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Heritage Exhibitors

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Nestled in the heart of eastern North Carolina, between Raleigh and the coast, we’re a destination rich in culture and heritage. We could go on about our scenic state park, historic sites, legendary BBQ joints, and brag about the airshows we witness as F-15E Strike Eagles soar across our skies, but what Goldsboro’s appeal really boils down to is its originality.

We invite you to stroll the scenic streetscapes of our charming downtown. While taking in its quaint elegance, indulge in one of ourfine eateries or make a literal “pit stop” for the best, authentic, pitcooked BBQ in the state. Take a tour of some of the most significant historic sites in North Carolina and mingle with folks whose hospitality is built into their very core. When planning a visit to Goldsboro, you’re choosing a trip reflective of the simpler, more beautiful things not found in other destinations.

With over 250 days of sunshine, you can also enjoy one of the area’s signature events no matter what time of year! Whether you’re a foodie, outdoor enthusiast, or a little bit of both, there are so many things to see, do, and taste in Goldsboro. Come and experience a destination like no other. 


Jon Schallert is the only business consultant and professional speaker in the world who teaches businesses and communities how to turn themselves into Consumer Destinations. 


Legacy Exhibitors

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AARP North Carolina works to empower the 50+ to live the lives they want to live.   With 1.1 million members in North Carolina, AARP works to strengthen communities and advocate for what matters most to families with a focus on health security, financial stability and personal fulfillment

Legacy Sponsor | Exhibiting

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Founded in 1979, McAdams is a full-service design and engineering firm headquartered in Raleigh, NC with offices in Durham, Charlotte and Winston-Salem, NC and Dallas-Fort Worth, TX. Our team works to blend creativity with reality which enables a concept to be executed and bring life to the collective vision for the project’s lasting success.

Legacy Sponsor | Exhibiting

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Shaping Communities Together® is more than a tagline to McGill. For 40 years, they have been collaborating with communities across North Carolina — providing a wide range of engineering, land planning and recreation, and consulting services.

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


Since 1936, The Wooten Company has provided multidisciplinary municipal engineering/architectural services with a large focus on water/wastewater projects.  Over 87 years of continuous experience gives our clients a single point of contact for most infrastructure needs, making Wooten an efficient, reliable partner providing cost effective solutions

Legacy Sponsor | Exhibiting


Tradition Exhibitors


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


Like you, Bolton & Menk, Inc. takes great pride in designing and implementing projects that are safe, sustainable, and beautiful. We are creative problem solvers –which means our team listens, collaborates, embraces challenge, and strategically applies the right tools to meet a community’s needs.

Tradition Sponsor | Exhibiting

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BOUDREAUX provides award-winning architecture, planning, interior design, and historic preservation services in North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. Whether planning a campus, reimagining existing spaces, preserving a historic structure or designing from scratch, we cultivate relationships and design inspiring places that enrich communities.

Tradition Sponsor | Exhibiting

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Civic serves local government employees, their families, volunteers, and small businesses. Civic is focused on improving the lives of North Carolinians in all communities across the state. Civic designs products and services that empower people to achieve financial goals, increase financial wellness and, in turn, create stronger communities.

Tradition Sponsor | Exhibiting

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Destination by Design is an integrated economic development firm located in Boone, NC. We help community leaders plan, design, and promote vibrant Main Streets, destination-quality parks, trails, & recreation areas, and revitalized communities throughout the Southeast and across the country.

Tradition Sponsor | Exhibiting

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LandDesign is an award-winning firm offering planning, landscape architecture, and civil engineering. The national firm has a known reputation for community building, with a portfolio spanning the globe. LandDesign’s impact on the profession is reflected in their portfolio of legacy projects, including Little Sugar Creek Greenway, Romare Bearden Pa.

