CIO Host Reception: Wednesday, November 8, 2017, Bank of America, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
ConnectivIT Cocktail: Thursday, February 15, 2018, Duke Energy Vista, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
ConnectivIT Ball: Saturday, May 12, 2018, Le Meridian Hotel, 5:45 - 11:30 p.m.
The ConnectivIT Series is Apparo's Signature Series of Events: The CIO Host Reception, the ConnectivIT Cocktail and the ConnectivIT Ball.
Each event is a powerful networking opportunity, bringing you face-to-face with Charlotte's CIOs and thought leaders in the tech industry. You will engage with powerful technology innovators and elevate your company's profile in a fun and exciting venue, while supporting Apparo's mission of empowering Charlotte-area nonprofits through business and technology solutions.
As Apparo's primary fundraiser, the ConnectivIT Ball raises funds that will help local nonprofits run more efficiently, enabling them to provide services for thousands of individuals and families in the Charlotte region.
With extensive business networking, fantastic entertainment, recognition of a nonprofit technology achievement, and an after party, the ConnectivIT Ball is an evening on the "must list" for the technology community.
Learn more about ConnectivIT Series Sponsorship Opportunities.
Check out the 2018 ConnectivIT Series Sponsors.
ConnectivIT Series 2017 CIO Host Committee
Shawn Cherry, AAA Carolinas
Mike Laurenti, Ahold Delhaize
Suhas Yerra, AIG
Paul D. Cavnaugh, AvidXchange
Bill Pappas, Bank of America
Dave Matthews, Bank of America
Kevin O'Rourke, Barnhardt Manufacturing Company
Aaron Higley, Campus Crest
Pete Murphy, Cardinal Innovations Healthcare
Craig D. Richardville, Carolinas HealthCare System
Eric Goodwin, Carolinas HealthCare System
Eric Christian, Carolinas HealthCare System
Cam Faison, Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company
Dr. Valerie Truesdale, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
Jeff Stovall, City of Charlotte
Kevin Ledford, CloudGenera
Darrell Thompson, Coca-Cola Bottling Consolidated
Walter Rowe, Colfax Corporation
Rob Watkins, Compass Group North America
Allen Kim, CPI Security Systems
Josh Jewett, Dollar Tree
Chris Heck, Duke Energy
Jakob From, Electrolux, North America
Mitch Elligton, Empowered Benefits
Ames Flynn, Extended Stay America
Deb Watt, Foundation For The Carolinas
Jim Clendenen, Harris Teeter
Steve Hagood, Ingersoll Rand
Scott Ross, Lowe's Companies
Victor Fetter, LPL Financial
Dave Garrett, Novant Health
Detlef Dohmen, Polypore International
Dale Lancaster, Red Ventures
Michael Hitchins, North America Rentokil
Markus Hill, Rodgers Builders
Steve Ermish, ScentAir
Al Mele, SCOR Global Life Americas
Joe Topinka, SnapAV
Chris Maritato, Sonic Automotive
Michael Keating, Springs Global US
Rick Doody, SPX Corporation
Kevin Eamigh, SPX Flow
Kirby Miner, Sunbelt Rentals
Robert Barnhart, UTC Aerospace Systems
Brad Merlie, Utiligent
Theresa Wilson, Wells Fargo