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NTX Trends July Recap

August 13th, 2015 Posted in NTC Updates

SUMMER SUN & TEXAS HEAT July brought warm temperatures, booming real estate, Leadership North Texas Class 7 and a new WNBA team, “The Shock.” Here’s a recap of July and what’s coming through September at the NTC. Make sure to stay up-to-date with all NTC programs and events on our blog – NTX TRENDS. UPCOMING NTC […]

North Texas Ranks No. 3 in U.S. Job Opportunities

August 13th, 2015 Posted in In The News

The US Bureau of Labor and Statistics has named North Texas as the No. 3 U.S. metropolitan area in terms of job growth for the second month in a row, as of June 2015. With substantial population and business growth in the North Texas area, it’s no wonder that employment rates would also rise. According […]

2015 Transportation and Water Summit

August 12th, 2015 Posted in Events, NTC Updates

Did you know that the current U.S. interstate highway system was designed in the 1950s? Back then, the population of North Texas was close to 885,000. Today, North Texas has grown to over 6.8 million people, the fourth largest region in the U.S. The needs and issues we had in the 1950s and the needs […]

Meet our Members: Bob Drenka, Emirates

August 6th, 2015 Posted in Meet Our Members

Bob Drenka, Emirates DFW International Airport and North Texas continues to be a top global destination with new airlines launching rapidly. One of those recent launches is Emirates, which connects North Texas to the vibrant and growing United Arab Emirates. Please take a moment to meet Bob Drenka of Emirates.

Thank You NTC Members | July 2015

August 3rd, 2015 Posted in NTC Updates

We greatly appreciate the support of our new and renewing members from the month of July. Bear Transportation Services Berger Engineering Cedar Hill Economic Development Citadel Partners City of Lake Worth Dallas Area Rapid Transit Ebby Halliday Gorrondona and Associates, Inc. Paragon Relocation Rangers Baseball, LLC Slalom Southern Methodist University Tarrant Regional Water District Verizon […]

“The Shock” Announces Move to North Texas

July 30th, 2015 Posted in Regional Spotlight, Regional Updates

Late last week, the WNBA announced their plans to move The Shock from their home in Tulsa to North Texas in the 2016 season. It’s no surprise owners unanimously approved the relocation with North Texas already serving as the home to 13 professional athletic teams, including the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, Dallas Mavericks and Dallas Stars. […]

Bringing the World to North Texas

July 24th, 2015 Posted in Regional Spotlight

Texas has become much more than the land of cowboys to hundreds of young people from around the world. It’s become home. With the help of Aspect Foundation’s international exchange program, Texas families have opened their hearts and homes to exchange students each year, providing safe and welcoming places during their American experience. “When the […]

Webinar Recap: Build Your Brand & Executive Presence

July 23rd, 2015 Posted in Webinars

The North Texas Commission welcomed Valerie Sokolosky from Valerie and Company as she discussed Executive Presence as a leadership strategy and an essential tool for building long-lasting business relationships that result in revenue growth. About the Webinar In order to compete in the current business environment, research shows that executives must be clear about how they are […]

Meet Our Members: Jeff Williams

July 21st, 2015 Posted in Meet Our Members

Mayor Jeff Williams, City of Arlington Jeff Williams II, the newly-elected Mayor of Arlington and new member of the North Texas Commission Board of Directors, has been a longtime volunteer for his community and North Texas. With a 34-year career as a civil engineer, Mayor Williams as serves as President of Graham Associates.

North Texas Skies

July 16th, 2015 Posted in Data & Statistics, Regional Updates

While DFW International Airport and Love Field may hold the eyes of consumers when it comes to air travel, there are 13 airports throughout North Texas that keep our region’s reputation as a business-friendly, logistics and manufacturing hub soaring above other U.S. metro areas. It’s no surprise that the largest global airline, American Airlines, and the largest domestic airline, Southwest […]