Working to leverage the identity, resources and future of the Piedmont Triad Region as a world-class business location, the Piedmont Triad Partnership, an award-winning, private, non-profit economic development organization markets the 12-county region domestically and internationally.
The Piedmont Triad Partnership is a key player in the transformation of the region. In conjunction with the U.S. Department of Labor through their WIRED grant – Workforce Innovations in Regional Economic Development – the Partnership led a large scale effort focused on strengthening the Region’s global competitiveness through the integration and collaboration of regional economic workforce development programs. The grant ran from 2006 through the summer of 2010 and served as a catalyst for many successful programs touching hundreds of organizations and thousands of individuals across the region.
Activities of the Piedmont Triad Partnership include marketing and public relations, workforce development and training, regional cluster development, and regional advocacy to support the region's growing reputation as a superior location for commerce.
In close cooperation with the North Carolina Department of Commerce and local economic development agencies, the Piedmont Triad Partnership is the region's major resource for sustaining our competitive global advantage.
The Piedmont Triad is a dynamic region of more than 1.6 million residents and a labor force of approximately 800,000 workers. Geographically, it consists of twelve central North Carolina counties, including: Alamance, Caswell, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Guilford, Montgomery, Randolph, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry and Yadkin. The largest cities in the region are Greensboro, Winston-Salem and High Point.