Charlotte Chamber Annual Summits

The Charlotte Chamber Summits connect members to business and policy leaders to discuss key business issues, identify opportunities and set agendas.

Registration for each summit will be available online approximately one month from the event date.

Transportation Infrastructure Summit
March 4, 2016 agenda and materials >>

The 2016 Transportation Infrastructure Summit took place Friday, March 4, at the Ballantyne Hotel and Lodge. This year's theme, "Today, Tomorrow, Together," convened hundreds of business and public sector leaders who addressed the path forward for Charlotte’s transportation future.

Access materials from 2016.


Technology Summit
August 19, 2016 agenda and materials >>

The 4th annual Charlotte Chamber Technology Summit will be held on Friday, August 19 at the Sheraton Hotel in uptown Charlotte. Attendees from previous summits include CIO's, CTO’s technologists, education partners, and a diverse cross section of business and non-profit leaders. With over 42,000 information technology professionals working in the Charlotte area, the field is ripe for opportunity and primed for growth. The region is expected to add an additional 5,000 information technology jobs by 2020, outpacing the state and national growth rate for IT jobs.

Access materials from 2015.


Health Care Summit
May 20, 2016 agenda and materials >>

Policy and innovation in health care will intersect at the Charlotte Chamber’s 2016 Health Care Summit as we focus on "Impacts of Policy on Our Health." Precision medicine, healthy living, economics of health care and policy impacts on cost will be explored by national industry experts and business leaders through lively panel discussions and presentations. There will be a keynote conversation on policy in health care with CEOs Gene Woods of Carolinas HealthCare System, Carl Armato of Novant Health and Susan Devore of Premier Inc., and the Carolinas HealthCare System Healthy Charlotte Awards will also be announced.

Access materials from 2015.


Energy Summit
November 6, 2015 agenda and materials >>

The growth of the energy sector continues to power the local economy. The chamber’s 2014 Energy Summit focused on fundamental infrastructure needs in the energy industry today. Incoming Charlotte Chamber chair, Tom Skains of Piedmont Natural Gas, spoke about why energy is important to the Charlotte region’s economic success. Attendees heard from leaders, including those in the business, education and community roles, and learned about sustainability efforts as related to environmental responsibility as we awarded the 2013 Wells Fargo Green Awards.

Access materials from 2014.