Foreign Direct Investment in the Carolinas by the numbers
Billion in Capital Investment
Global Carolina Connections is the premier conference on foreign direct investment and international manufacturing in the Carolinas. Now in its 6th year, the conference has brought together 100s of leaders from foreign-owned and -affiliated companies to discuss topics of immediate relevance and importance. Past topics include top management talent for global businesses; global automotive manufacturing in the Carolinas – current impacts and future trends; and workforce development.
Global Carolina Connections is not only bringing international manufacturers together – it is also helping the Carolinas write the book on how to keep those companies here and keep them expanding.
Parker Poe coordinates business expansion and incentives projects for companies throughout the United States.
“When you look at the numbers that North Carolina has managed to compile over the last decade in terms of foreign direct investment, I think it clearly demonstrates the competitiveness of this region of the world.”
"A major theme that emerged
[during the 2015 conference] was
the dynamic, changing role that
the Carolinas continue to play
in global business – growing
from a region of individual
clusters into a 'mega-region'
of global activity that crosses
both industry sectors and state
We regularly conduct interviews with leaders from global companies throughout the Carolinas and publish them here. Please check back regularly for updated interviews with these influential international voices.