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NTX Magazine Vol. 4 Features BNSF

July 10th, 2015 Posted in Innovation, Meet Our Members, Regional Spotlight

When you think of railroads, the first thing that pops into your mind isn’t often modern times. Maybe you think of cattle being hauled across country. Perhaps it’s that scene in Back to the Future III when Marty and Doc hopped off a speeding train and into the DeLorean. But when BNSF, a Fort Worth-based […]

Webinar Recap: Social Entrepreneurship – Innovative Thinking to Build a Better North Texas

July 8th, 2015 Posted in Webinars

The North Texas Commission’s Topic: North Texas Webinar Series presented by Verizon continued on July 8, 2015 with Suzanne Smith as she discussed social entrepreneurship and innovation on a global and regional scale. What is Social Entrepreneurship? Social entrepreneurs take ideas, either new or existing, and come up with innovative, creative ways leverage them to make an […]

Facebook Data Center comes to North Texas

July 8th, 2015 Posted in Regional Updates

The friendly approach to business in North Texas has brought many familiar face to the region. And now, we’re adding a well-known friend to the North Texas profile. Facebook announced yesterday their plans to build a $1 billion data center in north Fort Worth in Hillwood’s Alliance development. The company already broke ground on what will be a 440,103-square-foot […]

What is Digital Espionage?

July 7th, 2015 Posted in Information/Technology

From Fortune 500 companies to unsuspecting individuals, digital espionage has quickly become a problem on the forefront of the cyber newsfeed. While hacking is nothing new, the frequency and intensity at which information and identities are being stolen has increased, with billions lost each year in intellectual property, technological advances and financial accounts in the […]

North Texas Real Estate Booms

July 5th, 2015 Posted in Data & Statistics, In The News

North Texas is an ever-expanding metropolis, with new developments and businesses cropping up every day. New draws people in, according to the Realtor.com June Real Estate Market Report, which ranks Dallas/Fort Worth at #5 on the list of hottest markets in the US. The Urban Land Institute also recently released their Emerging Trends in Real […]

NTX Trends June Recap

July 1st, 2015 Posted in NTC Updates

SUMMERTIME & THE NTC The North Texas Commission kicked off summer with honors and announcements including our President & CEO being named one of the Dallas Business Journal Women in Business honorees and announcing that Mark Cuban will keynote our 44th Annual Members’ Luncheon in September. Make sure to stay up-to-date with all NTC programs […]

Thank You NTC Members | June 2015

June 30th, 2015 Posted in NTC Updates

We greatly appreciate the support of our new and renewing members from the month of June. Freese and Nichols, Inc. Constellation Town of Trophy Club City of Haslet City of Murphy Fluor Corporation Breitling Energy Energy Future Holdings Town of Westlake Town of Addison American Airlines University of Texas at Arlington Thank you for your continued […]

Webinar Recap: 7 Steps to the LinkedIn Profile You Deserve

June 25th, 2015 Posted in Webinars

The North Texas Commission’s Topic: North Texas Webinar Series presented by Verizon continued on June 24, 2015 with Lisa Van Gemert as she presented seven steps you can take to develop the LinkedIn profile you need and deserve. Lisa’s presentation included a handy worksheet you can download HERE, and the YouTube recording of the webinar along […]

Dallas Fed’s Texas Business Outlook Surveys

June 22nd, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized

Be part of a process that helps gauge regional business activity and informs monetary policy making. If you are an executive in a Texas-based manufacturing or service-sector firm, the Dallas Fed invites you to participate in the Dallas Fed’s Texas Business Outlook Surveys. The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas relies on information from local companies […]