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Job Fair showcases regional employment opportunities in the tech sector 

Raleigh, NC (March 4, 2019) – The North Carolina Technology Association (NC TECH), along with community partners Work in the Triangle, Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster and Capital Area Workforce Development Board, will host the next Triangle Job Fair on Friday, March 8, 2019 from 8:30 am – 1:00 pm at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel + Convention Center in Durham.


2019 Outlook for Tech Conference: Disrupt or be Disrupted

Event to feature executive panel discussions and keynotes on Digital Disruption, along with a Tech Industry Trends Outlook and the release of the2019 State of Technology Industry Report 

Charlotte, N.C. (January 2019) – Organizers for the 2019 Outlook for Tech conference have released this year’s program agenda. This annual event, hosted by the North Carolina Technology Association (NC TECH), will take place on Friday, January 25 at the Sheraton Charlotte and will include executive panel sessions, a luncheon program and exhibit showcase.  More than 350 business and tech leaders representing nearly 150 different companies and organization from around the state are already registered. Some highlights for the day include...

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Findings Reveal the Continued Vibrancy of the State’s Tech Sector            

RALEIGH, NC – February 4, 2019 – The North Carolina Technology Association (NC TECH) has released its fifth annual overview of the state’s tech sector.  The Report provides an overview of the tech sector’s impact on North Carolina’s economy, including workforce composition and salary information, along with a comparison to other states in various categories.  

A few key findings in the Report include:

  • North Carolina ranks #3 in job growth in total tech employment growth from 2012-2017
  • North Carolina once again ranks #1 in percentage of its tech workforce made up of women
  • North Carolina ranks 6th ranked state for Startups created from University tech transfer
  • North Carolina has moved into the top 15 states for venture capital investment
  • For the next five years, North Carolina is projected to be in the Top 5 highest growth states for both tech industry jobs and tech occupations jobs

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February 21, 2018
Here's Where Technology Jobs Could Give Office Properties A Boost in 2018

The U.S. information technology sector saw “modest job gains” in January, when 3,300 jobs were added on the heels of the more than 104,000 new software and IT services jobs in 2017, reported IT trade association CompTIA. It predicts 5% global growth across the tech sector in 2018.  More than 18,000 tech businesses were operating in North Carolina in 2015, with tech employment in the state growing 17.4% from 2011-2016, according to the North Carolina Technology Association’s 2018 State of Technology Industry Report. Similarly, CBRE said in 2017 that Charlotte’s tech talent market had surged 77% over the past five years, the fastest growth of the 50 markets in the report.

Triad Business Journal
February 20, 2018
Report: Triad city sees 41 percent jump in available tech jobs

Burlington was one of the top two metro areas in the state to see an increase in hiring for tech jobs in January, according to a new report by N.C. Technology Association.

WRAL TechWire
February 20, 2018
Heads up, IT job seekers: Here are 10 most needed skills across NC

RALEIGH – The latest information technology jobs report from NC TECH finds that nearly 18,000 IT positions are available across North Carolina. Here are the skills most in demand:

Charlotte Business Journal
February 6, 2018
Man vs. machine: Tensions ahead for tech industry, say experts at Charlotte conference

This year, the technology industry will be a continued story of tension — man versus machine, centralization versus decentralization, risk versus trust. That was an overarching theme at last week’s North Carolina Technology Association conference in Charlotte.

Charlotte Business Journal
Feb 5, 2018, Updated Feb 7, 2018
As North Carolina's tech sector grows, these challenges persist

North Carolina may be ranked among the top 10 as far as growth in the technology sector, but there is still a long way to go. This and other topics regarding tech's future were discussed at Friday's N.C. Technology Association conference in Charlotte, preceding the release of the 2018 State of Technology..

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