How Charlotte scored a marketing touchdown in Europe
Thursday, January 16, 2020

CNBC’s “Marketing Media Money” explores how the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance uses sport as a passion point to market itself to the world. Janet La Bar and Carolina Panthers President Tom Glick explain why it’s a win-win for both sides.

Optimized Armor, Inc. establishing new operations in York County
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Optimized Armor, Inc., an industry-leading armor steel supplier, today announced plans to establish operations in York County. The more than $3.7 million investment is expected to create 100 new jobs. Founded in 2019, Optimized Armor, Inc. provides armored steel to a variety of industries, including defense and security, off-highway

Make Way for Truist Purple
Tuesday, January 14, 2020

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 13, 2020 - Truist Financial Corporation (NYSE: TFC) today announced the launch of a bold new look and feel with a signature color and modern monogram logo. Following the completion of the merger of equals between BB&T and SunTrust in December 2019, the visual identity further signals the company's commitment to inspire and build a

Bank of America and Honeywell Joining Hornets and CLT Alliance for Paris Economic Development Event
Monday, December 23, 2019

December 23, 2019 – The Charlotte Hornets today announced that Bank of America and Honeywell, both Fortune 500 companies headquartered in Charlotte, will serve as the presenting partner and associate partner, respectively, of an economic development event hosted by the organization and the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance in Paris, France, on

Alliance Statement on MLS Announcement
Sunday, December 22, 2019

Statement from CLT Alliance on MLS Team Announcement Janet LaBar, president and CEO of Charlotte Regional Business Alliance, issued the following statement regarding today's announcement of Charlotte as the new home of Major League Soccer's 30th team: “The addition of MLS to Charlotte is momentous. Soccer enjoys widespread international fanfare and

Cataler North America Corporation Building 2nd U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Catawba County
Thursday, December 19, 2019

Cataler North America Corporation to invest a minimum of $42 million to construct a second US manufacturing facility and create more than 150 jobs in Trivium Corporate Center HICKORY, N.C. – The City of Hickory, Catawba County, and the Catawba County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) welcomed Cataler North America Corporation, a Toyota Motor

Why the US city of Charlotte becomes a headquarters of the German economy
Thursday, November 21, 2019

(Photo:Unsplash) Charlotte. It's a house like so many in this upscale residential area of ​​Charlotte. It is one and a half stories high, built of bright natural stones, the blue front door is decorated with a wreath of autumnal flowers. And yet every guest on this Monday night knows that he is right and welcome here. In the flower pots to the

CLT Alliance Announces Staff Additions and Promotions
Monday, November 4, 2019

Janet LaBar, CEO and president of the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance, is pleased to announce recent additions and promotions to the organization’s staff. Joe Bost will lead the advocacy pillar at the Alliance. As senior vice president of state and regional policy, Joe plays a critical role in lobbying for business-friendly policies in Columbia,

Microsoft expansion to add 430 new jobs in Charlotte
Friday, October 25, 2019

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The City of Charlotte announced today that Microsoft Corp. will create 430 new jobs in Charlotte and will invest $23.9 million to expand its operations in the city. Microsoft is a technology company that has been developing software and manufacturing digital products since 1975 and has had a presence in Charlotte since 1991. The

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Asheville, NC – The Charlotte Regional Business Alliance announced the organization’s chairs for 2021 and 2022 during their annual Fall Planning Retreat in Asheville, Thursday, Sept. 12. Carol Lovin, executive vice president, chief integration officer and system chief of staff for Atrium Health, will lead the CLT Alliance in 2021. Deeply

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