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Category Archive: Civic Activities

  1. 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

  2. High Point CVB Unveils Vision for Downtown

    Published on by Tim Mabe

    The recent High Point CVB board retreat resulted in an overall vision which involves a variety of organizations across the city working in unison.  All of the partners and board members contributed to creating this vision. Not only were many of the ideas amazing, but they were truly beyond anyone’s expectations.  We unveiled this vision Read More

  3. Businesswoman of the Year – Mena Parrish Promotes Teamwork

    Published on by Tim Mabe

    The High Point Chamber of Commerce has named Mena Parrish our chairwoman of the High Point Convention and Visitors Bureau and general manager of the J.H. Adams Inn and Hampton’s Restaurant, as its 2014 Businesswoman of the year. The Businesswoman of the Year Award is presented annually to a Chamber member who has demonstrated and Read More

  4. High Point’s CVB and Sports and Events Committees Can Help You

    Published on by Nancy Bowman

    The High Point Convention & Visitors Bureau (HPCVB) is establishing a Sports Committee as well as an Events Committee to help broaden the reach of the many fine facilities including sports and other event venues in our city.  As the city’s destination marketing organization, the mission of the CVB is to create economic development through Read More

  5. Arts & Tourism Grants Program

    Published on by Melody Burnett

    After ten years of administering the High Point Convention and Visitor’s Bureau’s (HPCVB) Arts & Tourism Grants Program, it has become one of the favorite facets of my job description. Helping area non-profits with their funding needs for their projects, as well as providing them with additional resources in the community is very worthwhile. Being Read More

  6. The High Point Convention & Visitors Bureau is “On the Move”

    Published on by Tim Mabe

    In an exciting announcement, we have decided to move our Visitors Information and Welcome Center to the High Point Chamber of Commerce building at 1634 N. Main Street in order to enhance the level of services offered to visitors. Our Visitors Information and Welcome Center is currently at 300 South Main Street. We will move Read More

  7. The Team Work Supporting Ignite High Point

    Published on by Tim Mabe

    Recently, Ignite High Point brought world famous, Andres Duany of Duany Plater-Zyberk (DPZ) to develop a master plan for the Uptown area, Market District, Oak Hollow Mall area, and High Point University. In his assessment of High Point, he identified our primary weakness and strength as the two large spikes created by the Furniture Market Read More