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Raleigh Chamber & Wake County Economic Development - Raleigh, NC

Five successful campaigns since the program's inception in 1995, yielding tens of thousands of jobs, educational development, and recruiting an NHL team.

Traditional economic development mixed with creative solutions


The Competitive Edge program is a public private partnership of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, Wake County, and the City of Raleigh. NCDS has managed five successful campaigns since the program’s inception in 1995. During that time, it has helped create over 170,000 jobs, helped recruit the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes, and successfully advocated for the passage of four school bonds totaling $3 billion. Recently, it has established a best practice talent attraction initiative called Work in the Triangle.


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