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American Airlines

Platinum member
American Airlines focuses on providing an exceptional travel experience across the globe, serving more than 260 airports in more than 50 countries and territories. American's fleet of nearly 900 aircraft fly more than 3,500 daily flights worldwide from hubs in Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami and New York. American flies to nearly 100 international locations including important markets such as London, Madrid, Sao Paulo and Tokyo.

British Airways

Platinum member
British Airways (BA) is the largest airline in the United Kingdom based on fleet size, or the second largest, behind easyJet, when measured by passengers carried. The airline is based in Waterside near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport. In January 2011 BA merged with Iberia, creating the International Airlines Group (IAG), a holding company registered in Madrid, Spain. IAG is the world's third-largest airline group in terms of annual revenue and the second-largest in Europe. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and in the FTSE 100 Index.

Joan Gillings

Platinum member
Joan Gillings has created an exemplary legacy of impact and leadership through her philanthropy. In public health, medicine and the arts, Joan’s service and generosity are extensive. Inspired by her belief in the power of the performing arts, Joan made a transformative commitment in 2017 to the PlayMakers Repertory Company and the UNC Department for Dramatic Art. In recognition of her extraordinary support, the Center for Dramatic Art was renamed the Joan H. Gillings Center for Dramatic Art. Joan chooses to support organizations like PlayMakers and the Triangle BABCNC that have a big impact on our community. In 2011, Joan received the highest honor bestowed by the UNC-CH Board of Trustees – the Williamson Richardson Davie Award, recognizing her extraordinary service to UNC and to society.

Sandler Training – Sales Matters, Inc. – Raleigh, NC

Platinum member
Sales, management, leadership & customer service training, coaching & consulting. WHEN "STATUS QUO" IS NOT ACCEPTABLE. Improving Professional Growth & Performance. Our clients are individuals and businesses who are motivated to invest in their future by learning and implementing proven sales and management processes. Meet Our Team. Success does not happen overnight. It takes commitment in mastering a winning attitude, learning new methods, and continually refining your processes. Susan Sykes & Joe Stiles work with professionals, entrepreneurs, and corporations to reach their peak level of performance and leadership, to gain a competitive advantage, and to create a sales driven organization.

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GlaxoSmithKline GSK

Gold member
We are a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops a broad range of innovative medicines and brands. Our products are used by millions of people around the world, helping them to do more, feel better and live longer. We have three primary areas of business in pharmaceuticals, vaccines and consumer healthcare. Our commercial success depends on creating innovative new products and making these accessible to as many people who need them as possible. With our headquarters in the UK, we have a wide geographical reach. We have offices in more than 115 countries, major research centers in the UK, US, Spain, Belgium and China and a manufacturing network with 87 sites globally. We are one of the few healthcare companies researching medicines and vaccines for the World Health Organization’s three priority diseases - HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.

Research Triangle Regional Partnership

Gold member
"RTRP is your partner, connection, advocate, and guide. The Research Triangle Regional Partnership is an economic development organization sustained by and committed to 10 core counties located in Central North Carolina. We serve as a connector between businesses looking to expand or relocate, and the economic development offices, government agencies, and business organizations that support private sector growth."

Trone Brand Energy

Gold member
Trone Brand Energy has been helping clients energize their brands for more than 35 years. Our agency has the ability to provide both branding and digital expertise. What makes us experts at one, makes us better at the other. Digital puts brands in actionable places. Branding ensures the message is delivered in a compelling, relevant and consistent way. Reverberating brand stories are particularly compelling for our economic development and life science clients who need complex information to be simplified for quick, memorable communication. Our offices are located in North Carolina’s Triad and Triangle. Visit TroneBrandEnergy.com for case studies of our work.

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RSM US LLP

Silver member
RSM US LLP is a limited liability partnership and the U.S. member firm of RSM International, a global network of independent audit, tax, and consulting firms. The member firms of RSM International collaborate to provide services to global clients, but are separate and distinct legal entities which cannot obligate each other. Each member firm is responsible only for its own acts and omissions, and not for those of any other party. RSM offers Business Advisors who take time to understand your industry, your goals, your opportunities. At RSM, our client-centric approach is grounded in our strong industry perspective and desire to deliver unparalleled client experiences. Our experienced advisors bring forth curiosity and collaboration while seeking new approaches to evolving business challenges, and we deliver value through relevant ideas and insights. Work with advisors who inspire confident decisions. Experience the power of being understood®. Experience RSM.

Syneos Health

Silver member
Syneos Health™ (Nasdaq:SYNH) is the only fully integrated biopharmaceutical solutions organization. Our company, including a Contract Research Organization (CRO) and Contract Commercial Organization (CCO), is purpose-built to accelerate customer performance to address modern market realities. Created through the merger of two industry leading companies – INC Research and inVentiv Health – we bring together more than 23,000 clinical and commercial minds with the ability to support customers in more than 110 countries. Together we share insights, use the latest technologies and apply advanced business practices to speed our customers’ delivery of important therapies to patients. To learn more about how we are shortening the distance from lab to life® visit syneoshealth.com.

Terrell Group

Silver member
Entrepreneurship and Curiosity create Opportunity. Terrell Group is an independent consultancy shop, specializing in business-oriented economics, data, finance, public policy, and technology services. Our team is composed of internationally experienced experts across a diverse array of fields. The Group brings quantitative rigor and qualitative institutional knowledge to bare in providing valuable analyses to clients working in globally competitive industries. Our approach aims to help you understand and leverage your role and your story in a complex, often distracted world. The Group is owned and operated by Andrew Terrell, a Warwick-educated international political economist and entrepreneur. Mr. Terrell has served the President of the United States at the White House's National Economic Council, the Secretary of Defense, several undersecretaries, a myriad of consultancies, and a host of other public and private sector clients.

THE SPECIAL EVENT COMPANY

Silver member
Since 1987, The Special Event Company is proud to have provided award-winning event planning in the United States and around the world. The Special Event Company (TSEC) provides strategic event planning and creative delivery of meetings and events for a variety of industries, including, technology, pharmaceutical, non-profit, athletic and more. We are award-winning industry leaders providing total meeting and event logistics and creative production management. We offer strategic guidance and program management, from concept to delivery to ROI analysis. Whether your meeting or event is a corporate conference, grand opening, recognition event or product launch, you can trust our professional planners to make your special event a memorable success through our exceptional event planning services in North Carolina, London and around the world. AEP, Academic Event Professional, is a leading conference for campus event planners, conceived and developed by The Special Event Company in 2005, which reinforces our ability and sustainable programs with longevity and continued excellence in delivery. In addition, The Special Event Company is committed to sustainable practices and supplier diversity inclusion within our vendor processes.

Tra'Li Irish Pub

Silver member
Tra'Li captures the relaxed, friendly atmosphere unique to the Irish Pub ... Timeless tradition, removed from the bustle of the modern world, a refuge from the working day, a place to talk, unwind and meet with friends. We have a rotating selection of beers on draft, including many local favorites, as well as English Ales and Cider, wonderful wines, Irish inspired cocktails and whiskey, and top shelf liquors. The hearty pub food created by Chef and Owner Eamonn Kelly of County Galway provides you with an authentic and satisfying taste of Irish country cooking. We offer something for everyone at any time of day - lunch, dinner, kid-friendly, seasonal, weekend brunch, and our special carvery lunch.

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Lonerider

Bronze member

Poyner Spruill LLP

Bronze member

Smith Anderson

Bronze member

Sunstates Security

Bronze member

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