• North Carolina CEO Forum A Success

     
    POSTED April 16, 2017
     

Held at North Ridge Country Club in Raleigh, N.C., The Special Events Company recently debuted the 2017 North Carolina CEO Forum. The planning, logistics and on-site operation of the leadership forum was led for the eighth consecutive year by the Cary-based company. This year’s event was focused mainly on Innovation and Leadership in Healthcare which brought more than 400 CEO’s and executives from organizations and companies around the United States.

There were 15 speakers during the two-day program, which included North Carolina’s Governor, Roy Cooper, and Jack Bailey, president of GlaxoSmithKline. There also was a charitable opportunity incorporated with all of the proceeds directly going to the Make-A-Wish Foundation in eastern North Carolina and Teen Cancer America.

The Special Event Company has been a partner with North Carolina CEO Forum since the event’s inception in 2009. For more information regarding the 2017 NC CEO Forum, visit ncceoforum.com

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The SaaS platform, Wix.com, has released a new builder for business owners, planners and venue operators to create customized seating maps. Users can also assign ticket pricing based on the location of individual seats, and any variation of seating can be mapped, including tables, rows of seats, areas with general seating (e.g., a standing-room-only area), reserved VIP sections, or a combination of options.

 

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