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SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
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"The Simpsons" and Site Selection's New Plant Database both were launched 25 years ago. Both continue to provide insights into towns that share a certain name in Hello Springfield.
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In Business Spoken Here, Editor in Chief Mark Arend talks to North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory and finds that the state's top recruiters are more than fluent in the language of commerce.
As President Obama prepares for a meeting with new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi next week, early indications point to the re-emergence of a key global economy under Modi's leadership, in The Elephant Re-Awakens!
Depth & Diversity shows that the Mid-Atlantic states flex considerable economic muscle.
Saxony-Anhalt's digital engineers build the future in From Virtual to Reality, a Site Selection Investment Profile.
FROM THE ARCHIVES
Photo courtesy of Nashville Area Chamber and musician Kenny Chesney
Three years after our report on the Nashville area's model disaster response and business recovery following a 2010 flood, that city and other entities seem to be working out some issues, as Tennessee this week became the 40th state to form a Silver Jackets Program, whereby stakeholders collaborate on flood risk management priorities. Charter signatories include leaders from 13 state and federal agencies and six city or county mayors.
Upcoming Industry Events
Read about and link to these conferences and many more listed in the events calendar.
( * ) = event is sponsored by Site Selection magazine.
September 27 - 30, 2014 - EDAC - ACDE 46th Annual Professional Development Conference
September 28 - October 1, 2014 - University Economic Development Association (UEDA) Annual Summit
September 29 - 30, 2014 - Mapping the Midwest Future
September 30 - October 2, 2014 - Meeting of the Minds 2014
September 30 - October 2, 2014 - Global Plastics Summit
October 1 - 31, 2014 - IFMA's World Workplace Asia
October 6 - 8, 2014 - Expo Real
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