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 33rd largest metro area with a population exceeding 1.7 million. High Point’s population is estimated to be 115,526 residents (as of April 1, 2020); Greensboro, 294,722; and Winston-Salem, 246,328.
The region has a workforce of over 835,000 and boasts 16 colleges and universities with more than 115,000 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.
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.
To learn about High Point's economic development successes, diverse industry sectors, largest employers, attributes, and accolades, please see High Point: American City of the Future -- the most recent annual report of the High Point Economic Development Corporation.
To learn about downtown opportunities, please see Downtown High Point: The Place for Investors and Growing Businesses.
Learn more about High Point's leaders who are ensuring a safer city for its residents, businesses, school, and University.