Signature Events

NC TECH offers a portfolio of events that can help you increase your company's brand, your own business contacts and industry knowledge. NC TECH's signature events and series will provide a forum for you to interact with your peers and share subject matter expertise. 

Outlook For Tech

February 2 - Hilton Charlotte Center City 

NC TECH kicked off the year with business and tech leaders from across the state for a fast-paced luncheon and tech expo with a keynote briefing from Gartner on digital technology trends and successes. The event featured an employment outlook on hiring transitioning military to drive bottom-line business results; the annual reveal of NC TECH's State of Technology Industry Report (NC STIR); introduction to new NC TECH leadership and preview of the year’s programming.

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State of Technology

May 3-4 - Durham Convention Center

Executives from across sectors and functional roles will gather at our flagship technology conference for a day of engaging keynotes, interactive panel sessions and an exhibit area. This year’s theme, Digital Transformation, will explore how business and society are leveraging digital technologies and analytics to keep pace with the internet of everything. The event will also feature a startup showcase, where early stage tech companies will demo some of their latest innovations.

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Golf Classic

August 9 - Pinehurst

Enjoy a day on the green with regional leaders for a round of fun and networking. The captain’s choice tournament format is suitable for players of all skill levels. The day includes breakfast, prizes, contests, and culminates with an awards luncheon. Those interested may secure a CIO Foursome sponsorship to golf with a technology leader.

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Leadership Summit

August 9-10 - Pinehurst

A favorite of many, this retreat is presented by the NC TECH Board of Directors and Advisors. Held at a luxury hotel, it’s the perfect setting for leisure, learning, and relationship building. The programming provides key industry leaders the opportunity to explore and discuss the state of the tech sector and trends that impact North Carolina’s economy.

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NC TECH Celebrates

October - SAS Executive Briefing Center

Final Date and Registration Info TBD

North Carolina is home to some of the nation’s fastest growing companies. At this event, we recognize the NC headquartered companies named to the 2018 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies. This reception will give you an opportunity to celebrate those high growth organizations and the great work that they are doing in NC & beyond.

NC Tech Awards Gala

November 15 - Sheraton Imperial - Durham

Join hundreds for an evening of celebration and networking as we recognize organizations and individuals for achievement in technology in our state. This capstone event, the only statewide tech awards gala, includes a reception, dinner, and awards ceremony. Nominations and applications are accepted through an online process that takes place mid-year.

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If you are interested in sponsoring one of NC TECH's programs, you can contact Tracy Sternberg.

Our sponsor menu covers all of the available sponsorships for events, programs, networks and more with prices ranging from $250 and up. Click on the sponsor menu below.

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