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ELC Events

Members of the ELC have the opportunity to participate in various events throughout the year that are customized for entrepreneurs and the challenges they face in the day-to-day business world. From symposia with McColl School faculty to premier events with legendary leaders such as Hugh McColl, ELC events  provide opportunities for education and networking with leading entrepreneurs  in the greater Charlotte area. 

If you are interested in learning more about membership in the ELC and/or would like to attend a future event, please contact Terry Broderick at the McColl School of Business:

Upcoming Events:

  • Tour, Tasting, and Networking Event at Olde Mecklenburg Brewery - August 28 
  • "Coffee and Conversation" with Laura Schulte, Wells Fargo Regional President of Eastern Operations and 2012 Charlotte Businesswoman of the Year- September 9
  • 2014 Carolinas Entrepreneur Hall of Fame dinner and induction ceremony at Quail Hollow. Hall of Fame Inductees: Hugh McColl Jr., O. Temple Sloan Jr., and Craig Wall Sr. and Jr. - November 20
  • "Lights . . . Camera . . .Action!"  An informative session on the film industry's impact on the local economy - Q1 2015

Recent Events:

  • September, 2013: Leaders in Action Lecture and Reception with Laura Schulte, President, Wells Fargo's Eastern Community Bank and Charlotte BusinessWoman of the Year
  • October, 2013: ELC Faculty Session with Dr. John Bennett
  • October, 2013: Food for Thought-A CEO's Take on Healthcare Reform with Dan Murray, MD - CEO, OrthoCarolina
  • October, 2013: ELC and Carolinas Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Dinner at Quail Hollow Country Club
  • November, 2013: Tour and Lunch Session at Red Ventures with CEO, Ric Elias
  • February 6, 2014: From Destructive Conflict to Productive Conflict, Food for Thought, with Dr. Dawn Chandler
  • February 11, 2014: Lunch and Learn with Dr. Dawn Chandler on Mentoring
  • March 13, 2014: Leaders in Action presents Kyle O'Brien, Executive VP of Sales, Chobani Greek Yogurt
  • March 27, 2014: Dr. Will Sparks and Bliar Primis (OrthoCarolina) present on Brand Building, Food for Thought
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BB&T Distinguished Leaders in Action series presents Nucor CEO John Ferriola

Join Queens McColl School of Business professor Dr. Will Sparks for a conversation about leadership with John Ferriola, chief executive officer and president of Nucor. A Fortune 300 company headquartered in Charlotte, Nucor is the largest steel producer in the U.S. and is North America’s largest recycler of any material. View Event

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Carolina Coaching Conference

The Carolina Coaching Conference will be held November 12 & 13 at the Queens University Sports Complex. View Event

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"The Illusion of Self-Awareness" with Dr. Will Sparks

Each hour-long class is taught by faculty from The McColl School of Business at Queens University of Charlotte. The series is free and lunch is provided. View Event

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McColl School Fall Social: An Information Session & Networking Social

Alumni, students and prospective students are invited to network and learn more about the McColl School's graduate programs: Executive MBA, Professional MBA, MS in Organization Development, Coaching Certificate Program. View Event

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