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    President's Report

    Happy May Charlotte NACE!

    It’s a busy time in Charlotte this month with the events industry getting in full gear for the summer season.  As you hurry through the month, make sure to pause and appreciate our wonderful city and events industry family!

    April’s meeting was a big success with David Caruso speaking about “Bringing Sexy Back to Event Design.”  David has such a creative eye and energy for his clients and gave an amazing presentation.  A big thank you to Spark by Design, Party Reflections, Holiday Inn Center City, SBValue,  AFR, Bunn DJ Company, Tommy McCart Photography, and TapSnap  for their generous sponsorships!

    May’s meeting is sure to be a big hit as well!  Get ready to speed network at Vida Cantina in the EpiCentre from 5:30-8pm on May 16.  Plan to bring plenty of business cards as you meet new contacts with our events industry!  We will make networking fun with an interactive program that will be exciting and informative.

    Are you thinking about attending the Experience! Conference July 17-20 in Fort Lauderdale, FL?  This amazing conference is packed full of new trends, informative breakout sessions, interactive exhibits in the Marketplace and cutting edge food/beverage design.  Please contact me or Jenna Morrow if you’re interested.  See you May 16 at Vida Cantina!

    Justen D. Hix
    NACE Charlotte President

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