Triangle District Luncheon - Registration Now Open!
Christopher Chung, CEO of Economic Development Partnership of NC and Kyle Touchstone, Raleigh Economic Development Director to Keynote
When: Wednesday, December 8, 2021 | 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Where: Sheraton Imperial - 4700 Emperor Blvd., Durham, NC 27703
Join us for our Triangle Luncheon on Wednesday, December 8, from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm, in Durham, NC. Christopher Chung, CEO of Economic Development Partnership of NC and Kyle Touchstone, Raleigh Economic Development Director will give the keynote address on what is on the horizon in the Triangle in 2022 and beyond!
Christopher Chung, CEO of Economic Development Partnership of NC
In 2015, Christopher Chung joined the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) as Chief Executive Officer. Chris brings more than 20 years of state-level economic development experience to his role.
As a public-private partnership, the EDPNC is responsible for a number of economic development functions on behalf of the State of North Carolina, including new business recruitment, existing business support, international trade and export assistance, small business start-up counseling, and tourism, sports, and film promotion. With a staff of more than 60 professionals and an annual operating budget of more than $24 million, the EDPNC is focused on advancing the economic interests of North Carolina’s 100 counties and more than 10 million residents.
Kyle Touchstone, Raleigh Economic Development Director
As Director of Raleigh Economic Development, Kyle leads the economic development program for the City of Raleigh through business recruitment, business retention and expansion, and brand awareness activities and supports talent and equitable economic development. Kyle brings over 15 years of experience in economic development. A native of McComb, Mississippi, Kyle has led economic development efforts through similar public-private partnerships in Tallahassee, Florida; Chatham County, North Carolina; and the Dallas suburb of Irving-Las Colinas, Texas. Most recently, he worked with The Wooten Company where he spearheaded infrastructure funding efforts to support economic development projects for local communities across the Carolinas.
Registration is $35
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