Beth Shore leads the NC Chamber’s member engagement team in building relationships with people and companies that support our mission of creating a nationally competitive business climate in North Carolina. As a native North Carolinian, Beth loves working at the NC Chamber and finds satisfaction in playing a role in making our state a great place to work and live. Joining the Chamber in 2015, Beth began as head of the events team and significantly grew its event offerings, including the launch of the Women > A Force in Business event and the Workplace DEI Conference.
An accomplished business planning professional, Beth has more than 25 years of experience in business development and event management, including work in corporate event sponsorship sales, executive education leadership sales, as well as board and corporate fundraising. Prior to joining the NC Chamber in 2015, Beth worked as the development director for Communities In Schools of North Carolina. She began her career at Capital Associated Industries, where she organized 180 regional events before joining Bell Leadership to recruit executives to attend the Mastery of Leadership Series in Chapel Hill, N.C. Following that, she worked as a national account executive securing sponsors for educational conferences held across the U.S. at University Conference Services in Research Triangle Park, N.C.
Born and raised in Eastern North Carolina, Beth graduated with a Bachelor of Science in business and a minor in French from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C. Beth and her husband Penn live in Raleigh, N.C. and stay busy with NC State and Wake Forest sporting events, trips to the beach to spend time with friends and family, biking, and being outside whenever possible. Beth practices gratitude each day and lives by the Ralph Waldo Emerson quote, “Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.”