Please Note: All Sessions will be held in Ballroom ABCD.
Construction Industry Summit
08/02/2014, Saturday
7:30 am - 8:00 amAttendee Breakfast and Welcome
Cleve Paul, 2014 CAGC Chair of the Board, Monteith Construction
Cynthia Mills, FASAE, CAE, CMC, CPC, CCRC, President & CEO, Carolinas AGC
8:00 am - 8:30 amKickoff Address
Nicholas Beamon, Principal Consultant, Facilitator and Executive Coach, The Center for Intentional Leadership
8:30 am - 9:15 amInvited Political Officers
Rep. Dean Arp, State Representative, NC General Assembly and President of Arp Engineering
Allison Skipper, APR, Director, Marketing and Communications, SC Department of Commerce
9:15 am - 10:00 amGeneral Session
Benjamin Carson, Sr. M.D., Recipient of Presidential Medal of Honor, Emeritus Professor of Neurosurgery, Oncology, Plastic Surgery and Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins University and New York Times Best Selling Author
10:00 am - 10:15 amBreak
10:15 am - 11:00 amGeneral Session
Karl Rove, Iconic Political Strategist, Former Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to President George W. Bush, Bestselling Author, Fox News Contributor & WSJ Columnist
11:00 am - 12:00 pmSummit Wrap Up/Q&A
12:00 pm - 12:30 pmBook signing by Karl Rove
Note: Books must be purchased BEFORE the 12 p.m. book signing begins; no books will be sold after the 10:00 a.m. Break. Books can be purchased at the registration counter for $12 – Cash ONLY. You can bring any book you have previously authored by Karl Rove for autographing as well.  
12:00 pmTours/Excursions/Dine Out in Charlotte
We’ve left the afternoon and evening open for you to connect with industry friends and suppliers to dine around and experience Charlotte’s local cuisine and flair. If you are a supplier or service company interested in organizing a private boat cruise, dinner, or any other activity and need assistance, contact Sterling Events Guest Services directly, Monday through Friday from 8:30am - 5:00pm ET at (800) 777-8741 or email

11:30 amHotel Check-out; Travel Safe!