2023 State of the Region
5:30 p.m. at the Angus Barn Pavillion
The 2023 State of the Region will be held on Thursday, May 11 at the Angus Barn Pavillion. The event is attended by 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.
5: 30 p.m. - Doors open and networking
6:00 p.m. - Program begins with seated dinner
7:30 p.m. - Networking with cocktail hour
Lt. Gen. Jonathan P. Braga took command of the U.S. Army Special Operations Command in August 2021. Before that, he held various positions in the military, including serving as the commander of Special Operations Command Pacific and as the deputy commanding general of the U.S. Army Pacific. Braga was commissioned as an infantry officer in 1991 and served in various command positions in the 7th Special Forces Group. He also completed multiple deployments to Afghanistan, Iraq, and Colombia for Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Additionally, he achieved his master's at the Naval War College and served as a garrison commander and chief of staff at JSOC.
Venture Partner, Pappas Capital
President, Ag TechInventures
U.S. Ambassador (Ret.), Kilpatrick Townsend, LLP
Our 2023 Sponsors
Alliance Consulting Engineers, Inc.
Bank of America
Cary Chamber of Commerce
Delta Air Lines
Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce
Johnston County Economic Development
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Nash County Economic Development
NCSU College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
North Carolina Biotechnology Center
Orange County Economic Development
Person County Economic Development
RDU Airport Authority
Sanford Area Growth Alliance
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
2022 State of The Region
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. Because of your support our program was completely sold out.