NTX Magazine Volume 1 - Page 10

North Texas is not only a business mecca, but offers many attractions at the American Airlines Center (above) and the annual Plano Balloon Fest (right). with professional teams in every top sport. The National Football nearly as strong if our residents weren’t able to enjoy an active League’s Dallas Cowboys and Major League Baseball’s Texas Rangfamily life.” ers have state-of-the-art facilities in Arlington, while the National North Texas’ center-of-the-United-States location makes it Basketball Association’s Dallas Mavericks and National Hockey a quickly growing international business destination. The global League’s Dallas Stars play at the American Airlines Center in downaccess granted by the nearly 200 daily destinations of DFW town Dallas. The Collin County town of Frisco is home to Major International Airport and the impending opening of the expanded League Soccer’s FC Dallas and Double-A Texas League baseball Panama Canal offers a world of opportunity for companies looking team Frisco RoughRiders. And, two American Association baseball to ship goods to or from the United States through Texas. teams call the region home, as well as Central Hockey League teams And, culturally, Texans are among the most hospitable people. the Fort Worth Brahmas and Allen Americans. “Texans are quick to offer a warm handshake and gracious smile, but “One aspect that makes our region truly successful is the fact it’s backed by a fierce spirit of breaking down barriers and building that our quality of life balances our business attributes,” said Jackson. bridges with our peers across the globe,” said Jackson. z “Return on investment from location in North Texas wouldn’t be 8 North Texas Magazine www.ntc-dfw.org