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Vivian Powell

Operations Manager

Marketing the Region to the World.

Regional economic developers plan travel to these locations in 2015-2016 to recruit new businesses to the region.

Anyone with leads on companies in these locations that may be interested in learning more about locating a business in the Research Triangle Region should contact Ryan Combs, RTRP executive director at (919) 840-7372.

July 2015
Washington, DC: Select USA's Economic Development Summit at The White House (July 30-31, 2015)

August 2015
Beijing (Hunan Province): Advanced Manufacturing Calls with the N.C. China Council (August 1-9, 2015)

September 2015
Denver, CO: Third Annual DCI Economic Development Marketing Summit (September 17-18, 2015)
Cleveland, OH: Industrial Asset Management Council’s (IAMC) Fall 2015 Professional Forum (September 28-29, 2015)

October 2015
Israel: Water Technology and Environmental Control (WATEC) Conference (October 8-17, 2015)
Asheville, NC: North Carolina Economic Developers Association (NCEDA) Fall Conference (October 21-23, 2015)
Chicago, IL: Women in Economic Development Consultant's Forum (October 26-30, 2015)

December 2015
Washington, DC: Foreign Direct Investment Dinner

January 2016
New Orleans, LA: IEDC 2016 Leadership Summit

February 2016
Chicago, IL: Consultant Luncheon
Orlando, FL: DistribuTECH
Charlotte, NC: Women's Economic Development Network Forum
Nashville, TN: Site Selector's Guild

March 2016
New Orleans, LA: Industrial Asset Management Council (IAMC) VIP Dinner/Spring 2016 Professional Forum
Washington, DC: Consulate and Embassy Calls
Raleigh, NC: Data 4 Decisions Conference and Expo and Industry Dinner

April 2016
Atlanta, GA: Consultant Event at Atlanta Braves' Game

June 2016
Washington, DC: 2016 SelectUSA Investment Summit


Economic Development Program of Work 2014-2016

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RTRP, its partners, members and allies develop and execute a program of work that generates: project and client activity; investment; job creation; talent/workforce development; and economic opportunity.

Smart Grid: Core Firms in the Research Triangle Region, NC

Smart Grid: Core Firms in the Research Triangle Region, NC thumbnail image

The Research Triangle Region is home to 60 firms directly engaged in developing or manufacturing smart grid technologies or services in Triangle locations. Twenty of these firms have corporate headquarters in the Research Triangle Region.