North Carolina's Economic Development Partners

See Who's Helping North Carolina Thrive

North Carolina’s Economic Development Network combines a diverse array of agencies and organizations that are united by the common purpose to help companies Thrive in North Carolina® and to advance economic development in the state.

North Carolina Corporate Partners

Aberdeen & Rockfish Railroad
Aberdeen Carolina & Western Railway Co.*
Duke Energy*
ECS Carolinas*
Frost PLLC*
Nexsen Pruet PLLC*
Norfolk Southern Corporation
North Carolina Biotechnology Center*
North Carolina's Electric Cooperatives*
North Carolina Railroad Company*
Piedmont Natural Gas*

PSNC Energy*
Shelco Inc.*
Smith Anderson*
Smith Moore Leatherwood PLLC*
Veridea/Lookout Ventures*
Womble Carlyle*

North Carolina Regional Partnerships

AdvantageWest Economic Development Group*
Charlotte Regional Partnership*
North Carolina's Eastern Region*
North Carolina's Northeast Commission*
North Carolina's Southeast*
Piedmont Triad Partnership*
Research Triangle Regional Partnership*

North Carolina Local Partners

Alamance County Area Chamber of Commerce
Alexander County EDC
Alleghany County Government
Anson County Economic Development Office
Apex Chamber of Commerce
Appalachian Regional Development Institute
Ashe County Government
Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce
Avery County Economic Development Committee
Beaufort County EDC
Bertie County Economic Development Commission
Bladen County EDC
Brunswick County Economic Development*
Burke County EDC*
Cabarrus County EDC*
Caldwell County EDC*
Camden County ED
Carolinas Gateway Partnership Inc.
Carteret County Economic Development Council
Cary Chamber of Commerce
Catawba County Economic Development Corporation*
Charlotte Center City Partners
Charlotte Chamber of Commerce
Chatham County Economic Development Corporation*
Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce
Chowan County
City of Asheville
City of Brevard
City of Burlington
City of Charlotte Economic Development Office
Clay County
Cleveland County Chamber of Commerce
Columbus County
County of Richmond
Craven County EDC
Currituck Co. EDC* 
Dare County
Davidson County Economic Development Commission
Davie County Economic Development Council
Downtown Smithfield Development Corporation
Duplin County EDC
Economic Development Coalition for Asheville and Buncombe County
Fayetteville-Cumberland County Chamber of Commerce*
Franklin County Economic Development Commission
Gaston County EDC
Gates County EDC
Gateway University Research Park*
Graham County Economic Development
Granville County EDC
Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce
Greene County EDC
Greensboro Chamber of Commerce
Greensboro Economic Development Alliance
Halifax County Economic Development Commission*
Harnett County Economic Development
Haywood County EDC*
Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development*
Hertford County EDC
High Point Economic Development Corporation
Hyde County Office of Planning & Economic Development
Jackson County
Jacksonville-Onslow Economic Development*
Johnston County Economic Development
Jones County
Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments
Kinston-Lenoir Chamber of Commerce
Lake Norman Regional Economic Development Corporation
Lee County Economic Development Corp.
Lenoir County
Lincoln Economic Development Association*
Macon County EDC
Madison County Economic Development
Martin County EDC
McDowell Economic Development Association, Inc.
Mecklenburg County
Mitchell County EDC
Monroe County* 
Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation
Moore County Partners In Progress
Mooresville South Iredell Economic Development Corporation*
NC Global TransPark Authority*
NC State Ports Authority
North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center
Northampton County Economic Development Commission
Orange County Economic Development Corporation
Pamlico County - Economic Development
Perquimans County EDC
Person County Economic Development
Pitt County Development Commission
Polk County Economic Development
Raeford Hoke County EDC
Raleigh Economic Development
Randolph County Economic Development Corporation
Robeson County Economic Development
Rockingham County Partnership
Rutherford County Economic Development Corporation*
Sampson County Economic Development Corporation
Scotland County
Stanly County EDC
Statesville Regional Development*

Stokes County Office of Economic Development
Surry County Economic Development Partnership, Inc.
Swain County
The Research Triangle Park*
Town of Chapel Hill
Town of Garner
Town of Holly Springs
Town of North Wilkesboro
Transylvania County Economic Development Commission
Union County
Vance County Economic Development Corporation
Wake County Economic Development
Wake Forest Economic Development
Wake Forest Innovation Quarter
Warren County EDC

Washington County EDC
Watauga County Office of Economic Development
Wayne County Development Alliance Inc.
Wilkes Economic Development Corp.*
Wilmington Business Development
Wilson Chamber of Commerce
Wilson County Development Council
Winston-Salem Business Inc.
Yadkin County Chamber of Commerce
Yancey County EDC

*Friends of North Carolina Organization. The Friends of North Carolina organization coordinates private sector involvement in economic development and trade endeavors that help tell North Carolina's business story to the nation and world.