High Point, Greensboro, and Winston-Salem's

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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. 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...
  2. Greensboro-High Point area gets high marks in Amazon HQ2 competition

    Nov. 21, 2017 -- CNBC rated Greensboro-High Point, Charlotte, and Raleigh-Durham among the top North American contenders for Amazon's highly-publicized second headquarters project. Amazon's "HQ2" will employ up to 50,000 people and cost $5 billion. Additional Info...
  3. Twenty-one office/industrial projects for High Point and Greensboro over the last year

    Nov. 15, 2017 -- At the High Point EDC annual meeting, the Greensboro-High Point economic development team reported 21 office/industrial project announcements over the last year. The list included North Carolina's largest job-creation project. Additional Info...