29th Annual Meeting - February 2020
This year's event features a keynote from . Levitan will share news about Hub RTP, the new $1 billion urban center being built in the heart of the Park. This multi-use development will connect to the Morrisville community, the Triangle and the State of North Carolina. It will also transform RTP into a Hub of talent attraction and business development for decades to come.
- An opportunity to connect with top business leaders and elected officials
- Award presentations for the Jeremiah Morris Community Steward of the Year, James M. Pugh Small Business of the Year and the Ambassador of the Year
- A celebration of our 2019 accomplishments and a look ahead at what's to come
For information or to apply for the Small Business or Community Steward of the Year Award, please click here. Application deadline is Friday, January 17, 2020.
Sponsorship opportunities are now available for purchase - click here to learn more. This event has sold out the past two years so we encourage you to secure your seats early.
Event Production Sponsor
Research Triangle Foundation of NC
UNC REX Healthcare
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
Frankel Staffing Partners
Triangle Business Journal
Atlantic Tire & Service
Barfield Revenue Consulting, LLC
CEI: The Digital Office
Close HR Connections
Coastal Credit Union
The DiLeone Law Group, PC
Managed IT Solutions
Pinnacle Financial Partners
Raleigh Consulting Group
Town of Morrisville
Wake Tech Community College
YMCA of the Triangle
CASTO - Park West Village
Catherine Davis Photography LLC
Clancy & Theys Construction Company
Fox Rothschild LLP
Jani King - Synergy Franchising Corporation
*Sponsors as of 1.24.20
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Scott Levitan was hired in August 2017 to lead the Research Triangle Foundation as its CEO & President. He has over 30 years of experience working in mixed-use development, with an emphasis on university-related research parks. Prior to his current role, Scott was the Vice President of Forest City Realty Trust and Development Director for the Science + Technology Park at Johns Hopkins and the New East Baltimore Community. There, he oversaw a $1.5 billion initiative directly adjacent to The Johns Hopkins University medical campus that includes life science research and office space, residential, retail, a new public park and a community school. Prior to that, he was the Executive Director of Real Estate Development for Georgia Institute of Technology, where he oversaw all real estate planning and development activities for the Institute. During his tenure, he oversaw the development of Technology Square, a 1.6 million-square-foot institutionally sponsored but privatized development initiative in Midtown Atlanta. Scott holds a master?s degree in urban design from Harvard University, a master?s in conservation studies from the University of York in York, England, and a bachelor?s in architecture from Louisiana State University. He is active in a number of real estate industry organizations, including the Association of University Research Parks, where he has served on its Board and taught an annual ?BioParks 101? seminar.