Networking Luncheons & Webinars

NCEDA hosts a variety of networking luncheons, webinars and workshops throughout the year. Each event focuses on current topics of interest to economic developers. Luncheons and workshops include the opportunity to interact with fellow professionals, opinion leaders, and others who have an interest in supporting our state’s economic development activities.

 

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NCEDA’s Professional Development Committee is in the process of developing more webinars for this fall.
More information will be announced as details are confirmed!

Upcoming Events

WEBINARS
Several webinars are being planned and will be announced soon!
REGIONAL NETWORKING LUNCHEONS
Another round of small regional networking luncheons will be held across the state the first two weeks in December. More details will be posted soon!

Previous Events

(Webinar) Recovery Focus: How North Carolina’s Tourism and Outdoor Recreation Industries are Fighting the Pandemic

Date: Wednesday, October 21

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Sponsored by ECS Southeast

October Regional Networking Luncheons

Small regional networking luncheons were held in Raleigh (October 7), Greensboro (October 8), Charlotte (October 13) and Asheville (October 14). Attendees heard industry updates from Wit Tuttell (VisitNC Director) and Amy Allison (NC Outdoor Recreation Director).

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(Webinar) Transforming Site Identification and Site Selection

Date: Tuesday, September 15

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Presented by Terracon Consultants

(Webinar) COVID-19 Civil Immunity Protections for Businesses

Date: Thursday, August 20

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Presented by Smith Anderson Law Firm

(Webinar) Maximizing the Return on Your Marketing Investment

Date: Tuesday, August 18

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(Webinar) From Calm to Crisis: Tips and Tools for Marketing and Communicating

Date: Wednesday, August 12

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(Webinar) Fundraising in Challenging Times

Date: Thursday, August 6

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Presented by Convergent Nonprofit Solutions

(Webinar) Keeping Up Appearances: Why Now is the Time for a Marketing Re-Fresh

Date: Tuesday, July 28

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(Webinar) New Tax Considerations for 2020

Date: Monday, July 27

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Presented by DMJ & Co.

(Webinar) BRE in a Time of Social Distancing

Date: July 9

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Sponsored by ECS Southeast

(Lunch and Learn Webinar) Course Corrections for Your Economic Development Strategic Plan

(Webinar) How to Support Local Businesses with ZoomBusiness

Date: June 23

(Webinar) Open for Business During the Times of COVID-19: Key Considerations for North Carolina Businesses

Date:  June 18

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(Webinar) Tools & Tips for a Powerful Economic Development Website

Date: June 16

(WEBINAR) Going Virtual: The Latest Technologies for Showcasing Properties and Communities

Date: Wednesday, June 3

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Sponsored by SynTerra Corporation

(WEBINAR) Entrepreneurship and Education in the New Era

(WEBINAR) From Recession to Recovery: Assessing the Economic and Financial Impact of COVID-19

Date: May 21

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Sponsored by ElectriCities of NC

(WEBINAR) Find the Right Data Method: Comparing Workforce Analytics and Community Data Tools 

(WEBINAR) Re-Opening NC Businesses:  Workplace and Employment Law Considerations

Date: May 15

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Sponsored by Williams Mullen Law Firm

(WEBINAR) Tools and Tips for Making the Most of Today’s Technology

Date: May 7

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COVID-19 Recovery Webinar, featuring Governor Roy Cooper

Date: April 29

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CARES Act Webinar, featuring Senator Thom Tillis

Date: April 16

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Small Business Administration Webinar, featuring NC District Director Thomas Stith

Date: April 9

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Triad Networking Luncheon

Date: January 28
Location: Revolution Mill – Greensboro

Strategies to Incorporate Brownfields into Local Sites & Buildings Initiatives

Luncheon Program
Luncheon Registrant List

Sponsored by:

Central NC Networking Luncheon

Date: Thursday, December 5
Location: City Club Raleigh

Data Dynamics: Tapping the Best Economic Development Research Tools

Luncheon Program
Luncheon Registrant List
Data Tools Handout

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Eastern NC Networking Luncheon

Date: Thursday, September 26
Location: City Club of Wilmington

How to Develop & Utilize An Economic Impact Analysis

Eastern Regional Luncheon Registrant List
Regional Luncheon Agenda

Western NC Networking Luncheon

Date: Wednesday, May 8
Location: Biltmore Estate

Industrial Hemp and What it Means for North Carolina’s Economy

Sponsored By:

Western Regional Luncheon Registrant List
Regional Luncheon Agenda

December 2018 Networking Luncheon & Workshop

Date: Thursday, December 6
Location: City Club Raleigh

Sponsored By:

2018 December Networking Luncheon and Product Development Workshop Registrant List

Networking Luncheon Agenda
Product Development Workshop Agenda
Product Development Survey Results

Eastern NC Networking Luncheon

Date: Tuesday, October 23
Location: Rocky Mount Mills

Sponsored By:

Eastern Regional Luncheon Registrant List
Regional Luncheon Agenda

February 2018 Networking Luncheon

Date: Thursday, February 15
Subject: Using GIS to Market Your Economic Development Assets:  North Carolina Case Studies
Location: City Club Raleigh

2018 February Networking Luncheon Agenda
2018 February Networking Luncheon Attendee List

2018 February Networking Luncheon Presentations:
  • Chris Nichols – Product Manager, geothinQ
    Chris’ demonstration was based on geothinQ’s platform (www.geothinQ.com). geothinQ is a pioneer of on-demand geographic land mapping and data visualization.  It features an accessible, forward facing platform, with an interface that feels familiar even after a few clicks. Users visualize data relevant to their region, and the built-in search and analytical functions can display different scenarios and answer value-based questions.  Use geothinQ’s standard layers, including ownership boundaries, large tracts, value per acre, topography, wetlands and FEMA flood zones to quickly visualize the geography of your region; geothinQ also contains powerful property search features, strong graphics tools for strategizing, a collaboration platform and high-quality PDF creation capabilities.  geothinQ is available as a custom GIS product (contact Chris at nichols.c@geothinQ.com) and a geothinQ Regions product.  To view a complete list of geothinQ Regions and the data they include visit: geothinq.com/get-started/
  • Robin Spinks – Principal, Greenfield

December 2017 Networking Luncheon

Date: Thursday, December 7
Subject: Innovation-based Economic Development Across North Carolina
Location: City Club Raleigh

Sponsored By:

2017 December Networking Luncheon Agenda
2017 December Networking Luncheon Attendee List

2017 December Networking Luncheon Speaker Presentations:

Sponsorship opportunities are available for each NCEDA conference and event.
Contact Liz Dobbins-Smith at 888.246.2332 or liz@nceda.org for more details.