LiveXchange 2019

Business Facilities LiveXchange Announces 2019 Conference Program

A dynamic group of speakers will present the Executive Conference Program at the 15th annual Business Facilities LiveXchange, April 7-9, 2019 at the Worthington Renaissance in Fort Worth, Texas.
Business Facilities LiveXchange

LiveXchange: Noted Economist Predicts Three More Years Of Growth

In his Keynote Address at Business Facilities’ 14th Annual LiveXchange event, Dr. James F. Smith told attendees that key economic indicators point to up to three more years of growth before the U.S. economy experiences another downturn.
Economic Growth

Economic Growth Focus Of LiveXchange 2018 Keynote

Economist and former Federal Reserve Board analyst Dr. James F. Smith—named “best forecaster” by The Wall Street Journal—will look over the economic horizon and share what’s coming.
LiveXchange 2017

Inside LiveXchange 2017

LiveXchange offers a unique opportunity for corporate executives eyeing locations for their new facilities to have quality face-time with major economic development agency representatives.
international trade

LiveXchange Executive Conference Presentation: The Global FDI Outlook: Turmoil Ahead?

This Business Facilities LiveXchange session featured an incisive discussion about the seismic changes in international trade that are looming in the wake of Brexit and the U.S. move away from free trade agreements.
Global Supply Chain

LiveXchange Executive Conference Presentation: The Evolution Of The Global Supply Chain

Explore the radical transformation now impacting on the largest and most complex global supply chain—the automotive sector—and identify key economic development opportunities that will result from this transformation during the next five years.
Facility Consolidation

LiveXchange Executive Conference Presentation: Mentoring Entrepreneurship

Explore case history success stories involving business accelerators that quickly bring entrepreneurs up to speed, commercialize innovation, and open a window of opportunity for global talent to put down roots in U.S. markets.
Facility Consolidation

LiveXchange Executive Conference Presentation: Issues in Facility Consolidation Analysis

Learn about the benefits, costs and risks of facility consolidation, particularly personnel loss and related business disruption, and including addressing tricky political issues.

LiveXchange Executive Conference Presentation: Evaluating and Negotiating Incentives

Learn about best practices for calculating the value of incentives, including property tax abatements, sales tax refunds, cash grants and tax increment financing.
LiveXchange 2017

Future of Free Trade Debated at LiveXchange 2017

A spirited panel discussion at BF's 13th annual event analyzed the impact of Brexit and NAFTA negotiations.
corporate expansion

Best Practices: Mentoring Entrepreneurship

During this LiveXchange Seminar, you'll explore the best practices for turning startups with new business models into market leaders.
corporate expansion

Think Tank: Take Part In A Site Selection Case History

During this LiveXchange Think Tank, you’ll become part of a mock corporate boardroom and participate in a candid internal discussion that will closely follow each stage of the site location process.
corporate expansion

Issues in Facility Consolidation Analysis

This LiveXchange seminar will discuss identifying the benefits, costs and risks of facility consolidation, particularly personnel loss and related business disruption, and including addressing tricky political issues.
corporate expansion

Learn How To Evaluate And Negotiate Incentives

This LiveXchange seminar will address key issues related to maximizing the value of incentives in the negotiating process.
corporate expansion

The Evolution Of The Global Supply Chain

This LiveXchange seminar will explore the transformation now impacting the largest and most complex global supply chain—the automotive sector—and identify key economic development opportunities that will result.
corporate expansion

Brexit/NAFTA: Beginning Of The End Of Free Trade?

Business Facilities LiveXchange will feature an incisive panel discussion about the seismic changes in international trade that are looming in the wake of Brexit and the U.S. move away from free trade agreements.
corporate expansion

Billy Demong To Present Business Facilities LiveXchange Keynote

Demong—five-time Olympian, 2010 Olympic Champion, and Executive Director of USA Nordic Sport —will share how the world’s greatest athletes use a business approach to guarantee success at the highest level.
LiveXChange

Leading FDI Experts Analyze Global Trends At LiveXchange

The 12th Annual Business Facilities' LiveXchange event kicked off at the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six in Fort Lauderdale, FL with a high-level keynote panel discussion featuring leading experts on foreign direct investment.
site selection event

Premier Corporate Site Selection Event Happens Next Month

Join us April 17-19 at the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six in Fort Lauderdale, FL for Business Facilities LiveXchange, the premier site selection event for corporate site selectors and consultants.
Big Lies of Workforce.video

Did You Miss “The Big Lies Of Workforce” Webinar?

When it comes to the critical priority of workforce availability, site selection professionals evaluating locations for new projects need to separate the truth from an incoming cascade of false market signals.

Rankings & Awards

2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.

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