruit [jobs] away from others."
In the spirit of North Carolina's anti-union tradition, Charlotte actively maintains what might be referred to as a "union-busting apparatus." The most blatant manifestation of this is the city's aptly named BusinessFirst program. Established in 2006 as a joint initiative between the city of Charlotte and the Chamber of Commerce, BusinessFirst was designed to aid businesses that migrate into the Charlotte area by helping them to "solve problems," according to information published on the Chamber of Commerce's website.
To do this, BusinessFirst sends agents--including employees of the Chamber and the city--"to visit business owners to hear firsthand about their everyday problems and help identify solutions." Among their other specialties, BusinessFirst is adept at providing assistance to employers that are "encountering barriers to business growth."
In the time since its establishment, BusinessFirst has "met with more than 1,500 companies" and addressed "over 280 requests for assistance." While the language used to describe this initiative is intentionally opaque, BusinessFirst undoubtedly serves as a means of ensuring the city's anti-union environment. In so doing, it also serves as a p.r. tool used to attract other businesses to relocate to the region.
There's one other important reason that Democrat operatives looked to Charlotte to host the DNC--its extremely limited recent history of activism. In fact, St. Louis was considered the most likely selection spot for the convention in late 2010, but this changed when Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill, an influential Democrat and a close confidante of Obama, intervened in the matter.
According to a New York Times report, McCaskill put pressure on top officials in the Democratic National Committee to not choose St. Louis. McCaskill had been a strong backer of St. Louis's bid to host the DNC, but she reversed her stance out of anxiety that the city would attract large-scale protests, thus jeopardizing her 2012 re-election campaign. As the New York Times documented, McCaskill secretly informed top-level Democrats "that her re-election could be complicated if the convention was held in St. Louis, because the Democratic gathering will almost certainly attract protesters and compete for fund-raising" (emphasis added).
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ALL OF this has created a bit of an awkward situation for Obama this election year. North Carolina's lack of labor unions and liberal lobbyists has ensured that, even more than usual, corporate elites have dominated every aspect of the planning process for the convention. The host committee's office space, for example, is located in the Duke Energy Headquarters building in uptown Charlotte. The space is on lease, free of charge, from Duke Energy.
In addition, Jim Rogers, the CEO of Duke Energy, serves as the host committee's co-chair, where he has overseen much of the city's fundraising for the convention. This puts Rogers--who received $18.54 million in total compensation last year--in the bizarre role of courting labor unions to make donations to the DNC. What's more, Duke Energy--as anyone who's ever seen Barbara Kopple's great labor documentary Harlan County, USAwill recall--has a notoriously anti-union reputation.
Most recently, Duke Energy has been active in pushing for right-to-work legislation in several Midwestern states. Currently, Duke Energy serves as the co-chair for the right-wing American Legislative Exchange Council in Indiana, the group that played a prominent role in the authoring and lobbying for the passage of the state's right-to-work law earlier this year. Furthermore, in recent months, Duke Power and Rogers have also become embroiled in controversy over the company's shady handling of a merger with Progress Energy.
Not surprisingly, Rogers' fundraising overtures to organized labor have been a disastrous failure, leading to promises on the part of several labor unions to withhold funding from the Charlotte convention entirely. Intransigence by organized labor led Rogers to make what amounts to a threat of blackmail in an interview with Politico this May.
Rogers declared that, if labor unions were to opt out of the convention because it's being held in a right-to-work state, they would be "sending a message that [they're] really not interested in the unionization of people in right-to-work states." Such a message, he asserted, would not be in labor's "best interest because more and more states are moving to be right-to-work states."
In contrast to his troubles with organized labor, Rogers has been quite successful in getting corporate donors to open their wallets. Notably, Rogers has led the way in the host committee's efforts to exploit a loophole in the city's contract with the DNC to avoid any restriction on the host committee's ability to rake in direct donations from corporations and lobbyists.
In order to enlist CEOs and lobbyists as DNC fundraisers, the host committee, again with Rogers leading the way, has marketed a series of VIP luxury packages for the DNC, available in "four different tiers for high-level donors." At the top, according to Bloomberg News, is the $1 million "presidential" level where "donors will receive a 'premier uptown hotel room,' a 'platinum credential package,' a 'platinum events package,' as well as 'concierge services.'"
The corporate domination of the convention is also evident in the choice of location sites for the convention. Fittingly, the convention's final and most important night--where Barack Obama will deliver the speech accepting his party's nomination--will take place in the aptly named Bank of America Stadium, home of the Carolina Panthers NFL franchise.
Originally, the host committee had planned to hold the final evening's proceedings in the Time Warner Cable Arena (still the site of the first two days of the convention), but they decided to change locations in order to "sell more skyboxes to wealthy donors," another aspect of the four-tier luxury plan designed to court big money from corporate plutocrats.
Such details render laughable the Democrats' attempt to brand the 2012 DNC as "The People's Convention."
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FORTUNATELY, THE Democrats' decision to host the DNC in one of the most reactionary states in the nation has not gone unnoticed by many mainstream organizations that traditionally back the Democrats.
When North Carolina in May passed the Amendment 1 ballot referendum to define marriage between a man and woman as the state's only legally recognized civil union, many advocates for LGBT rights responded by heaping pressuring on the Democrats. In the week following the vote, tens of thousands signed an online petition by Gay Marriage USA that called for the Democrats to move the convention away from Charlotte.
Most significantly, the Democrats' selection of Charlotte has been a source of friction between organized labor and the Democrats, a development linked to labor's frustration with Obama's already extreme anti-union agenda. As one top labor official put it, union leaders found it troubling that the Democrats "would choose a state with the lowest unionization rate in the country due to regressive policies aimed at diluting the power of workers."
Anger over the selection of Charlotte led more than a dozen AFL-CIO unions--including the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and the International Association of Machinists (IAM)--to announce plans last year to boycott the DNC.
It's worth noting that organized labor's tough talk about the DNC was not motivated by any desire to split with the Democrats; indeed, the leaders of the AFL-CIO have gone out of their way to repeatedly proclaim their allegiance to Obama. Rather, the decision to boycott of the convention was intended as a means of diverting growing levels of rank-and-file anger at the Democrats into a safe and minimally contentious channel.
Most significantly, the boycott has been used as a means of applying political pressure to the Democrats without actually badmouthing Obama or other prominent Democrats during an election year.
As a testament to this, the boycott has pressured the Democrats to make an effort to appease labor officialdom in time for the start of the Charlotte convention. Most notably, the Democratic National Committee recently announced plans to pull a portion of its banking business out of Bank America and, instead, place it into the union-owned Amalgamated Bank.
As top AFL-CIO stick to the script by "easing tensions" with top Democrats, the controversy over the Charlotte selection still has significance for those seeking to expose the corporate interests at the heart of the Democratic Party. To this end, the Charlotte DNC--and the protests that will accompany it--provides an opportunity to further expose the anti-union nature of the Democratic Party. With any hope, this could help to build the foundation for the future rise of a working-class political movement that exists outside of the two-party system. As Shamus Cooke argued in a recent column:
This remains the task of the day in the United States. Organized labor is the only social force among working people at this time with the resources capable of building a party able to compete with the two parties of big business. If unions broke with the anti-union Democrats and raised their own pro-worker demands, tens of millions of Americans would happily leave both the Democrat and Republican parties. The Democrats cannot be reformed; their "progressive caucus" has proven unwilling to inspire working people with bold action, and serves only to give political cover to the corporate soul of the Democratic Party.

