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  1. 5 Design Trends & Tips on How to Refresh Your Home

    Published on by Casey Hawkins

    Blue is the New Grey The 2020 Pantone Color of the year is Classic Blue, a totally versatile and sophisticated color! This classic blue provides the perfect amount of contrast for interiors and exteriors in both traditional and modern home styles. Whether a kitchen island gets a quick upgrade or a room gets a dramatic Read More

  2. Transformation Beyond Downtown

    Published on by Casey Hawkins

    High Point’s downtown transformation started with BB&T Point and our very own High Point Rockers Baseball Team last year.   High Pointers descended downtown to watch a friendly game of baseball, meet up with friends, while making new ones. The smell of hot dogs and popcorn became familiar to the regulars as they sipped on Read More

  3. Join us in Celebrating Black History Month!

    Published on by Casey Hawkins

    A month commemorating African American history in their struggles for freedom and equality. For years, the African American community has enriched the entire city of High Point, building successful and meaningful lives. Washington Street became the hub of African American education, business, worship, entertainment, and community. The Civil Rights Movement is a key element of Read More

  4. Maintain Your New Year’s Resolutions in High Point

    Published on by Casey Hawkins

    A new year inspires new beginnings! In High Point, we want to help you reach your goals and fulfill your health and wellness resolutions. Check out our list of different places and activities that will help encourage you to stay on track! Try our local Juice Shops! Start your mornings off with a delicious treat Read More

  5. Top Ten High Point Holiday Events

    Published on by Casey Hawkins

    Do you hear those sleigh bells ring-ting-tingling? We sure do! The Holiday season is finally here. It’s that time of year to make memories with loved ones by doing things that get you in the Christmas spirit. Here is a list of the top 10 local events that you won’t want to miss this Christmas. Read More

  6. Top 10 Halloween Activities in High Point

    Published on by Casey Hawkins

    Don’t be scared, spooky season is right around the corner. Here are the top 10 spookiest events you will want to go to this fall that are in and around High Point. 1. Kersey Valley Spookywoods Spookywoods has been scaring people for 35 years. They have new attractions every year that will leave you wanting Read More

  7. Hit the Links in High Point!

    Published on by Nancy Bowman

      The great state of North Carolina boasts an impressive 412 golf courses, with 66 located right here in our 12-county region.  The High Point-Jamestown area offers a mixture of private and public courses with one making the last as one of the top 25 most difficult in the area, according to the Triad Business Read More

  8. Why Travel Matters in High Point, North Carolina

    Published on by Cynthia Schmidt

    Traveling. Good for the mind, the body, and the soul. Travel allows us to take a step away from our everyday lives to engage in experiences and make memories that can last a lifetime. In addition to the personal benefits of traveling, it is also an incredibly lucrative industry; according to the U.S. Travel Association, Read More

  9. North Carolina Craft Beer Month

    Published on by Cynthia Schmidt

    What does craft beer mean to you? For many enthusiasts, craft beer is a wholistic endeavor for those who wish to enjoy not only the flavor, but all facets of the experience. But what is craft beer, who drinks it, and where do you get it? We’ve broken down all these questions and more to Read More

  10. Why CVBs Are Invaluable

    Published on by Cynthia Schmidt

    When you think about visiting a new place, what do you look for? For most people, the answer is an experience. They look for the attractions and points of interest, restaurants and accommodations, and any other resources the area has to offer. A convention and visitors bureau is a gold mine not only for packets Read More

  11. High Point Area Beer Scene Continues to Grow

    Published on by Melody Burnett

    You may have heard that High Point is growing. According to the latest census report that came out this week, we are ranked ninth in population with 110,235 residents. You may have heard that High Point is enhancing. With the fundraising leadership of Dr. Nido Qubein, High Point will be developing a multipurpose stadium, children’s Read More

  12. High Point Loves North Carolina Craft Beer

    Published on by Melody Burnett

    Last week I attended the Visit NC 365 Conference on Tourism in Greenville North Carolina. As the “official” craft beer enthusiast representative from my office, I was instructed to make sure that I attend the break out titled “Research Findings & Motivational Preferences of Craft Beer Consumers.” Researcher, Chris Cavanaugh with Magellan Strategy Group presented Read More

  13. Let’s Be Courageous and Revitalize Downtown

    Published on by Melody Burnett

    I would like to thank the High Point Convention & Visitors Bureau board and community liaisons who attended our Annual Retreat last week at High Point University. These leaders are engaged and charged with moving the needle forward in High Point. Most of all, they understand that to make our city vibrant, we need to Read More

  14. Visitors’ Demographics Show Opportunity for Core City

    Published on by Tim Mabe

    Our recent research regarding visitors to High Point University, and also furniture shoppers and designers who come to High Point year-round, shows that the demographics of these two groups are very similar: They are affluent and well-educated, with annual household incomes that average more than $100,000. As such, they have a higher level of expectation Read More

  15. Let’s Build On Tourism Impact Potential

    Published on by Tim Mabe

    Last week, Visit North Carolina announced findings about the economic impact of tourism across the state. We are proud to say that the tourism numbers in High Point revealed vast improvements. Did you know that Guilford County experienced a 4.71 percent increase in 2014? We surveyed several businesses in High Point that are actively engaged Read More