Friday, July 27, 2018
7:30 – 9:30 a.m.
The Umstead Hotel and Spa, Cary

The event has sold-out and registration is closed

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RTA 2018 Transportation Breakfast

The regional business community welcomes Joe Esposito, Senior Vice President, Delta Air Lines, as the keynote speaker of the annual RTA Transportation Breakfast on July 27, 2018. Mr. Esposito will speak to current air industry trends as well as insights into the domestic and global strategy of RDU Airport’s largest carrier, and what that means for RDU as a focus city for Delta. 250 business, elected, and transportation leaders are expected to attend the event.

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Registration and sponsorship information

  • All RTA members have tickets included with their membership
  • Registration reserved for RTA Members and Event Sponsors only until July 1, space-permitting
  • Final RSVP deadline: Friday, July 20, 2018

Click here for sponsorship information 

  • $999 for 8 seats plus significant visibility benefits

Questions? Contact Natalie Griffith at 919.664.7062 or

Ticket details

RTA Major Investors

RTA Gold and Sustaining Gold* members

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Clark Nexsen
Duke Energy

EDGE5 — Wake County Economic Development Program
Fairway Outdoor Advertising
Forge Communications
Fred Smith Company
Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce*
IBM Corporation
Kane Realty

Red Hat, Inc.
Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina*

RTA Silver Members
AT&T North Carolina
Chatham Park 
Coastal Federal Credit Union
Credit Suisse
Duke University
Fidelity Investments
First Citizens Bank
Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau
Gregory Poole Equipment Company
Martin Marietta
Mott MacDonald
North Carolina Railroad Company
North Carolina State University
PSNC Energy
Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority
Smith Anderson
SunTrust Bank
The Sunrock Group
UNC Chapel Hill
UNC Health Care/UNC REX Healthcare

Senior Regional Partners
Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization
Durham-Chapel Hill- Carrboro Metropolitan Planning Organization
GoRaleigh / City of Raleigh
North Carolina Railroad Company
Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority
Town of Cary

RTA Bronze Members
Bayer CropScience
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
Branch Banking & Trust Co.
Capitol Broadcasting Co., Inc.
Clancy & Theys Construction Company
Highwoods Properties
Ramey Kemp & Associates, Inc.
SAS Institute, Inc.
Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP
STV, Inc.
Summit Design and Engineering Services, PLLC
The Special Event Company
The Umstead Hotel & Spa
Wake Technical Community College
York Properties, Inc./McDonald-York Building Company

Presenting sponsor of the RTA 2018 Transportation Breakfast
Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority

Keynote sponsor of the RTA 2018 Transportation Breakfast
Delta Air Lines

Event sponsors of the RTA 2018 Transportation Breakfast
Balfour Beatty Construction
Brasfield & Gorrie LLC
Credit Suisse
Gregory Poole Equipment Company
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, LLP
Turner Rodgers Joint Venture


RTA 2018 Transportation Breakfast Sponsorship Information

Help show your support for the RTA and regional mobility by sponsoring the RTA 2018 Transportation Breakfast event. See sponsorship information below and call 919.664.7062 or email us with questions or to sign up.  Sponsorships are open to both RTA and non-RTA members.

Event Sponsor – $999 investment

  • Benefits: company name displayed on 2018 RTA Transportation Breakfast event signage and event agenda, name and verbal recognition at event, name recognition in RTA promotional emails, name recognition on RTA event webpage, registration for eight (8) participants at event with at-table name recognition
  • To purchase an event sponsorship online, click here and select the “purchase” checkbox for the following item:
    “RTA Transportation Breakfast 2018 – Event Sponsor”
  • Note:  RTA Gold, Silver, and Bronze memberships also include recognition and visibility benefits at all RTA events
  • Call 919.664.7062 or email us with questions.

RTA is a regional program of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce which has determined that this event is permitted under Section 138A-32(e)(1)c of the General Statutes.

Click here for summary information on past RTA Transportation Breakfast events.