The Research Triangle Park

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a seminar held at Research Triangle Park

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BusinessNetworking

Why Durham? Economic Development Summit

Date

5/19/2011

Time

8:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Organization/Sponsor

Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce

Sponsors:

Presenting

AICPA

American Tobacco Historic District

Wachovia - A Wells Fargo Company

Silver

Time Warner Cable Business Class

Bronze

Fairway Outdoor Advertising

M&F Bank

Description

Learn why Durham has become one of the hottest business markets in the country! Hear from executives from Durham's existing industries, new industries and entrepreneurial community. Also, Robert Ingram, General Partner of Hatteras Venture Partners and Honorary Chairman of Vision 3D will provide the welcome address and an update on Vision 3D, an economic development initiative of the Chamber.

> http://www.durhamchamber.org/chamber/programs/edsummit.html

Confirmed panelists include:

8 Rivers Captial - Bill Brown, Co-Founder

Argyle Social - Eric Boggs, CEO & Founder

Digitalsmiths - Ben Weinberger, CEO

EMC - Bob Hawkins, Vice President of North Carolina Operations

IBM - Phaedra Boinodiris, Serious Games Program Manager

IEM - Madhu Beriwal, President & CEO

Medicago - Michael Wanner, Vice President of US Operations

Merck - John Wagner, Plant Manager

Modality - Kat McAndrew, Director of Marketing, Epocrates, Inc.        

Registration Status

Location

Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center
4700 Emperor Boulevard 
Durham, NC 27703 

Directions

From East

Follow Interstate 40 West to Exit 282 (Page Road).  Turn right at the bottom of the exit ramp. At the first stop light, turn left. The hotel will be at the top of the hill on the left.

From Raleigh Durham International Airport

Follow Interstate 40 West to Exit 282 (Page Road).  Turn right at the bottom of the exit ramp. At the first stop light, turn left. The hotel will be at the top of the hill on the left.

From North

Follow Interstate 85 to State Highway 15/501 (Exit 174B). Continue on highway 15/501 to 147 Durham Freeway (Exit 108B) and proceed to Interstate 40 East. Continue on I-40 east to Exit 282 (Page Road). At the end of the exit ramp, proceed through the light. The hotel will be on the left.

From West

Follow Interstate 40 East towards Raleigh. Take Exit 282 (Page Road) and continue straight through the light. The hotel is approximately one quarter of a mile ahead on the left.

From South

Follow Interstate 95 North to Interstate 40 West. Travel on I-40 west to Exit 282 (Page Road). Turn right onto Page Road and then turn left at the first light. The hotel is approximately one quarter of a mile ahead on the left