February 1, 2014

World Record holder attempts faster time at IDSA Skate Rally in Concord

Media Advisory The International Distance Skateboard Association (IDSA) will host the Charlotte Push Race where Kaspar Heinrici, current World Record Holder for one-mile straight line longboard skateboard speed record, will attempt to beat his current time posted in Flagler County, Florida.
May 3, 2014

Secretary Decker to Present New Economic Impact Data During National Travel & Tourism Week Rally in Concord

Media Advisory Governor Pat McCrory has proclaimed May 3-11, 2014, as Tourism Week in North Carolina. To kick off Cabarrus County’s breakfast celebration Sharon Allred Decker, North Carolina Secretary of Commerce, will visit Where Racing Lives to present newly released data on tourism’s impact on the North Carolina economy in 2013. Destination research expert Berkeley Young will also deliver a presentation on tourism in Cabarrus County.
November 22, 2014

Carolina Courts serves up Pickleball in Concord

Media Advisory The United States Pickleball Association (USAPA) will host players from across the Carolinas for the North Carolina Holiday Smash Pickleball Tournament. This “Round Robin” tournament is open for public spectators. This event and the USAPA Atlantic Southeast Regional tournament in March 2015 come to Concord as a result of efforts by the Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau.
December 12, 2014

CEO Bob Lutz of NASCAR Racing Experience to Celebrate 1 Millionth Customer with 1 Lucky Driver

Media Advisory NASCAR Racing Experience will celebrate its 1 Millionth customer after nearly 16 years of operation. The lucky customer will be selected at random to receive free bonus drives plus other gifts from Bob Lutz in contribution to NASCAR Racing Experience’s Milestone. The media will have interview photo/video opportunities throughout the event, as well as a chance to participate in a free 3-lap ride along session.
July 30, 2016

Groundbreaking Ceremony for National Mustang Museum will be held July 30, 2016 at 2pm in Concord, North Carolina

Media Advisory Mustang enthusiasts will gather to mark the beginning of an attraction that will celebrate the history of the iconic American sports car. The National Mustang Museum Groundbreaking Ceremony will serve as a special memory for Mustang fans with special photo opportunities and a chance to sign the guest book as one of the very first attendees. Registration for the event is open to the public.
November 20, 2017

Quality of life rises with visitor spending in Cabarrus County

CONCORD, N.C. (August 17, 2017) – Visit North Carolina recently announced that domestic visitors to and within Cabarrus County spent $433.03 million in 2016, an increase of 5.21% from 2015. Cabarrus County ranks 12th in travel impact among North Carolina’s 100 counties.