The Queen City will play host to the North Carolina Technology Association’s Annual Meeting and Tech Expo in January.

NCTA members and tech industry leaders will meet to discuss the technology accomplishments of 2013 and their expectations for 2014. Michael Smith, vice president of research for research firm Gartner will deliver the luncheon keynote focusing on a forecast of technology trends that will impact corporate IT spending.

The NCTA meeting will be held at Hilton Charlotte Center City, 222 E. Third Street. Registration is $75 before Jan. 16; $115 after that date. Nonmember registration costs $150.