Podcasts & Webinars

These specialized webinars and podcasts from site selection and economic development experts cover every aspect of the profession. Topics range from supply chain to the labor market, and much more. Presentations are available for download after the events have concluded, and new events are scheduled frequently.



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Listen Now: Living And Learning In Lubbock, Texas, With John Osborne, CEO, Lubbock EDA

Lubbock EDA CEO John Osborne discusses business climate and downtown revitalization in the Business Facilities Podcast.
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Listen Now: Talking Texas With Aaron Demerson, TxEDC President & CEO

Aaron Demerson, President & CEO of Texas Economic Development Corporation (TxEDC), shares his vision to continue to grow the state's success.
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Listen Now: At LiveXchange With Jeff Troan On Data Analytics And Site Selection

Aerospace site selection and the value of data analytics is the focus of this recent talk with Jeff Troan, Managing Director at Vista Site Selection.
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Listen Now: At LiveXchange With Sabrina Champagne On Tax Credits

The potential of applying tax credits to relocation and expansion projects is the focus of this recent talk with Sabrina Champagne, President of State Tax Credits at OnCentive.
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Listen Now: At LiveXchange With Michael Edgar On FDI

Insights on FDI trends and strategies are the focus of this recent talk with Michael Edgar, Founder and President of SelectGlobal, while at LiveXchange Emerging Industries in Columbus, OH.
Manufacturing Success

Watch Now: Learn How To Achieve Long-Term Manufacturing Success

View this free video webinar and learn about factors affecting production facilities in the U.S., trends in the marketplace, and challenges facing manufacturing.
Honeywell Headquarters

Listen Now: Inside Honeywell Headquarters

Brian Norris, Director of Global Real Estate for Honeywell, discusses the company's LEED Gold Certified headquarters in Charlotte, NC. Courtesy of our sister publication, Facility Executive.
Podcast: Reshoring & Rebuilding Supply Chains

Listen Now: Site Selection For Emerging Industries

In this LiveXchange podcast, Mike Grella of Grella Partnership Strategies and Carl Nelson of Infrastructure Ready explore high-growth, tech-centric manufacturing and other capital investment projects.
Podcast: Reshoring & Rebuilding Supply Chains

Listen Now: Reshoring & Rebuilding Supply Chains

In this LiveXchange podcast, Rosemary Coates discusses the current state of global manufacturing, possibilities for reshoring and nearshoring, and the rebuilding of domestic supply chains across the U.S.
Where Is Your Best Workforce?

Listen Now: Where Is Your Best Workforce?

Finding the best workforce is one of the tougher items on today’s site selection checklist. This LiveXchange podcast features first-hand experience from corporate executives.
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Listen Now: Show Me The Money (Supply)

Noted economist Dr. Anirban Basu delivered the opening keynote at Business Facilities LiveXchange in Myrtle Beach, SC this Spring.
WEDC Workforce Webinar

Did You Miss This Webinar? Discover 3 Ways To Workforce Success

Whether you're relocating or expanding, view this free video webinar and learn innovative ways to stand out from the pack and sustain your best workforce.

Did You Miss Our Labor Market Recovery Report Webinar?

In this free video webinar, Emsi EVP Josh Wright crunches the latest labor market data and shares his outlook on sectors and regions poised for recovery, the impact of remote work, and more.

Did You Miss Our “Bringing Your Supply Chain Home” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn which factors must be evaluated when choosing the right location for your manufacturing supply chain.
Opportunity Zones

LiveXchange Webinar: Panel Discussion – Opportunity Zones 2.0

Learn how Opportunity Zones are becoming prime investment opportunities for capital gains and how new IRS guidelines will impact on your plans for a QOZ near you.
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LiveXchange Webinar: The Labor Market In A Remote Economy

Learn best practices site selectors can use to analyze labor market trends in real time and to evaluate workforce availability before choosing a location for a major project.
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LiveXchange Webinar: “Are We Ready For The Drone Age?”

Get the most up-to-date information on the state of play in the UAS field from someone who has a seat at the table where key decisions are made: Mark Blanks, Director of the Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership at Virginia Tech.
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LiveXchange 2020 Keynote Presentation: Reshoring In 2021

Learn how your business can increase the odds of success by carefully evaluating the economics of a reshoring decision in this LiveXchange Keynote Presentation by Rosemary Coates, Executive Director of the Reshoring Institute.
Post-COVID-19

Did You Miss Our “Predicting The Post-COVID-19 World” Webinar?

In this free video webinar, we identify trends likely to impact capital investments, site selection and economic development in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the tools for economic recovery.
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Did You Miss Our COVID-19: The Road To Recovery – After The CARES Act...

In this free video webinar, Allea Newbold of Ryan LLC discusses COVID-19 business relief initiatives, with special focus on the CARES Act.
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Listen Now: Living And Learning In Lubbock, Texas, With John Osborne, CEO, Lubbock EDA

Lubbock EDA CEO John Osborne discusses business climate and downtown revitalization in the Business Facilities Podcast.
Economic Development Awards

Business Facilities 2024 EDO Awards. Enter By March 14!

For the second year, Business Facilities recognizes economic development organizations for effective, innovative initiatives. Enter by March 14.
2023 Deals Of The Year

2023 Deals Of The Year

Entries for Deal of the Year awards spanned industries, investment types, and winning strategies. Here are the stories of this year’s picks.

[VIDEO] Camp Hall – A Next Generation Commerce Park in South Carolina

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in Charleston, S.C. As a convergence of people, place and programming, Camp Hall delivers thoughtful infrastructure and logistical features that empower people — and business — to thrive.

Location Spotlight: City of Fontana – Open for Business

From agriculture to steel, from healthcare to transportation, Fontana is an economic powerhouse. Due to its geographic location, Fontana has become a vital hub for the supply chain linking suppliers to businesses to consumers throughout the world.