CoreNet Carolinas Past Events
3/20/19 -- Charlotte, NC -- CoreNet NOT-Working Event
Corenet Carolinas thanks everyone who came to the 2019 NOT-Working/networking kickoff event! We had a great turn out and enjoyed the time to socialize with fellow corporate real estate execs, end users, service providers, and friends!
3/7/19 -- Raleigh, NC -- Strengthening Internal and External Client Relationships
Raleigh Young Leaders hosted a great event at SPACES at The Dillon with an interactive presentation by Nakira Carter of JLL. The workshop-style discussion focused on the soft skills required for providing exceptional client service, both internally and externally. We thank Nakira for a great evening and the information shared.
2/15/19 -- Charlotte, NC -- Charlotte Community Reinvestment Event
We extend our deepest thanks to the CoreNet volunteers who gave their time to help the Habitat for Humanity Restore in Charlotte. The group was involved in a variety of jobs including: unload donated household items, organize and clean donations, place items on the sales floor, maintain the cleanliness & organization of the store, and assist customers with carry-outs after purchase.
2/7/19 -- Beyond Raleigh - Economic Development Within the Triangle Region
Thank you for joining us while we heard Dwight Basset from Chapel Hill, Evan Stone from Cary, and Chris Johnson from Johnston County as they discussed the unprecedented growth occurring in their communities, and how their communities fit into the regional piece of the puzzle known as The Research Triangle Region. This forum gave us an inside look into the growth strategies for their individual communities.
1/23/19 -- Charlotte, NC -- 5G Connectivity’s Impact on Real Estate
Attendees networked and discussed the future of 5G connectivity and the impact it will have on Corporate Real Estate in the near future. Verizon Wireless network executive Frank Cairon, Airwavz Board Member Stuart Hicks, and Airwavz Co-Founder Mark Horinko provided great insight into this important topic. We thank everyone who attended this great program at the Foundation for the Carolinas in Charlotte.
1/10/19 -- Raleigh, NC -- Sneak Peak of the Transfer Company Food Hall!
Thank you to everyone who came out to get a sneak peek of the Transfer Company Food Hall in Downtown Raleigh. We enjoyed sample drinks and appetizers from Burial Beer, Local Seafood and Che Empanadas.
12/11/18 -- Raleigh, NC -- Networking with a Mission
Thank you to everyone who came out to our Networking with a Mission event December 11. We had over 60 attendees enjoy networking, appetizers and giving back to our community by supporting the charitable organization Partnership to End Homelessness. Abbie Szymanski, Executive Director of the organization attended and introduced the cause. Members and guests brought enough donations to fill two trucks.
12/5/18 -- Charlotte, NC -- Networking and Community Outreach for Marine Toys for Tots
CoreNet Carolinas rang in the holidays in Charlotte on December 5th at DPR Construction! The last networking event of the year was a great success with plenty of networking and catching up with friends and peers. Two Marines were onsite to help with collection and the chapter was able to collect a large bundle of toys.
11/8/18 -- Charlotte, NC -- 3rd Annual Carolinas CORE Awards
11/7/18 - Raleigh, NC -- Work From Home vs. Office-Based Work Environments
CoreNet Global Carolinas held the Third Annual CORE Awards to honor individuals, projects and programs that are “Changing the Carolinas!” Over 350 attendees gathered at The Ritz-Carlton Charlotte for an evening of celebration and networking. The CORE Awards celebrates the professional successes and contributions of CoreNet members, leaders and constituents in the corporate real estate industry in the Carolinas region.
Thank you to everyone who came out to the Dillon Raleigh. The panelists did a great job discussing what human behaviors we seek to plan for, how we use workplace analytics methodologies to create applicable measurements, and the outcomes a corporations has yielded from them.
10/18/18 -- Raleigh, NC -- Kickin’ it with CoreNet – Battle for the CoreNet Kickball Title!
10/17/18 -- Charlotte, NC -- Charlotte Networking & Pumpkin Decorating
Raleigh Young Leaders hosted the first ever Kickball Game for CoreNet members and guests on Thursday, October 18th. It was a close game but ultimately the blue team came out victorious with a 7-6 final score. Attendees enjoyed Trolley Stop hot dogs, beers from Brices Brewing provided by Barringer Construction, and music by DJ Ryan. There was no shortage of laughs or competitive plays throughout the game. Make sure to join us next year as we continue the tradition!
