Tourism and Economic Development
On November 6, 2019, Mountain West Partnership convened regional tourism stakeholders and economic developers to discuss how these two sectors can work together. Several main themes emerged: Workforce, Natural & Built Infrastructure, and Collaboration.
This report is a summary of the conversation in order to demonstrate the needs and opportunities that were identified. as they relate to tourism and economic development in the Mountain West region of NC, and it also contains models for success that were identified during the summit.