100 Best Cities to launch Business -Charlotte NC

Population: 896,123
Pros: Steady influx of young educated workers, business-friendly banking community, local sports entertainment
Con: Housing costs spiked in recent years
This national financial hub is home to big names like Wachovia and Bank of America, but the oak-tree-lined city is also a great place to launch and grow a small business.
Regional organizations such as the local Small Business and Technology Development Center, the Inventors Network, and the Central Piedmont Community College's Center for Entrepreneurship supply a mix of mentoring, networking and technical assistance to innovative entrepreneurs, especially those in the finance and technology fields. To help develop the city's biotech industry, a research complex sponsored in part by the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is set to open its labs this year to scientists and startups involved in healthcare and nutrition research.
Charlotte's vibrancy and employment opportunities attract young professionals from around the state and help the city retain many of the graduates streaming out of 19 nearby colleges and universities. But as the city's population has increased, so has its cost of living. Some neighborhoods like Ballantyne, Cotswold, and Plaza Midwood offer affordable options.
For sports entertainment, Charlotte residents can snag tickets to Carolina Panthers football games and Nascar races. The city also features a number of premier golf courses including the exclusive Quail Hollow club, where Tiger Woods has played. The Blumenthal Arts Center hosts touring musicians and Broadway shows throughout the year. For those who prefer outdoor recreations, the Great Smokey Mountains offer hiking, rock climbing and white-water rafting, while residents turn to Lake Norman for fishing, sailing and water skiing. -Brandi Stewart

Adult Birthday Party Venues in Charlotte NC

Charlotte Green Meetings

From Charlotte Observer's Charlottesgotalot:

Let us help you plan an Eco-conscious meeting – in Charlotte, it's easy to meet, eat and stay green.

