October 2019
Are you looking for talent to grow your organization? Employers across the state are leveraging NC TECH’s Fall Job Fairs in the search for qualified candidates. Nearly 20 employers are already signed up to participate in the Fall Job Fair on October 17 in the Triangle and a dozen participated in the Charlotte Job Fair in September. Sign up today to meet/greet with hundreds of skilled candidates (250 are already registered) and get visibility as a tech employer on our website, social media and press. Contact  Michelle Calton  for questions.
ICYMI: IT JOB TRENDS REPORT
NC TECH releases the monthly IT Job Trends report in partnership with Greene Resources. View the full report by clicking below.
On behalf of NC TECH, review partner Cherry Bekaert, and the awards selection committee – congratulations to the NC TECH Awards corporate finalists. 
 
Finalists will be honored and the winners announced live at the  NC Tech Awards Gala  on Thursday, November 21 at the Raleigh Convention Center. This annual event attracts 800+ business, tech and public leaders from across the state. 

Click below to view the finalists by category as well as event details and registration/sponsorship information.
LAST CHANCE TO ATTEND

NC TECH will celebrate and recognize the 135 NC headquartered companies named to the 2019 Inc. 5000 list of Fastest Growing Private Companies. Only winners and sponsors can attend the private reception hosted at the Executive Briefing Center on the SAS campus in Cary, NC.
Come one, come all (members + non-members) to enjoy a fall evening mixing and mingling with the tech community on the patio at Wye Hill. Join us first at 4:30 pm in the Tap Room for a brief overview of NC TECH to learn more about the state’s tech association and how you/your company can get involved. We will then transition to the patio to take in the fantastic view of downtown Raleigh with beverages and bites. 
NC TECH BLOG
Executive Spotlight
Guest Blog: SoftEd
GETTING BACK TO LIVE HANDS-ON TRAINING TO MEET COMPETITIVE DEMANDS

SUBMIT A PIECE FOR THE NC TECH BLOG
Visit our Marketing Toolkit  page  for a submission form. Questions? Contact  Rachel Kennedy .
UPCOMING EVENTS
Get2Know NC TECH is a monthly interactive webinar that provides an overview of activities, online resources and ways to maximize your membership benefits. It is open to employees of member companies and individuals interested in joining NC TECH.

Friday, October 4 | Webinar
Topic: The Evolution of the Customer Experience

We are in the middle of an incredible shift in how businesses operate. The transformation of the customer experience and the prevalence of the public cloud are fundamentally changing the role of the CIO. It is CIOs who can help organizations adapt or be left behind. In this session, join Rachel Garrison of Zendesk to explore how the evolution of the customer experience is leading you and your companies into this new era. Lunch included.

Thursday, October 17 | Triangle
Topic: Company Benefits - What Do They Say About Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

What is the best use of your capital to attract and retain talent. Health Care benefits? 401k or other retirement package? Join Edward Jones for a discussion to find out if your current plan (or lack of) is the best plan to get and keep the talent you need to be a successful business. Lunch included.

Thursday, October 24 | Triangle
NC TECH hosts multiple events throughout the year including topic-based, networking, job fairs, new member meet-ups, and webinars along with many others.

View our full calendar of events for members.
WELCOME SEPTEMBER NEW MEMBERS
Biltmore Farms
BMC Software
Fayetteville Cumberland County Economic Development Corporation
Givens Communities
Individual - Amy Phillips
PatientPay
Rimini Street, Inc.
SmartFox Technologies
Valley IT Solutions
Yield Group Growth Advisory
Interested in becoming an NC TECH member? Contact  Carol Zimmerman .
PARTNER EVENTS
DEVOPSDAY RALEIGH
Tuesday + Wednesday, October 1-2 | McKimmon Center Raleigh

UNC CHARLOTTE CYBERSECURITY SYMPOSIUM
Wednesday, October 9 | Charlotte

STARTUP SUMMIT 2019: NC'S PREMIER ENTREPRENUERSHIP CONFERENCE
Thursday, October 10 | Triangle

FREE TO FAIL – TURNING MISTAKES INTO A WINNING DIGITAL STRATEGY
Friday, October 18 | Charlotte
Are you an NC TECH member with an event to share?
Contact Rachel Kenned y to learn more.
COMMUNICATION SPONSORS
ADVERTISE WITH NC TECH

Are you looking for ways to build your brand and show your support for the tech sector? Advertise your business through NC TECH communications sponsorship. Options include logo placement on our newsletters or web page, advertising in our annual tech directory and more. There are annual (or prorated) and monthly options available. For more information, contact   Tracy Sternberg .  
CONTACT NC TECH
Main Office
4020 Westchase Blvd. Suite 350
Raleigh, NC 27607
Phone: 919.856.0393 (Main)
Charlotte Office
222 S. Church St., Suite 100
Charlotte, NC 28202
Phone: 704.981.2188 (Main)