• ACEC/NC Annual Summer Conference

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    Name: ACEC/NC Annual Summer Conference
    Date: July 29, 2021 - July 31, 2021
    Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
    Event Description:
    Please join us in Wrightsville Beach, NC for the ACEC/NC Annual Summer Conference!  This event will be held in-person, and we are looking forward to safely gathering again.  Please be assured that all aspects of the conference will be in-keeping with CDC guidelines and NC Executive Orders that are in place on July 29th.

    Thursday, July 29, 2021

    11:00 am - 2:00 pm: ACEC/NC Board of Directors Meeting
    6:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Member Welcome Reception hosted by McAdams

    Please join us for great food, drinks and networking.  A dedicated shuttle will run to/from the hotel and McAdams Home between 6:00pm and 10:00pm.  There is NO parking on site so please take the shuttle.
    Friday, July 30, 2021
    7:30 am - 9:00 am: Registration and Breakfast
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm: Sessions (4 PDH Credits)
    8:00 am to 8:50 am:  NCBELS/NCEES Update – Andrew Ritter, Exec Dir, NCBELS
    9:00 am to 9:50 am:  Pivot Your Firm to Thrive in Any Economy: Chandra Storrusten, Visible Value
    9:50 am to 10:10 am:  Break
    10:10 am to 11:00 am:  Leveraging Cross-Organizational Benefits to Client and Employee Experience Management, Post COVID-19: Chandra Storrusten, Visible Value, Blake
                          Godwin, Client Savvy
    11:10 am to 12:00 pm:  Human Resources Lessons From COVID-19: Kelsey Mayo, Poyner Spruill
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm: Future Leaders Class (2021 Future Leaders class participants only)
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Lunch
    1:00 pm - 5:30 pm: Free Time
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Live Entertainment with ACEC/PAC Reception and Silent Auction

    Saturday, July 31, 2021
    7:30 am - 9:00 am: Breakfast
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm:  Sessions (4 PDH Credits)
    8:00 am to 8:50 am: A Vertical World Update and Legislative Overview with Brian Pallasch, Executive Director of the International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC)
    9:00 am to 9:50 am: State Legislative Panel with Rep. Dean Arp, David Ferrell, Nexsen Pruet and Jim Smith, ACEC/NC
    9:50 am to 10:10 am: Break
    10:10 am to 11:00 am: Federal Legislative Update with Steve Hall, ACEC Washington Director  of Government Affairs
    11:10 am to 12:00 pm: Executive Leaders Roundtable – Moderated by Valoree Eikinas, NV5, and Spencer Franklin, HNTB

    ​12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Lunch
    1:00 pm - 5:30 pm: Free Time
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm: Cocktail Reception
    6:30 pm: Dinner / Future Leaders Graduation / 2021-2022 Officer Installation

    Parents! We have reserved the KidSpree staff for our Saturday night event (6pm to 10pm).  This is for children ages 4-12 years old and includes dinner.  To enroll your child, please fill out the Enrollment Form and return it to Jessica Hartong no later than Friday, July 9th.

    Sponsorship of the ACEC/NC Annual Summer Conference provides your firm the ability to enhance its image with engineering professionals from across the state.
    Here is a list of sponsorship opportunities that will demonstrate your support and affiliate your firm with the ACEC/NC Annual Summer Conference.

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    Welcome Reception Sponsor

    Platinum Sponsor

    Bronze Sponsor

    • Visible Value
    • WSE of North Carolina, PC
    Holiday Inn Resort Wrightsville Beach
    1706 N. Lumina Ave
    Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480

    Conference Room Block from 7/29 - 7/31
    Oceanfront: $269.00
    Standard: $249.00

    The cut off date for these rooms is:
    Tuesday, June 29, 2021
    Reservations will be made by clicking HERE or directly with the Hotel’s reservation department by calling (877)330-5050.

    After the cut off date, guests will be accommodated on a SPACE AVAILABLE BASIS. A credit card or deposit of one night’s stay is required. A 72 hour cancellation policy applies on individual guestroom reservations.
    Date/Time Information:
    July 29 - 31, 2021
    ACEC/NC Member Early Bird Registration (Prior to 6/1/2021): $350.00

    ACEC/NC Member Registration (After 6/1/2021): $400.00

    Guest/Spouse Registration: $250.00
    (Includes conference-provided breakfast, lunch, receptions and Saturday Dinner)

    Children ages 10 and up*: $75.00
    (Includes conference-provided breakfast, lunch, and a kids meal at Saturday Dinner)
    *Children under 10 are invited to attend KidSpree (dinner provided) on Saturday evening.  Please RSVP with Jessica Hartong.

    Deadline to register is July 9th.  No refunds will be processed after this date.  Substitutions are welcome - please notify the ACEC/NC staff.

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