State of Technology


Executives from across sectors and functional roles will gather at our flagship technology conference for a day of engaging keynotes, interactive panel sessions and a tech expo. This year’s theme, Artificial Intelligence, will explore how AI is impacting our work, play and world and what we can expect to see in the future. The event will also feature a startup showcase, where early stage tech companies will demo some of their latest innovations.

2019 Event


Past 2018 Theme: Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence is a hot topic in the tech sector and beyond right now. Come join us at our NC TECH State of Technology Conference to learn more about both AI, what it is, and how area organizations are using these technologies to improve their business processes and efficiency.

Conference Format

The conference offers an integrated agenda with:

  • Opening & Luncheon General Plenaries
  • Breakout Sessions – tailored in-depth, interactive panel discussions
  • Startup Showcase – 6 NC based innovative tech startups
  • Interactive Digital Exhibit Showcase
  • Pre-Conference Networking Reception

Who Attends?

500+ business and tech leaders from companies, organizations and institutions, representing all sizes, stages and industries.  C-level, VPs, Directors – of Marketing, Technology, Innovation, Security, Operations & Finance. 

Start-up Showcase

The event will feature a TECH STARTUP SHOWCASE of innovative North Carolina startup companies selected to demo mobile technologies in front of 500+ business and technology leaders at this year’s event.

Participating companies must be considered startup/emerging and headquartered in NC with an innovative product or service that is or has the potential to be a standout/groundbreaking technology in the areas of ANALYTICS, CLOUD, SOCIAL, MOBILE and/or SECURITY. Visit our event page to apply.

2018 Start-Up Showcase Participants Included:




Past Event Photos

Sponsorship Opportunities

If you are interested in sponsoring our 2019 State Tech Conference, contact Tracy Sternberg

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