A globally-connected community, High Point USA earns its nicknames as North Carolina's International City and Home Furnishings Capital of the World. Twice each year, the City hosts the High Point Market, the world's largest home furnishings trade show.
High Point is a "gig community" -- having Internet connections that are amazingly fast, up to 1 gigabit per second.
High Point is located alongside Greensboro and Winston-Salem in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, the nation’s 37th largest metro area with a population exceeding 1.6 million. High Point’s current population is estimated to be approximately 113,000 residents; Greensboro, 287,000; and Winston-Salem, 241,500.
The High Point, Greensboro, and Winston-Salem region has a labor force of more than 800,000. More than 110,000 students are enrolled at 21 colleges, universities, and community colleges.
The High Point EDC and the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce work to promote Greensboro-High Point as members of the Guilford County Economic Development Alliance - a collaborative effort along with Guilford County, the City of High Point, and the City of Greensboro.