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Spring 2017 Member Renewals

March 30th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized

Welcome new NTC partners! American Airlines Center Fidelity National Title Moss Adams Toyota Motor North America, Inc. Thank you for renewing your partnership with the North Texas Commission! Frost Bank Halff HKS Locke Lord LLP Luther King Capital Management Metroport Cities Partnership MNK Infotech Inc. North Texas Municipal Water District North Texas Tollway Authority SCL […]

Reserve Your Space

March 30th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized

The latest issue of NTX Magazine will begin hitting mailboxes in June. This issue focuses on a “Global North Texas” and the attraction and influence of our region. Advertising closes soon, so don’t miss a chance to showcase your brand in this award-winning publication. Have you dined out lately? No matter the community across North […]

InterLink Labor Market Survey – Last Call!

March 30th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized

The 30th Annual, 2017 InterLink Regional Employment Survey is now online and we would appreciate your participation. We are asking you to identify your hiring needs so that we will have a snapshot of regional employment needs.  Since 1987, InterLink has provided this information to the 133 school districts and the community colleges in North […]

TO THE POINT Examines the Future of Education

March 30th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized

Education remains a top concern among North Texas business leaders, especially as they eye their future workforce needs and if there will be the employees to meet those demands. The North Texas Commission will address the intersection of business and education at the next TO THE POINT luncheon presented by Fidelity Investments to be held […]

Apply Today for LNT 9

March 30th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized

Is this your year? Don’t let achieving that 2017 resolution of gaining more insight and a deeper connection to North Texas pass you by. Apply today for Leadership North Texas Class 9. As the only graduate-level, regional leadership program in the region, you’ll have an opportunity to get to know fellow leaders from across the […]

Share Your Voice

March 30th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized

The strength of the North Texas Commission lies in its members. It’s something that has been said about our organization since its founding 46 years ago and it’s even more pertinent today. This is a time of tremendous growth and change in North Texas. To ensure that we are maximizing our impact on our region’s […]

Poetry in motion: North Texas lab revolutionizes prosthetic technology

March 21st, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized

Back in the 1970s, Americans marveled at the “six million dollar” heroism of Steve Austin and Jaime Sommers. Their high performance “bionic” capabilities, including lifelike prosthetic legs, were the stuff of science fiction. It’s no wonder. The technology behind the prostheses of the 1970s was rooted in the 1950s, and it hasn’t changed much since […]

Walking a mile in their shoes. Virtually.

March 16th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized

Imagine experiencing the thrill of a zip line or skydiving while keeping both feet on the ground. Or gaining a deeper understanding of the Civil War by seeing it through the eyes of an infantryman. Or interacting with – rather than just looking at – dinosaur exhibits in a museum. Several DFW-area virtual reality companies […]

No Matter How Small

March 15th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized

When Horton first heard the Who, he discovered an entire world that fit on the head of a pin. Luckily for North Texans, at universities across our region, researchers and their teams know how to leverage very small things to make a big impact in our daily lives. Nanotechnology is the study of anything very […]

Powering business, one byte at a time

March 13th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized

If big data is big business, then managing big data is even bigger business. It takes a special mix of physical space, infrastructure, reliability, low cost of utilities, low tax liability, and proximity to users and talent to make data centers hum. All of these ingredients for success are right here in North Texas. “This […]