Greensboro/Triad Area Information
With more than 75 restaurants and 30 bars & breweries to enjoy in Winston-Salem’s walkable downtown, there’s always something new to discover. Throughout town, you’ll find everything from family-owned restaurants to incredible fine dining. Further out, Winston-Salem is the gateway to the Yadkin Valley Wine Country region which is home to more than 70 wineries within a short drive of the city.
Winston-Salem offers big-city amenities in a place that’s small enough to make your mark. There are endless sports, activities, entertainment, and community events to explore. You’re guaranteed to get moving with more than 3,500 acres of parks and recreation, and 25 miles of greenways and trails.
Welcome to Greensboro, North Carolina, where business, education, culture and recreation thrive! We are excited to present “Greensboro Lifestyle,” designed to highlight some of Greensboro’s unique assets. Although separate organizations, The Greensboro Chamber of Commerce and the Guilford Merchants Association recognize and embrace the power of collaboration when it comes to making Greensboro an even better place to live.
From our strategic location at the intersection of several interstates and major highways, to our vibrant downtown scene, to our well-deserved reputation as “Tournament Town,” Greensboro offers visitors and residents alike plenty to do… and it’s easy to get here! Our city is a center for business where many world-renowned companies have major operations.
With seven colleges and universities within city limits, Greensboro is a college town. In an increasingly knowledge-based, global economy, Greensboro is well positioned with its higher education assets. To extend the impact of these assets, Opportunity Greensboro, a business and collegiate partnership, was created. Opportunity Greensboro works to create and implement results-oriented programs and activities to enable a competitive advantage for business growth and community prosperity. Add to that a growing research park and a vibrant entrepreneurial spirit, and you have a city that is poised for present and future success.
Greensboro offers a fantastic quality of life for all, and with all that Greensboro has to offer, it is easy to love living and working in Greensboro!
Deborah Hooper, President
Greensboro Chamber of Commerce
Mark Prince, President/CEO
Guilford Merchants Association
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 located alongside Greensboro and Winston-Salem in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, the nation’s 35th largest metro area with a population exceeding 1.7 million. High Point’s population (as of April 1, 2019) is estimated to be 114,183 residents; Greensboro, 290,200; and Winston-Salem, 244,600.
The region has a workforce of over 820,000 and boasts 16 colleges and universities with more than 110,000 students.
The High Point EDC and the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce work closely together 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.
High Point Economic Development Corporation
Athletics and Fitness
Child Care, Family and Kids
South Charlotte (Ballantyne, Blakeney, South Park)
Central Piedmont Community College
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Johnson C Smith University
Johnson & Wales University