Articles by tag: Texas

Inside the Honky Tonk Empire: A Conversation with Amanda Banda, Director of Marketing at Billy Bob’s Texas

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In an era where digital transformation is reshaping every aspect of our lives, the live music industry is not left behind. Innovations in streaming technology, social media, and audience engagement tools offer both challenges and opportunities for artists and venues alike. With live music being a vital cultural expression and significant economic activity, understanding […]

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Addressing Urban Inequality with Senate Hopeful Carl Sherman

Despite many efforts created to mitigate urban inequality, it is still a persistent challenge in cities. On the latest showing of “Tuesdays with Morrisey,” host Adam Morrisey engaged in a crucial dialogue about the subject with an influential figure. This week, Morrisey conversed with Texas Legislature member and US Senate candidate, Carl Sherman about […]

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Revving Up the Fan Experience with Mark Faber

Texas Motor Speedway, a legendary hub for motorsports enthusiasts, stands proudly in the heart of Texas. This renowned venue has hosted thrilling NASCAR races and a spectrum of exciting events for decades, captivating fans from all walks of life. In a recent podcast episode, Mark Faber, EVP and General Manager at Texas Motor Speedway, […]

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Texas’ Recent EV Mandate is a Plus For Tesla. Will it Make Charging Easier to Access for EV Drivers?

As electric vehicles (EVs) gain traction the concept of the EV mandate will follow. The question isn’t just about the cars themselves, but the infrastructure supporting them. Two weeks ago, Texas mandated specifying that in order for electric vehicle charging companies to get federal funds, they must have Tesla’s charging technology at their charging […]

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Facility Pros Offer Summer Building Management Strategies As Grid Brownouts Near

As we transition from the mild temperatures of spring into the sweltering heat of summer, regions across the country, particularly states with at-risk grids like Texas, brace for the inevitable increase in energy demand. The demand for sweet, sweet air conditioning is sure to put extra pressure on state-specific energy grids, meaning consumers and […]

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Energy and the Effects on Agriculture: Can We Survive?

Since President Biden came into office, there has been an increasing focus on “green energy” initiatives, resulting in radical changes in the oil industry. For example, the 2021 Executive Order resulted in the cancellation of the 2019 Keystone Pipeline permit. But how are these radical changes impacting the U.S. agriculture industry, and will these changes […]

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The FASTEST-DRIVING Conference of the Year: NADA 2023!

The NADA (National Automobile Dealers Association) annual conference is THE automotive industry event of the year!  And NADA 2023 in Dallas, Texas continued this trend, with the top companies in the industry showcasing their newest products, services, and cutting-edge technologies!   MarketScale’s Grant Harrell, Host of the transportation/mobility-focused video podcast series, Are We There Yet?, decided […]

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Listen Carefully, Respond Creatively
April 12, 2024

In this captivating episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, delves into the transformative business philosophy of “listen carefully, respond creatively.” This approach has not only skyrocketed the Savannah Bananas to fame but also serves as a universal blueprint for revolutionizing customer service and engagement across all sectors. […]

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Stacey Childress, Senior Advisor at McKinsey and Company, discusses higher ed
Bold Measures are Needed to Improve Investment in Higher Education
April 12, 2024

The stakes for higher education have never been higher as the educational landscape sees rapid evolution. As universities and colleges grapple with the dual challenges of technological disruption and increasing demands for accessible, quality education, the question of how best to implement investment in higher education becomes a priority. This debate has been ignited […]

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Hey, it’s 9 am… Wake up Healthy with 9amHealth!
April 12, 2024

Healthcare Rethink host Brian Urban explores ways to wake up healthy and stay healthy with his guest, Dr. Avantika Waring, MD, the Chief Medical Officer, at 9amHealth. This episode delves into the transformative approach to healthcare delivery championed by 9amHealth. Dr. Waring’s journey from a humanities student with a love for French to a […]

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Strengthen Public Safety and Security: Modernize Radio Communication for Better Field Response
April 11, 2024

The importance of radio communication within public safety and security operations remains unbeaten in an era dominated by digital transformation. This medium, essential for over a century, continues to be the lifeline for responders on the front lines. From ensuring the safety of field agents to facilitating real-time critical information flow and enhancing situational […]

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Amazon-Backed Rivian in Talks for Texas Factory
August 12, 2021

Transcript: Kailey Leinz: Amazon backed Electric Vehicle Startup Rivian is in talks to invest at least five billion dollars to build a factory near Fort Worth, Texas. Bloomberg has learned the factory would be designed to produce 200,000 vehicles a year and would create at least 7,500 jobs. For more, we’re joined now by Bloomberg’s […]

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Demand Response and the Power Grid: How to End Rolling Blackouts
June 22, 2021

Rolling blackouts are a big topic of conversation right now, with Texas and California facing potential summer blackouts due to heat waves. But most people don’t understand why they’re necessary and what they achieve. One crucial question surrounding blackouts is whether or not power grids can get to a place where they’re not needed. On […]

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Power Grids and Fracking: How The U.S. Manages its Energy
May 12, 2021

The Energy Exchange explores the complex and critical intersection of energy, money and technology. Experts will use their insights and forecasts to outline what energy is available to us, the costs associated with that energy production and its use, and the technological innovations changing the way we utilize Earth’s resources to power our way of […]

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How Will The Kindergarten Bubble Impact School Funding?
May 6, 2021

The numbers are getting clearer; a lack of early learners enrolled in public schools in 2021 is creating a Kindergarten bubble. This could potentially lead to various issues, one of which is funding, and education professionals are seeking and offering strategies for districts and educators on how to respond. What are some of those strategies, […]

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VCC Celebrates Launch of New Dallas Lifestyle Complex
April 23, 2021

(Presswire) This month marked the official grand opening of the expansive 433 acre mixed-use project, Grandscape!   In the spring of 2017, VCC officially broke ground on what would become Grandscape lifestyle center. They are grateful to Nebraska Furniture Mart for trusting them to fulfill their vision of a vibrant and interactive community. Though construction […]

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Can H-E-B’s Digital Strategy Compete with Kroger and Walmart?
April 5, 2021

The texas-based grocery chain, H-E-B, looks to open two new stores in the North Texas area by the Fall of 2022. With targets for Frisco and Plano, they seem to be planning to dominate market share in these Dallas suburbs, similar to what they do in other major Texas cities such as San Antonio […]

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Tesla Is Plugging a Secret Mega-Battery Into the Texas Grid
March 9, 2021

(Bloomberg) — Elon Musk is getting into the Texas power market, with previously unrevealed construction of a gigantic battery connected to an ailing electric grid that nearly collapsed last month. The move marks Tesla Inc.’s first major foray into the epicenter of the U.S. energy economy. A Tesla subsidiary registered as Gambit Energy Storage LLC is […]

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After Texas Crisis, Biden’s Climate Plan Hangs on Fragile Power Grid
February 25, 2021

(Bloomberg) — The millions of people who struggled to keep warm in Texas, with blackouts crippling life inside a dominant energy hub, have laid bare the desperate state of U.S. electricity grids. To fix nationwide vulnerabilities, President Joe Biden will have to completely reimagine the American way of producing and transmitting electricity. Biden wants to  overhaul the nation’s grids so they derive […]

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Trust but Verify: A Common Sense Approach to Data
February 24, 2021

Data drives decisions of the worlds largest companies but in a world with constant data, how do you make sense of it? Host TC Riley, puts the world under the lens of data and analytics and explores current news, B2B trends, and popular topics.   Diving Into Data tackles a common and pivotal part of the […]

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