Friday, August 24, 2012

Realtors welcome DNC visitors, delegates to North Carolina

The Charlotte Regional Realtor® Association and the North Carolina
Association of Realtors® (NCAR) received a grant from the National
Association of Realtors® (NAR) to run digital billboards during the
Democratic National Convention (DNC). The associations worked with
Adams Outdoor Advertising to create ten digital billboards now on
display in various locations throughout the Piedmont region through
Sept. 16. The billboard campaign serves as a way to welcome DNC
delegates, media and visitors to North Carolina.

2012 Association/Carolina Multiple Listing Services, Inc. (CMLS)
president Jennifer Frontera said, "We all know Charlotte, North
Carolina is a great place to live and soon delegates, media and
visitors from all over the U.S. will find that out. Even if visitors
to this area don't come back and call Charlotte home, we want to make
sure they remember the Realtors® welcomed them to our great city and

The bright blue digital billboards displaying the "Welcome to North
Carolina" message will run in Mecklenburg, Cabarrus, Catawba, Gaston
and Union Counties from August 20 – September 16, 2012.

• Highways 150 & 16 (Catawba Co.)
• I-85 & Dixon Road (Gaston Co.)
• I-85 & Billy Graham Pkwy.
• I-77 & WT Harris Blvd.
• I-85 & Statesville Ave.
• I-77 & Tyvola Road
• I-485 & Nations Ford Rd.
• I77 & Carowinds Blvd.
• US 74 & Walkup Ave (Union Co.)
• US 29 & Speedway Blvd. (Cabarrus Co.)

For more information, visit the association's website at
or for an interview with 2012 association/CMLS President Jennifer
Frontera, please contact Kim Walker.

The Charlotte Regional Realtor® Association is a trade association
that leads, educates and equips members to be productive. It provides
more than 6,000 Realtor® members with the resources and services
needed to conduct ethical, professional, successful and profitable
businesses. The association is dedicated to being the region's primary
resource for residential real estate information. The association
operates the Carolina Multiple Listing Services, Inc. (CMLS), which
has approximately 7,200 Subscribers and is the private cooperative
Realtors® use for access to tens of thousands of residential listings
in a 10-county service area, including the high-growth Charlotte area,
as well as listings outside this service area.