Upcoming Events

Jan
14
Wed
8:30 am Strategic Planning Program @ Duke Raleigh Hospital
Strategic Planning Program @ Duke Raleigh Hospital
Jan 14 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Strategic Planning Program @ Duke Raleigh Hospital | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
The Members of the Executive will host Board members to a Strategic Planning program on January 14. RSVPs are required – materials will be provided once registration is taken. Click here to register.  
Jan
22
Thu
5:30 pm EMPOWER – Take Charge Social @ Empower Personalized Fitness
EMPOWER – Take Charge Social @ Empower Personalized Fitness
Jan 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
EMPOWER - Take Charge Social @ Empower Personalized Fitness | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
We all know this.. January is resolution time.  A time when we all commit to make lasting changes for the New Year and vow to do better this year than the one before. Well 2015 is your year because the expert health and fitness professionals at Empower Personalized Fitness will show you how to kick off this New Year in style as you learn how to pair food, wine and exercise to improve your overall health.  Join Empower Personalized Fitness
Feb
23
Mon
2:00 pm MRA Executive Committee Mtg. @ Duke Raleigh Hospital
MRA Executive Committee Mtg. @ Duke Raleigh Hospital
Feb 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
MRA Executive Committee Mtg. @ Duke Raleigh Hospital | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
The Executive Committee of the MRA will meet in regular session on February 23 at 2:00pm at Duke Raleigh Hospital.
Mar
5
Thu
5:30 pm Midtown Education Forum @ Carroll Magnet Middle School
Midtown Education Forum @ Carroll Magnet Middle School
Mar 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Midtown Education Forum @ Carroll Magnet Middle School | Raleigh | North Carolina | United States
 Join Midtown businesses and school representatives to learn about the amazing things happening with our kids in our own backyard. Learn about each school’s unique offerings and opportunities for businesses to collaborate with schools and vice versa. Speakers will announced soon. If you are interested in sponsoring this one-of-a-kind event, please let us know by emailing trobbins@midtownraleighallinace.org.

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ADVOCACY

MRA Advocating for Midtown's Needs

Update on Six Forks Corridor Study:

In mid-January the MRA leadership and the public will see the new Six Forks Corridor Draft Plan. This project has been a signature project for the MRA and was the joint effort of many businesses and organizations. Please check back for the exact date of the public presentation session in January, by looking at our Calendar page.

The Midtown Raleigh Alliance takes the lead in advocating for our vibrant Midtown home. Issues of transportation, public safety, recreational access and overall quality of life are critical to keeping Midtown successful and appealing. We are committed to monitoring and advocating through the public processes to further Midtown’s success! Click here to view a few of the top issues we are working on.

STAYING VIBRANT

The Midtown Brand

The Midtown Raleigh Alliance is exploring a project with the City of Raleigh that would allow for Midtown to create its own unique look and feel, a ‘graphic identity’ if you will. Alliance staff has reached out to the City Planners at the Urban Design Center to look at the Downtown sign program and see if Midtown could create a way-finding sign program that would serve the purposes of both way finding and creating the sense of place that Midtowners feel exists here.

WHAT'S SHAKIN'

  • Good Economic News for 2015

    Top business economists are predicting fastest growth we’ve seen since 2005, as falling oil prices and encouraging jobs reports continue. The National Association for Business Economics said Monday it expects the overall economy, as measured by the gross domestic product, to expand by 3.1 percent next year. That would be the strongest GDP growth since 2005 when the economy grew 3.3 percent.  Click here to read the AP story.

  • MRA & GRCVB Team Up to Promote Smart Card for Midtown Businesses

    The Midtown business district is uniquely situated to recieve many visitors coming to our county for various meetings, conventions, conferences and sporing events. The Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau’s (CVB’s) SmartCard Deals Incentive Program is a great way for your business or organization to attract visiting convention and sports attendees as customers. This program, fully administered by the Greater Raleigh CVB, allows area restaurants, attractions and retail stores to promote a special deal, for free, specifically to arriving convention