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Thursday, September 9
Registration is now closed
 

2:30-3:30pm - Reconnect Outdoor Reception, Lichtin Plaza for in-person attendees 
3:45-5:00pm - Program, Livestream or In-person at Memorial Auditorium, Duke Energy Center for Performing Arts

Hear from individuals representing various industry sectors in downtown as they share their views on the impact of the last year and their future outlook. In addition, we’ll provide market analysis and trends of the past year, highlights of DRA’s work and upcoming initiatives, and special recognition of individuals, businesses and organizations. Through these stories and more, we’ll highlight what makes our community resilient: our ability to reimagine and reinvent, our diversity and our community pride.

Note: Due to the Delta variant and the increase in COVID-19 cases, we are implementing health and safety measures that include:

  • Limiting attendance in Memorial Auditorium 
  • Spacing out attendees in Memorial Auditorium
  • Requiring face masks inside Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, in accordance with new City of Raleigh policy for its facilities
  • Offering alternative livestream tickets
  • Shifting the Real Estate pre-session to a virtual event over Zoom from 10-11am on September 9th. 

Registration 


Registration is now closed. 

Questions? Email Kathleen Louis, kathleenlouis@downtownraleigh.org
 

Pre-session


DTR Market Deep Dive
Registration is now closed.

Sept. 9
10-11 am over Zoom

New this year, we're offering an opportunity to take a deeper look into the 2021 State of Downtown report and discuss the outlook of the downtown real estate market before you attend the main program. As a pre-session attendee, you'll hear in-depth analysis and engage with a panel of local experts. Register for $25 via link above. 

 

Speakers


 

EMILY GREY | FOUNDER, THE FLOURISH MARKET AND THE LOCALITY

 

IKIMA HICKS | REGIONAL MANAGER, KANE REALTY CORPORATION

 

THOMAS “SKIP” HILL | SR. VICE PRESIDENT AND RALEIGH MARKET LEADER, HIGHWOODS PROPERTIES 

 

MAGGIE KANE | FOUNDER AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, A PLACE AT THE TABLE

 

CHEETIE KUMAR | CHEF/OWNER, GARLAND; NEPTUNES PARLOUR; KINGS 

 

MIKE MUNN | PRESIDENT AND CEO, MCADAMS

 

RACHAEL PAIR | DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS, RESIDENCE INN DOWNTOWN RALEIGH

 

ZAC VUNCANNON | MANAGING DIRECTOR, THE FALLON COMPANY 

Get to know the program speakers here 

 

Pre-session Speakers 


BRAD CORSMEIER | EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, CBRE

 

LEON COX | GENERAL MANAGER, SHERATON RALEIGH

 

JOHN FLORIAN | EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, HOFFMAN & ASSOCIATES

 

CECILIA ZUVIC | BROKER, MONARCH REALTY CO.

Get to know the presession speakers here 

 

Sponsors


Silver Sponsors

August Construction Solutions
The Fallon Company
First National Bank
Highwoods
North State Bank
Truist
Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
 

Bronze Sponsors

WRAL-TV

 

Venue Host