The Greater Charlotte Hospitality & Tourism Alliance (HTA) has been the premiere voice of the region’s hospitality & tourism industry since it was established by the leaders of the industry in 1994. Over the years the HTA’s leadership has proudly and relentlessly been vital in efforts that have made the Charlotte region a premiere national travel and convention destination. We are proud to have been a major part of developing the Charlotte Convention Center, Time Warner Cable Arena, the NASCAR Hall of Fame, our new Arts & Cultural Complex and many other destination-enhancing projects and initiatives.
As a full-time membership association representing more than 800 businesses in the Greater Charlotte area, has proudly become known as a major economic development driver for the region and one of the most effective business organization in the Carolinas. The mission and specific priorities are simply focused on leading initiatives that are essential in maximizing the bottom lines of all HTA members’ businesses.
The Greater Charlotte hospitality industry, which currently generates more than $4 billion in annual revenue, and employs more than 70,000 people in the area is continuing to grow and have more of an impact on practically all businesses in our region.
The North Carolina Bankers Association was established in 1897. The Community Bankers Association of North Carolina merged with the NCBA on January 1, 1997. The resulting organization continues as the North Carolina Bankers Association operating under its original charter. The trade group offers legislative liaison in the North Carolina General Assembly and the US Congress on behalf of its membership. It provides educational and training programs, media relations, insurance benefits programs, the Carolina Banker magazine, regulatory and compliance assistance, and other services to its member financial institutions. It also operates, as a wholly owned subsidiary, the Community Investment Corporation of the Carolinas, which provides long-term, low-cost financing for low to moderate income multi-family developments in the state.
Home Builders Association of Winston-Salem (HBAWS) represents its professional membership to promote and support the home building and remodeling industry. Established in 1959, the Home Builders Association of Winston-Salem, Inc., is a non profit trade association of building professionals affiliated with the North Carolina Home Builders Association and the National Association of Home Builders.
Governed by an elected Board of Directors, HBAWS represents its builder members in Forsyth and Stokes counties involved in residential / commercial building and remodeling, and land development activities; and associate member businesses and professionals engaged in activities related to the building industry.
By effectively representing and serving its members, the Home Builders Association of Winston-Salem strives to meet the community’s need for quality, affordable construction and renovation of housing and commercial space.