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.
April 12, 2013 >> get the agenda and materials
The Transportation Summit is a chance for members to examine and learn about the future of Charlotte transportation. Planes, trains and automobiles are the spotlight in this popular half-day summit that will feature local, state and federal subject experts who will share the latest information on what transportation decisions are being made and how participants can impact future decisions.
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September 13, 2013
This year will mark the launch of the Charlotte Chamber’s Technology Summit. This unprecedented event will aim to educate the business community on the future of the technology industry in the Charlotte region. The building of recent data centers for technology giants such as Apple, Google and Facebook has led to the discussion of North Carolina as an emerging technology hub. This half-day summit will highlight the impact of the industry on the Charlotte landscape as well as key workforce and policy issues that arise from the sector’s growth
Health Care Summit
August 16, 2013
The reform of the American health care system has been a highly controversial and polarizing topic as Congress worked on passing reform legislation. 2013 will be a pivotal year as deadlines in the health care reform legislation must be met. This half-day forum is designed to educate and inform members on policy impacts and to highlight the breadth and growth of the industry in the Charlotte region. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from speakers and panelists including business leaders and experts on the legislation.
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November 15, 2013
It’s no surprise that Charlotte has worked in recent years to define itself as an emerging energy hub. This half-day discussion focuses on important issues that come with Charlotte’s evolved identity. Attendees will learn how this industry continues to play such an integral role in the Charlotte region and also how their business can benefit from its presence. Former panelists and speakers at this highly popular event include renowned energy experts from the private and public sectors. The 2012 Energy Summit hosted keynote speaker Lawrence Makovich from IHS CERA in presenting a national policy overview followed by panel discussions on Charlotte’s role in national energy policy as well as the topic of energy serving as an economic development tool for the region. The 2012 event was hosted at UNC Charlotte’s Energy Production & Infrastructure Center, a prime example of a public private partnership - a topic discussed in past summits.
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