Invest in North Carolina

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Create New Jobs. Attract Business. Expand Industry.

Your investment makes our work possible

EDPNC proudly serves as North Carolina’s statewide economic development organization. By partnering with and investing through EDPNC, you are directly impacting our state’s economic performance and health. Together, we are securing North Carolina’s future.


Impact of investor giving

North Carolina is consistently recognized for its distinction and appeal as the best place for business, investment and workforce talent.


Competition remains fierce for jobs and investment. We need your support now more than ever to ensure that North Carolina remains one of the most economically competitive and vibrant states in the nation.

“North Carolina’s electric cooperatives serve rural communities from the mountains to the coast where agri-businesses, tourism, and the outdoor industry drive regional economies. We are proud to partner with EDPNC on comprehensive economic development efforts to help all our communities to grow and thrive."

— Joe Brannan, Executive Vice President & CEO, North Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives



You support the development and growth of North Carolina’s economy by investing through EDPNC. As an Investor, EDPNC provides your business with access to business influencers and decision makers across North Carolina and the US to help foster our state’s future economic growth and outlook.

As an EDPNC Investor, your business receives many benefits, such as:

  • Introductions to companies and executives exploring future expansion/relocation in North Carolina.
  • Participating in the EDPNC Investor Advisory Committee to ensure that your views and voices are heard on important issues affecting North Carolina and its business environment.
  • Research-based intelligence on other state’s economic development initiatives.
  • Participation in meetings with current recruitment/retention/expansion prospects.
  • Direct engagement with CEOs of companies considering North Carolina for new investment.

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We are proud to recognize our Chairman's Council, Corporate Council and Executive Council investors who champion our work and help make NC a top state in which to work and do business.


Network with business influencers, elected officials and community leaders from North Carolina and across the US. EDPNC events provide you with access to VIP gatherings, industry thought leadership, and marketing and business development opportunities.

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View our showcase of news, insights and profiles of investors and influencers that are shaping North Carolina’s economic development and business expansion.

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We are grateful to the many businesses and organizations that continue to support our mission to generate new jobs and capital investment throughout North Carolina.

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Ann R. Turnbill


For more information on Investor benefits or to become an EDPNC Investor, please contact:

Ann R. Turnbill
Director, Investor Relations