A hub for innovation and community in Wilson, NC


Gig East Summit 2023

Apply To Speak at the next Gig East Summit:

Present alongside regional and national leaders in Entrepreneurship, Arts, Science and Technology


Here is what we look for in speaking submissions:

  • Session ideas with clear takeaways for attendees. Your message or service must link back to Wilson, NC in some form or fashion.
  • Case Studies. What are some practical, real-life examples attendees can relate to in the realm of
  • Entrepreneurship, Arts, Science and Technology.
  • As much detail as possible. The more info we have about your potential session, the better we’ll be able to gauge whether it’s a good fit for our audience.
  • Inspiring Stories. Leaving attendees with an inspiring call to action


The perks of being a #gigeastsummit2023 speaker:

  • Exposure on event website, emails, newsletters, and other marketing materials
  • Opportunities for networking and meeting new business contacts
  • Learning about what’s happening in Wilson’s innovation economy


If the following points sound interesting, we would love to hear from you:

  • You are open to partnering with #gigeastsummit2023 to deliver a great summit experience for attendees
  • You’re interested in attending the whole event and engaging with attendees
  • You’re willing to help spread the word about the event to your network and within your community.


Before submitting please note:

First choice of speaking engagements will be given to Exchange Corporate Members. If your company would like to be guaranteed a session or more involved in the #gigeastsummit2023 beyond your session, sponsorship opportunities are available.

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Fill out the form below to submit your speaker application for Gig East Summit 2023



Wilson, What’s Next? Preparing for New Business Gains in 2023
Monday, December 12 | 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Gig East Exchnage

Join RIoT and Gig East for an evening celebrating the progress of 2022 and looking forward to 2023 goals!

Come support and be supported at this special event, featuring a panel discussion from business support resources who can help your business reach new heights in 2023 and a mini holiday market of local vendors to help with your holiday season gift shopping.

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