During the networking event held at Birdsong Brewery, pumpkins were decorated and delivered to Ronald
McDonald House. Thanks to all who attended a fun networking and sweat equity event!
09/20/18 -- Raleigh, NC -- Triangle Joint Networking Event
Thank you to everyone who came out to the Triangle Joint Networking Event on September 20th at the Citrix offices in Raleigh. Ten different corporate real estate organizations were on hand to talk about their associations and network with fellow industry professionals.
09/10/18 - Charlotte, NC -- 2018 Mega Event
"Smart Solutions: Inspiration in Innovation" was the focus of this year's event. Some of technology's leading voices were on hand to deliver tips for enhancing our business, staying healthy in the workplace and protecting our intellectual property. Thank you to everyone who came out to this essential CRE event.
08/23/18 - Raleigh, NC -- Raleigh CRC Crayons2Calculators
Thank you to everyone who came out on Thursday, August 23rd for the Raleigh CRC event. We helped organize and stock Durham's Crayons2Calculators warehouse before their grand opening day of the fall school season.
08/22/18 - Greensboro, NC -- Triad End User Roundtable
On August 22nd, we hosted some of our Triad end user members for a luncheon at the Treehouse on BB&T's Leadership Institute campus in Greensboro. The lunch featured an engaging roundtable discussion of "Agile Real Estate: Empowering CRE Organizations to Support Dynamic Businesses."
08/09/18 - Raleigh, NC -- Raleigh Pieces and Parts OR a Technology Strategy?
On August 9th, CoreNet hosted a knowledge-sharing program on technology and how it can optimize the workplace. Through both the presentation and informal "Speed-Consulting," attendees learned how technology is functioning in the workspace now, what the future holds, and were able to ask specific questions about their workspace. Check out Dane Huffman's recent article in the TBJ, "Changing the office? Be sure to communicate effectively."
07/11/18 - Charlotte, NC -- Charlotte Technology as a Workplace Amenity
Thank you to everyone who came out to Brewers at 4001 Yancey for our July technology program. Our expert panel presented "Technology as a Workplace Amenity," discussing how mobile applications and complementary technologies enhance the employee experience in the workplace.
06/23/18 - Charlotte, NC -- Charlotte Habitat for Humanity Build Day
Thank you to everyone who came out on Saturday, June 23rd for our annual Habitat for Humanity build day. Volunteers rolled up their sleeves, grabbed their tools and worked throughout the morning and afternoon constructing a solid frame for a new Charlotte home.
06/06/18 - Raleigh, NC -- Raleigh 4th Annual Cornhole Tournament
Members and guests enjoyed a fun evening of friendly competition on June 4th in Durham for our annual cornhole tournament. This summer kickoff event also collected monetary donations for Food Shuttle: Back Pack Buddies. Thank you to everyone who came out and supported this event.
05/10/18 - Greensboro, NC -- Annual Golf and Tennis Tournament
Thank you to everyone who came out for this year's Golf and Tennis Tournament. We enjoyed a great day of beautiful weather and were able to raise over $3K for the CoreNet Carolinas scholarship at UNCC Childress Klein Center for Real Estate! Thank you to all of our sponsors and participants for your continued support of the tournament and of CoreNet Carolinas.
05/09/18 - Greensboro, NC -- Carolinas CoreNet - CRE Tech Symposium
On May 9th, we hosted a fast-paced and thought-provoking discussion at the Grandover Resort and Spa in Greensboro on the advanced technologies disrupting the Corporate Real Estate marketplace. Our panel of experts treated us to
some great insights on the current and future trends of technology in the workplace.
05/03/18 - Raleigh, NC -- Rethinking the Corporate Campus and Workplace Transformation
On May 3rd, Knoll's Vice President of Workplace Research & Strategy Tracy Wymer treated event guests to insights from a recent publication that explored the roots of information age campus planning. The strong crowd walked away with examples of what some of the hottest tech areas are doing with their campus planning and how to improve upon it. Thank you to everyone who came out and enjoyed this thoughtful program.
