FooteNotes The Economic Development blog of Foote Consulting Group, LLC

May 9, 2012

Site Selectors Guild: RFP for Annual Conference Host Location

The Site Selectors Guild held its first conference in January 2012, in Orlando, Florida. The event was hosted by 30 Guild members and attended by 150 economic development professionals.

The Orlando event was sponsored by a state-led host committee, Enterprise Florida, and its regional partners, as well as a number of other industry organizations.

The Guild Conference takes place over a day and a half, with golf and other optional activities taking place the day before the program portion of the conference begins.

The typical schedule for the Guild Conference is outlined below. (Please note: this schedule is subject to change pending finalization of the conference program content.)

The Conference dates have not been announced, but the estimated time frame is expected to be in March of 2013.

Please see the official Location Host flyer for all of the details: Site Selectors Guild: RFP for Annual Conference Host Location

February 3, 2012

Site Selectors Guild Conference in Orlando

As a founding board member of the Site Selectors Guild, Deane recently attended theĀ  January 22-24, 2012 Conference in Orlando, Florida. The event was chock full of consultants economists speaking about the global projects in which they are involved. The first-ever conference was hosted by the Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission and its partners (Enterprise Florida, FPL, Greater Ft. Lauderdale Alliance, and JAXUSA Partnership) , and also included a private dinner at Walt Disney World’s Epcot. In attendance at the dinner was Florida’s Governor Rick Scott, who was there to show his support for the site selectors and clients conducting business in his state. For more information about the Site Selectors Guild and its future events, please visit their website: http://www.siteselectorsguild.com/.

Members of the Site Selectors Guild, the Metro Orlando Economic Development Commision, Florida Governor Rick Scott, and other partners

Members of the Site Selectors Guild, the Metro Orlando Economic Development Commision, Florida Governor Rick Scott, and other partners.

FCG President Deane Foote of the Site Selectors Guild got the chance to meet and speak with Florida Governor Rick Scott at the Orlando Site Selectors Guild Conference dinner.

FCG President Deane Foote of the Site Selectors Guild got the chance to meet and speak with Florida Governor Rick Scott at the Orlando Site Selectors Guild Conference dinner.

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