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The Value of Location Advisory Services

Finding the ideal site to locate a new or expanding business is a complex task. It involves extensive research and counsel on a wide range of business decision-making factors, including: Site access and geotechnical considerations for facility construction Logistics issues impacting both customers and suppliers Infrastructure needs, including transportation and utility capacities Availability and ongoing […]


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Key Takeaways from the 2019 Site Selectors Guild Annual Conference

Key Takeaways from the 2019 Site Selectors Guild Annual Conference: Breakout Sessions and Economic Development Awards Breakout Sessions The theme of the 2019 Site Selectors Guild Annual Conference which took place March 25-27, 2019 in Salt Lake City, was Talent Transformation: Workforce, training and the impact of global location decisions. Guild members were each assigned […]


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2018 Fall Forum in Greenville, South Carolina


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Site Selectors Guild Donates to Hurricane Florence Relief

In support of Hurricane Florence relief efforts, the Site Selectors Guild has announced a $5,000 donation through a Google.org matching campaign to help those affected by the natural disaster throughout North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. “We want to extend our thoughts and prayers to the communities that have been affected by the storm and […]


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Forgotten Factors in Site Selection

Corporate site selection is an infrequent occurrence for most companies. As a result, the employee or ad-hoc team assigned to design, direct and execute the site selection process often does not have the depth of experience or expertise to ensure an optimal outcome. Without the benefit of a site selection professional, the risks to the […]


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Key Takeaways from the 2018 Site Selectors Guild Fall Forum Breakout Sessions

The core of our 2018 Fall Forum was five breakout sessions lead by Guild members centered on issues that impact economic development. The discussions and presentations focused on the conference theme—the risk of complacency— and how each area might be impacted. Below are the key takeaways from each breakout session. Breakout Session 1: Investment in Quality of […]


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Greenville Hosting Site Selectors 2018 Fall Forum Sept. 10-12

Conference attracts top location consultants and economic developers The Site Selectors Guild (SSG), the association of the world’s leading corporate location advisors, will hold its 2018 Fall Forum in Greenville, S.C., from September 10 – 12. The Forum will bring economic developers and site selection consultants from around the globe to the Hyatt Regency Greenville. […]


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Why should you hire a site selector?


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Guild Members in the News

Guild Members in the News is our quarterly roundup of the latest and greatest news stories featuring our members. Enjoy these insights from Guild members in some of the world’s top publications. Mark Sweeney weighs in on the impact of controversy in site selection decisions. Angelos Angelou explains record low unemployment across the United States […]


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What is The Site Selectors Guild And Why You Should Care?

This post originally appeared in Inside Indiana Business on July 8, 2018. Founded in 2010, the Site Selectors Guild is an organization comprised of the top site selectors in the world. Membership carries the highest professional standards in the site selection industry. The members of Guild are peer-selected after a rigorous application and personal interview process, […]


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Hiring: Executive Director Position

Thank you for your interest in the Site Selectors Guild Executive Director position. We are no longer accepting applications for this position. The Site Selectors Guild, the only professional association of the world’s foremost site selection consultants, is seeking a dynamic self-starter to become its first full-time Executive Director.  As the “face” of our organization […]


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Are Your Incentive Programs Outdated?

States compete for the jobs of 2020 with the tools of 2005 (or 1995) As companies continue to incorporate advanced technologies, digital infrastructure and new ways of working, their footprint and location needs are in constant flux. With every business cycle, new entrants emerge that seek to disrupt and displace industry icons previously thought to […]


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Site Selectors Guild Elects New Board, Unveils Visual Identity

The Site Selectors Guild (SSG), the association of the world’s leading corporate location advisors, elected a new board and unveiled a new visual identity at the organization’s 2018 Annual Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio in March. Along with the election of new board members, Didi Caldwell was elected chairman of the board. Caldwell has been a […]


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Site Selectors Guild Annual Conference


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Key Takeaways from the 2018 Site Selectors Guild Annual Conference Breakout Sessions

The core of our 2018 Annual Conference was seven breakout sessions lead by Guild members focusing on that impact economic development. The discussions and presentations focused on the conference theme—disruptive technologies— and how each area might be impacted in the future by advancing tech. Below are the key takeaways from each breakout session. Breakout Session […]


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Guild Members in the News

Guild Members in the News is our quarterly roundup of the latest and greatest news stories featuring our members. Enjoy these insights from Guild members in some of the world’s top publications. What questions should you ask about site selection? Darin Buelow challenges executives to start asking the right questions. Michelle Comerford explores the impact […]


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VIDEO: Site Selectors Guild Conference brings Economic Developers to Cincy


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Two Tennessee Economic Developers Win Excellence in Economic Development Awards

CINCINNATI — The Site Selectors Guild (SSG), the association of the world’s leading corporate location advisors, honored two outstanding economic developers with the 2018 Excellence in Economic Development Awards at the Guild’s annual conference, March 20, 2018: Victoria Hirschberg with the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development and Dennis Tumlin with Rhea County Economic […]


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2018 Annual Conference Preview

The Site Selectors Guild Annual Conference provides a unique and unmatched opportunity for networking and interaction between SSG members and economic developers. Our goal is to always host an exceptional conference and promote learning, networking and relationship building by offering a conference setting and program that is stimulating, thought-provoking and ultimately helps everyone become better […]


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Site Selectors Guild Annual Conference Coming to Cincinnati

Event set to spotlight Cincinnati for top location consultants and economic developers CINCINNATI — The Site Selectors Guild (SSG), the association of the world’s leading corporate location advisors, will hold its 2018 Annual Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio from March 19-21. This conference will bring economic developers and site selection consultants from around the globe to […]


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