Tradition Sponsor | Exhibiting

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Maurer Architecture is an award-winning firm located in downtown Raleigh. Since 1993, we have completed a multitude of diverse historic preservation and adaptive reuse projects in Main Street communities across NC. Our work is thoughtful and grounded, and our focused approach to problem solving has led to a reputation of integrity and leadership.

Tradition Sponsor | Exhibiting


Provider of commercial grade holiday decorations and pole mounted banners, throughout the South East.

Tradition Sponsor | Exhibiting is the leader in location analytics.  Civic leaders rely on Placer to analyze consumer behavior, improve retail recruitment, and support local businesses to drive economic growth.

Tradition Sponsor | Exhibiting

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Retail Strategies exists to give communities across the United States an advantage in attracting businesses. Our mission is to provide the real estate expertise, tools and human effort that position deserving towns as alluring locations for national businesses.

Tradition Sponsor | Exhibiting

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Richard Grubb & Associates (RGA) is dedicated to cultural resources management. RGA specializes in historic architecture surveys, historic preservation planning, cemetery conservation, archaeology investigations, and public history projects that interpret our history for broad audiences.

Tradition Sponsor | Exhibiting

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At Small Town Soul, we work directly with town leaders, small business owners, and non-profits through mentoring and training to develop strategies that get results. We are a full-service marketing, consulting and design firm specializing in branding, website development, marketing strategy, operational efficiency, social media management, board development and general consulting. 

Tradition Sponsor | Exhibiting

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Stewart is located throughout the Carolinas, comprising nearly 200 employees with eight office locations. With a unique interdisciplinary collaborative approach that results in stronger and more creative design solutions, Stewart serves domestic and international clientele, offering a full range of services to meet the needs of our clients.

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 6,000 employees in more than 175 locations, serving all 50 states nationwide.

Tradition Sponsor | Exhibiting

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Walker Consultants is an employee-owned, global parking and transportation consulting firm with 27 domestic offices. Walker possesses a strong foundation as an industry leader in all aspects of mobility, parking, curb—planning, operations, policy, design, financing, restoration, and technology.

Tradition Sponsor | Exhibiting

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WithersRavenel, headquartered in Cary, is an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) company. Our 400+ employee-owners excel at providing asset management, environmental, funding and finance, geomatics and surveying, land and site development, planning and landscape architecture, stormwater, transportation, and water and sewer utility services.

Tradition Sponsor | Exhibiting


Preservation Exhibitors

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Main Street America has been helping revitalize older and historic commercial districts for more than 40 years. Today it is a network of more than 1,600 neighborhoods and communities, rural and urban, who share both a commitment to place and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development.

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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.


Eventeny is an all-in-one event management software on a mission to de-rank event planning as the 5th most stressful job in the world.

Make your way to the Eventeny booth to see how you can eliminate time-consuming tasks and reduce stress for your next event.
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Cost-effective and Sustainable Commercial Solar Lighting Solutions for Mainstreet, Downtowns, Parks, Walkways, Trails, and other Pedestrian Areas. 

No Wiring, Trenching or Digging.
Cutting-Edge Solar Technology.
High Quality Construction.
Renewable (High-Quality) Batteries and Bulb’s (LED’s).

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J.M. Teague Engineering is a transportation engineering and land use planning firm that manages a variety of projects across the Southeast. We specialize in providing engineering & planning solutions to local municipalities, school systems, private institutions, and professional clients. JMTE is licensed to practice engineering in NC.


Turn 15 Minutes Into Effective Local Marketing A time-saving all-in-one solution that empowers Small to Mid-Sized Main Street, Downtown, and Community Organizations to simplify marketing and automate Cross-Promotion - featuring our exclusive self-updating community calendar, event registration, membership management & recurring payments, CRM & more.

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Magic Table Media has over 40 years of print and technology experience combined with over 14 years in tourism, hospitality, and lifestyle marketing. Let’s discuss how we can help you tell your story.

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Open Broadband, LLC is an ISP serving many areas of NC including southern Wayne County. 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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