Charlotte Chamber's Annual Meeting 2016

The Charlotte Chamber’s 2016 Annual Meeting was held Tuesday, November 29, at the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Approximately 2,000 members of the Charlotte business community attended the event featuring 2016 Chair Ned Curran (Bissell) and 2017 Chair Andrea Smith (Bank of America). Rick Hendrick was honored with the Citizen of the Carolinas award.

Photo slideshow
Check out snapshots from the event.

Passing of the Gavel
Outgoing Chamber Chair Ned Curran officially handed over leadership duties to 2017 Chair Andrea Smith. Smith and Chamber CEO Bob Morgan outlined the organization’s top priorities for the coming year – much of it derived from frank conversations at the Fall Planning Retreat centered around equality and inclusion.

Citizen of the Carolinas
Rick Hendrick accepted the Charlotte Chamber’s most prestigious award at Tuesday night’s Annual Meeting. Past Chamber Chair David Darnell gave a heartfelt introduction to his close friend that included a look back at Hendrick’s professional and philanthropic efforts over the years.

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Charlotte Motor Speedway LLC
Dynamic Health and Pain Management
Foundation For The Carolinas
Google Fiber
Lowe's Companies
Piedmont Natural Gas Company
Publix Super Markets Inc.
Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP



Aetna, Inc.
Charlotte Regional REALTOR Association, Inc.
Concrete Supply Company
Diversified Distribution Systems, LLC
Gardner-Webb University
Grant Thornton LLP
K&L Gates LLP
McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture
Poyner Spruill LLP
Security 101
Strategic Staffing Solutions, Inc.



Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure Inc.
Appalachian Pipeline Contractors, LLP
Arborguard Tree Specialists
B&G Pipeline Company
Bank of North Carolina
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Realty
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of North Carolina
Blythe Construction, Inc.
Bohler Engineering, NC PLLC
Cedar Fair Entertainment Company
Charlotte Hornets Sports & Entertainment
Childress Klein Properties
Coatings 2000, Inc.
Day & Zimmermann
G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Inc.
Goodwill Industries of Southern Piedmont, Inc.
Graebel/North Carolina Movers
HDR Engineering, Inc. of the Carolinas
Heede Southeast, Inc.
Hendrix Business Systems, Inc.
Homeserve USA
Home Trust Bank
Howard Brothers Electric Co.
Johnson's Roofing Service, Inc.
Mechanical Contractors, Inc.
Northstar Energy Services, Inc.
Peak 10, Inc.
Preferred Parking Service, Inc.
Ranger Construction
Robinson Bradshaw
Schindler Elevator Corporation
Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP
Showalter Construction Co.
Smith Harris Design Associates
Stanley Convergent Security Solutions
Staples Facility Solutions
Stocker Associates, Inc.
University Volvo
Wilkinson ERA
Yellow Cab of Charlotte