CBEX Speaker Series

The Great State of Entrepreneurship in Charlotte

Our Panelists Include:

Date: Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
Time: 7:00am – 8:30am
Location: Dilworth Neighborhood Grille, 911 E Morehead St, Charlotte, NC
Ticket Price: $22 – Price includes a full breakfast.


Past Events

Winter 2017 – Election Results 2016: The economic impact in 2017 . . . and beyond
Joe Stewart, Executive Director of the North Carolina Free Enterprise Foundation has been on both sides of the desk (business and government) – and now serves and supports business leaders as they work “between” the aisles of elected officials, running this non-partisan Foundation. An objective look at the reasons and results of last year’s elections.
Fall 2016 – Leadership Lessons from the Mountains
From Santiago Chile, Rodrigo Jordán is the Founder and President of Vertical S.A. He is widely recognized in the development of leadership, innovation and social development. His work includes the Wharton Leadership Ventures program, the McColl School of Business’ BB&T Leadership Challenge and the National Geographic Society expedition to Antarctica.
Spring 2016 – Lessons from 10,000 Small Businesses
Three local alumni of Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program shared ways they have applied the learnings to take their business to the next level. Fabi Preslar with Spark Publications, Lawrence Cruiciana with Corporation Information Technologies, and Matt Galimi with Best Tek Support.
Fall 2015 – Accelerating Sales in Today’s Economy
Three top sales trainers and consultants shared their pro tips to increase sales in proven, scalable, and repeatable ways. Our distinguished panel included Tamara Bunte, Bob Henricks and Randy Johnson.
Spring 2015 – Signature Series: Competition or Collaboration?
Danny Morrison, President of the Carolina Panthers, and Sheila Mullen, Executive Director of the Innovation Institute at McColl Center for Art & Innovation, discussed leading a team of top performers in today’s environment of intense competition and constant innovation.
Winter 2015 – Human Capital Innovation
Tom Killen, Elizabeth Persson and Kelly Rogers shared their innovative practices for attracting, developing, and engaging the talent their organizations need to succeed in today’s highly competitive environment.
Fall 2014 – Privacy in the Age of Big Data
Ted Claypoole, Senior Partner at Womble Carlyle, highlighted some of the pros and cons of Big Data collection, both for individuals and businesses. He also shared some tools and behaviors we can adopt to regain data and identity security.
Spring 2014 – Transforming Business
Successful entrepreneur, corporate executive, and award winning author, August Turak shared his stories of life with the monks at Mepkin Abbey and the business lessons learned from their values and disciplines.
Winter 2014 – Productivity Practices That Work
Our 2014 speaker series opened with Carson Tate, founder of Working Simply and creator of the Productivity Styles system. Our second speaker was outsourcing authority Russ Hammond — a manager, developer, road warrior, speaker, and entrepreneur.
Fall 2013 – Transformation By Design
This sold out event featured a panel discussion with three business and non-­profit leaders to learn how you can leverage innovation and human­‐centered design practices to spark individual, organizational, and/or social transformation.
Spring 2013 – Learning Series3
Learning Series³ takes one topic, breaks it down in three expert sessions in three back-to-back months. We featured sessions with Tamara Bunte, The Institute for Advanced Results, Bill Whitley, The Bill Whitley Company and Jim Dunn, Dunn Enterprises.
October 10, 2012 – Dr. Dan Murrey
Charlotte Host Committee chair for the Democratic National Convention shared a candid discussion on what went well in hosting the DNC, what could have been done differently, and where Charlotte goes from here!
May 23, 2012 — Rob Slee
Internationally acclaimed author, speaker, and business executive shared how the Value Renaissance is creating a paradigm shift in privately held businesses.