News for Community and Economic Development

Improving Economic Conditions in the Greater Charlotte Region 1/2017
We encourage you to participate in an online survey to help identify and propose solutions for economic development challenges and opportunities for the Greater Charlotte Region. (more)

Centralina Receives Federal Recognition for the "Prosperity for Greater Charlotte Report" 9/2015
Centralina’s innovative and award-winning approach to the region’s 2012-2017 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) was singled out as a best practice in a national announcement. (more)

Centralina Announces the 2015 Advanced Manufacturing Awards 3/2015
Organizations partner to recognize excellence among regional advanced manufacturing firms. (more)

Upcoming Events Highlight Collaborative Economic Development Efforts in the Region 2/2014
Business, education and community leaders from around the region are invited to attend the 2014 Advanced Manufacturing Awards in conjunction with Global Competitiveness Summit. (more)

North Carolina COGs collaborate on a consolidated economic strategy initiative called "NC Tomorrow" 2/2012
Initiative for a statewide Consolidated Economic Development Strategy underway; survey feedback sought from communities, businesses and elected officials. (more)

2011 International Economic Development Council Conference 9/2011
IEDC Conference in Charlotte, Sept. 18-21. (more)

CEDC Regional Revolving Loan Fund Q&A 8/2011
Answers to your questions about an important new loan fund for businesses. (more)