73rd Annual Meeting

March 4, 2015



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Looking to register a group, reserve a table or make your organization’s presence known? Check out sponsorship opportunities and contact Sandy Harrell or call (919) 836-1421 to hear group pricing that best suits you and your organization!

Gold Sponsor

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Silver Sponsor

Bank of America
Ernst & Young, LLP
John Deere
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Medical Mutual Insurance Company of North Carolina
Piedmont Natural Gas Company
PSNC Energy
Senn Dunn Insurance, A Marsh & McLennan Agency
Vidant Health
Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP

Bronze Sponsor

Broyhill Family Foundation
Fifth Third Bank
Golden Corral
Gregory Poole Equipment Company
Hospira, Inc.
NC Association of Electric Cooperatives, Inc.
Suntrust Bank



When: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 | Preliminary Session 9:30 a.m. | Annual Meeting Program & Lunch 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Where: Embassy Suites | 201 Harrison Oaks Boulevard, Cary, NC 27513
*Hotel Reservations: Ask for the special Chamber rate of $149 (offer expires 2/1/2015)

What: 73rd Annual Meeting

Price: $85

The Annual Meeting is the North Carolina Chamber’s flagship event. Eric Greitens, Former Navy Seal, Founder of the Mission Continues and the NY Times best-selling author of The Heart and the Fist, will Keynote this year’s Annual Meeting. The Chamber will also honor its Distinguished Citizenship and Distinguished Public Service award winners. Do not miss the opportunity to connect with business, government, academic and nonprofit leaders from across the state.

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9:00 a.m. – Registration table opens

9:30 a.m. – Special Preliminary Session

Securing North Carolina’s Digital Future
Alicia Gilleskie, Partner, Smith Anderson
Dave Mahon, Vice President & Chief Security Officer, CenturyLink
Mike Monday, Senior VP, Information Security, LOB Leader Corporate Risk, Wells Fargo
Larry LaBanc, IT Security Office, Novant Health
James Sills, President and CEO, M&F Bank (Moderator)

11:30 p.m. – Lunch Served | Welcome Remarks | Award Ceremonies | Keynote


Presentation of Distinguished Public Service Award
Rufus Edmisten, Partner, Edmisten, Webb & Moore

Acceptance of Distinguished Public Service Award
The Honorable Sarah Parker, Former Chief Justice N.C. Supreme Court

Presentation of Distinguished Citizenship Award
Jack Clayton, Regional President, Wells Fargo

Acceptance of Distinguished Citizenship Award
Stan Kelly, Retired Wells Fargo Executive,
President and CEO, Piedmont Triad Partnership

Keynote Presentation
Eric Greitens, Former Navy Seal, Founder of the Mission Continues and the NY Times best-selling author of The Heart and the Fist

2:00 p.m. – Closing Remarks

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