Charlotte is located on the East Coast of the Southeastern United States, between New York and Atlanta. By air, Charlotte is two hours from New York City, less than one hour from Atlanta, and two hours from Miami. Charlotte is the largest commercial center of the Carolinas, a rapidly growing and sophisticated region. The Carolinas are home to most types of international business and trade, including finance, energy, manufacturing, health care, and logistics. When arbitrable disputes arise, Charlotte is a convenient, business-friendly and cost- effective venue in which to resolve them.