IEI is pleased to offer you more than 16,000 square feet of event 
and meeting space equipped with state of the art A/V capabilities, 
including HD video conferencing and live web streaming.

The large convening room can be broken down into four smaller meeting areas and can easily seat 250 people for a sit down dinner. Additional breakout and meeting rooms are available on the 4th floor of the James B. Hunt, Jr. Library attached to the Institute for Emerging Issues’ space. There is also a 100-person auditorium for small symposiums, lectures and presentations. Want to see what other North Carolina counties are doing to better their communities, The Emerging Issues Commons can also host a plethora of events catered toward learning and bettering our North Carolina and its citizens. For  more information, click here for a brochure about our facilities. 

To schedule an event, please download this event request form and return to For more information about the facility, services, pricing or availability, please contact