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ElectriCities is a not-for-profit membership organization of municipally owned electric utilities that are spread across North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. We advocate for public power communities at the state and federal levels, and provide a number of administrative, technical, legal, and legislative services to support our members.

Legacy Sponsor | Exhibiting

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McAdams is a full-service civil engineering, land planning, landscape architecture and geomatics firm headquartered in Durham, NC with offices in Raleigh and Charlotte, NC and Dallas-Fort Worth, TX.

Legacy Sponsor | Exhibiting

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Shaping Communities Together® is more than a tagline to McGill. Our depth of expertise includes a wide spectrum of engineering services, land planning and recreation, as well as consulting services. We take the time to understand the unique culture of every community to create exceptional places for future generations.

Legacy Sponsor | Exhibiting


NCDDA is the leader in education and advocacy for economic growth and development in North Carolina’s downtowns. NCDDA is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit professional membership association of downtown organizations, municipalities, economic developers, architects, planners, and other professionals led by a 21-member volunteer board of directors.

Legacy Sponsor | Exhibiting


ACSM Inc is a Design+Build firm specializing in the design, plan, fabrication, logistical support and installation of wayfinding systems and public art pieces. Our team of visual thinkers and artisans custom creates unique designs that reflect the history, brand, architecture and environmental aspects of every unique space and memorable place.

Tradition Sponsor | Exhibiting

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We combine award-winning signage and architectural designs to create unique wayfinding signage programs, streetscapes, and district identity. Our motivational downtown / retail workshops guide shop & building owners to better downtown shop branding and storefront designs that create cohesive destinations attracting more visitors to explore.

Tradition Sponsor | Exhibiting


Bolton & Menk, Inc. specializes in providing infrastructure solutions. From advocating for our communities to designing their dreams to finding funding; we take pride in our work because we live in these same communities. Bolton & Menk has 800+ employees throughout 28 offices in Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

Tradition Sponsor | Exhibiting

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You can trust and depend on BOUDREAUX. We cultivate relationships, design inspiring places, and enrich communities. Whether master planning a campus, re-imagining existing spaces, preserving a historic structure, or designing from scratch; we are architects and planners that design spaces that support your community.

Tradition Sponsor | Exhibiting

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Created in 2018, Civic is focused on improving the lives of North Carolinians all across the state. Civic is a sister organization with LGFCU. Civic has reimagined financial services ‘beyond the branch.' With our secure app and web technology, Civic members use our products and services to help meet all their financial needs, at their convenience.

Tradition Sponsor | Exhibiting

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We help communities plan, design, and promote vibrant Main Streets, destination-quality parks, trails & recreation areas. Enhancing quality of life. Cultivating healthier places to live. Generating private investment.

Tradition Sponsor | Exhibiting

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LandDesign is an award-winning landscape architecture, civil engineering, planning, and urban design firm. We believe that every project presents a unique opportunity to push the envelope, try something new, and achieve success in a different way. The result is always a place that creates lasting value for our client's and the community.

Tradition Sponsor | Exhibiting

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Maurer Architecture is an award-winning architecture firm located in Raleigh, NC. We are known for our creative approach to urban restoration, adaptive reuse, and new construction projects alike. Our work is thoughtful and grounded, and our focused approach to problem

solving has led to a reputation of integrity and leadership in the community.

Tradition Sponsor | Exhibiting is the leader in location analytics, instantly generating foot traffic insights for any location in the U.S. Commercial real estate, retail, and economic development professionals are using the product daily to optimize their decision-making.

Tradition Sponsor | Exhibiting

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RGA’s professionals bring their expertise to the management of historic architecture and cultural and archaeological sites. We specialize in community-based historic preservation planning, historic architecture surveys, cemetery studies, archaeological investigations, and public history projects that interpret our history for broad audiences.

Tradition Sponsor | Exhibiting

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Share the Ride NC (STRNC) is a free website that helps commuters find carpool partners anywhere in North Carolina. Using home and work addresses, carpools are made up of people with similar work/class schedules and travel similar routes. Riders choose meeting locations, days, & times they want to carpool. Provided by NCDOT & local transit agencies.

Tradition Sponsor | Exhibiting

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Retail Strategies is a commercial real estate company providing downtown revitalization, retail recruitment and small business support. Downtown Strategies is a proven roadmap to stimulate commercial growth that has benefitted 100+ communities. We identify actionable ways to increase economic activity, backfill vacancies & support business owners.

Tradition Sponsor | Exhibiting

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Stewart provides a unique interdisciplinary collaborative approach that results in stronger and more creative design solutions. We offer a full range of services, including civil & structural engineering, landscape architecture, geotechnical & construction services, geomatics, transportation & community planning.

Tradition Sponsor | Exhibiting


Terracon is a 100% employee-owned consulting engineering firm, specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 5,000 employees in more than 175 locations, serving all 50 states nationwide.

Tradition Sponsor | Exhibiting

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Not a website, better. Not e-commerce, easier. Not Google, we teach Google. 2 of 3 Main Street shops have no website. Virtual Storefronts is a $199/yr, 10 min. web solution you control. Together, county by county, local shops create online business districts with 1000s of keywords connecting online shoppers to offline shopping.

Tradition Sponsor | Exhibiting

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At WithersRavenel, we design the places and the supporting infrastructure to enhance people’s health, happiness, and well-being. From concepts to concrete, we transform our clients’ dreams into realities that shape and reflect our shared values of integrity, respect, collaboration, quality, sustainability, and community.

Tradition Sponsor | Exhibiting

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Brick sculpture adds intrigue and interest to a commonly understood material as viewers try to figure out the techniques by which it was created. As public artists, we strive to create work that is unique and meaningful to each community, hence, we favor a design process that includes local input and collaboration.

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Magic Table Media has over 40 years of print and digital technology experience combined with over 12 years in tourism, hospitality, and lifestyle marketing. Let’s discuss how we can help you drive visitors to your physical and virtual door.

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Open Broadband, LLC is an ISP serving many areas of North Carolina. We offer managed Free Public Wi-Fi zones for downtowns and parks in 17 NC towns including Hot Springs, Belmont, Sanford, Whiteville, and Free Public Wi-Fi in low-income housing areas in Goldsboro and Charlotte. Wi-Fi data analytics platform.

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Full time professional variety entertainer Mark Lippard has performed for festivals & special events both nationally and internationally. Whether he's presenting his high energy show on stage or roving/strolling through a crowd while juggling & eating fire on stilts and crazy unicycles, he will be what your crowd talks about the next day!

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This online travel magazine aims to get you away from your recliner and back out in the world. Every season, we send out our travel writers and influencers to explore the coolest corners of North Carolina and Virginia. Each story and tour on Wonder Guides is an honest recap of our experiences from traveler to traveler.

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