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About Fort Bragg Communities
A visit to the communities of Cumberland County will make you proud to be an American. There’s a patriotic spirit running through Fayetteville, Spring Lake, Hope Mills and the other Cumberland County municipalities that unites everyone who lives here, as well as those just passing through. Here, we hold fast to the friendly feel of a true hometown, while providing the cultural and entertainment amenities of bigger cities. We are the nation’s first Military Sanctuary Community, and we’re proud of our military and its rich role in our nation’s history.Read More
In 2015/16 Bureau Efforts Generated $8.1 Million Direct Spending in Cumberland County
Cumberland County, NC-- In FY 2015/16, the Fayetteville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (FACVB) secured 86 meetings, sports tournaments, reunions and group visits for future business in Cumberland County. These bookings represent more than 23,500 room nights at area hotels and a direct economic impact of $8.1 million. The indirect, rollover impact on our economy is $20.3 million.
2016 Fayetteville Comic Con Expands to Full Weekend
Due to the overwhelming popularity of the inaugural Fayetteville Comic Con (FCC), planners expanded the 2016 con into a two-day special event that fills the entire Crown Expo Center. “We were blown away by the response to the 2015 FCC,” says planner Michael Chaudhuri. “To accommodate the demand, we expanded the both the days and the footprint for the event.”