2012 Summit Information

The following links provide background information and perspective about Charlotte’s global competitiveness.

Click here to see results from our Global Competitiveness Poll from August 10, 2012.

Global Competitiveness I speakers click here.

Global Competitiveness I Power Point presentations click here.

Global Competitiveness I video click here

For additional information about factors relating to the region’s global competitiveness, visit our Resources.

Summit PowerPoint Presentations:

Create It, Make It, Move It - Chase Saunders, ESQ., McNair Law

Prosperity At Risk - Dr. Bill Anderson, MeckEd and Mr. Mark Pringle, Siemens

Advanced Manufacturing as a Strategic Initiative - Mr. Mike Manis, Centralina Economic Development Commission and Dr. Robert Wilhelm, UNC Charlotte

Launching Charlotte’s Entrepreneurial Platform - Mr. Keva Walton, Charlotte Chamber of Commerce

Connect our Future - Mr. Jim Prosser, Centralina Council of Governments and Mike Manis, CEcD, Centralina Economic Development Commission

What Makes a 21st Century, Globally Competitive Region - Avalanche Consulting

Please read/review:

CPCC Snapshot Show/Global Competitiveness video - A short video overview of the event

Download 2012 Creatives Summit Paper Chase pdf - A Business History of Charlotte

Download HBS Comp Survey pdf - Havard Business School Study

Download WEF MOB FutureManufacturing Report 2012 pdf - World Economic Forum Report

www.deloitte.com - Deloitte/ Manufacturing Institute Survey

Great Ideas - "Make and Create" Concept video - Dr. Tony Zeiss, Chase Saunders and Michael Gallis

www.wfae.org - Charlotte Talks Radio Discussion

Download Pathways to Properity pdf - Pathways to Prosperity


Additional Readings:

www.greatercharlottebiz.com - "Charlotte 2030"

www.bizjournals.com/washington/blog - Lessons from China's New Urbanization"

www.midamericafreight.org - "The Far Reaching Effects of Canal Expansion"

Download 2012 Skills Survey WDB Final pdf - "Closing the Gap" - Workforce Development Board Survey

www.online.wsj.com/article - "U.S. Manufacturing, Defying Naysayers"

www.businessweek.com - "Made in China"

www.brookings.edu/usmfg - Locating American Manufacturing: Trends in the Geography of Production