Strategic Initiatives + Events

The 2019 Economic Development Forecast event was held by the Raleigh Chamber on January 10. Charlie Doughtery, VP and economist with Wells Fargo Securities cited Raleigh’s popularity and expected that trend to continue bringing strong employment growth and broadening our labor force including women’s participation in the labor force. Tom Barkin, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, stated the importance of understanding the disparities between urban and rural areas in employment, education and earnings. Overall the economy’s numbers appear strong; however, business sentiment has weakened. Further insights given about labor market conditions, rising wages, and housing conditions. http://files.raleigh-wake.org/about-wced/WCED-Brochure-EconBiz-MedRes-Spreads.pdf 

Raleigh4u RT @WSJVC: Drone startup PrecisionHawk has raised $32 million in Series E funding https://t.co/4BB1qqXMSP
Raleigh4u RT @RaleighGov: New Council member Saige Martin talks about the importance of true, personal engagement with the community at the @raleighc
Raleigh4u RT @RaleighWake: Innovation industries cluster in cities where there are highly educated workers, sophisticated suppliers & research instit…
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Raleigh4u RT @CapitalAreaWD: There are a few high-growth industries in the Triangle that need workers! There are many positions available and we're w…
LaunchRaleigh RT @DerrickMinor: Great post by @chrisheivly on the impact of local influencers on the health of a startup community. This was (and continu…
LaunchRaleigh RT @RaleighWake: #Raleigh-based @pendoio CEO Todd Olson reflects on #growth & the future in a recent @Inc article, "the way we continue gro…
LaunchRaleigh RT @Raleigh4u: #Raleigh ranked #13 Most Educated City in America by @WalletHub. "Educated people want to live somewhere where they will get…
LaunchRaleigh RT @InnovateRaleigh: Join us 8/27 at @HQRaleigh for @ncopenpass Lightning Talks! ⚡️ Speakers will have 5 minutes for talks on mapping redl…
LaunchRaleigh RT @ncopenpass: Join us August 27 at @HQRaleigh for our first event of the fall - NC Open Pass Lightning Talks. Come hear speakers share 5…