2018 Leadership Summit

leadership summit

An annual favorite, the Leadership Summit is hosted by the NC TECH Board of Directors and Advisors. Geared towards executives, NC TECH provides the opportunity to hear from some of the tech sector’s influential leaders on various topics from talent to transformation through both structured discussions and more informal networking and engagement opportunities.

2018 Theme: The Future of Work

Date and Time

August 9 and 10, 2018


80 Carolina Vista Drive
Pinehurst, NC  28374


Thursday, Aug. 9 (5:30 pm-until)
Directors/Advisors Reception
Welcome Reception
Dinner & Keynote Speaker
Leaders on the Lawn Reception

Friday, Aug. 10 (9:00 am - 1:30 pm)
Registration & Continental Breakfast
Lunch & Keynote Speaker

Sponsorship Opportunities 

Interested in 2018 sponsorship and benefits information? Please contact Tracy Sternberg.

All Sponsors Receive: Logo on event signage and promotional materials| Event registration roster (name, title, company) | Event registrations (quantity based on sponsor level)

Click the arrows below to view all available sponsorship levels at various price ranges. Sponsorships with a RED sold sign are no longer available. You can click the view sponsor menu button to print.

Presenting · $15,000 (SOLD – Dell Technologies)
Logo integrated into event logo and used in all promotional materials | opportunity to provide opening remarks and a keynote speaker | branded signage |12 VIP registrations, 2 reserved tables 

Dinner · $7,500
Sponsor to provide brief remarks at the start of Thursday evening’s dinner | sponsor branded placards on dinner tables | Option to provide promotional item to attendees | 8 registrations, reserved table

Economic Forecast Segment Sponsor · $4,000
Sponsor to provide brief remarks and introduce economic forecast speaker | 6 registrations, reserved table 

Lunch · $4,000
Sponsor to provide brief remarks at start of lunch | sponsor branded placards on lunch tables | option to provide a promotional item to attendees | 6 registrations at a reserved table 

Panel Segment · $4,000 (SOLD – NCSU Poole College of Management and Crown Castle)
Sponsor to provide brief remarks and moderate a panel discussion | assist with topic selection and panel development | 6 registrations, reserved table

Leaders on the Lawn Reception & Putting Contest · $3,500 (SOLD – Resolvit)
Sponsor to provide brief closing remarks at dinner to invite attendees outside for the reception & putting contest | sponsor branded placards on outside tables | option to provide banner for evening reception and prizes for the putting contest (sponsor to provide prizes) | 4 registrations 

Continental Breakfast · $3,000 
Sponsor branded placards at breakfast and coffee stations | 4 registrations 

Welcome Reception · $3,000
Sponsor to provide brief remarks prior to transition to dinner | sponsor branded placards on reception tables | 4 registrations 

Wi-Fi Sponsor · $3,000
Logo on Wi-Fi placards on tables to include custom network name and password | 4 registrations

Hospitality · $2,500
Sponsor branded welcome bags filled with a few goodies provided to all overnight guests at check-in | option to include welcome card and/or promotional items in bag (NC TECH to assemble bags) | 2 registrations 

Journal · $2,500 (SOLD – IT People)
Company logo on journal notebook given to attendees (NC TECH to purchase) | 2 registrations

Green Host · $2,000 (SOLD – Deutsche Bank)
Sponsor branded signage to recognize that sponsorship proceeds to purchase renewable energy credits from NC Green Power to offset the environmental impact of the event | 4 registrations

Head Table Sponsor · $2,000
Sponsor branded signage at head table | exhibit space | 2 registrations at head table with NC TECH leadership & key speakers

Lanyards · $2,000
Sponsor branding on name lanyards given to attendees (NC TECH to provide lanyards | 2 registrations 

Name Badge Insert · $2,000
Sponsor branded name badge insert header | 2 registrations

Refreshment Break ·  $2,000
Sponsor branded placards at refreshment stations | 2 registrations

Registration · $2,000
Sponsor branded placards at registration | Sponsor has option to have a display table set up at registration to provide materials &/or giveaways and interact with attendees | option to have a representative at registration with NC TECH staff | 2 registrations

VIP (Directors/Advisors) Reception · $2,000
Sponsor branded placards at reception | option to provide brief remarks | 2 VIP registrations 

Cigar Sponsor · $1,500 
Sponsor branded signage at a display table with a selection of cigars for interested attendees at the Leaders on the Lawn Reception (NC TECH to provide cigars) | 2 Registrations

VIP (Directors/Advisors) Breakfast · $1,500 
Sponsor branded placards at breakfast | option to provide brief remarks | 1 registration

Seat Drop · $1,250 (4 Available) 
Sponsor can provide promotional brochure and/or giveaway to all attendees | 1 registration



If your company is not a member and you'd like to participate, contact Carol Zimmerman to learn more about membership and join today!

Fine Print: All registrations to NC TECH events are final and non-refundable.  Refunds will only be offered if the event is canceled.  Registrations are transferable to another qualified guest.  Please contact NC TECH at 919.856.0393 to request such a transfer.


NC TECH has a room block with the Pinehurt Resort for August 8 and 9th. Click the button below to visit the reservation portal.

Group dates are: Wednesday, August, 8, 2018 to Friday, August, 10, 2018.

Reservations cannot be made after: Tuesday, July, 17, 2018.

Thank you Sponsors



    NC State Poole College of Management





IT People


Deutsche Bank
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