International Business Relations

A Global Market Place

Companies and entrepreneurs from all over the globe are doing business in Charlotte and the Office of International Relations is here to help your business become more connected to the global market.

Business and Education Delegation in ChinaIf you are foreign-owned company looking for a comfortable entry point to the US market, we will discuss your needs and connect you to partners ready to help you assess a move to the region.

International newcomers ready to start their own company will find many resources to launch and grow their businesses here. If you are a homegrown business in our region and interested in exploring global markets, the Office of International Relations would be happy to help you look into new connections.

The Office of International Relations and the City of Charlotte understand that our international businesses bring more than jobs to the community. In order to recognize individuals, organizations and foreign-owned firms for outstanding contributions to philanthropy in the Charlotte region, we host the annual Mayor's International Community Awards every May.  

Companies large and small will find a good fit in Charlotte. Reach out to us directly if you have any questions on bringing or starting a business here.