Concerned about your group’s carbon footprint? The Charlotte Green Team, an alliance of hospitality and tourism professionals, is dedicated to helping you plan an eco-conscious meeting without sacrificing on luxury, function or convenience.

Charlotte’s Green Hotels & Resorts

The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge proves its commitment to energy efficiency and conservation with the limited use of fertilizers and pesticides, eco-friendly cleaning supplies, an Audubon International-certified Golf Club and a menu filled with local produce and meats.
The Ritz Carlton, Charlotte defines sustainable luxury. Rooftop plants and beehives, employee uniforms made of fabric derived from regenerated plastic bottle materials, a Bike Valet and an electric vehicle charging station are just a few of the green amenities.
The LEED-certified Aloft Charlotte Ballantyne is set along the golf greens in Ballantyne Corporate Park. Any attendees arriving in electric vehicles can plug right into the electric charging stations.
In addition to recycling, The Westin Charlotte uses energy-efficient lighting, water conserving fixtures and biodegradable packaging. Guests can choose sustainable food and beverage options and green housekeeping. Hybrid cars are available through the hotel’s on-site car rental agency.

Green Space at the Charlotte Convention Center

The Charlotte Convention Center has substantial recycling programs and energy-saving initiatives. It also uses environmentally friendly cleaning products, biodegradable food-service products made from corn and equipment that uses fewer chemicals and less water. Across the street from the convention center, attendees can get some fresh air as they stroll the artsy manicured park known as “The Green.” Read more about the Charlotte Convention Center's green initiatives.

Eat Fresh, Eat Local

Charlotte’s Harvest Moon Grille is the epitome of farm to table dining. With the exception of shrimp and fish, the food comes from community growers and the ingredients come from small, independently owned farms within 100 miles of Charlotte. Meats and eggs are antibiotic and hormone free. Breads, pastas, dressings and many of the cheeses are made in-house.
Fern, Flavors from the Garden embraces the local-eating trend with a fervor. Menu items at this cozy vegetarian restaurant range from the expected (like veggie burgers) to the awe-inspiring (like squash blossom hushpuppies).
Halcyon, Flavors from the Earth celebrates artisanal farms, dairies and wineries from the Carolinas. The seasonal dining experience brings farmhouse chic to life.

Green Transportation & Tours

Getting around Charlotte is green, too. Attendees can’t miss the bright green fleet of hybrid-electric Sprinter buses that connect Charlotte Douglas International Airport and Uptown. And every 10 minutes, the congestion-free, environmentally friendly LYNX Blue Line light rail runs from South Boulevard at I-485 to Center City, with 15 stops in between.
Charlotte NC Tours explores the Queen City’s most popular destinations in eco-friendly fashion via Segway or bicycle tours. After a day of meetings, attendees will definitely appreciate the three-hour pub crawl, one of the company’s more popular tours.
For more information, contact the Charlotte Green Team.

Charlotte NC is ideal for Religious Events

Charlotte is known as the "City of Churches." Religious events are ideal to be held in Charlotte, NC.

Charlotte's thriving spiritual community and long history of a center for religious activities makes it an ideal place to hold religious events and conferences.

Billy Graham Library

The Billy Graham Library is a 40,000-square-foot experience that allows visitors to discover the life and legacy of America’s Pastor.

Library Displays
Designed to reflect Billy Graham’s journey from a humble farm boy to an international ambassador of God’s love, the barn-shaped building is situated on 20 landscaped acres, only miles from where Billy Graham grew up in Charlotte, N.C.

 Outdoor Retreats
The Art of Living Retreat Center is open to host your event if you are an individual or group looking for a peaceful, uplifting and comfortable retreat facility.
A bit of the Himalayas in the Blue Ridge MountainsSet in the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains, the Center offers an experience of meditation and natural beauty coupled with comfortable lodging and facilities. The center covers 381 acres of forested mountains, with the main retreat facility set on the mountaintop.

