November 15-16In PersonDurham, NC

Community Day 2023

A New Wave of Innovation
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You’re going to love this fall’s MCNC Community Day! Our theme, A New Wave of  Innovation, celebrates our storied successes, our ongoing contributions to the state, and the awesome future we will build together. Come participate, network, and engage with our formative speakers, panelists, and your fellow peers.

MCNC Community Day 2023: Wednesday, November 15 - Thursday, November 16

Durham Convention Center
301 W Morgan St,
Durham, NC 27701

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Community Day Sponsors

Thank you to our generous sponsors! Your investment will help shape lasting connections among our constituents for you and your business as we celebrate our community’s past successes, review ongoing efforts in our industry, and discuss how we prepare for the future.

Take your experience to the next level as a sponsor

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Durham Convention Center building

The Venue & Accommodations

Community Day is conveniently hosted in the heart of Bull City at the Durham Convention Center. Room blocks are available at the nearby Durham Marriott City Center and Unscripted Durham, where you’ll be steps away from all the action. For more information on room blocks and to reserve your space, click here.

Located 15 miles from the Raleigh-Durham International Airport (20min) and 0.3 miles from the train station. Accommodations are first come first serve.

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