Partner Events

NC TECH partners with organizations and programs throughout the year, connecting our members to local events and sharing perks such as free or discounted registration. Only NC TECH member companies and their employees can take advantage of discounts associated with our partnerships. Non-members are not eligible.

Have an event you'd like to promote? Contact Rachel Kennedy. When submitting events, include title, date and location, a brief description and a registration link.


Executive Presentation Skills Seminar

October 3 + 4

Communispond is hosting a 2-day Executive Presentation Seminar in Charlotte, NC where participants will grow their presentation skills, receive feedback, and even take home a  free Kindle Fire with digital tools to continue their progress after the seminar!

Click for more details including an agenda and enrollment instructions


TouchPoint Raleigh – Business Transformation Journey,

Tuesday, October 9th, Cherry Bekaert Office – 2626 Glenwood Ave Ste 200, Raleigh, NC 27608 

Brief Description - We are in the era of digital and business transformation, but what does that mean for you? It is an amazing opportunity to empower your employees to automate and optimize business processes and time-consuming tasks, freeing them to focus on their best work.

Process automation spans multiple touchpoints between people, technology and business. Join us for an inspiring morning to fuel your business transformation journey from planning and strategy, to the tools and technology that can create a more connected and efficient workplace with improved performance.

This is a free event and breakfast will be provided. Learn more about the speakers and sessions here.


Event Schedule 

9-9:30am - Breakfast and Registration
9:30 – 10:15am – Driving Value from Process Efficiencies – Toby Stansell, Chief Operating Officer THInc.IT
10:25 – 11:05 am – Collaboration Reimagined with Office 365 – Dan Hulen, Managing Consultant, THInc.IT
11:15 – 12:00 pm – World Class IT – David Romig, II, President, THInc.IT


LogicBay Seminar Series

October 3, 10, + 17

Join NC TECH member LogicBay for their seminar series which will provide information on reaching your sales channel goals, improving relationships with your channel partners, addressing marketing challenges, and more!

Speakers include John Panaccione, President & CEO, LogicBay & Ed Marsh, Consultant & Speaker, Consilium Global Business Advisors.

    • Wednesday, October 3, 2pm ET -- Part 1 of 3: Buyers and Markets are Changing. Are We Adapting? - An overview of the existing landscape including, market expectations, buyer behaviors, business intelligence and collaborative improvement tools.
    • Wednesday, October 10, 2pm ET -- Part 2 of 3: Simple Changes That Can Drive Big Results in Channel Sales - Buyers access information on their own - so successful sales channel delivers insights and expertise that contribute to business outcomes. Stop pushing information and start driving results.
    • Wednesday, October 17, 2pm ET -- Part 3 of 3: Define a Roadmap to Channel Sales Out-performance - This doesn't have to be a theoretical McKinsey & Company project - steps every company can take to leverage market changes and strengthen sales channel collaboration and performance.

Click for more information and to register now


UNC Charlotte Cybersecurity Symposium

October 10

UNC Charlotte - Cone Center

For a 19th consecutive year, the Cybersecurity Symposium will be held on the campus of UNC Charlotte. The premier security gathering in the region, the conference has grown to over 600 in attendance and hundreds more on a waiting list. Cybersecurity is a top-of-mind concern for businesses of all sizes. This symposium will continue our tradition of bringing world class speakers to discuss cutting edge security issues and best practices for businesses to mitigate security risks.

Register for $150 through September 15th, when registration rate increases to $200.

Contact Barbara Perry with questions.

Register here!


OneSource Business and Social Networking event

October 16

TopGolf Charlotte
8024 Savoy Corporate Drive
Charlotte, NC 28273

OneSource Communications invites you to come chat with a leading cyber security expert to learn about current threats and prevention methods and connect with fellow IT executives in the Charlotte area - free to attend!

RSVP by 10/2 to: 



NC State Executive Education's Business Essentials program develops skills that drive decision making in organizations, including strategy, customer and financial analysis, influence and consulting, leadership, and managing change. Throughout our four-day program, participants learn how organizations work through case discussions, simulations, exercises, and role-plays, and apply these skills to their own real-world project.

Program dates are:

October 16-17
4 week intercession 
Nov 13-14


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IBM announces Hurricane Florence Aid Response

As part of our on-going response to Hurricane Florence, IBM is mobilizing developers to deliver disaster resiliency tools in support of storm-impacted communities. Driven by our commitment to corporate citizenship and our own communities, IBM and individual IBMers have a long history of disaster responseacross the globe. Now, as an IBM Impact Grant, IBM will provide free access to solutions already created through the Call for Code initiative and coordinate volunteer efforts to configure them for local- and/or organization specific needs in the wake of Hurricane Florence. The effort will be formally kicked off with an in-person event on October 16, 2018 at an IBM facility in Research Triangle Park, NC 
IBM is seeking to engage the following partners for this Hurricane Florence initiative

  • Not-for-profit, educational, and local governmental organizations engaged in Hurricane Florence response and recovery, as well as longer-term resiliency/preparedness initiatives. These would be the recipients/users of the aforementioned solutions.
  • Individuals, teams, and/or organizations of all types interested in serving as a volunteer developers to help ready the Call for Code solutions for deployment in Hurricane Florence-impacted communities.  

