Wilson Forward
2019 Annual Meeting
October 10th, 2019  |  9 – 11:30 am
Hardy Alumni Hall  |  Barton College

Speakers to be announced summer 2019

Each year, Wilson Forward hosts an Annual Meeting for local partners and community members on the second Thursday of October.  This meeting is designed to focus on specific challenges and opportunities presented to the Wilson community while also highlighting the work of many existing partnerships and collaborative efforts dedicated to making Wilson a great place to work and live.

Registration is offered first to our community partners and then made available to other interested parties as space is available.  The event is free of charge due to the support of many community partners.

#ForwardThinking

Presenters:

Mr. Frank E. Emory Jr. – Chairman, Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina, Partner, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP 

 Dr. Elizabeth TilsonState Health Director & Chief Medical Officer, NC Department of Health & Human Services 

Presentation Link: #ForwardThinking

Click Here to read the article from The Wilson Times.

Partnerships with Innovative Solutions for

Unemployment & Workforce Development

Presenters: 

Mr. Kip Blakely – VP of Industry and Government Relations, Haeco Americas

Mr. Ben David – District Attorney: Fifth Judicial District, New Hanover and Pender Counties 

Presentation Link: Partnerships With Innovative Solutions for Unemployment & Workforce Development

Click here to read the article from The Wilson Times.

Creating Wilson’s Future with Innovative Solutions

Presenter:

Dr. Anita Brown-Graham – Executive Director of the Institute for Emerging Issues, NC State University

Presentation Link: Creating Wilson’s Future With Innovative Solutions

Click here to read the article from The Wilson Times.

Disruptive Demographics and the Future Competitiveness of Wilson County, NC

Presenter:

Dr. James H. Johnson, Jr. – Willian Rand Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship & Strategy Director, Kenan-Flagler Business School, Director, Urban Investment Strategies Center, UNC Chapel Hill

Presentation Link: Disruptive Demographics and the Future Competitiveness of Wilson County, NC

Click here to read the article from The Wilson Times.