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Industry Experts Added to LiveXchange Executive Conference Program

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The 10th annual Business Facilities LiveXchange is only a few months away.  If your company is planning to expand or relocate its operations, you don’t want to miss this free site selection event! This year’s Executive Conference program at LiveXchange promises to be our best yet.  With four speakers already on board – and more to be announced – you’ll have direct access to industry experts who can help you better plan and manage your relocation or expansion projects. Topics to be discussed include: • Negotiating Incentives, Land Costs and Energy Costs • Evaluating Financial Incentives • Workforce Analysis and the Site Selection Process • Site Selection Case History • Plus much more! Register today at www.BFLiveXchange.com and enjoy a FREE extended stay in Myrtle Beach. Attendance at LiveXchange is limited and is available by invitation only.  If you have any questions about LiveXchange, please contact our Registration Manager, Todd Conine, at 732-559-1263 or email tconine@groupc.com.


David Brandon to Speak at 2014 LiveXchange

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David Brandon, Senior Vice President at Site Selection Group, has signed on to speak at the 2014 Business Facilities LiveXchange event.  LiveXchange will take place April 6-8, 2014 at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort at Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach, SC. Mr. Brandon will present a seminar on Workforce Analysis and the Site Selection Process. Site Selection Group is a leading independent location advisory and economic incentives firm providing solutions to corporations and communities across the world.  Mr. Brandon manages the company’s industrial and economic development business practices.  He brings more than 30 years of location advisory experience to the company with an extensive understanding of workforce analysis, assessment and pragmatic decision making in the investment location process. Business Facilities LiveXchange will present a comprehensive, practical and strategic conference program that helps corporate delegates better plan and manage their companies’ relocation or expansion projects.  This unique experience will be supplemented by an all-star list of guest speakers, who will be making presentations and leading discussions on a number of hot-button issues. Check this link often for LiveXchange conference program updates!


Mark Sweeney to Speak at 2014 LiveXchange

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Mark Sweeney, Senior Principal at McCallum Sweeney Consulting, has signed on to speak at the 2014 Business Facilities LiveXchange event.  LiveXchange will take place April 6-8, 2014 at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort at Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach, SC. With more than 24 years of experience in site selection and economic development, Mr. Sweeney assists companies in identifying, evaluating, and selecting the optimal location for their capital investments. Such projects cover a wide array of related factors, including sites, infrastructure, transportation, labor and demographics, state and local taxes, and incentives. Business Facilities LiveXchange will present a comprehensive, practical and strategic conference program that helps corporate delegates better plan and manage their companies’ relocation or expansion projects.  This unique experience will be supplemented by an all-star list of guest speakers, who will be making presentations and leading discussions on a number of hot-button issues. Check this link often for LiveXchange conference program updates!


Almost Nashville, Kentucky To Sponsor LiveXchange

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Almost Nashville, Kentucky has signed on to sponsor next year’s Business Facilities LiveXchange event, which will take place April 6-8, 2014 at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort at Grande Dunes, Myrtle Beach, SC. So far, 20 economic development agencies from the United States and Canada have signed up as sponsors. The current roster of 2014 sponsors now includes:         Almost Nashville, Kentucky         Brick City Development Corporation, New Jersey         Buffalo Niagara Enterprise (BNE), New York         Centerpoint Energy         Fayette County Development Authority, Georgia         GO Topeka Economic Partnership, Kansas         Greater Houston Partnership, Texas         Hernando County Florida Office of Business Development         Louisiana Department of Economic Development         Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corporation, South Carolina         Northwest Georgia Joint Development Authority         Overland Park Economic Development Council, Kansas         Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development         Quad Cities First, Iowa         Regional Growth Partnership/Northwest Ohio         Region of Durham, Ontario, Canada         San Antonio Economic Development Foundation, Texas         Santee Cooper         The Joplin Regional Partnership, Missouri         West Virginia Development Office Be sure to check the LiveXchange website often for an updated list of sponsors! If you’re searching for new locations for your business, you need to attend LiveXchange. During the event, you will meet personally with economic developers to discuss your location needs; attend seminars, workshops, and think tanks led by experts in the field of relocation; and network with other delegates, leading site selection consultants and economic development representatives. All approved delegates are entitled to complimentary deluxe accommodations and meals at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Beach Resort and a $350 travel stipend. Click here to register today!


Two New Sponsors Sign On For LiveXchange!

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Fayette County Development Authority of Georgia and the Regional Growth Partnership of Northwest Ohio have signed on to sponsor next year’s Business Facilities LiveXchange event, which will take place April 6-8, 2014 at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort at Grande Dunes, Myrtle Beach, SC. So far, 19 economic development agencies from the United States and Canada have signed up as sponsors. The current roster of 2014 sponsors now includes:         Brick City Development Corporation, New Jersey         Buffalo Niagara Enterprise (BNE), New York         Centerpoint Energy         Fayette County Development Authority, Georgia         GO Topeka Economic Partnership, Kansas         Greater Houston Partnership, Texas         Hernando County Florida Office of Business Development         Louisiana Department of Economic Development         Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corporation, South Carolina         Northwest Georgia Joint Development Authority         Overland Park Economic Development Council, Kansas         Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development         Quad Cities First, Iowa         Regional Growth Partnership/Northwest Ohio         Region of Durham, Ontario, Canada         San Antonio Economic Development Foundation, Texas         Santee Cooper         The Joplin Regional Partnership, Missouri         West Virginia Development Office Be sure to check the LiveXchange website often for an updated list of sponsors! If you’re searching for new locations for your business, you need to attend LiveXchange. During the event, you will meet personally with economic developers to discuss your location needs; attend seminars, workshops, and think tanks led by experts in the field of relocation; and network with other delegates, leading site selection consultants and economic development representatives. All approved delegates are entitled to complimentary deluxe accommodations and meals at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Beach Resort and a $350 travel stipend. Click here to register today!


