Community Playmakers Summit:NC will take place on Tuesday, October 24th at Rocky Mount Event Center in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Join speakers and local government leaders from across the state to learn, share, and connect on topics centered around economic development and tourism.
Free to all attendees during our inaugural year (normally a value of $149). Includes Lunch & Facility Tour.
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Featuring Chris Chung, CEO at Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) covering the state of the state and trends in economic development
This panel discussion will be hosted by Editor in Chief, Ashley Whittaker and will feature Wit Tuttell, vice president, tourism from the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina, Jason Clement, founder and CEO of Sports Facilities Companies, Ann Wall, city manager of Greenville, North Carolina, and other speakers from the commerce department and Visit NC.
One of the biggest impediments to successful economic development projects in North Carolina is the lack of cooperation and strategic planning for communities to leverage their assets with their neighbors. This session will take a deep dive into how and why regional cooperation is a game-changer for local leaders.
How was the facility funded? What were the goals and vision? Were their obstacles to overcome? How has it performed and changed the downtown corridor? This discussion will be led by Jason Clement and will feature Rocky Mount Event Center General Manager David Joyner, Rocky Mount City Manager Keith Rogers, Jr., Assistant City
Tour the Rocky Mount Event Center with General Manager, David Joyner. Learn about the operational and design features that make this a successful tourism destination.
285 NE Main Street
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
Editor In Chief
Host of Summit: NC
Emcee of Summit: NC
General Manager, Rocky Mount Event Center
Community Playmaker Events are for local government leaders and staff, elected officials, tourism professionals, and real estate developers.
Pre-qualification/Pre-Registration required for members of the general public.