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“Economic Development and Emerging Issues in NC” Panel Discussion
June 8 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
International Summer Social
“ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND EMERGING ISSUES IN NC”
The Triangle/Eastern N.C. Chapter of the British-American Business Council, (Triangle BABCNC), Organization of Women in International Trade – Greater Triangle Chapter (OWIT-GT), and the Canadian Business Association of North Carolina (CBA-NC) will host a summer social and special presentation on Thursday, June 8. The panel presentation on “Economic Development and Emerging Issues in NC” will include North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine F. Marshall, former Congressman Mike McIntyre, and Institute for Emerging Issues Director Leslie Boney.
Gina Benitez, Anchor/Reporter, WRAL-TV will serve as the MC and moderator for the evening program.
EVENT DETAILS are as follows:
LOCATION: “The Research Triangle Park Headquarters” of the Research Triangle Foundation of NC, 12 Davis Drive, Durham, NC 27703
5:30 – 6 p.m. registration and networking
6 – 7:15 p.m. opening remarks from Secretary Marshall, speaker presentations, followed by panel discussion
7:15 – 8:00 p.m. closing reception
GUEST SPEAKERS and PANELISTS
In 1996, Elaine Marshall became the first woman ever elected to a statewide, executive branch office in North Carolina. Secretary Marshall was a member of the North Carolina State Senate before rising to statewide office.
Mike McIntyre is senior advisor and director of government relations for Poyner Spruill, and former congressman of North Carolina’s Seventh Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Leslie Boney leads NC State University’s Institute for Emerging Issues and its efforts to identify key issues of importance to the state and develop consensus for actions to address. Prior to joining the Institute, he was vice president for international, community and economic engagement at the UNC system office.
“Our summer event always attracts an engaging crowd, and we are honored to have such a distinguished panel of presenters discussing issues of importance to North Carolina and its reputation as a business-friendly state,” said Triangle BABCNC President Steve Cain.
(No refunds after Monday, June 5th. Registrant may send a replacement for the evening)
Members of Host Organizations (OWIT-GT, Triangle BABCNC, and CBA-NC) – $ 20.00
Members of Partner Organizations (Ex: TiE Carolinas, Sister Cities, NC FTPC, British expat Meetup Group, DBE) – $ 20.00
Non-profit Organizations or Academic Institutions – $ 25.00
Non-members of OWIT-GT/Triangle BABCNC/CBA-NC/Partner organization – $ 35.00
Event Sponsors (Register here per your benefits, thereafter register at a link above) – Complimentary
EVENT SPONSOR: RBC Bank
SPEAKER BIOS (click on name of panelists above)
SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES still available. Please review and complete the attached document or click the appropriate link below:
TRIANGLE BABCNC OWIT-GT CBA-NC EVENT SPONSORSHIP RESERVATION FORM for June 8 Economic Development & Emerging Issues in NC – 52917
Event Sponsor – $1,500 (SOLD)
Networking Sponsor – $750
Closing Reception Sponsor – $750
One company may sponsor both the Networking & Closing Reception with adjusted cost and benefits. See Reservation Form above.
Supporter Sponsor – $500
Partner Organization – $350
(Sponsor listings updated 5/29/17)
- Organization of Women in International Trade – Greater Triangle Chapter (OWIT-GT) , Canadian Business Association of North Carolina (CBA-NC) and Triangle BABC