Note: The Skinny blog is written by Rick Smith, editor and co-founder of Local Tech Wire and business editor of WRAL.com.

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Mark Cuban knows how to draw a crowd beyond his Dallas Mavericks NBA franchise.

Local Tech Wire’s Executive Exchange event featuring the “dot com” billionaire and entrepreneur that is set for Thursday is a sellout. Cuban headlines the program that is being put on in partnership with Southern Capitol Ventures and Intersouth Partners.

Registration has closed.

However, if you aren’t on the attendee list, LTW will be offering extensive coverage online throughout the day from the American Tobacco Historic District in Durham.

In addition to “tweets” on Twitter, LTW will have two reporters and a photographer filing throughout the day.

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