About Our Meeting

Our annual meeting brings together key stakeholders to share the accomplishments from the previous year and strategic priorities for the upcoming one. On Thursday, September 22, 2022, from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., the Iredell Economic Development Corporation will host our Annual Meeting at the Statesville Country Club, Statesville, NC.

Our team has a great program prepared, centered around our Six Key Pillars, to include insights and trends we are seeing with project activity, investment, and community development within Iredell County, as well as, statewide projects, product development investments and real estate expert industry insights from our distinguished panel.

Distinguished Panel

Christopher Chung, Chief Executive Office | EDPNC
EDPNC’s leader, Chris Chung, will share key factors driving NC’s success, as well as, trends the agency is seeing in terms of industrial development, industry clusters, and key focus areas of project activity within the State and specifically the projects we are seeing in Iredell County.

Caleb Moore, Regional Vice President | NorthPoint Development
Regional Vice President of NorthPoint Development, a real estate developer out of Kansas City, Missouri, will share his firm’s plan to build 3.2 Million SF of industrial space in its recently purchased 400+ acreage in Statesville, NC. He will share insights on the strategic advantages of this area, and community attributes influencing their decision-making process in the selection of Statesville for this product development project.

Kathleen Rose, CCIM, CRE, President & CEO | Rose & Associates Southeast, Inc.
Rose & Associates is a nationally recognized team of expert real estate and economic development consultants headquartered in Davidson, NC. Its top executive, Kathleen Rose, will share her 25+-year industry knowledge on topics including retail, development, urban planning, economic development and related subjects. Ms. Rose has managed the analysis, planning, development, and positioning of over 400 real estate and economic development projects throughout the eastern United States.

Jeff Cernuto, President & CEO  | Princeton Communities, LLC
Mr. Cernuto is President of Princeton Communities, an entrepreneurial real estate development company. Over the last 29 years he has managed multiple entities within the Princeton umbrella involved in both residential and commercial development. He has played a role in the development and management of numerous projects from single family development to ground up retail across the Carolinas and Virginia. Jeff is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and serves on the national level as a Key Leader and as Vice Chair of the Residential Development Neighborhood Council. Locally, Jeff is a member of the ULI Charlotte Advisory Board,  Board member of the Iredell County Economic Development Corp., and Iredell Health Foundation.

Gold Sponsors

  • 77 / 40 Commerce Center

Silver Sponsors

  • Mitchell Community College
  • The Keith Corporation

2022 Annual Meeting Table Sponsors

  • Iredell Health System
  • Iredell-Statesville Schools
  • Piedmont Healthcare

With more than 200 attendees from the public and private sector in Iredell County and the greater Charlotte Region, we look forward to hosting this celebration, and sharing highlights from the past year.

We have Sponsorship opportunities available. If you would like more information on sponsorship, please contact Lisa Taylor at lisa@iredelledc.com. For purchasing individual Tickets, please click here.

Individual Tickets – Purchase Your Ticket

  • Investor $85
  • Non-Investor $110

Gold Sponsors – $2,500

Exclusive Sponsorship Opportunity

  • Company recognition on event promotions
  • Logo inclusion and verbal recognition at event (podium, screen, and agenda)
  • Occasion to provide remarks and introduce or moderate panel discussion
  • Opportunity to share materials and promotional items with guests
  • 10 complimentary tickets, 2 VIP seating at head table
  • Premier table location

Silver Sponsors – $1,500

  • Sponsor recognition on event promotion
  • Logo inclusion and verbal recognition at event (podium, screen, and agenda)
  • 8 complimentary tickets
  • Premier table location

Table Sponsors – $700

  • Table signage
  • 8 complimentary tickets

Visionary & Leadership Investors

  • BestCo
  • City of Statesville
  • Corvid Technologies
  • Dominion Energy
  • Duke Energy Carolinas
  • G.L. Wilson Building Company
  • Holland Realty & Mortgage Company
  • Iredell County
  • Iredell Health System
  • Iredell-Statesville Schools
  • Lowe’s Companies, Inc.
  • Mooresville Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • NGK Ceramics USA, Inc.
  • PCS/Professional Computer Services
  • Piedmont Healthcare
  • Pivot PR
  • South Iredell Community Development Corporation
  • Town of Mooresville
  • Town of Troutman
  • Truist
  • Wells Fargo