Learn all you need to know about LiveXchange!

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Registration for the 2014 LiveXchange is now open! If your company has relocation or expansion plans, Business Facilities LiveXchange is your once-a-year opportunity to streamline your site selection search in a first-class setting, all at no cost to you. Learn everything you need to know about LiveXchange by viewing this short presentation. If you have any questions or would like to register, please visit www.BFLiveXchange.com or contact our Registration Manager, Todd Conine at tconine@groupc.com or 732-559-1263.


San Antonio Economic Development Foundation To Sponsor LiveXchange!

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  San Antonio Economic Development Foundation, Texas has signed on to sponsor next year’s Business Facilities LiveXchange event, which will take place April 6-8, 2014 at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort at Grande Dunes, Myrtle Beach, SC. So far, 17 economic development agencies from the United States and Canada have signed up as sponsors. The current roster of 2014 sponsors now includes:     Brick City Development Corporation, New Jersey     Buffalo Niagara Enterprise (BNE), New York     Centerpoint Energy     GO Topeka Economic Partnership, Kansas     Greater Houston Partnership, Texas     Hernando County Florida Office of Business Development     Louisiana Department of Economic Development     Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corporation, South Carolina     Northwest Georgia Joint Development Authority     Overland Park Economic Development Council, Kansas     Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development     Quad Cities First, Iowa     Region of Durham, Ontario, Canada     San Antonio Economic Development Foundation, Texas     Santee Cooper     The Joplin Regional Partnership, Missouri     West Virginia Development Office Be sure to check the LiveXchange website often for an updated list of sponsors! If you’re searching for new locations for your business, you need to attend LiveXchange. During the event, you will meet personally with economic developers to discuss your location needs; attend seminars, workshops, and think tanks led by experts in the field of relocation; and network with other delegates, leading site selection consultants and economic development representatives. All approved delegates are entitled to complimentary deluxe accommodations and meals at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Beach Resort and a $350 travel stipend. Click here to register today!


Jason Hickey, Mark Williams to Speak at 2014 LiveXchange

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Jason Hickey, President, Hickey & Associates, and Mark Williams, President, Strategic Development Group, have signed on to speak at the 2014 Business Facilities LiveXchange event.  LiveXchange will take place April 6-8, 2014 at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort at Grande Dunes, Myrtle Beach, SC. Mark Williams is a nationally recognized site selection expert with a unique combination of private sector and government site location and economic development experience. During his extensive 23-year career, he has worked with hundreds of U.S.-based and global corporation executives to find facility locations and negotiate location incentives.  Strategic Development Group has directed site selection activities for over $2 billion in U.S.-based investments over the last five years. Jason Hickey is the President of Hickey & Associates, a global Site Selection and Public Incentive support firm specializing in location selection strategies; federal, state and local incentives; public and private partnerships and regulatory assistance. Business Facilities LiveXchange will present a comprehensive, practical and strategic conference program that helps corporate delegates better plan and manage their companies’ relocation or expansion projects.  This unique experience will be supplemented by an all-star list of guest speakers, who will be making presentations and leading discussions on a number of hot-button issues. Check this link often for LiveXchange conference program updates!


New Sponsor Joins LiveXchange!

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Buffalo Niagara Enterprise of New York has signed on to sponsor next year’s Business Facilities LiveXchange event, which will take place April 6-8, 2014 at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort at Grande Dunes, Myrtle Beach, SC. So far, 16 economic development agencies from the United States and Canada have signed up as sponsors. The current roster of 2014 sponsors now includes:     Brick City Development Corporation, New Jersey     Buffalo Niagara Enterprise (BNE), New York     Centerpoint Energy     GO Topeka Economic Partnership, Kansas     Greater Houston Partnership, Texas     Hernando County Florida Office of Business Development     Louisiana Department of Economic Development     Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corporation, South Carolina     Northwest Georgia Joint Development Authority     Overland Park Economic Development Council, Kansas     Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development     Quad Cities First, Iowa     Region of Durham, Ontario, Canada     Santee Cooper     The Joplin Regional Partnership, Missouri     West Virginia Development Office Be sure to check the LiveXchange website often for an updated list of sponsors! If you’re searching for new locations for your business, you need to attend LiveXchange. During the event, you will meet personally with economic developers to discuss your location needs; attend seminars, workshops, and think tanks led by experts in the field of relocation; and network with other delegates, leading site selection consultants and economic development representatives. All approved delegates are entitled to complimentary deluxe accommodations and meals at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Beach Resort and a $350 travel stipend. Click here to register today!