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WELCOME TO HIGH POINT USA

North Carolina's International City™


  To learn about High Point's economic development successes, diverse industry sectors, largest employers, attributes, and accolades, please see An Exciting Time to be in High Point, the most recent annual report of the High Point Economic Development Corporation.

A globally-connected community, High Point USA earns its nicknames as North Carolina's International City™ and Home Furnishings Capital of the World™. Twice each year, the City hosts the High Point Market, the world's largest home furnishings trade show.

High Point is a "gig community" -- having Internet connections that are amazingly fast, up to 1 gigabit per second.

High Point is located alongside Greensboro and Winston-Salem in central North Carolina, the nation’s 37th largest metro area with a population exceeding 1.6 million. High Point’s current population is estimated to be more than 113,000 residents; Greensboro, 287,000; and Winston-Salem, 241,500.

The High Point, Greensboro, and Winston-Salem region has a labor force of more than 800,000. More than 110,000 students are enrolled at 21 colleges, universities, and community colleges.

The High Point EDC and the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce work to promote Greensboro-High Point as members of the Guilford County Economic Development Alliance – a collaborative effort along with Guilford County, the City of High Point, and the City of Greensboro.   


Please contact the High Point Economic Development Corporation staff for assistance on relocating to or expanding your business in the City of High Point and Guilford County.

  1. Norwegian Cruise Line to Hire 200 Employees

    July 11, 2018 -- Norwegian Cruise Line will hire 200 employees as it expands its at-home agent initiative in the High Point/Piedmont Triad region. The employees will be the first point of contact for guests and travel agents looking to design a vacation. NCL Press Release
  2. Amada North America will invest $87 million, create 201 jobs in High Point

    May 7, 2018 -- Governor Roy Cooper announced that Amada North America has chosen High Point for its new manufacturing campus. The company will create 201 jobs and invest $87 million. Amada manufactures precision sheet metal fabricating equipment. Additional Info...
  3. Greensboro-High Point MSA ranks #2 in the nation

    March 05, 2018 -- The Greensboro-High Point MSA has been ranked #2 in the nation for new and expanded corporate facilities in 2017, in metro areas with populations of 200,000-1,000,000. The MSA is composed of Guilford, Randolph, and Rockingham counties. Additional Info...