Idea and Culture Exchange Forum - North Carolina

January 31, 2019
08:30 am - 03:00 pm ET
Salisbury, NC


Registration closed.


Hosted by the City of Salisbury, NC

We are a government of the people, by the people and for the people – but how do we get the people to talk to us?  Hear panelists discuss how their communities are engaging citizens to strengthen relationships and build support for local initiatives while building trust between local government and its citizens.
Panel Presentation on Citizen/Community Engagement
Charlotte – Brandi Williams, Community Affairs Manager for Solid Waste and Circular
Durham – Robin Baker, Budget Engagement Coordinator
Guilford County – Jason Jones, Analytics and Innovation Manager
Kannapolis - Eddie Smith, Deputy City Manager
Raleigh - Michelle Bandklayder, Community Relations Analyst
Salisbury – Kelly Baker, Administrative Services Director
Idea Exchange

Share and discuss hot topics and exchange emerging practices and innovations to address these topics. Learn how Alliance members in North Carolina are building cultures of innovation to address their organization's most pertinent challenges

Tour of downtown Salisbury’s redevelopment projects
  • 8:30-9am                    Registration and coffee (provided)
  • 9-9:15am                    Introductions
  • 9:15-11:15 am            Panel discussion
  • 11:15am-Noon            Group discussion and idea exchange on local issues/problems
  • Noon-12:45pm            Lunch (provided)
  • 12:45-1pm                  Break
  • 1-3pm                         Tour of downtown Salisbury
Registration Fee: $39

Contact: Sallie Ann Burnett, East Regional Director, Alliance for Innovation,


Event Details


  • January 31, 2019
  • 08:30 am 03:00 pm ET
  • Registration Deadline: 01/31/2019


  • National Steinbeck Center, 1 Main Street
  • Salisbury, NC 28144


  • Member Price:$39.00
  • Non-Member:$39.00


  • Phone:888-496-0944 X 104

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