As the largest city in North Carolina, Charlotte has so much to see and enjoy. The theme of this year's meeting Driving Innovation and the Race to Translation is a tribute to the city's rich auto racing history. This thrilling sport is immortalized at the easily accessible Nascar Hall of Fame. If you are looking to enjoy some thrills yourself, the Carowinds Amusement Park is located less than 13 miles away from the Charlotte Convention Center and hosts a range of rides and games for all ages.
There are also plenty of culturally diverse sights in uptown Charlotte. There are six museums and theaters located within just 1 mile of this year's meeting, including the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art and the Mint Museum of Craft and Design.
For exciting nightlife and excellent dining, the Epicentre offers a wide variety of options. Its many restaurants offer everything from fine steaks to sushi. There is also a unique array of bars at the Epicentre, which is only 0.4 miles away from The Westin Charlotte and the Charlotte Convention Center.