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March 18, 2021

Engage. Network. Celebrate.

79th Annual Meeting

Join leaders from across the state at our virtual 79th Annual Meeting for insight into our state’s business climate. This flagship event will include a compelling keynote speaker, an update on Chamber-related business, and live, one-on-one and group networking opportunities with our state’s top leaders in business, government, and non-profit organizations.

Each year, the NC Chamber recognizes individuals with an outstanding sense of public responsibility who have made an indelible mark on our state by improving their communities, and honors them with the Distinguished Citizenship Award and Distinguished Public Service Award.  Celebrate our annual award recipients with us at this must-attend event!

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Agenda

Thursday, March 18
8:30 amAttendees Join Event (Networking)
9:00 amWelcome Remarks
9:15 amAwards Presentations
9:30 amNetworking Break
9:40 amKeynote: The Outbreak: Outlook and Opportunities for Business

Andrew Busch, Financial Industry Expert & First Chief Market Intelligence Officer, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Many customers are now requesting live webinar updates for their audiences on just how the Coronavirus will affect their specific industry and their business. Andrew Busch’s Chaos to Confidence During Time of Economic Stress is an in-depth study of the coronavirus from a speaker with a deep understanding of how the markets and the economy are impacted by world events like infectious disease. Andrew is not only a noted economist, he’s an infectious disease expert and author. There are many reasons why he’s known as “the great calmer downer” especially during the most difficult times. Andrew offers upbeat solutions combined with real time facts. Arrange a pre-booking call with Andrew today and he’ll share his take on this pressing topic.

10:15 amNetworking Break
10:25 amNC Business Leading the Way: A Force for Good
  • Timothy L. Humphrey, NC Senior State & RTP Senior Location Executive, IBM
  • Jay Jandrain, President and CEO, Butterball, LLC
  • Tony Mulcahy, PGS SanfordSite Director, Pfizer
  • Vicki Banks, Senior Vice President of Human Resources & Government Relations, The Biltmore Company
  • Moderator: Ray Starling, General Counsel and President of the NC Chamber Legal Institute
11:20 amClosing Remarks and Networking
11:35 amEvent Concludes