Although some may wonder why Charlotte was chosen as the location, there are actually a number of reasons.
Charlotte is a growing city in the south with a number of major companies that have helped drive the national economy. Charlotte is also home to a couple of professional sports teams and is the official home of NASCAR.
Ken Preston, the Grassroots Organizer for Obama's Campaign had this to say about the city:
"I like it, I'm hoping to take in a lot of the cultural flavor."
More of the official business will really get started Tuesday, with a number a speeches slated for that night. Those speaking include former President Jimmy Carter and current First Lady Michelle Obama.
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