  • The Center has a variety of 208 restful rooms overlooking the scenery of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
  • The main hall – Originally built as a hall for meditation, the main hall features stunning natural lighting and a spacious area of 18,500 square feet that can accommodate up to 3,000 participants. The space is ideal for conferences, workshops, musical and cultural performances and other events.
  • Hillside hall – The hall can comfortably hold up to 250. Includes two small break-out rooms
  • Four program rooms – 3,124 sq ft each
  • Yoga Hall

Lutheridge Conference Center and Camp in South Asheville, North Carolina, and Camp Lutherock near Boone, North Carolina, comprise two sites in western North Carolina providing summer camp for children and youth, family programs, adult programs, and opportunities to plan your own retreat or conference for your group. Youth groups, family groups, public and private schools, college groups and more are customizing high-adventure and group-building retreats called LEAPS. Lutheridge Conference Center offers a wide range of meeting rooms. Please click on the list below for more information about each meeting room.

Faith Center: serves up to 552Efird Lounge: up to 100 in theatre-style seating or 50 in classroom seating
Efird Assembly:can accommodate 100
Lakeside Lodge
Whisnant Chapel: offers a woodsy setting for a worship service for as many as 200 people
Thornburg Hall: 2 meeting rooms accomodating 40 in theater seating and 25 in classroom seating.
Kohnjoy Lounge: for 10-15 people.
Kohnjoy Conference: 35 in theater seating and 20 in classroom seating.
Lineberger Hall:up to 250 people
Bischoff Lodge: two large meeting rooms, a breakout room

Very Large Meetings
For very large conferences there is plenty of space at facilities like Time Warner Cable Arena and Charlotte Convention Center. Both are conveniently located right in Charlotte’s Center City.

Charlotte Attractions for the young

If amusement parks are your thing, make time to visit Carowinds, where some fifty rides will whirl, spin, thrill and drop you. A top Charlotte thing to do, this adventure park is one of the best in the South and caters to all ages. Highlights include the Drop Tower, which has a 100-foot freefall, and the Intimidator, one of the fastest and longest coasters in the southeast. Our favorite is Boomerang Bay, a 20-acre Australian-themed water park where you can cool off in the Charlotte heat. Carowinds has water rides, carnival games and 12 fun rides for the little ones, and every kid likes the SpongeBob 3-D action adventure at the Carowinds Action Theater. Get to the park early before the crowds show up, and you'll be able to ride more rides. And don't forget the sunscreen. There is little shade, so you're going to need it! Tickets can be bought online or at the park, and are $39.99 for ages 3 and up. If you live near Charlotte and can visit often, buy the season pass, which is the best value. The Carowinds Camp Wilderness Resort next door offers 140 RV, fifty-six tent and fifteen luxury cabins for those who want to stay near the park. Carowinds is open daily during the summer, and on weekends in the spring and fall, when the weather is best.

Discovery Place
The Charlotte Observer IMAX® Dome Theatre puts you in the movies. Equipped with a unique dome shape, state-of-the-art technology and the largest screen in the Carolinas, the IMAX Dome delivers the world's most immersive movie experience.

Discovery Place is a science and technology museum for visitors of all ages located in the Uptown area of Charlotte, North Carolina. Discovery Place brings science to life through hands-on interactive exhibits, thrilling activities and experiments, a larger-than-life IMAX Dome Theatre, and boundless other educational opportunities and programs. The Museum, which first opened in 1981, recently underwent an 18-month, $31.6 million renovation that transformed it into a reimagined state-of-the-art science and technology museum. The most recent exhibition additions to Discovery Place include Fantastic Frogs and Alien Worlds and Androids. The new fall exhibition, Dinosaurs in Motion, opens October 4, 2014.

Meetings, Events & Conventions

From Charlotte Observer's Charlottesgotalot:

With easy accessibility, unique venues and exciting attractions, Charlotte is a top-notch destination for meetings, conventions and trade shows.

Hundreds of thousands of convention attendees travel to Charlotte each year. They are greeted by an airport just seven miles from the Charlotte Convention Center, 4,100 hotel rooms within walking distance of the Convention Center, and an array of unique dining and nightlife options. Charlotte's Center City, the convention district, is a walkable and compact area boasting nearly 100 restaurants plus cultural venues, museums and a vibrant nightlife scene.

