CAGC Divisions Conference and Summit 2014
The Queen City has no shortage of relaxing, thrilling and all around fun activities:
•    Relax and explore Charlotte’s over 210 parks or play a round on one of the more than 40 golf courses
•    Experience the thrill of NASCAR at the Charlotte Motor Speedway or brave the whitewater at the U.S. National Whitewater Center
•    Enjoy Charlotte’s unique and eclectic restaurant scene – there are more than 100 restaurants in the city center surrounding the hotel

Take a group, go as a family, or explore the Queen City on your own in your free time after the conference each day. To purchase a tour or excursion through CAGC partner Sterling Events, click here.

Tour and Activity Options


The U.S. National Whitewater Center is the world’s premier outdoor recreation and environmental education center.  Alongside mountain biking and running trails, a climbing center, and challenge course, the park’s unique feature is a multiple-channel, customized whitewater river for rafting and canoe/kayak enthusiasts of all kinds.


Get your shoes on and wallets ready for this shopping extravaganza!  The #1 shopping entertainment destination of the Carolinas and North Carolina's #1 visitor attraction, Concord Mills features over 200 stores including manufacturer and retail outlets, off-price retailers, and unique specialty stores. A festive food court, a NASCAR themed fun park, a 24-screen AMC theatre and North Carolina’s only Bass Pro Shops are also part of the shopping adventure.


Discover true luxury at this Uptown Charlotte spa that offers the ultimate mind, body and wellness experience. The inviting two-level penthouse Spa & Wellness Center day spa features four treatment rooms (including a couple's room), separate ladies’ and gentlemen’s Vitality Lounges with steam and sauna. Make an appointment for a restoring treatment in a Charlotte spa that offers eco-friendly rejuvenating treatments performed in a warm, welcoming environment by expert spa therapists and technicians. 


Want to get an up-close look at winemaking? The Richard Childress state-of-the art wine production center is designed to be a highly interactive experience. Here you'll get to see, hear, smell and taste the winemaking process. And, you'll get to witness the craft of winemaking under the guidance of one of the most award-winning winemakers in America today, Mark Friszolowski.


The wonder and interconnectedness of the world are at your fingertips as you encounter organisms and creatures from across the globe in World Alive, encompassing an aquarium, learning labs and rainforest. Channel your inner inspiration, imagination and innovation in Think It Up, a hip "thought studio" and multi-sensory world of color, light, sound and creation. Create your own building sketches, develop floor plans and design buildings with state-of-the-art multimedia programs. Play it cool in Cool Stuff where you can learn all about the why of science and find out why things do the things they do. Pop in to an eye-popping experience in Discovery 3D Theatre. You will be immersed in family-friendly short films that require you to hold onto your seat and your senses.


Speed. Adrenaline. Power. Control. These are the feelings of racing. At the track, an 8-minute qualifying session determines the driver order. Each driver competes in an 8-minute individual race. That outcome determines the 2-man teams that compete in a 20-minute team race. Drivers change after 10-minutes. The team completing the most laps determines the winner.


Prepare to feel the presence that will make your senses come alive with excitement - a presence that goes beyond breathtaking views, beyond hair-raising adventures, beyond the intimidating world-class roller coasters like the Carolina Cyclone, Drop Tower, Nighthawk, the Intimidator and more. In addition, The Thrill Capital of the Southeast is excited to bring two new breathtaking water slides to Boomerang Bay for Summer 2014. The new slides will stand over 4 stories high and add 600+feet of sliding fun, bringing new thrills and splashes to the popular water park.


We will head out to Charlotte Motor Speedway where you’ll be whisked away for a behind the scenes tour.  See the Sprint Cup garage, infield hospital, and scoring tower.  Guests will get to experience the thrill themselves when they are taken around the 1.5 mile track for a Victory Lap in a Pace Car.  Pictures are taken in the Winners Circle following the lap.


Do you love to Segway and want to take in more of what Charlotte has to offer? The 2-hour Markets, Museums & Parks Segway Tour is just what you need! This tour is a mixture of fun and history that will take you to see some of the best attractions this town has to offer!

Print the complete list of tours offered. Detail descriptions, including dates available and pricing information per tour, are provided.

To purchase a tour/excursion through Sterling Events, click here.

Sterling Events Guest Services
Phone: 800-777-8741
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm ET