VISIT HIGH POINT PARTNERS WITH NORTHWOOD ANIMAL HOSPITAL AND HIGH POINT Grooming TO HOST SPOOKTACULAR COSTUME CONTEST FOR TRIAD PETS ON FACEBOOK | Children Family

VISIT HIGH POINT PARTNERS WITH NORTHWOOD ANIMAL HOSPITAL AND HIGH POINT Grooming TO WELCOME SPOOKTACULAR TRIAD ANIMALS COSTUME CONTEST ON FACEBOOK

HIGH POINT, North Carolina (October 1, 2021) – Visit High Point, High Point Grooming and Northwood Animal Hospital will be teaming up to host a Spooktacular Pets of the Triad costume contest. Like last year, this event will be held virtually on Facebook but will not only include dogs. “Last year there was some interest from the community in including cats once the contest had already started, so we made sure to open up entry to general pets this time around,” says Nancy Bowman. , Director of Sales and Marketing at Visit High Point.

The contest will start on Monday October 4th and will continue until Monday October 25th at midnight. The winner with the most votes will be announced Friday, October 29 at 12 p.m. All interested parties are invited to message Visit High Point with a photo of their pet in costume for a chance to win first, second or third prize. “Northwood Animal Hospital is thrilled to be participating again this year, inviting not only our customers but also our community to participate, and donating gift baskets to the top 3 winners,” said Jonathan Marquez, Chief Financial Officer of Northwood Animal Hospital. High Point Grooming, which opens Oct. 12 at 1620 Eastchester Drive in High Point, will offer free grooming services to top winners.

Photos with pets visiting a High Point pet-friendly attraction will automatically get additional votes with corresponding Visit High Point vote-for-vote. “We know that 46% of pet owners travel with their pets, and this is a great opportunity for us to capture photos of pets enjoying our pet-friendly attractions for use in marketing materials,” says Bowman. “Additionally, by opening the contest to the triad region, we hope to encourage more visits from our neighboring towns.”

The community is invited to vote for their favorite pet by visiting the Visit High Point Facebook page and clicking on the Spooktacular Pets of the Triad Costume Contest photo album, which will be pinned to the top of the page for the duration of the competition. Participants and voters are encouraged to share the photo album with Facebook friends to engage more votes.

For more information about the contest, please contact Kellie Sanders at [email protected] or 336.884.5255.

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About Visit High Point:

Visit High Point is an independent, 501(c)6 non-profit organization whose mission is to position High Point as a vibrant destination that visitors will enjoy and locals will want to promote. Our vision is to leverage High Point’s reputation as the furniture capital of the world and home to a world-class university to further the evolution of High Point as a one-stop destination. While the goal is to increase economic impact by providing first-class service to our visitors and meeting planners, Visit High Point is also working to develop our city as a year-round destination that is competitive on the market, generating more brand ambassadors and fans. We want every visitor to feel at home in High Point, NC. Established by state legislation in 1984, Visit High Point is funded by a self-imposed three percent tax on room occupancy at local hotels. No taxpayer funds – city, county or state – are used to fund Visit High Point. The Regional Visitor Center is located at 1634 N. Main St., Suite 102, High Point, NC For more information visit www.visithighpoint.com.

Benjamin M. Yerger