Meet Our Members: Frank Bliss

October 27th, 2014 Posted in Meet Our Members

Frank Bliss, President, Cooper & Stebbins As the developer of Southlake Town Square, Frank Bliss understands how quality of life can grow a community. In today’s Meet our Members, we discuss with Frank growth, diversity and what issues are important for the success of our region.

Welcome Home a Hero: The Mission Continues

October 26th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport recently opened the new Welcome Home A Hero (WHAH) Commemoration Center at Founder’s Plaza located at 1700 North Airfield Drive. For more than eight years, the WHAH program greeted 1 million soldiers at DFW Airport, arriving and departing from their military deployments. Thousands of volunteers lined up every single day, twice […]

Most Diverse Zip in the US: 75038

October 23rd, 2014 Posted in Data & Statistics, Regional Updates

It probably doesn’t come as a surprise to North Texas residents that as the population in the Dallas-Fort Worth area has grown, so too has the diversity. But how many people would believe that the Metroplex – not New York, Los Angeles, or Miami – is home to the most diverse zip code in the […]

Meet Our Members: Allison Thompson

October 20th, 2014 Posted in Meet Our Members

  Allison Thompson, Director of Economic Development, Cedar Hill Economic Development Corporation Today’s Meet our Members with Allison Thompson takes a look at the quality of life attributes, talent and business climate in North Texas.

NTx Apps Challenge Winners

October 18th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized

The inaugural NTx Apps Challenge awarded $80,000 to five teams of web entrepreneurs who created sustainability apps to address four key municipal growth challenges; water conservation, waste and recycling, smart energy, and transportation. The winners were announced Friday, Oct. 17 during an award ceremony at The Treehouse in Addison.The winners of the NTx Apps Challenge […]

5th Annual Grits & Gridiron

October 16th, 2014 Posted in Events

Elected Officials, North Texas Business Leaders Mingle at Grits & Gridiron TX-OU weekend got off to a right start at the 5th Annual Grits & Gridiron Red River Kickoff brunch hosted by the North Texas Commission and Texas Association of Manufacturers. This year’s event hosted elected officials including Speaker Joe Straus, Rep. Lon Burman and […]

Meet Our Members: Gray Mayes

October 13th, 2014 Posted in Meet Our Members

  Gray Mayes, Director, Government Relations, Texas Instruments Today we meet Gray Mayes, the 2015 Chair of the North Texas Commission. In her Meet our Members interview, we learn the top qualities important to Texas Instruments, what she would tell a company relocating to North Texas and the role of technology in our region.

Welcome to NTx Trends

September 28th, 2014 Posted in NTC Updates

Welcome to the New NTx Trends The word “trend” has long been a buzzword used to describe fashion, music and even food. Its now become a social media term, designating when a topic has gained so much attention that it’s on the tip of everyone’s tongue. So, when the North Texas Commission launched our website […]

Annual Members Luncheon

September 26th, 2014 Posted in Events

    Finding Your Adventure through a Connected World For 40 years, DFW International Airport has connected North Texans to adventures across the world. During the North Texas Commission’s 43rd Annual Members’ Luncheon on September 12, the celebration of four decades of “the new big airport’s” service to our region culminated with 900 business and […]

Meet Our Members: David Tesmer

September 25th, 2014 Posted in Meet Our Members

  David Tesmer, SVP, Texas Health Resources Fresh off his tenure as Chairman of the North Texas Commission Board of Directors, we asked David about the upcoming Texas Legislature, the importance of exceptional talent in the workforce and the best piece of advice he’s ever received.