Business roundup: Events production company

Published 12:00 am Saturday, March 12, 2011

Miller Davis Inc. and Sharp Capital Group LLC of Salisbury have established 3Dudes Productions LLC, an events production company.
3Dudes Productions plans to produce several regional shows this year, including a new lineup for Miller Davis Productions’ Brick Street Live concert series in Salisbury, a Cinco de Mayo festival in Charlotte and a regional beer fest in late summer.
“We are focusing our resources on putting together top-notch events,” said Mike Miller, president of Miller Davis. Last year, Miller Davis Productions organized six concerts in the Brick Street Live series. This year, under 3Dudes Productions, the series will be expanded to other locations in Salisbury with weekend events added.
“Event production adds unique diversity to our portfolio holdings, allows us to maintain our regional focus and fills a void in the marketplace,” said Skip Wood, co-founder and managing principal of Sharp Capital.
One Property Source adds SpatialMatch to website
KANNAPOLIS — One Property Source has integrated the SpatialMatch neighborhood and lifestyle search engine its website.
Spatial Match is a map-based search with neighborhood and property search tool that incorporate what a homebuyer needs.
“We’re very excited about One Property Source joining our list of innovative real estate companies who want to offer their customers the most advanced ‘MLS with lifestyle’ search technology on the market,” said John Perkins, CEO of Home Junctions Inc., which developed SpatialMatch. “It demonstrates One Property Source’s commitment to providing homebuyers with the best tools to find the right house with the right lifestyle amenities.”
Paul Bessent, chief operating officer of One Property Source, said, “We are delighted to have SpatialMatch as one of the many tools at our customers’ disposal to help them decide which property is right for them. SpatialMatch brings unprecedented levels of information on everything from where they shop, eat out and go for entertainment, as well as determining if the neighborhood offers a good value in comparison to other recent sales.”
SpatialMatch can search a neighborhood for amenities such as schools, churches, parks, restaurants, etc.
For more information, contact Bessent at
Allstate’s Hadi Rookie of Year for the state
CONCORD — Omar Hadi has been recognized by Allstate Insurance Company as the Rookie of the Year for North Carolina.
Hadi has been an Allstate agent since 2009, when he opened his agency in Concord. He opened a second office in Charlotte on Oct. 1.
He can be reached at 704- 455-5977 or
Attorney among magazine’s ‘Enterprising Women of the Year’
Kannapolis native Janet Ward Black, a Greensboro attorney, has been named to the 2011 class of “Enterprising Women of the Year,” a global competition sponsored by Enterprising Women magazine, Office Depot and the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council. The award was to be presented Thursday in Boca Raton, Fla.
Award recipients were nominated by their peers and reviewed by the Enterprising Women Advisory Board. Successful candidates manage fast-growth businesses, mentor or actively support other women and girls involved in entrepreneurship and stand out as leaders in their communities.
Black has been involved in initiatives to nurture female entrepreneurs across the Triad. “We have so many bright, young ladies here that will be the future Enterprising Women of the Year,” she said. “I applaud their efforts.”
Southeast Pain Care partners with Stanly Regional Medical Center
ALBEMARLE — Southeast Pain Care, a division of the national medical group American Anesthesiology, is partnering with Stanly Regional Medical Center to open a new location Tuesday on the hospital campus, 301 Yadkin St.
Founded in Charlotte in 1997, Southeast Pain Care treats back pain, diabetic neuropathy and others using interventional pain techniques that include nerve blocks, radiofrequency and spinal cord stimulators.
The Stanly County location is the organization’s 13th in the Southeast.
Southeast Pain Care accepts self-referrals for patients suffering from sciatica, headaches, migraines, arthritis, fibromyalgia, shingles and others. To learn more, call 704-983-0081 or visit
Freightliner introduces SmartPlex electrical system, sales tool for iPad
Freightliner Trucks has introduced the SmartPlex electrical system for the Freightliner 114SD and Business Class M2 platforms.
The SmartPlex system uses Freightliner’s proprietary control modules that connect to the J1939 data bus, controlling power to lights and other equipment. The SmartPlex flex switch and lamp module has a capacity for up to 24 switches located in the overhead compartment – which can be installed, programmed and labeled for specific body needs.
Freightliner also announced a new sales tool app for iPad. Developed and provided to Freightliner Trucks dealers, the Freightliner app provides a resource for technical and operational information that encompasses the entire Freightliner Trucks product line. It hosts a catalog of product details, including truck model specs, videos, photos and more so dealers and customers can have access to detailed product information.
Dealers will have instant access to the Daimler Truck Financial point-of-sale website, so sales personnel can upload and submit credit applications, present terms and payments through the loan or lease calculator, and generate contracts and other customer documents through one simple portal.
Five-part leadership seminar series offered at MSU Mooresville
MOORESVILLE — Community members have the opportunity to improve their leadership skills through a free seminar series hosted by Mountain State University Mooresville. The five-part series kicks off with Dr. Jimmy Arthur Atkins speaking on “Leading Self with Character” Wednesday, March 23, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., MSU Mooresville, Catalina Bay, 517 Alcove Road, Lake Norman.
The first event will focus on self-reflection that leads to an understanding of emotional intelligence and sense of purpose.
The second seminar, “Leading Others and Connecting through Communication,” is scheduled for Wednesday, May 25, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. The remaining seminars — “Leading for Results with Resource Acumen,” “Leading in a Climate of Change” and “Leading across Boundaries and Building Coalitions” — will be held in coming months.
Attendees are urged to register online at For more information, call 704-664-3343 ext. 2011.
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