About Charlotte

2017 National League of Cities (NLC) City Summit

The Queen City is excited to roll out the royal treatment for the 2017 National League of Cities City Summit, which will take place at the Charlotte Convention Center in heart of uptown Charlotte Nov. 15-18. 



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I want to tell you about Charlotte the
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Queen City we are a terrific place to
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visit or live we have lots of dining and
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entertainment we even have the u.s.
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national White Water Center and we have
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the Carolina Panthers right here in
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Charlotte the Queen City is a great
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place to live work and play Charlotte
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Mecklenburg was the first to declare
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their independence of Great Britain back
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in 1775 I'm a proud descendant of one of
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the signers of the Mecklenburg
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Declaration of Independence and I think
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it's important for people to know that I
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think that I think our visitors will
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enjoy knowing about that and learning
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more about our great city what makes
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Charlotte what it is the people we have
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at this theater live art on freedom
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Drive we have the Puerto Rican festival
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we have the Caribbean festival we have
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the Dragon Boat Festival we have time
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out Youth which specifically was created
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for iOS GT youth in the community in
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this amazing state-of-the-art building
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that's what makes us the best that's why
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you should come and see Charlotte for
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yourself I'd love people to come visit
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wish you have a good time here it's my
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home
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when I go to the conference's I always
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sign up for the mobile workshops because
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I'm seeing what is done in other cities
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and how it works and I can bring it back
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to my own city to see if it might work
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here we look forward to having you here
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in Charlotte North Carolina
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in November we know you're gonna have a
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great conference and we look forward to
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welcoming you in the Queen City
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we're so excited to be hosting the city
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summit in Sheldon North Carolina
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November 15th through the 18th and those
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who visit here 2005 we have a couple of
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new things we're going to present
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there's a youth conference there's great
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mobile workshops there's our own version
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of the family feud and did I mention the
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Commodores for the closing act and
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there's a song that I need each and
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every one of you to be paired to sing we
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now see that's right family see you
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Charlotte November 15th through the 18th
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​Ideally positioned as the crown jewel of the Southeast, Charlotte is known for her diversity, distinct neighborhoods and high quality of life.  The Charlotte region continues to be one of the fastest growing in the nation. Her charm – as a hub for innovative ideas and a friendly, welcoming atmosphere will drive strong conference attendance.  NLC City Summit attendees represent small towns and big cities from 50 states, plus Washington D.C., Puerto Rico and Canada.

 

Hidden gems await the arrival of this year’s attendees. Rich in culture and history, our city offers many surprises, no matter your interests – sports, art, dining, music, or something else altogether – there’s always something new to discover about the Queen.  She shines with nightlife, culture, parks, retail, entertainment and best of all, incredible people. Come experience the eclectic mix of modern and traditional, urban and natural – that can only be found here!

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