New CBJ awards programs seek to highlight Charlotte region"s best in HR, manufacturing and more

The Charlotte Business Journal is seeking nominations for several awards programs — including two that are new to the lineup this year. Our inaugural Best in HR Awards will recognize the vital work being done by human resources professionals i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2019

MSPBJ seeks nominations for 2019 Business of Manufacturing awards

The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal is now seeking nominations for its second annual Business of Manufacturing awards.  These awards recognize innovative manufacturers and leaders in the industry who are helping grow our region's economy, a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 15th, 2019

CFO of the Year 2019: How these financial execs are guiding their companies through trials, triumphs

Welcome to the Charlotte Business Journal ’s 11th annual CFO of the Year Awards special section. In this program, we identify financial leaders across the region who have set their companies up for success. CFOs are more than number crunchers .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2019

Announcing: Our inaugural Best in HR awards honorees

We’ll highlight how these four HR programs have had a positive impact on employees as part of our 2019 Best Places to Work in Greater Louisville program......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 6th, 2019

Do you know a Diverse Business Leader in the St. Louis region?

The St. Louis Business Journal is seeking nominations for its Diverse Business Leaders awards, which promote diversity around race, sexual orientation and disability. This is one of our most popular awards programs, so make sure you, your colleague or.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 1st, 2018

Furniture startup to bring 200-plus jobs to Charlotte region

Design Foundry, an upholstered furniture startup, plans to begin manufacturing in a former furniture factory in Hickory, bringing more than 200 jobs to Catawba County. Furniture veteran Eric Fulcher, president and CEO of Design Foundry, will use abou.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 8th, 2019

5 things to know, and don"t forget to nominate a notable innovation

Welcome to Wednesday, loyal readers. Here's what you need to know today. First, a friendly reminder The nomination deadline for the Sacramento Region Innovation Awards is approaching. You have until July 19 to nominate notable products, services and.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 10th, 2019

Meet the startups that pitched at Summerfest Tech

More than 500 members of the Milwaukee region's tech community recently gathered for Summerfest Tech, the second-year event created by Summerfest to highlight tech innovation. The event concluded with the inaugural 5 Lakes Pitch Competition, a pa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 4th, 2019

Why this Charlotte company keeps buying up land in the Triangle region

When a real estate investor is active in scooping up property, land around the same area, one would think major development may not be far away......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 2nd, 2019

Here are the 2019 Readers" Choice Awards winners in leisure & entertainment

OBJ's readers enjoy frequenting venues either in downtown and its surrounding neighborhoods, or they head over to where the travelers go in southwest Orlando — helping boost the region's $70 billion tourism industry......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 1st, 2019

Asia"s factories falter in June, trade truce fails to brighten outlook

Factory activity shrank in most Asian countries in June as the simmering U.S.-China trade conflict put further strains on the region's manufacturing sector, keeping policymakers under pressure to deploy stronger steps to avert a global recession......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 1st, 2019

Asia"s factory activity shrinks, U.S.-China trade truce fails to brighten outlook

Factory activity shrank in most Asian countries in June as the simmering U.S.-China trade conflict put further strains on the region's manufacturing sector, keeping policymakers under pressure to deploy stronger steps to avert a global recession......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 1st, 2019

PHOTOS: Spotlight on Charlotte"s Healthiest Employers as 2019 rankings are revealed

A group of 35 Charlotte-area employers were recognized on Friday for their role in promoting health and wellness. It was part of the Charlotte Business Journal's ninth annual Healthiest Employers of Greater Charlotte Awards, an event held at the Daniel S.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 30th, 2019

Scenes from the BBJ"s 2019 Tech 10 awards (PHOTOS)

Greater Baltimore's tech community gathered at City Garage in Port Covington on Thursday to celebrate the region's most innovative tech leaders at the Baltimore Business Journal's 2019 Tech 10 awards. More than 150 people came out to the event, which re.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 28th, 2019

Thought Leader Forum: Successful women leaders share experiences, advice

Studies show that companies benefit from diversity in the boardroom and on the leadership team. But there are still barriers for women who seek to rise to the top. A group of dynamic women leaders from the Puget Sound region came together for a discuss.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 27th, 2019

Snacklins stays: Growing food co. expands manufacturing capacity in D.C. region

The food startup company will be able to increase its production rate by ten times with the new facility......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 27th, 2019

EY"s Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2019 Gulf Coast winners include 7 Houston-area CEOs

EY has named 10 winners for the Gulf Coast region of its 2019 Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. Of those, seven are CEOs of Houston-based companies — including two large publicly traded companies, KBR Inc. (NYSE: KBR) and Southwestern Energy Co. (N.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 22nd, 2019

New York Area Manufacturing Activity Plummets in June

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has released its Empire State Manufacturing report for the month of June. While this is just one region, it is viewed as being close to a real-time report that........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJun 17th, 2019

3 from Orlando earn Entrepreneur of the Year 2019 Florida Awards

Three businessmen from Orlando were named winners of EY's Entrepreneur of the Year 2019 Florida Awards. The awards are meant to highlight entrepreneurs excelling in innovation, financial performance and commitment to the community. The locals wh.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 14th, 2019

TriMet awards $80M light rail contract to Sacramento firm

Sacramento train maker Siemens Mobility said it has won an $80 million contract to renovate light rail trains for TriMet, the public transit agency for the Portland, Oregon, region. The contract will see repairs and refurbishment to 79 light rail.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 4th, 2019

Global recession fears grow as manufacturing shrinks across Asia

Factory activity contracted in most Asian countries last month as an escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing raised fears of a global economic downturn and heaped pressure on policymakers in the region and beyond to roll out more stimulus......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 3rd, 2019