Next Charlotte speaker

Chris Elmore

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September 7, 8:30am • The Fillmore Charlotte • part of a series on Chaos

Charlotte’s entrepreneurial maverick, Chris Elmore, moves so fast he’s a constant blur. But thankfully, we’ll be able to pinpoint his EXACT location on the morning of Friday, September 7th. That’s because he’ll be with us, as our speaker on our global topic of “Chaos” – something he’s no doubt seen plenty of on his journey toward building AvidXchange into a business unicorn with a $1.4 billion value and the 9th largest fintech company in the country. We can’t wait for him to take the CM/CLT stage…and we have some other surprises in store, too! As always, tickets will be FREE and available at www.CharlotteIsCreative.com at 9 a.m. sharp on Monday, September 3rd. Mark your calendar and set your alarm! This will not be one to miss! #charlotteiscreative #CMchaos

UPDATED! To accommodate her schedule, we’ve had to postpone Dr. Stephanie Kripa Cooper-Lewter’s talk until 2019. But, we are very excited to announce that Andrew Au, director of operations for Digital Charlotte and the Knight Foundation School of Communications at Queens University of Charlotte will be with us to explore the global theme of “Community” at Divine Barrel Brewing along with live music, the Queen City Quiz Show, local food and coffee and loads of belly laughs! Tickets are free and available at 9am on Monday, July 30.

This Friday morning 7/13, together we’ll dive into our global topic of “Intention” with Bryce Laguer, purveyor of all things caffeinating and connecting down at FreeMoreWest’s Basal Coffee. It’s a values-rich space that Bryce has created with the utmost intention, much like his own life. As always, tickets are FREE and will be available at www.CharlotteIsCreative.com at 9 a.m. sharp on Monday, July 9. Make an intention and join us! #charlotteiscreative

Make plans to join us at The Fillmore Charlotte on the morning of June 1 to see Beard Award-winning baker, Peter Reinhart, cook up a delicious talk on our global theme of “Craft.” As always, tickets are FREE and will be available at www.CharlotteIsCreative.com at 9 a.m. sharp on Monday, May 28. Mark your calendar and set your alarm – the morning will be one not to miss! #charlotteiscreative

Check out this shot of Chas Fagan – our May speaker on the global theme of “Commitment” – creating a 12-foot statue of President Reagan. Talk about commitment. In fact, you won’t believe how Chas has lived out the idea Commitment in his work and his life. Make plans to join us at Resident Culture Brewing on the morning of May 4 to hear for yourself. As always, tickets are FREE and will be available at www.CharlotteIsCreative.com at 9 a.m. sharp on Monday, April 30. Mark your calendar and set your alarm – you do not want to miss hearing the stories from this veritable master living right here in the Queen City! #charlotteiscreative

Based on his smile in this photo, our March speaker on the global theme of “Courage” – Darryl Gaston – isn’t afraid to handle a deadly coral snake. In fact, he kinda seems to enjoy it. Make plans to join us at The Fillmore Charlotte on the morning of March 2 to see what else he isn’t afraid of. As always, tickets are FREE and will be available at www.CharlotteIsCreative.com at 9 a.m. sharp on Monday, February 26. Mark your calendar and set your alarm – the morning will be one not to miss! #charlotteiscreative

Make plans to join us at Warehouse 242 on Friday, December 1, when our speaker on the global theme of “Context” will be Violeta Moser, Executive Director of LAWA (Latin Americans Working for Achievement), a non-profit organization that supports the educational advancement of Latinos in the Charlotte Region. This will also be our chapter’s 2nd BIRTHDAY PARTY, so you won’t want to miss it! Tickets are FREE and will be available at www.CharlotteIsCreative.com at 9 a.m. sharp on Monday, November 27. Mark your calendar and set your alarm – we want you there to celebrate with us! #CharlotteIsCreative

Make plans to join us at Warehouse 242 on Friday, November 3 when professor + publisher + podcaster Mark Peres will tackle November’s global theme of “Death” in ways you didn’t see coming. So…don’t fear the reaper! As always, tickets are FREE and will be available at www.CharlotteIsCreative.com at 9 a.m. sharp on Monday, October 30. Mark your calendar and set your alarm – the morning will be one not to miss! Now THAT would be grim.

Make plans to join us at Warehouse 242 on Friday, September 8, when up-and-coming photographer Nelson Morales will be our speaker on the global theme of “Compassion.” You’ll hear how he is using his craft to compassionately explore both the unique Muxhe culture and, ultimately, his own unfolding identity. Nelson’s talk will help kick off his three-month residency at the McColl Center for Art + Innovation, along with his upcoming exhibitions at The Light Factory and The Mint Museum. Tickets are FREE and will be available at www.CharlotteIsCreative.com at 9 a.m. sharp on Monday, September 4 (yup, that’s Labor Day!). Mark your calendar, set your alarm, and don’t sleep in TOO late! #CharlotteIsCreative

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