You’re invited to the 2014 Global Competitiveness Summit and Advanced Manufacturing Awards

last modified Feb 25, 2014 08:26 AM

WHAT: CPCC, together with the Charlotte Business Journal, is pleased to host the 2014 Global Competitiveness Summit and Advanced Manufacturing Awards, a special event and awards program, at its Harris Conference Center on March 12.

During the event, Charlotte region stakeholders will gather to recognize achievements in advanced manufacturing and develop strategies and partnerships that will allow the region to achieve a global vision that includes growing a robust and resilient advanced manufacturing economy, workforce pipeline and transportation infrastructure.

Scheduled speakers include:

  • North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory
  • Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon
  • Eric Spiegel, CEO and president, Siemens USA
  • Jeff Heller, vice president of intermodal and automotive marketing, Norfolk Southern Corporation

Visit the event website for the full agenda or to read about the speakers and panelists.

In addition, the following companies and individuals will be honored with a 2014 Advanced Manufacturing Award: Michelin US11, Stanley Clack & Decker, General Microcircuits, Bosch Rexroth and Maceo Rucker-Shivers of Bosch Rexroth.

WHEN: Wednesday, March 12; 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

WHERE: Harris Conference Center, CPCC Harris Campus, 3216 Harris Conference Dr., Charlotte, NC

CONTACT: To register, visit For questions, contact or 704.330.4286.