04/18/18 - Charlotte, NC -- Beds for Kids
On April 18th a large group of volunteers showed up at the Beds for Kids warehouse in Southend to donate their time and energy to a great cause. Beds for kids provides essential beds and furniture to children and their families in need. Volunteers spent the day cleaning furniture, moving and staging furniture, and helping organize and pack bed linens.
03/21/18 - Charlotte, NC -- A Business Case for WELL
A good crowd joined us on March 21st at the offices of Little in Charlotte to hear Carlie Bullock-Jones, LEED Fellow, WELL AP, and the founder and managing Principal of Ecoworks Studio, discuss building a business case around WELL, the leading tool for advancing health and well-being in buildings globally.
03/08/18 - Raleigh, NC -- A Business Case for WELL
Thank you to the members and guests who came out on March 8th to hear Carlie Bullock-Jones of Ecoworks Studio discuss how our built environment can shape our habits, choices, regulate our sleep, drive us toward healthy and unhealthy choices and passively influence our health through the quality of our surroundings.
02/22/18 - Charlotte, NC -- End User Roundtable at Compass Group NA Headquarters
On February 22nd, the chapter hosted a group of ten local real estate executives at a round-table discussion to share how agility is emerging in our leading local corporations. The event was hosted by Compass Group and moderated by chapter senior advisors and CoreNet Global MCR Faculty members Koo MacQueen and Chris LaPata. Thank you to everyone who came out to enjoy this informative round-table event.
02/21/18 - Charlotte, NC -- February Networking with a Mission
Thank you to everyone who came out to our Networking with a Mission event on February 21st at AvidXchange's beautiful new HQ at the NC Music Factory. Attendees enjoyed networking, cocktails, and giving back to our community by supporting the Second Harvest Food Bank. Members and guests brought non-perishable food items to be donated to Second Harvest's food stores.
02/01/18 - Raleigh, NC -- Raleigh February Site Selection Program
On February 1st, Michael Haley, Executive Director for Wake County Economic Development and Senior Vice President of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, shared with CoreNet members and guests the value proposition and differentiation the Raleigh market has to offer. He also shared his thoughts on the future opportunities of the area.
01/31/18 - Charlotte, NC -- Outside the Office: Industrial Space and CRE
Thank you to everyone who came out on January 31st to The Foundation for the Carolinas for our Outside of the Office event. A strong crowd of 100 people heard panelists Tim Mahoney of Wells Fargo, Brian Newton of Babcock & Wilcox, Chris Norvell of HFF, and Jeff Woolworth of Jeld-Wen discuss the best practices for operating your “Outside the Office” portfolio.
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01/11/18 - Raleigh, NC -- Raleigh January 2018 Kick Off
Thank you to everyone who came out to our annual holiday networking event on December 7th at the offices of Barnhill Contracting Company in Raleigh. Members and non-members joined us for an evening of networking for a good cause: raising $1,250 for the Partnership to End Homelessness.
12/07/17 - Raleigh, NC -- December Networking with a Mission
On January 11th, CoreNet Carolinas members in the Raleigh area met at Vidrio in the downtown area. The beautiful location allowed for great networking and catching up with friends and peers. A good crowd came out to help us start 2018 off right as we look forward to a great year for both our industry and our association.
12/06/17 - Charlotte, NC -- December Networking with a Mission
CoreNet Carolinas rang in the holidays in Charlotte on December 6th at Draught Restaurant and Bar! The last networking event of the year was a great success with plenty of networking and catching up with friends and peers. A large bundle of toys was collected for the Marine Toys for Tots drive and CoreNet provided the Marines with a check for $1,000.
- Watch for event photos coming soon!
11/16/17 - Charlotte, NC -- 2nd Annual Carolinas CORE Awards
The Carolinas Chapter of CoreNet Global hosted our second annual CORE Awards for the Carolinas on November 16th at the NASCAR Hall of Fame. A tremendous crowd joined us for the evening as we celebrated the excellence and effectiveness of CRE professionals and the CRE industry in the Carolinas.
