State of the Region

Save the Date for 2023!

The 2023 State of the Region will be held on Thursday, May 11. The event is attended by approximately 1,000 of the region’s business and community leaders, who convene to hear and share insight on the economic vitality of our region. Held annually, the event’s intent is to provide information that will open dialogue about our region’s growth and future prosperity.

2022 State of the Region Recap

In 2022, we switched things up and hosted our event at the Angus Barn Pavilion with a networking reception followed by a seated dinner. Thank you to all of our sponsors. This year, our program was completely sold out.

Thank You To Everyone Who Joined Us

Our 2022 Sponsors




Alliance Consulting Engineers, Inc.

Bank of America

Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC

City of Burlington, NC

Eckel & Vaughan

FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies


Johnston County Economic Development

KDC Real Estate Development & Investments

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Lee & Associates

Martin Marietta

Mills Construction Co.

NCSU College of Agriculture & Life Sciences

Novozymes North America, Inc.

O’Brien Atkins

Person County Economic Development

Research Triangle Park

Sanford Area Growth Alliance


The Umstead Hotel and Spa

The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company