Why High Point
WELCOME TO HIGH POINT
North Carolina's International City™
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 the Piedmont Triad region of 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 approximately 112,000 residents; Greensboro, 280,800; and Winston-Salem, 234,300.
The region has a workforce of over 800,000 and boasts 16 colleges and universities with more than 60,000 students.The High Point EDC and the Greensboro Partnership work closely together as partners in 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.