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We spoke with Mike Hickey, president of Hickey & Associates, about his experience presenting at 2007's LiveXchange.


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We spoke with Mike Hickey, president of Hickey & Associates, about his experience presenting at 2007's LiveXchange.

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Inside LiveXchange

We spoke with Mike Hickey, president of Hickey & Associates, about his experience presenting at 2007's LiveXchange.

60 Seconds with Greg Simon, President of FasterCures

Since 2003, Greg Simon has been the president of FasterCures, an “action tank” that studies medical R&D processes in order to accelerate treatment and...

Your Expansion is Political

From the Desk of the Editor in Chief

Half-price Stars and Stripes?

A recent article entitled "America for Sale" caught my attention this morning. Why?Just a few days ago, I was writing an article about Virginia's...

Capturing the Creative Class

American cities are in the midst of a battle for today's best and brightest workforce.

How to Successfully Negotiate a Lease in Today’s Real Estate Environment

We turned to a real estate industry expert to get the inside scoop for you on how to navigate the lease negotiation process for your next project.

Eating Well in the North of France

A visit to the North of France proves that the French know more about food than just how to cook—they also lead Europe in food processing and research.

New Center Will Propel Ontario’s Automotive Future

The Ontario government unveiled plans to invest in an Automotive Centre of Excellence in the city of Oshawa as part of the CA $2.5 billion GM Beacon Project.

Virginia’s VITAL Signs

A new global business focus is quickening the pulse and changing the face of Virginia's economy.

Green with Energy

New Mexico is becoming a model state for "green" business development and practice.

Legislation Spurring Innovation in Kentucky

Kentucky has been working hard to entice cutting-edge companies to invest in the state through a variety of incentive programs targeted at fostering innovation.

Indiana: Sending Tech Messages

New grants and jobs bolster Indiana's diverse technology industry.

Automotive Opportunities in a Green Economy

The automotive sector continues to be one of the most successful industries in North America. But, global competition, emerging eco-trends, and innovations are changing the playing field.

Get Ahead in Alabama

Companies choose Alabama because of its pro-business attitude, its strong infrastructure, and especially because of its best-in-class employee training program.

Wyoming Corporate Moves

 Allstate Ensures Cheyenne’s Growth In December, Allstate opened an office in Cheyenne, WY to expand and improve its insurance claims service to customers. The Allstate...

Metro Spotlight: Overland Park, Kansas

Companies Continued to Choose Overland Park in ‘07 Overland Park is gaining approximately 40 new information technology-related jobs thanks to Software Engineering Services (SES), which...

Metro Spotlight: Long Island, NY

Greetings from Long Island, NY W hile Long Island, NY generally refers to Nassau County and Suffolk County, it also geographically includes the two New...

Texas Corporate Moves

 Orgill Opens Number Six in Kilgore In the first quarter of 2008, Orgill, Inc. plans to open its 530,000-square-foot distribution center in Kilgore, TX, 120...

New Workforce Priorities

This month, the Expert answers questions concerning the value that employees place on a location's quality of life.

60 Seconds with Ezra Green, CEO of Clear Skies Holdings, Inc.

Ezra Green has been involved with renewable energy companies for seven years and founded Clear Skies in 2003. Prior to Clear Skies, Green was...

The Magazine is Just the Beginning

From the Desk of the Editor in Chief

Is Pakistan the new India?

Pakistan is perceived as a better place for doing business in South East Asia than India in many respects. In fact, Pakistan ranked 76 among 178 economies worldwide, while India held the 120th spot.

Porn and Pumpkins

When governments are strapped for cash and hesitant to raise income taxes, lawmakers often invent some wacky taxes on random goods, according to a...

One Cut Cable = $Millions Lost

Lest we be forget that the Internet is based on wires and antennas, consider this news item (Reuters via NYTimes): A breakdown in an international...

The Recession-Proof State

Our previous blog post highlighted recession-proof jobs and employment sectors, so I thought a recent news story about a "recession-proof" state would be pertinent...

Is YOUR job safe!?

With the word recession at the tip of every one's tongues these days, I figured it would be apropos to spotlight an article I...

America’s Great Green Hope

Recently, "green" has become the ubiquitous buzzword used to describe all things environmentally-friendly. But prior to such days of mainstream climate-consciousness, the word "green"...

Competitive Trade Logistics Critical for Developing Countries

I came across an interesting article today in the Latin Business Chronicle that talked about a recent report that came out from the World...

Economic Marks of the New Year

You surely have been inundated with this news story, which is essentially contained within its own headline Oil breaks $100 as U.S. stockpiles drop   Did you...

What Is Business Facilities LiveXchange?

Answer: It's the best two days out of the office any executive searching for an expansion opportunity could spend. Read on to find out how to be invited.

2008: A Year for Enhancements

From the Desk of the Editor in Chief