SCHEDULE

Sunday, August 19, 2018
1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Registration Front Lobby
2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. CVMSDC Board Meeting Fairway A & B
Monday, August 20, 2018
6:00 A.M. – 12:00 Noon Registration Convention Center Rotunda
Golf Tournament Rocky River Golf Club, 6900 Bruton Smith Blvd., Concord, NC 28207

Note: Utilize self-transportation or hotel shuttle

6:00 A.M. – 8:00 A.M. Breakfast On Your Own – Embassy Suites Atrium
7:30 A.M. – 8:20 A.M. Golf Registration –Rocky River Golf Course
8:20 A.M. – 8:30 A.M. Welcome Remarks and Shotgun starts  
2:00 P.M. – 3:30 P.M. Carolina Buffet and Golf Awards Luncheon Rocky River Club House
Connections & Development
8:30 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. The Next Generation of Our Work: Interactive Session for
College Students & Emerging Entrepreneurs
Concord J
10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M. MBE Pre-Certification Blueridge
11:00 A.M. – 12:00 Noon MBE Post Certification Blueridge
12:00 Noon – 1:00 P.M. Corporate Partners Opportunity Awareness Program
(National Corporate Partners Only)
Blueridge
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 P.M. Focus Group: Meet the President for newly certified MBEs & New Corporate Partners Fairway Ballroom A & B
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 P.M. Registration Convention Center Rotunda
41st Annual Awards Banquet & Auction
6:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. Reception & Silent Auction Ballroom Concourse
7:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M. Awards Dinner & Live Auction Ballroom
9:00 P.M. – 11:00 P.M. Dessert Bar & Social Rocky River Terrace
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
6:30 A.M. – 12:00 Noon Registration Convention Center Rotunda
6:00 A.M. – 8:00 A.M. Breakfast Learning Circles Embassy Suites Atrium
8:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M. Matchmaking Concord F
Workshops
10:15 A.M. – 11:10 A.M. Workshop I (Choose from one  of six workshops) Concord G, H, I, J,
Carolina and Piedmont
11:20 A.M. – 12:15 P.M. Workshop II (Choose from one of six workshops) Concord G, H, I, J,
Carolina and Piedmont
12:30 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. Luncheon: Delivering Value for Future Opportunities in a Changing Economic Climate Ballroom
2:15 P.M. – 3:30 P.M. RING Economic Work Circles Concord G, H, I, J,
Carolina and Piedmont
 3:30 P.M. Adjournment & Departure