11/02/17 - Raleigh, NC -- Technology & the User-Centric Workplace
Thank you to everyone who came out on November 2nd to the MetLife building in Cary to participate in our discussion on how technology impacts the workplace today and how we can expect to see the physical and digital worlds collide, molding corporate workplaces of the future. Attendees were also treated to a tour of the MetLife campus.
10/12/17 - Raleigh, NC --Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest
A great crowd turned up at Crank Arm Brewing in Raleigh on October 12th for our annual Pumpkin Carving Contest. Sponsored by the Young Leaders, event attendees enjoyed networking with peers, friendly competition, light food, and cocktails. Thank you to everyone who came out and supported our last Raleigh Young Leader event of 2017!
10/11/17 - Charlotte, NC -- Networking with a Mission
Thank you to everyone who came out to our Mega Event on Wednesday, September 13th at the Ritz-Carlton in Uptown Charlotte. Paul DePodesto provided an insightful plenary session on how "Big Data" can positively influence your business; and our breakout sessions were filled with timely discussions on change, innovation and collaboration. Thank you to all of our sponsors and to everyone who came out and enjoyed this essential industry event!
9/13/17 - Charlotte, NC -- 2017 Mega Event
Thank you to everyone who came out to Sycamore Brewing in Charlotte on October 11th and joined our Young Leaders and the Community Outreach Committee for a fun and well-attended partnered event! We enjoyed good company and a beautiful evening while decorating pumpkins for a good cause - all of the pumpkins were decorated and donated to Ronald McDonald House!
8/24/17 - Raleigh, NC -- Raleigh Program - Crayons2Calculators
On Thursday, August 24th, CoreNet members came together to help organize and stock Durham's Crayons2Calculators warehouse as they prepared for their grand opening day of the fall school season. CoreNet also made a donation of $1,125 to Crayons2Calculators. Thank you to everyone who came out to help and support this outstanding community service event.
8/16/17 - Charlotte, NC -- Charlotte CRC - Sweat Equity - Beds for Kids
Thank you to everyone who came out on August 16th to perform a variety of service projects for Beds for Kids, a not-for-profit organization that provides beds to children and families in need in the Charlotte area. Members cleaned furniture, moved and staged furniture, and helped organize and pack bed linens. CoreNet Carolinas made a donation of $1,000 to Beds for Kids.
8/03/17 - Raleigh, NC -- Raleigh Workplace Genesis
On August 3rd at the Blue Cross Blue Shield offices in Durham, CoreNet members, speakers and guests explored the intersections of social evolution and emerging technologies in the past, present, and future at our Workplace Genesis event. Our speakers presented a lively discussion of how these intersections have, are, and will shape our workplace.
7/12/17 - Charlotte, NC -- Charlotte Program - Lean Construction
On July 12th, Bevan Mace, Balfour Beatty's Lean expert, provided an overview of Lean design and project delivery principles. He discussed the goal of Lean Construction - maximizing value and minimizing waste - and provided an overview of a case study showcasing how Lean can improve participant's projects. The Business Journal's Ashley Fahey wrote a piece on the event.
6/24/17 - Charlotte, NC -- Charlotte Networking with a Mission: Habitat for Humanity
CoreNet members rolled up their sleeves and put their DIY skills to good use on June 24th assisting Habitat for Humanity with one of their home build projects in Charlotte. Volunteers spent the day working on a variety of construction needs, including hanging sheet rock within the interior of the home. Thank you to everyone who came out to support Habitat and help CoreNet give back to our community.
6/08/17 - Raleigh, NC -- Raleigh Young Leaders Event - Cornhole Tournament
The DPR offices in Raleigh played host to our June 8th Raleigh Young Leaders Event - Cornhole Tournament. Twelve teams battled it out in friendly competition for bragging rights. Everyone enjoyed a great night of networking with colleagues and peers and catching up with friends. Thank you to DPR for hosting and thank you to everyone who came out in support of this great Young Leader event. Watch for information on our next event coming soon.
6/07/17 - Charlotte, NC -- Charlotte Young Leaders Event - Cornhole Tournament
Thank you to all of the members and guests who came out to our June 7th Charlotte Young Leader Event - Cornhole Tournament. VBGB played host to our tournament where attendees enjoyed a beautiful evening of networking with friends and peers and engaging in friendly cornhole competition. Watch the website, upcoming events emails and newsletter for details on our next event.
