Annual Meeting 2018

Annual Meeting 2018
. Please Note --> This is a Past Event!! .

Date: 9/21/2018
Time: 11:00 AM TO 2:00 PM

Raleigh Convention Center
500 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

(919) 664-7090

$125 per employee of member firms
$155 per non-member

Diamond Sponsor


Platinum Sponsors



Print Sponsor


Video Sponsor

Gold Sponsor
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
Fifth Third Bank
The Rawlings Company
Wetherill Engineering, Inc.
Wielechowski & Fuller, PC

Gift Sponsors
Credit Suisse
First Citizens Bank
Paragon Bank
Wake Technical Community College

Silver Sponsors
Capitol Broadcasting Co., Inc.
Duke Energy
Marsh & McLennan Agency
Martin Marietta
S&A Communications
Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP

Bronze Sponsors
ABC-11 Eyewitness News (WTVD)
Alfred Williams & Company
Barfield Revenue Consulting
Campbell Law School
Capital Wraps/Cranky Creative Group
Carolina Hurricanes
City Club Raleigh
Coastal Credit Union
Delta Dental of North Carolina
Duke Raleigh Hospital
Frankel Staffing Partners
Highwoods Properties, Inc.
HomeTrust Bank
Kaufman Lynn Construction, Inc.
LORD Corporation
McGriff Insurance Services, Inc.
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
North State Bank
O'Brien Atkins Associates, PA
Poyner Spruill, LLP
Randolph Cloud and Associates
Red Hat, Inc.
Relate Advocacy
Rodgers Builders, Inc.
Southern Bank
TapSnap 1205
UNC REX Healthcare
WakeMed Health & Hospitals
Wyrick Robbins Yates & Ponton LLP

Dessert Sponsor
CALYX Engineers + Consultants
First National Bank
HH Architecture
Moore & Van Allen, PLLC

Award-Winning Innovation Expert Headlines 130th Annual Meeting

Jeremy Gutsche, CEO of Trend Hunter, will present the keynote speech at the Chamber’s Annual Meeting on Friday, Sept. 21.Trend Hunter, a trend spotting firm with more than two billion views, is a corporate innovation pipeline that helps others find and share business ideas. Gutsche is an innovation advisor to more than 400 brands, billionaires and CEOs, including Cisco, Coca-Cola, Hughes Aerospace, IBM, Sony, and Victoria’s Secret. The author of two Amazon number one bestsellers, he also grew a billion dollar portfolio at Capital One. We can’t wait to see Gutsche’s high-energy keynote. Association Week says he is an “intellectual can of Red Bull.” Mark your calendar now for this don’t miss event with hundreds of business and community leaders.

A Time to Celebrate

Also at this year’s annual meeting, we will:

  • Welcome our new board chair. Current Board Chair James F. Goodmon Jr. of Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. will pass the gavel to our next chair, Jim Hansen of PNC.
  • Honor this year’s winner of the A.E. Finley Distinguished Service Award.
  • Celebrate the accomplishments of 2017-18 and share our priorities for the upcoming year.

Schedule of Events

11 a.m. – Noon: Registration/Networking Reception
Noon – 2 p.m.: Program

For sponsorship information, email Janet Carr or call 919.664.7053.

Call 919.664.7090 or email Alicia Miller

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