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The State of Mobility 2020 – RTA 18th Annual Meeting
presented by:  Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina
Friday, January 17, 2020
11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Hosted by Embassy Suites Raleigh-Durham/Research Triangle in Cary

Get the business perspective on transportation initiatives and trends impacting the Triangle market at the annual RTA State of Mobility event, where you’ll hear from speakers including RTA 2019 Chair Geoff Lang with MetLife, and RTA 2020 Chair Maeve Gardner with GlaxoSmithKline.

Join more than 400 regional leaders in celebration of our mobility achievements — including the upcoming groundbreaking of Complete 540 — and to gain insight on the opportunities ahead for regional transit, air travel, and advanced technology.

We will receive a keynote presentation from Dr. Stuart Ginn with WakeMed Health and Hospitals and medical director of WakeMed Innovations, on the innovative drone delivery initiative.

In addition, Mike Schoenfeld with Duke University and chair of the RTA RDU “AID” task force, will discuss preliminary findings and recommendations from the business community on the future of RDU funding and development.

See sponsorship opportunities below.

Questions? Contact Natalie Ridout at 919.664.7062 or

Registration details

Sponsors of the 2020 RTA State of Mobility event

Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina  (presenting sponsor) 
First Citizens Bank
Martin Marietta
Relate Advocacy

Event sponsorship of The State of Mobility 2020 – $999 investment

  • Features: company name displayed on event signage and event agenda, name and verbal recognition at event, name recognition in RTA promotional e-mails, name recognition on RTA event webpage, registration for eight (8) participants at event with at-table name recognition
  • Note:  RTA Gold, Silver, and Bronze memberships also include recognition and visibility benefits at all RTA events
  • RTA membership is not required to sponsor the RTA annual meeting
  • Call 919.664.7062 or email us with questions; you can submit payment here

RTA Major Investors

RTA Gold, Sustaining Gold*, Presenting Gold**, Omnia Gold*** members

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Clark Nexsen
Duke Energy

EDGE5 — Wake County Economic Development Program
FORGE Communications*
Fred Smith Company*
IBM Corporation
Kane Realty
Raleigh Chamber*
Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority*
Red Hat, Inc.
Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina***
Summit Design and Engineering Services, PLLC*
Wetherill Engineering, Inc.

RTA Silver Members 

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

RTA Bronze Members
Alfred Benesch & Company
Avison Young
Branch Banking & Trust Co.
Capitol Broadcasting Co., Inc.
Clancy & Theys Construction Company
Fox Rothschild LLP
Highwoods Properties Inc.
Lamar Advertising
Raleigh Regional Association of Realtors
Ramey Kemp & Associates, Inc.
Skanska USA Building, Inc.
Trinity Capital Advisors
WakeMed Health & Hospitals
Wake Technical Community College
York Properties, Inc./McDonald-York Building Company

To become an RTA member:  View membership benefits here and/or contact with questions. 

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

Prior State of Mobility events
Click here for presentations and more information from prior annual RTA meetings.