Unique venues abound in Charlotte as well. These capture all styles and event themes. These venues offer the ability to create and program one-of-a-kind events into your meeting's schedule. These special events provide excitement for your attendees which will keep them talking about your event long after it has ended.

Top Reasons to Meet in Charlotte

With easy accessibility, unique venues and exciting attractions, Charlotte is a top-notch meetings destination.

Charlotte has the advantages of a first-tier city without the hassle, making the Queen City an attractive meetings destination. The top-notch accommodations and venues, upscale restaurants, major attractions, exhilarating nightlife, easy accessibility and mild climate make it ideal for working and playing year ‘round. Here are some of the top reasons to choose Charlotte for your group’s next meeting or event.
Getting Here is Easy
Charlotte Douglas International Airport is a hub for US Airways, meaning daily nonstop flights to and from 138 domestic and international destinations. The state-of-the-art airport has every modern convenience and over 700 daily departures.
Unbeatable Accommodations, Meeting Spaces & Venues

From the Charlotte Convention Center to meeting spaces in fine art museums and posh hotels, Charlotte can suit any group – regardless of size or budget. Accommodations include everything from B&Bs to rustic resorts to high-rise hotels. Seeking luxury in Center City? Hilton Charlotte Center City and The Westin Charlotte and The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte all fit the bill. If a spa and golf-centered conference is more your group’s style, consider The Ballantyne Hotel and Lodge. Historic inns likeThe Duke Mansion, the Morehead Inn and the VanLandingham Estate Inn & Conference Center are loaded with southern charm.

Besides being eco-friendly, the Charlotte Convention Center provides more than 90,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space, a 35,000 sq. ft. ballroom and full-service, award-winning catering. It also features 280,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space.
Exciting Pro Sports

Charlotte is a haven for sports fans any time of year. After a day of meetings, attendees can catch a Charlotte Bobcats game or watch the Charlotte Checkers in a dramatic hockey match at Time Warner Cable Arena. The Carolina Panthers bring sellout crowds to their feet at Bank of America Stadium, and NASCAR races take place at nearby Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Unique Attractions & Activities

Active attendees can break for kayaking, whitewater rafting or canyon zip-lining at the U.S. National Whitewater Center, a renowned outdoor recreation and adventure sports facility.

For a dose of history, attendees can visit Historic Latta Plantation, a restored 19th-century cotton plantation and living history farm. At the Billy Graham Library, interactive kiosks and memorabilia take visitors on a journey through the life and faith of the world’s most influential evangelist and adviser to eight presidents.

For something really exhilarating, attendees can head to Carowinds, the self-proclaimed “thrill capital of the Southeast.” The 15+ thrill rides include roller coasters, giant swings and a 160-foot drop tower.
Fabulous Nightlife

The NC Music Factory is Charlotte’s newest and hottest venue with live music, trendy nightclubs, hip bars, upscale dining and a comedy club, all in one location just north of Center City. Right in Center City, the EpiCentre is a hub for shopping, dining and entertainment.

There’s always an exciting live performance at the Knight Theater, McGlohon Theater and Duke Energy Theater. When it comes to a touring Broadway show or a local production, Blumenthal Performing Arts puts on the best in music, theater and dance at the Belk Theater and Booth Playhouse. In Charlotte, enjoying a night out on the town is effortless.

Friday, January 2, 2015

Meeting Rooms for Rent in Charlotte NC

  • 150 chairs and tables
  • 2 Large rooms, 1800 SQFT and 800 SQFT
  • Time Warner Business Class, Fiber Optic, Very High Speed Internet and WIFI
  • Multi 2200 Watts Power outlets for training equipment and computers
  • LCD projector and screen
  • 2 60-inch HDTVs with HDMI network from Laptop or DVD player
  • High Quality, Bose, Ceiling installed Audio Sound System, networked with Microphones, DVD player, CD Player, Mobile Phone or Laptop
  • Fixed Bar, Buffet Table, Restrooms and Kitchen are included
  • Outside Caterers available
  • Free ample parking lot. Handicap access. Bus stop at the site
  • Monthly/Weekly and Daily rates available for business events, training classes, or corporate meetings
  • Elegant.
  • $899 per day standard rate for day time rental during weekdays. Please inquire for other packages.