Business briefs: Oct. 16

October 14, 2013 

Bowman to provide branding update

Knightdale Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Mary Yount announced today that Brian Bowman, Communications Director for the Town of Knightdale, will be the guest speaker at this month’s Networking in Knightdale. Knightdale has hired North Star Destination Strategies to conduct a branding and visioning campaign that will help Knightdale define its “competitive differentiator.” Bowman has been instrumental in working with North Star on this project.

Networking in Knightdale is a monthly event held by the Knightdale Chamber of Commerce, providing an opportunity for local business owners and community leaders to come together for lunch, connecting, and a spotlight presentation. “With the growth we’ve seen in recent years, Knightdale is at a turning point,” Bowman said. His presentation will provide attendees an inside look at Knightdale’s branding project and what it means for the community and local businesses.

Networking in Knightdale will be held Oct. 15, at World Karate Do, 1207 N. Smithfield Road in Knightdale. The event begins at 11:30 a.m. and is a bring-your-own-lunch format. Open to members and nonmembers of the Chamber, attendees should register online at For additional information, call 919-266-4603.

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