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Former CEO of McCormick keynotes small business event

Alan Wilson, the former chairman and CEO of McCormick & Co., will be the featured speaker at a small business conference May 2 at The Peninsula Club. The event, which gets under way at 11 a.m. with networking, includes lunch. The cost to attend is $30. Wilson was CEO of the spice company from 2008 […]

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Economic outlook Q&A with top economist Jan. 19

It looks like another growth year for North Carolina, according to economists. Economist Michael Walden from NC State University, predicts that North Carolina will continue to beat the nation in economic growth, with our state’s gross domestic product rising about 3.5 percent faster than the rate of national growth. Economist Sarah House will go deeper […]

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Legislators call I-77 toll lane project ‘terrible’ and totally one-sided

By Dave Vieser. The I-77 toll plan was front and center at a Newsmakers Breakfast at The Peninsula Club with NC Rep. John Bradford, a Republican, and Assemblyman-elect Chaz Beasley, a Democrat. Despite being on opposite sides of the aisles, the two—both rising stars in their respective parties—showed every sign of getting along, mutual respect and […]

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4 recognized for Lifetime Achievement by Business Today

Fifteen hyper success stories were recognized at Top Women Champagne Reception at River Run Country Club in late October. More than 150 people attended the 12th annual celebration of women achievers. Former Lake Norman Chamber Chair Donna Moffett was one of the 15, and an example of women who lead. The head of her own […]

Visit Lake Norman expands hospitality awards categories

Sept. 16. Visit Lake Norman announced today that it is expanding its annual Making Waves Hospitality Awards program for 2017. The program will continue to feature awards for Outshines from the Front Lines, which recognizes a guest services representative; Stellar Seller, which recognizes a sales representative; and Lead to Succeed which recognizes a management professional. […]

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Political Q&A on the menu for Newsmakers Breakfast Sept. 21

This coming Wednesday, four top political consultants—two Democrats and two Republicans—will field questions from the audience at the Cornelius Today/Business Today Newsmakers Breakfast at The Peninsula Club. It will be an exciting event, a la Meet The Press. The speakers will not have prepared comments, rather, the audience will pose questions in a free-wheeling Q&A […]

Harrisburg development is topic of Sept. 6 town meeting

Aug. 31. Residents, business owners and people who work in Harrisburg are invited to give the town input on future development near the Mecklenburg County line at an upcoming town meeting. Harrisburg is seeking public comments on on the type of commercial and residential development planned for Morehead West area, which is bordered by N.C. […]

LAST CALL: Top Women in Business nominations deadline is Aug. 31

Aug. 29. The nomination deadline for the 2016 Top Women in Business Awards, one of the oldest and largest events honoring women in business in Lake Norman and Cabarrus County, is Wednesday, Aug. 31. Winners will be announced in the October 2016 issue. Business Today created the Top Women Awards 12 years ago to honor […]

Lake Norman Chamber seeks Champions of Diversity nominations

Aug. 25. Companies, small businesses and nonprofits that are working to foster inclusiveness in the workplace are invited to nominate people for the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce’s Champions of Diversity. Nominations for businesses, individuals and nonprofit organizations that have done the hard work of bringing communities together along gender, racial or generational lines are […]

Mass transit is topic for Chamber’s Focus Friday

Mass transit will be the topic of the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce’s Focus Friday event for August. The event will feature John M. Lewis, CEO of the Charlotte Area Transit System, who will discuss Bus Rapid Transit and ongoing operations of the Charlotte region’s transit authority. Lewis will speak from 8:30-10 a.m. Friday, Aug. […]

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