CASN Business



The Charlotte Area Science Network (CASN) Business is a network of business, government, education and not-for-profit organizations advocating for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, innovation, and careers.

CASN Business, one of the three divisions of CASN, represents businesses working together to increase the awareness around STEM, both professional and educational, and its economic impact in the region through engagement, education and idea exchange.  We focus on highlighting this region’s vibrant and sustainable STEM economy by promoting  STEM career opportunities with an emphasis on diversity.  Through outreach, events, and networking, we connect and engage businesses, educational institutions and other organizations,  bringing opportunity, visibility, and enthusiasm to STEM careers and education – building the pipeline of future talent.

Through Outreach:  Connect and engage with educational institutions to build the pipeline of future STEM workers.

  • Connecting with educational institutions
  • Annual scholarship
  • Aspirations in Computing Awards through the National Center of Women in Technology

Through Events:   Engage, inform and connect the business community providing professional development and networking opportunities.

  • Quarterly events
  • Special interest group programs (Women in Technology, Big Data and Analytics, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery)


Through Networking:  Engage with leaders, influencers and innovators, providing relationship building and peer connections opportunities.


CASN Business partners with other organizations working together to create a vibrant and sustainable STEM region supporting the growth of the economy.



For more information contact,  Kim Arciero,