Research

The State of Site Selection

In this report, the Site Selectors Guild partnered with Development Counsellors International (DCI) on a multi-pronged research effort to identify the top trends impacting the location decision making process in the United States and globally. The report digs deeper into five key areas: new methods to locate hidden talent; the impact of trade wars on site selection; how customer delivery expectations are driving distribution projects; incentives under the public eye; and the expected effect of automation on the workforce.

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Ready or Not: The Value and Future of Site Readiness Programs in Corporate Location Decisions

READY OR NOT

Site readiness programs have become a valuable tool for economic development organizations and site selection consultants alike, but a lack of defined standard has led to significant inconsistencies across the 36 states where they are currently active. This white paper evaluates the current state of site readiness programs and provides arguments for future standardization.

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Events

The 2020 Annual Conference is currently underway in Atlanta. With a 1:8 ratio of site selection consultants to economic developers, Annual Conference offers some of the best networking in the industry.

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Meet Our
Members

Guild members represent the world’s leading corporate location advisors across every industry, sector, and function. This year, the Guild welcomes four new members and advance three from associate to full membership.

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Advisory
Forums

We conduct regional Advisory Forums throughout the world in partnership with local or state economic development organizations and IPAs.

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