- Watch for event photos coming soon.
5/17/17 - Raleigh, NC -- Annual Golf and Tennis Tournament
Once again, our sponsor appreciation event and most popular outing of the year did not disappoint. Our sold out golf and tennis tournament treated participants to a beautiful day of friendly competition and networking amongst friends and peers at the Grandover Resort & Spa in Greensboro. Thank you to all of our participants and a big thank you to all of our event sponsors. Follow the link below to see the complete list of tournament results.
5/04/17 - Raleigh, NC -- The Future of Coworking
Thank you to everyone who came out on May 4th to Industrious for "The Future of Coworking" event. A strong crowd enjoyed local and global perspectives on coworking user-needs and design from panelists Jason Widen of Forward Impact, Melissa Sayre from Industrious and Alison Briggs from Gensler. At the end of the event, attends were treated to a tour of the Industrious work space.
4/26/17 - Charlotte, NC -- Coworking: An Office Revolution
On April 26th, CoreNet Carolinas members and guests gathered at the Foundation for the Carolinas in Uptown Charlotte for a panel discussion addressing how coworking has exploded on the office scene and is no longer a use limited to start-up companies. The expert panel provided key insights to this growing segment of office market. Thank you to everyone who came out and supported this event.
4/19/17 - Charlotte, NC -- Networking with a Mission Classroom Central
Thank you to everyone who came out on Wednesday, April 19th to Draught for our second Networking with a Mission event for 2017. This time we collected school supplies for Classroom Central. Items collected during the night included loose leaf paper, composition books, crayons, colored pencils, and erasers. Also at the event, CoreNet Carolinas also made a $1,000 donation to Classroom Central.
4/06/17 - Raleigh, NC -- Habitat for Humanity
On April 6th, the Raleigh CRC held their Habitat for Humanity service project. Carolinas chapter members put their DIY skills to good use for a good cause, working on one of the many Habitat for Humanity home projects. Thank you to everyone who came out to support this great event for a great cause. At the end of the day, CoreNet Carolinas also presented Habitat with a check for $2,000.
3/08/17 - Charlotte, NC -- Charlotte Reverse Mentoring
Thank you to everyone who came out for the March 8th Reverse Mentoring event at the Broken Spoken in Charlotte; the event was well attended and provided an excellent opportunity for cross-generational understanding. Taylor Bredow of Balfour Beatty, Zach Simpson of Savills Studley and Max Gebhart of Network Cabling Systems all offered their perspectives into the unique workplace needs of the millennial workforce.
3/08/17 - Raleigh, NC -- Raleigh Reverse Mentoring
On March 8th, the Young Leaders hosted the Raleigh Reverse Mentoring event at Big Boss Brewing Company. An ample crowd came out to listen to Caitlin Shelby of Wood Partners, Ana Marshall of Red Hat, George Hining of MHA Works Architecture, and Matt Wall of DPR Construction provided their unique perspectives into cross-generational workspace needs. Thank you to everyone who came out to enjoy this informative and engaging event.
2/15/17 - Charlotte, NC -- Charlotte Networking with a Mission
Thank you to the CoreNet Carolinas CRC Committee for all that they put into the planning and execution of the February 15th event at Draught in Charlotte. With over 70 people in attendance, 238 pounds of canned food collected and $120.00 in onsite monetary donations made, the event was a huge success. CoreNet Carolinas also provided a donation of $1000 to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina.
2/2/17 - Raleigh- 2017 Political Changes and the Real Estate Community
On February 2nd, Joe Stewart, Executive Director of the NC Free Enterprise Foundation addressed a large crowd of attendees on Lenovo’s campus in Morrisville. Stewart explained the outcome of recent elections and how the recent changes in the political arena may impact the real estate community. Thanks to Lenovo for sharing your beautiful facility with the chapter!
01/17/17 - Charlotte, NC -- 7th Annual Economic Update
On January 17th at the Foundation for the Carolinas, we hosted John E. Connaughton, Ph.D., Professor of Economics at UNCC Belk College of Business and Director of the Barings/UNC Charlotte Economic Forecast, which is recognized as the leading source of economic information for North Carolina. Dr. Connaughton presented our 7th Annual Economic Update to a full house of members and guests.
