Thank you to everyone who joined us this week for “More than a Moment - Exploring the Impact of Racial Inequalities.” Our President and CEO Janet LaBar kicked off a candid conversation about diversity in the Charlotte region, 劳氏的首席执行官们也加入了进来, Novant健康, TIAA和北卡罗来纳州蓝十字蓝盾. This is the first in a series of ongoing conversations we are having with business community leaders across the Charlotte region to address racial inequalities and discuss how we collectively build and grow a more inclusive workforce. WCNC夏洛特商业杂志 莎尔下面是本周讨论的一些要点. 你可以在上面的链接中观看完整的节目.

The Charlotte Regional Business Alliance’s Power of Women program connects professional women throughout our region by providing critical and relevant networking and programming opportunities. This month we kick off a new year of Power of Women events that are designed to engage, 通知, 激励, and connect professional women in Charlotte and throughout our region.

CLT Alliance Welcomes New Chief 发展 and 投资者关系 Officer
本周, Kari哈克特 joined the CLT Alliance team as our new Chief 发展 and 投资者关系 Officer. Hackett joins us from the Metro Atlanta Chamber w在这里 she served as the Vice President, 投资者关系 & 发展. She brings extensive experience in resource development and community and corporate engagement. Please join us in welcoming Kari to the CLT Alliance team.

Novant健康 to Open Mass Vaccination Sites Across the Region to Deliver 1 Million COVID-19 Doses by April 2021
上周, Novant健康 announced they are providing six mass vaccination sites that will serve 14 counties throughout our region 和 state. This will more than quadruple the amount of appointments available in each community, 并在2021年4月前帮助提供100万剂疫苗. 梅克伦堡县, Novant has teamed up with the Charlotte Hornets to utilize Spectrum Center in various activations during the vaccine distribution process, 通过轻轨线路创造了便捷的交通. They are partnering with Trane Technologies to provide the ultra-cold storage of the vaccine and site logistics.

Located in Lincoln County in Stanley, NC is the 450,000 square foot facility of Blum USA. 作为专业的五金制造商, 百隆创造创新的铰链, 抽屉, and runner and lift systems that help modernize the kitchen experience. 上周, the CLT Alliance team received a behind-the-scenes tour of this facility from former CEO Karl Rüdisser to talk about the ways Blum is positively impacting our region’s workforce and community.

Around the Region: Chesterfield County Welcomes 设计师建设总公司
本周, 设计师建设总公司, Axhoj企业的子公司, announced its plans to establish operations in Chesterfield County in Pageland, SC. The construction firm specializes in fabricating and implementing components for affordable housing solutions. 他们的到来带来了4美元.600万的投资和37个新的工作岗位. 欢迎和祝贺!

CLT Alliance Talks: Taking A Deep Dive with Arrival on Joining the Charlotte Region
2020年12月, British-based global electric vehicle innovator Arrival announced they are joining the Charlotte Region by establishing their 北美n headquarters in Charlotte as well as its first U.S. 微工厂在Fort Mill, SC在约克郡. Eileen Cai, Vice President Business Recruitment for Asia & 北美, Michael Abelson采访, 首席执行官的到来, Richard Colley with Arrival’s Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs, CLT联盟的Dr. 查克·麦柯肖恩, 高级副总裁, Economic Research on the impact of these announcements on our region, and what’s on the horizon for this innovative organization.

Social Spotlight: The #uwccEquityChallenge Kicks Off By Honoring Dr. 国王的服务遗产
周一,博士. 马丁·路德·金. Day kicked off the start of United Way’s 21-day Racial Equity Challenge. 超过13,000 individuals and over 200 organizations in our region have registered to participate and join the challenge. 本周’s service challenge encourages participants to take action through service with opportunities benefiting our region’s nonprofits. 现在加入21天的挑战还不算晚. 团体n了 在这里.

周三, 1月27日, 我们正在重新设置时间, 重新集中精力,朝着新的目标前进, 分辨率和目标. 加入我们2021年开始的女性的力量系列, w在这里 we will discuss how to manage productivity to create opportunities for greater success in 2021. Leading us in this virtual conversation on work-life balance is Pat Martinez, CEO & 领导策略师 云中的领导力. 今天注册!

Event Spotlight: Moving the Region Forward - STREAM 2021
Manufacturing is the 2nd largest contributing industry to regional GDP behind Finance and Insurance in our region. Join us virtually for STREAM 2021 – a new virtual event that connects manufacturers in our region with local supply chains, 上游和下游. The CLT Alliance is proud to help convene this regional manufacturer supplier connection on February 16 & 17, 2021. 特邀嘉宾包括:

Jennifer Bisceglie首席执行官 & 创始人Interos
Christopher Chung, CEO, Economic 发展 Partnership of North Carolina
Jonathan Eaton, National Supply Chain Practice Leader, Grant Thornton
Mark Vitner, Managing Director and Senior Economist, Wells Fargo

Registration for attendees and virtual exhibitors is now open. 今天注册! 



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