CIO & Sponsor Events

Apparo's ConnectivIT Series of Events precede the ConnectivIT Ball with facilitated networking and exclusive venues. IT professionals who want to share their technology expertise to improve our community come together for these events to network and celebrate the potential of technology in the nonprofit community.


The CIO Host Reception- Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

The CIO Host Reception is hosted by Bank of America and catered by The Compass Group at the top of the Bank of America Corporate Center.
The event brings together 35+ area CIOs and 100 IT professionals to celebrate the impact of Apparo’s work in the community and to deepen relationships.



The ConnectivIT Cocktail- Wednesday, February 15, 2018, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

The ConnectivIT Cocktail precedes the Digital Ball and brings together the top tier sponsors of $15,000 and above to network with CIO's and IT Business leaders. The event is a sold-out event with 30+ CIOs and 125 IT influencers and leaders. This exclusive event is held in the Duke Energy Vista, overlooking Charlotte and the surrounding communities.



The ConnectivIT Ball- Saturday, May 12, 2018, 5:45 - 11:30 p.m.

Apparo's ConnectivIT Ball (formerly the Digital Ball) is a premier black-tie event that brings together senior-level executives, business leaders, and decision-makers in the IT community to raise funds to provide local nonprofits technology solutions. As sponsors, companies receive exposure throughout the ConnectivIT Series of networking events while supporting the essential missions of Charlotte's nonprofits.


Get Involved

To learn more about how you can participate and for information about corporate sponsorship opportunities click here or contact:
Karen Martin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or 704-716-7767 ext 226, or Vicki Wixon at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 704-716-7767 ext 225