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North Texas Community Welcomes James D. Spaniolo

August 30th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized

Earlier this week, we announced James D. Spaniolo will join the North Texas Commission as the organization’s new President and CEO. Jim served as president of the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) for almost a decade. His appointment will begin October 3, 2016, but he will be introduced at the 45th Annual Members’ Luncheon […]

Welcome Leadership North Texas Class 8

August 30th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized

The Leadership North Texas Selection Committee selected the members of the 2015-2016 program year. Class 8 is made up of 32 leaders from across North Texas in a variety of industry sectors including elected officials, municipal leaders, executives from DFW International Airport, higher education leaders and the business community. Since the program launched in 2008, […]

Dana Perino, Best-Selling Author and Political Commentator, Keynotes Annual Meeting

August 30th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized

To celebrate our 45th anniversary, Dana Perino, the first female Republican White House Press Secretary who served President George W. Bush’s administration, will keynote the Annual Members’ Luncheon presented by Bell Helicopter. The luncheon will be held on Thursday, September 15 at noon at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas. As our country prepares […]

NTX Magazine Vol. 7 Coming Soon

August 30th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized

The latest issue of NTX Magazine will begin hitting mailboxes in late September. This issue examines the connectivity between devices, the Internet of Things (IoT) and how North Texas sits at the crossroads for this technology. Software is developed on the west coast and hardware is manufactured on the east coast. The Internet of Things […]

CNBC Ranks North Texas #8 in Top Metro Areas to Start a Business

August 29th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized

We’ve long touted the business-friendly benefits of North Texas. From low-cost of both commercial and residential real estate, global access through DFW International Airport and low corporate taxes, this region has been a magnet for businesses from major relocations such as Toyota, to pioneering start-ups. CNBC recently ranked the Dallas-Fort Worth region eighth in the […]

Recap | To the Point Luncheon Examines Opioids Epidemic

August 29th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized

Opioids and opioid addiction gained national attention during the past few months following a Food and Drug Administration report on the alarming increase in the epidemic of prescription painkillers in the U.S. This report came weeks before pop star Prince died from what has been cited as an opioid overdose. Realizing that this issue impacts […]

Thank You NTC Members – July

July 29th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized

Welcome new NTC Member, City of Grand Prairie!   Thank you to our renewing members: City of Grapevine City of Kaufman Dallas Area Rapid Transit Dannenbaum Engineering Corporation Fidelity Investments Rangers Baseball, LLC Tarrant Regional Water District Tom Thumb Food & Pharmacy Town of Westlake Woodbine Development

Six North Texas Cities Top Least Stressed List

July 20th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized

Come to North Texas and you’ll find yourself entering a blissful, relaxed state. At least that’s what WalletHub, the personal finance site, says in a new survey of the Most and Least Stressed Cities in America. As WalletHub says, stress is inevitable, and not at all bad, but when stress turns chronic it can negatively […]

Celebrate a Star-Spangled Weekend in North Texas

July 1st, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized

Independence Day is known for food, fun, but especially fireworks. There’s nothing like watching the sparkle and glow of fireworks under the big Texas sky, and there’s no shortage of opportunities in North Texas this weekend. Events will be on going both July 3rd and July 4th all over the Dallas area, including Fair Park, […]

Thank You NTC Members – June

June 20th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized

Welcome new NTC Member, Courtyard by Marriott & TownePlace Suites DFW Airport North/Grapevine, Tx!   Thank you to our renewing members: City of Sachse Constellation Energy Future Holdings (Luminant & TXU) Fluor Corporation Freese and Nichols, Inc. North Texas Tollway Authority Paragon Relocation Verizon