2022 RTA Transportation Breakfast

RTA 2022 Transportation Breakfast:
Accelerated Metropolitan Mobility for a Growing Research Triangle regionPresented by Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina

2022 RTA Transportation Breakfast event
Friday, July 22, 2022

8 a.m. – 10 a.m.

The Umstead Hotel and Spa
100 Woodland Pond Dr.
Cary, NC 27513

On Friday, July 22, 2022, RTA will highlight innovative mobility approaches and focus on key priorities of the regional business community, including ensuring the long-term success of RDU International, at the RTA 2022 Transportation Breakfast event, which will be held at The Umstead Hotel and Spa.

Speakers will include:

  • Harold Hicks, RTA 2022 chair, RTI International
  • Patrick Hannah, RDU Airport Authority chair
  • Mikael Cardinal, Unither Bioélectronique Inc.
  • Jake Goldman, Beta Technologies
  • Thomas Kaufman, United Therapeutics
  • Dewey Steadman, United Therapeutics

2022 Event Registration

  • RTA Sustaining Gold members and above receive 8 tickets
  • RTA Gold members receive 4 tickets
  • RTA Silver membersSenior Regional Partners, and Bronze members receive 2 tickets 
  • RTA Standard members have 1 ticket
  • $75 – RTA member additional ticket
  • $150 – Non-RTA member ticket 
  • $45 – Public-sector partner ticket 

To sponsor the event, please email: Joe@letsgetmoving

2022 Event sponsors

Research Triangle Foundation of NC  (presenting sponsor)

West Town Bank & Trust (Sponsor)

Credit Suisse (Sponsor)

Sponsorship options

Presenting Sponsor ($5,000)

  • Event “presented by” your company
  • Opportunity to participate in event agenda
  • Reserved parking with firm logo
  • Prominent recognition at event and on RTA event webpage
  • Plus all Event Sponsor benefits below
  • Restricted to RTA Sustaining Gold members and Senior Regional Partners

Event Sponsor  ($999)

  • Company name displayed on event signage and event agenda
  • Name and verbal recognition at event
  • Name recognition in RTA promotional e-mails and on RTA event webpage
  • Registration for six (6) participants at event
  • RTA membership is not required to serve as an Event Sponsor.

Note:  RTA Gold, Silver, and Bronze memberships also include recognition benefits at all events

Sign-up online to sponsor or email Joe@letsgetmovingorg.

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.

2021 event:  The Future of Business Travel and RDU

On July 9, 2021, the regional business community received updated recommendations for ensuring the long-term success of RDU International at the RTA 2021 Transportation Breakfast event, held in person at The Umstead Hotel and Spa.

The RTA RDU AID Task Force presented new findings on how we can advance a sustainable airport funding model amidst rapid growth in our market.

Speakers included Michael Schoenfeld, Duke University, RTA chair, and Harold Hicks, Fidelity Investments, RTA incoming chair, among other RTA RDU AID task force members.

We also welcomed guest speaker Scott McCartney, Wall Street Journal, travel editor and author of the Middle Seat column, who spoke to the national landscape for commercial aviation and provided insights on post-pandemic air travel from a business perspective.

Regional Leadership Team

RTA Gold Members
Clark Nexsen
Duke Energy
Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce
IBM Corporation
Kane Realty
Pinnacle Financial Partners
Raleigh Chamber
Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority
Red Hat, Inc.
Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina
Smith Anderson
Summit Design and Engineering Services, PLLC
United Therapeutics
Wake County Economic Development  (EDGE6)
Wetherill Engineering, Inc

RTA Silver Members
AT&T North Carolina
Bolton & Menk
Capitol Broadcasting Co., Inc.
Chatham Park / Preston Development
Coastal Federal Credit Union
Credit Suisse
Dominion Energy
Duke University
Fidelity Investments
First Citizens Bank
First National Bank
Fox Rothschild LLP
FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies
Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau
Martin Marietta
Monteith Construction
ms consultants, inc.
North Carolina Railroad Company
North Carolina State University
Novo Nordisk
Ramey Kemp & Associates, Inc.
RTI International
SAS Institute Inc.
STV Inc.
The Sunrock Group
The Umstead Hotel and Spa
UNC Chapel Hill
UNC Health Care / UNC REX Healthcare
Wake Technical Community College

RTA Senior Regional Partners
Capital Area MPO
Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro MPO
City of Durham
GoRaleigh / City of Raleigh
Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority
Town of Cary
Town of Morrisville
Triangle J Council of Governments

RTA Bronze members
Alfred Benesch & Company
Avison Young
Clancy & Theys Construction Company
Gregory Poole Equipment Company
HH Architecture
Highwoods Properties
McKim & Creed
Trinity Capital Partners
WakeMed Health & Hospitals
York Properties, Inc./McDonald-York Building Company

Gold members

Thank you to our Omnia Gold, Sustaining Gold, and Gold members

Omnia Gold