September 26 - 27, 2018

Empowering your rising leaders to carry your organization securely into the future.

Hiring the right talent for the right position is critical to any company’s success. But so is retaining and developing that talent. Keeping in mind that today’s hires are tomorrow’s organizational leaders, it is imperative that employers harness the potential of their employees to drive organizational change and success. To assist businesses across the state refine and empower their rising leaders, the NC Chamber is pleased to offer its newest professional development initiative: “North Carolina’s Emerging Leaders.” Participants will take a deep dive into numerous topics, all of which refine their professionalism, leadership and presence while enhancing their understanding of North Carolina’s social, economic and political landscape.

Meet our inaugural class!

Agenda

Wednesday, September 26
7:30 amRegistration and Networking
8:00 amWelcome

Lew Ebert, NC Chamber

8:10 amIntroductions
8:20 amTilt 365 Assessment and Workshop

Katherine Gilliland, Director of Learning, Tilt365

12:35 pmLunch
1:15 pmVisit to the NC General Assembly
  • Understanding the political process
  • General Assembly tour
  • An insider view of government affairs through the lens of business
  • How the business advocacy process works: case studies
  • Opportunity to meet legislators in small group format
4:30 pmClosing Remarks
Thursday, September 27
7:30 amBreakfast and Networking
8:00 amBuilding Your Executive Presence & Personal Brand

Sharon Delaney McCloud and Melanie Sanders, Walk West

10:00 amNetworking Break
10:15 amBuilding Your Executive Presence & Personal Brand

Sharon Delaney McCloud and Melanie Sanders, Walk West

12:15 pmLunch
1:00 pmBuilding Your Executive Presence & Personal Brand

Sharon Delaney McCloud and Melanie Sanders, Walk West

3:00 pmNetworking Break
3:15 pmCase Studies: Pillars of a Secure Future
  • Education and Talent Supply
  • Competitive Business Climate
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Infrastructure and Growth Leadership, Kate Payne, NC Chamber
4:35 pmLeveraging What You've Learned
5:00 pmClosing Remarks

Lew Ebert, NC Chamber