Nominated for 2014: Best event venue. The Pearl Wedding and Event Center is Lake Normans Premier Event Center, just 15 miles from downtown Charlotte. This venue is perfect for a wedding ceremony and reception, birthdays, engagement parties, bridal lunches and showers. Whether you are planning a Mitzvah, Quinceanera, a corporate event or a fundraiser, The Pearl can transform to the venue you desire.
Nominated for 2014: Best downtown area. The Town of Cornelius is a highly diverse community with ten public parks, a wide variety of housing opportunities, vibrant retail and office centers and a championship golf course. It is the second youngest of Mecklenburg County's six incorporated towns, was founded in 1893, but not incorporated until March 4, 1905. The town's origin has been traced by many historians to a dispute over cotton weighing.
Nominated for 2014: Best downtown area. Huntersville, the first Lake Norman town north of Charlotte in Mecklenburg County, was officially incorporated in 1873. Huntersville is home to national and internationally recognized companies like Rubbermaid, Irwin Industrial Tools, McGuire Nuclear Station and Joe Gibbs Racing to.