Research Triangle Regional Partnership To Host State Of The Research Triangle Region Forum May 23

Top Quote Sold Out Event To Report On Five-Year Economic Development Strategy. End Quote
  • Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (1888PressRelease) May 22, 2013 - The Research Triangle Regional Partnership (RTRP) ( and sponsor Duke Energy ( will host the 10th annual State of the Research Triangle Region economic development forum on Thursday, May 23 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center located in Durham, N.C.

    Hundreds of business and community leaders are expected to attend to hear about the economic health and competitive position of the 13-county Research Triangle Region of North Carolina and its progress on its five-year economic development strategy, "The Shape of Things to Come."

    Joining RTRP and Duke Energy for the 2013 State of the Research Triangle Region are Platinum Sponsors GlaxoSmithKline and Wells Fargo and Gold Sponsors Edge4, Fifth Third Bank, NAI Carolantic Realty Inc., RTI International and Syngenta.

    "The key to our region's economic and competitive health are its diverse, innovation-based economy and culture of collaboration," said Charles A. Hayes, RTRP president and CEO. "Across our campuses, communities and clusters collaboration is working, and it shows. Our regional economy continues to outperform other regions of our state, our nation and the world."

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    (Event hashtag: #2013SOR)

    The Research Triangle Regional Partnership (RTRP) is a public-private partnership that coordinates economic development for the Research Triangle Region, home of The Research Triangle Park and the 13 central North Carolina counties of Chatham, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Harnett, Johnston, Lee, Moore, Orange, Person, Vance, Wake and Warren. RTRP directs the regional economic development strategy, called The Shape of Things to Come. For more information, contact RTRP at (919) 840-7372 or rtrp ( @ ) researchtriangle dot org or visit http://www dot researchtriangle dot org dot

    Jake Potter
    MMI Public Relations
    (919) 233-6600
    jake ( @ ) mmipublicrelations dot com

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