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Webinar: Strategic Program & Event Realignment


You’ve heard the old saying “If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always be where you’ve always been.” In this interactive session, learn how to rethink, refresh, and re-evaluate your portfolio of events and programs so they align with your organization’s mission and current strategic priorities. Presented by Aaron Nelson, IOM, President & CEO of the Greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber, and Sydney Doctor, Senior Director, Events Management for Greater Louisville Inc.

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  • Aaron Nelson

    Aaron is the President and CEO of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce. He joined the chamber in this role in 2001 after working at his alma mater, UNC Chapel Hill, as Coordinator of Local Relations. In his role at the Chamber, Aaron serves a membership network of more than 1200 enterprises employing more than 80,000 people. In support of the Chamber’s mission to build a sustainable community where business thrives, Aaron is a successful advocate for local business and community interests. Aaron also acts as Executive Director for the Partnership for a Sustainable Community, the Chamber’s charitable economic and community development arm.

    Aaron has served on the Board of Directors for more than 20 local, state and national nonprofits. Currently, he serves on the boards of the national Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, the Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives and the Carolina Club. In 2011, Aaron co-founded the national Chambers for Innovation and Clean Energy of which he now chairs. As a Leadership Chapel Hill-Carrboro Fellow and a Ford Foundation Fellow for Regional Sustainable Development, Aaron has deep roots in and commitment to his community. Aaron speaks both nationally and internationally on economic and community development strategy but what he loves most is his local and regional collaboration that helps keep the Chapel Hill-Carrboro community one of the best places in the world to live, work, play and raise a family. A 1997 graduate of UNC Chapel Hill with a degree in philosophy, Aaron also served as the elected student body president.

  • Sydney Doctor

    Doctor is the Director of Events at GLI and deals with all things logistics and content for the chamber’s 70 events a year. Starting as an event coordinator 7 years ago, she continues to grow in her leadership role and loves learning innovative ideas and being pushed outside the norm when working with chamber events. Her favorite GLI event to plan is their Inner-City Leadership visit each year as well as their new Diversity, Equity & Inclusion program. Outside of the office, Sydney competes in triathlons, coaches a local master’s swim team, and travels as much as possible.

September 30, 2021
Thu 2:00 PM EDT

Duration 1H 0M

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