01/05/17 - Raleigh, NC -- 2017 Raleigh Kick-Off
Members, sponsors and guests from across the Carolinas rang in the new year on Thursday, January 5th at one of Raleigh's coziest dining spots, Gallo Pelon. A strong crowd started 2017 off right by gathered together for an evening of great conversation, cocktails + hors d'oeuvres. The event was also an opportunity for CoreNet Carolinas to recruit new members into the organization. Thank you to everyone who came out and joined us!
12/06/16 - Raleigh, NC -- Raleigh Networking - Holiday Social
On December 6th the Raleigh-area CoreNet Carolinas members and guests came out to Vita Vite Art Gallery and Wine Bar for their annual social and networking event. The event was well attended and everyone enjoyed an evening at one of Raleigh's premiere downtown wine bar, art gallery and events venue. We ended 2016 on a great note and we look forward to more successful networking and education events in 2017.
11/17/16 - Charlotte, NC -- Exploring Choice in the Workplace
On November 17th, a strong crowd came out to SecurEdge Networks' new co-working space, the Launch Factory, to hear top workplace experts discuss choice at work. Organized by Work Design Magazine, the event featured speakers and sponsors from SecurEdge Networks, ai Design Group, Inc., Coldwell Banker Commercial MECA, CBRE - Global Workplace Solutions, CREW Charlotte: Commercial Real Estate Women, CoreNet Global Carolinas Chapter, Knoll Inc., and AgilQuest.
11/10/16 - Charlotte, NC -- Inaugural Carolinas Core Awards Event
On November 10th, the Carolinas Chapter of CoreNet Global hosted the Inaugural CORE Awards for the Carolinas at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Uptown Charlotte. The CORE Awards event celebrated excellence and effectiveness of CRE professionals and the CRE industry in the Carolinas. The event honored five individuals within different categories. The nominees were from twelve firms that are highly involved in CoreNet and the CRE industry in the Carolinas region. Keep checking back for more details on the winners of the event.
8/18/16 - Charlotte, NC -- Charlotte Reverse Mentoring Event Draws Strong Crowd for Millennial Mindset Discussion
On August 18th at the UNC Charlotte Center City building, a panel of young leaders met with CoreNet members and industry professionals to discuss the millennials mindset in the workplace. The panel consisted of an end user, project manager, engineer, broker, and vendor making up a major portion of the commercial real estate process. A great crowd turned out to support the young leaders at their sponsored event.
7/13/16 - Raleigh, NC -- Commercial Real Estate the Focus of Market Game
Changers Event held in Raleigh
On July 13th in the Chancellor's Ballroom of NC State University's State Club, CoreNet members and industry professionals came together to discuss the competitive advantages helping to shape Raleigh's commercial real estate future. The lively discussion was led by Michael Landguth, President and CEO of the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority, and Adrienne Cole, Executive Director of Wake County Economic Development. We enjoyed a tremendous turnout and we thank everyone for coming out and making this event the success that it was.
7/20/16 - Charlotte, NC -- Market Game Changers Draws a Crowd in Charlotte for Lively Commercial Real Estate Discussion
On July 20th, a strong crowd came out to the Foundation of the Carolinas to discuss the competitive advantages helping to shape Charlotte's commercial real estate future. Attendees heard from Bob Morgan, President and CEO of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, Jack Christine, Deputy Aviation Director of Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) and Karen Bertaux, Chief Financial Officer of AvidXchange. The event provided an engaging forum for discuss on what our city has to offer and what this means to the commercial real estate industry.
6/3/16 - Raleigh, NC -- CoreNet Carolinas Members Come Out to Volunteer
with Beds for Kids in Raleigh
On Friday, June 3rd, members of CoreNet Carolinas volunteered at the Beds for Kids warehouse. We had 12 people attend and we cleaned and moved furniture that had been donated and helped load some trucks for deliveries. Everyone who participated loved the purpose and mission of Beds for Kids and would look forward to a return visit should we ever decide to volunteer with their organization again.