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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!


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!

David Brandon to Speak at 2014 LiveXchange

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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!


BUSINESS REPORT: Automotive Suppliers Are Multiplying In The Peach State

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The new Kia Motors assembly plant in West Point, GA is spurring the development of a growing parts network. From the September/October 2013 issue.


SPECIAL REPORT: Huntley, IL Has Capacity, Connection And Cooperation

Huntley, IL – Data Center Sites. (Credit: Google Earth)

Market access, data resources like dark fiber and the ability to get things done come together in the Midwest’s “Golden Corridor.” From the September/October 2013 issue.


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!


BUSINESS REPORT: Regional Utilities Are Busy Powering Growth In The Carolinas

Associated Hardwoods is putting its new saw mill in Cherokee County, an investment of more than $9.8 million. (Credit: Associated Hardwoods.)

Power giants Duke Energy and Santee Cooper are playing a central role in facilitating business development and site readiness. From the September/October 2013 issue.


Remembering Ed Coene

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A visionary entrepreneur who boldly embraced the future, but never lost sight of the enduring values of family and friendship. From the September/October 2013 issue.


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!


STATE FOCUS: Lassoing Jobs In Texas

Hands-on training at Byron Martin Advanced Technology Center. (Credit: Lubbock EDA.)

Low taxes, tort reform, a growing population and the availability of a skilled workforce are tough to beat when
the Lone Star State competes for new jobs. From the September/October 2013 issue.


FEATURE STORY: Game-Changer In The Heartland

The ADM logo is seen on a tanker truck which carries corn syrup at the ADM plant in Decatur.

The Midwest Inland Port ramp—ADM’s new intermodal freight shipping and receiving facility—puts Decatur front and center as a leading logistics hub. From the September/October 2013 issue.


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!