Monday, May 16, 2011

Other Business/Industry Groups for the Region to Target


In addition to the businesses and industries targeted by Winston-Salem, Forsyth County and the Piedmont Triad, are there other business and industry groups to target for which we may be well-suited?
Give us your thoughts -- click "comments" below:

9 comments:

Henry H. Lafferty, AIA, said...

Music
Visual Arts

From Our June 7th Meeting… said...

Companies that manufacture equipment for the entertainment industry.

From Our June 7th Meeting… said...

High tech jobs such as solar and other renewable energy

From Our June 7th Meeting… said...

Maybe boutique textile & furniture spin-offs capitalize on the local food movement

From Our June 7th Meeting… said...

Restaurants, summer festivals or entertainment & leisure

From Our June 7th Meeting… said...

Maximize on environmental technologies as well as nano technologies

From Our June 7th Meeting… said...

Active senior communities for varied income levels in an industry that is well suited to our area.

From Our June 7th Meeting… said...

More farmer's markets
More dairies to encourage dairy farms

JRL said...

Support health services, improving environmental quality plus the beauty and livability of downtown. Walkable communities require nearby work areas, green spaces and artistic programs.

http://www.onearth.org/article/the-giving-trees

We should target industries producing new age technologies that reduce carbon emissions like wind and solar, green buildings, bioengineering (environmental field).

http://www.wind.appstate.edu/
http://www.ncsc.ncsu.edu/