If you are interested in taking part, please send a note to Michael Jacobs ( with a short summary of your interest (whether as a potential recipient of this support, or as a contributor to the development efforts). Please also confirm if you or a member of your team would be available to attend the kickoff event in person on October 16th. A formal invite will be sent after confirming attendance.


InvestinNC Online Webinar - NC Small Businesses: Raise up to $2M under the State's new crowdfunding law!

Thursday, October 18, 12:00 - 1:00pm

Register here


Springboard Conference at RTI International

October 23 - 24 

RTI Innovation Advisors has partnered with Innovation Research Interchange to host the Springboard Conference at RTI International on October 23-24; the event is the culmination of our seven-month SPRING program (Sourcing PRedictive Insights for New Growth) during which participants focused on the theme "Smart Horizons: Preparing for the Future of Intelligent Systems."

At Springboard, participants will gain an understanding of the current state and emerging trends in intelligent systems, hear from industry thought leaders about how these trends are likely to shape the future, discuss intelligent systems' implications with peers, and investigate how intelligent systems are likely to impact their organizations.  

Conference includes: 

  • interactive report-out from the seven-month SPRING experience
  • Pavilion of the Future: hear about new technologies, and participate in demos and hands-on sessions with technology providers
  • working session designed to help participants work backward from future scenarios to present actions ­
  • facilitated small group discussions 
  • keynotes and immersion talks from thought leaders

NC TECH members are eligible for a $500 discount off of the price of the Springboard Conference.  Contact Lee Yates for more information.

View the agenda and register here


Applied Blockchain--What This Technology Means for Your Business

October 25, 8 am – 4:30 pm

RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, RTP NC

RTI Innovation Advisors invites you to hear from subject matter experts about the business, technical, and legal issues surrounding blockchain and barriers, forces, and prevailing trends in the technology landscape. You’ll see live demonstrations of working prototypes that illustrate the technology’s strengths and limitations.

By participating in the workshop you will

  • Learn the basics of blockchain technology, including how a blockchain works, an overview of the key terms, and how a system is deployed.
  • Understand the strengths and weaknesses of different blockchain approaches.
  • Understand when and where blockchain has an advantage over alternative technologies.
  • Hear from industry observers and developers about the emerging trends and future possibilities for the technology.
  • Hear from organizations who have experience developing blockchain applications.

The one-day blockchain event is $800 for IRI members and $950 for non-members. View the agenda and speakers, and register today.


Capital Area Workforce Development Board

Are you having difficulty finding talent with the right skills?  How are you preparing to grow and diversify your workforce?  If your organization (or others you know) are struggling with these questions, we’d like to extend this personal invitation to you. 

CAWD is an advocate for apprenticeships and helping businesses realize their value proposition for addressing workforce challenges.  On November 14, 2018 from 8:30-12 (during National Apprenticeship Week), CAWD is hosting an event at McKimmon Center that will focus on employer outreach and education. We’ll spotlight successful apprenticeship programs, dispel myths that exist in the market and share practical steps and key resources to help you get started.

Dr. Michael Walden, distinguished economist, professor and author, will share the future of the job market in light of technological developments and the role of retraining and apprenticeships.

Businesses of all sizes and industries and leaders with the desire and influence to drive change will benefit from this session.  Reserve your seat today – space is limited.  Look forward to seeing you there!


Cucalorus Connect Conference

November 8-9, 2018
Wilmington, NC

Cucalorus Connect is a technology and entrepreneurship conference held November 8 - 9, 2018 as one of the three main components of the 24th annual Cucalorus Festival held along the banks of the Cape Fear River in historic downtown Wilmington, North Carolina. Speakers, workshops, and interactive events look at how technology and the connected digital economy are transforming the way we live, work, and play.

Learn more


Unanet Lunch and Learn

November 15, 11am-1:30pm

Page Road Grill - Durham, NC

Unanet is hosting a complimentary Lunch and Learn session on their Cloud ERP software - Hear from a panel of Unanet customers firsthand on the significant benefits they have received by moving to a “single source of truth”!

Questions? Email Ashley Molina at 

 More info and registration


CES 2019

January 8 - 11, 2019
Las Vegas, Nevada

Join other NC Startups exhibiting at CES 2019, January 8-11, 2019. CES is the global event for startups where new partnerships are formed, new acquisitions happen and new ideas are launched and funded. 

Exhibit in the NC Startup Pavilion and get global exposure for your company.

Reserve your booth NOW as exhibit spaces are limited! 

NC Startup Pavilion - CES/Eureka Park 2019 

2018 NC Startup Pavilion Case Study - CES/Eureka Park


#TriangleTuesdays Virtual Career Fair

Each week Wake County Economic Development hosts a virtual career fair on Twitter using the hash tag #TriangleTuesdays as part of their talent initiative, Work in the Triangle

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