Best State for BusinessRead Articlearrow_forward
Named #1 Best State for Business by Forbes in 2017, 2018, and 2019.
State of the YearRead Articlearrow_forward
NC was Rated 2020 State of the Year by Business Facilities Magazine.
Top State Business ClimateRead Articlearrow_forward
Ranked #1 by Site Selection Magazine in 2021.
2021 Golden Shovel AwardRead Articlearrow_forward
N.C. named national economic development leader by Area Development Magazine.
2021 Prosperity Cup WinnerRead Articlearrow_forward
North Carolina leaped five spots from 2020 to win Site Selection Magazine’s 2021 Prosperity Cup, which ranks states on their success in recruiting and retaining business.
Second-Best State for BusinessRead Articlearrow_forward
North Carolina secured the runner-up spot in CNBC’s America’s Top States for Business 2021 rankings.
23 TPM ParticipantsRead Articlearrow_forward
The NC Chamber Foundation is tackling the workforce challenge head-on by expanding the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Talent Pipeline Management (TPM) program within the state.
Top 10 State Business Tax Climate IndexRead Articlearrow_forward
For the first time, North Carolina ranks in the top 10 most competitive business tax climates in the nation for 2021.
Top 5 State for Doing BusinessRead Articlearrow_forward
North Carolina ranks in the top five states for doing business in 2020.
Top Regulatory ClimateRead Articlearrow_forward
Forbes ranked NC as #1 state for regulatory climate in 2019.
#16 Lawsuit Climate SurveyRead Articlearrow_forward
North Carolina jumped to #16 in 2019 from #33 in 2017.
44 Certified Work-Ready CommunitiesRead Articlearrow_forward
The Certified Work-Ready Community Program is aimed at counties collaborating to advance workforce development.