The Visit Hickory Metro team encourages visitors and locals to explore the Hickory Metro region carefully and safely. The state of North Carolina has lifted all mass gathering limits at this time but encourages individuals to still practice the three W's - Wear, Wait, Wash. People who are fully vaccinated can do all of the things that they did before the pandemic. Those unvaccinated, should still wear a mask in public indoor settings & public outdoor settings when they cannot maintain social distance. To learn more about what our area is doing to prevent the spread of COVID-19 click below. 

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Hickory's Press Center

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Welcome to the Hickory Metro Convention Center & Visitors Bureau's Media Center. We are excited you're here! Here you'll find everything from story ideas to press trips, images and itineraries. 

First time exploring the Hickory Metro area? That is perfectly fine, we are here to help!  Or are you just interested in finding out more about the Furniture Manufacturing Capitol of the World, or the World's Largest Collection of Log Structures?  Take a look at our Media Kit resource for more information. 

Still searching for more information or off the beaten path tips? Read some of our latest press releases on topics ranging from our thriving meeting and convention industry, under-the-radar local finds or tourism statistics.

Do you follow us on social media? You really should! "Like" us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram for new information and great local finds daily! 

Our Marketing & PR staff look forward to talking with you soon! We are here to help with fact-checking, interviews, press trips and all other media requests pertaining to the Hickory area. If you need further assistance, feel free to give us a call directly; we're happy to help!

Media, Marketing & Advertising Information

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Sarah Davis Jones, CMP

Director of Sales & Marketing
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Elizabeth Clark

Marketing Coordinator