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LiveXchange offers a unique opportunity for corporate execs eyeing locations for new facilities to have quality face-time with representatives from economic development agencies. From the May/June 2013 issue


LiveXchange offers a unique opportunity for corporate execs eyeing locations for new facilities to have quality face-time with representatives from economic development agencies. From the May/June 2013 issue

INSIDE LIVEXCHANGE: 2013 Event Review

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LiveXchange Update: Trends in Supply Chain and Logistics

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Corporate executives at this year’s Business Facilities LiveXchange event gave Tim Feemster’s workshop, “Mastering Logistics” rave reviews. Feemster, Managing Principal of Foremost Quality Logistics,  explored current trends in Supply Chain and Logistics and how they impact site selection, network design, and location decisions. With over 35 years of industry and consulting experience, Feemster specializes in supply chain and distribution network strategy, operations management in manufacturing and distribution environment, supply chain cost improvement, distribution center master planning, and economic development business planning.  Before joining FQL Logistics, Feemster was a senior manager in three manufacturing companies, a consultant, an executive in two third-party logistics providers, and a practice group leader in two real estate companies. For a copy of Feemster’s presentation, please click here to download the PDF. If you would like to link to or use any portion of this presentation, please source “Tim Feemster, Managing Principal, Foremost Quality Logistics.”


LiveXChange Update: Enabling The American Dream Is Not About Jobs

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In his LiveXchange seminar, “Enabling the American Dream,” Edward Burghard, CEO and Manager of The Burghard Group, introduced his Strengthening Brand America Project. The initiative helps economic development professionals better understand how to leverage the power of place branding as a strategy to become more globally competitive for capital investment. The message of Burghard’s presentation was “It’s NOT About Jobs. It’s About Enabling Residents To Better Achieve The American Dream.” Burghard argues that the ability to realize the American Dream is different depending on where you live. The ideal location is one that delivers the assets a company requires AND enables employees to achieve the American Dream. Locations where the American Dream is perceived to be more achievable have a competitive advantage in capital attraction that can be leveraged in their branding efforts. Click here for a copy of the presentation.




Winners and Losers

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Our expert says the new demographics for development mean the most viable way to create jobs may be to steal them from your competitors.



Business Facilities LiveXchange To Kick Off This Weekend

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Corporate executives seeking locations for their companies’ relocation and expansion projects will enjoy a dynamic list of speakers, meet one-on-one with economic developers, and network with their peers as the 9th annual Business Facilities LiveXchange kicks off this Sunday, May 19 at the Westin Stonebriar in Dallas, Texas.


LIVEXCHANGE 2013: John Copenhaver to Give Keynote Presentation at Business Facilities LiveXchange

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Copenhaver’s keynote presentation, Self-Reliance: The Key to Disaster Recovery, will focus on the need for locations to have their own resources in place to cope with disasters and will touch on the growing importance of disaster recovery capabilities as a factor in site selection decisions. He will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming Business Facilities LiveXchange event, which will take place May 19-21, 2013 at the Westin Stonebriar in Dallas, Texas.


Registration For LiveXchange Ends Friday, May 3

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If your company has plans to relocate or expand its operations, don’t miss this opportunity! Searching for a new location for your business is both time-consuming and expensive.  In just two days out of the office at Business Facilities LiveXchange, you’ll be able to narrow your site selection search through pre-scheduled one-on-one meetings with locations nationwide and conference sessions focusing on site selection strategies — all at no cost to you.* Registration closes this Friday, May 3, so don’t put it off any longer: Click here to register today! Previous attendees have given LiveXchange rave reviews: “It’s like speed-dating and it works.  I like the combination of seminars and one-on-one meetings. This has very much exceeded my expectations.” – Partner, Greenfield “LiveXchange is a different venue than I’m used to. It’s a lot of quiet one-on-one time so I can get more in-depth with service providers. It’s time well spent.” – Manager, DuPont “This has been a wonderful opportunity to begin the search for the right place to be.” – COO, National Hemophilia Foundation Don’t miss out on your chance to attend this once-a-year event.  Save your company a significant amount of time and money.  Register for LiveXchange today! *  Attendance at LiveXchange is limited and all applications are subject to approval.  All approved attendees will receive a travel stipend of $350.  Conference admission, 2 night hotel stay, participation in our networking events and all meals at LiveXchange are free.