Departing manager: N.C. city should host big event to attract business

12/24/2012 | WSOC-TV (Charlotte, N.C.)

Former Charlotte, N.C., City Manager Curt Walton said he hopes the city takes a page out of Denver's book and works to attract more businesses and major events. Walton, who retired last week after leading the city through the recession without tax increases, said that more Fortune 500 companies moved to Denver after it hosted the 2008 Democratic National Convention and that Charlotte should try to host a Super Bowl, a NATO conference or another large event.

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