company motto or some important information.
could be a rotating banner highlighting the company,
could be news items, today's date, etc.

Of course there is always an option of splitting this main area into smaller segments.

In another version, the gap between the menubar and main content would be elliminated. This allows for a more integrated look. Look at mockup #4 for an example of this idea.
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