On the third Tuesday of each month, NCAGIO members gather to enjoy a brown-bag lunch and hear guest speakers or tour the facilities of organizations that have exceptional communications, marketing or media programs.

Examples of meeting topics and tours

  • State Emergency Operations Center tour
  • Laura Leslie, WRAL Capitol Bureau chief
  • Pullen Park Picnic
  • Dean Dome tour with Director of Athletics Communications Steve Kirscher
  • Gary Pearce, renowned political consultant and journalist
  • Food Bank of North Carolina tour with Public Relations Manager Christy Simmons
  • Jeff Gauger, Greensboro News & Record editor
  • Nature Research Center tour with Director of Communications Jon Pishney
  • Skip Foreman, Associated Press Carolinas breaking news supervisor
  • Colon Willoughby, former Wake County District Attorney