Date(s) & Time(s)::
December 7, 2010 at 5:30 PM until 9:00 PM
Location: Discovery Place
Ten top business and community leaders, including Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx and Charlotte Chamber President Bob Morgan, will participate in an interactive panel discussion Tuesday, Dec. 7 at Discovery Place (301 N. Tryon Street, Charlotte).Return to event list.
The program, NHEO Talks: Building a Shared Vision for 2020 was created by the National Hispanic Entrepreneurs' Organization (NHEO) to provide a platform for dialogue centered around Charlotte's future.
The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a welcome reception and networking. The program will take place from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., with additional networking to follow.
Registration for the event is online at http://nheo.org . Tickets are $25 each if purchased on or before November 16 and $35 each thereafter. Preferred-seating VIP tickets are $60 each. All tickets include free parking in the Discovery Place deck and a $25 gift card that can be used to make a donation via the online charitable organization DonorsChoose.org.
Confirmed speakers (and their topics) include:
Anthony Foxx, Mayor, City of Charlotte (Sustainable Charlotte. Smart Grid)
Cynthia Marshall, President, AT&T NC (JET Agenda: Jobs, Education, Technology)
Bob Morgan, President, Charlotte Chamber (Charlanta, Powerhouse Mega-Region)
Miguel Galarza, President and CEO, Yerba Buena Construction Engineering (Giving Back)
Juan Pablo Giometti, President and CEO, NHEO (Accelerating Social Impact)
Richard Purcell, Community Development, NHEO (Building a Global Community)
Julius Hollis. Chairman and CEO, Alliance for Digital Equality (Bridging the Digital Divide)
Robert Corbin, PhD, VP of Learning Experiences, Discovery Place (STEM Education)
Franco Londono, NHEO Entrepreneur, Singer and Songwriter (Living with Purpose)
Juliana Luna, NHEO Entrepreneur, Luna's Living Kitchen (Future Food)
In addition to the NHEO, the Belk College of Business at UNC Charlotte is a sponsor of NHEO Talks. Event partners include Discovery Place, KIPP Charlotte, PR Newswire, CSRwire, Latino Leaders, UNC School of Medicine, Allstate and Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick LLP.
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