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JUNE 12, 2014
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Momentum from 2013 carries over as Ohio's project pipeline continues to flow, in Trade Winds.
Rural communities in Arizona now can make site selectors aware of locations that would not otherwise have been noticed, in Certifiably Competitive.
The IAMC Insider includes a Letter from the Chair, the return of "Meet a Member" with Mark Eichkorn of Caris Life Sciences, and a preview of the history-laden wonders of IAMC's next Professional Forum host Québec City.
As it begins its next 100 years, Batson-Cook reinforces its focus on manufacturing, healthcare and private commercial work, in The Century Mark: It's a Start, a Site Selection Investment Profile.
Former US Ambassador to Mexico Antonio Garza outlines Mexico's Push for a New Energy Era, which may make the "Mexico Advantage" even more advantageous.
Site Selection this week earned two 2014 APEX Awards for Publication Excellence, in the categories of magazine writing (for its Nov. 2013 issue) and cover design (for the May 2013 cover pictured here).
New attractive Funding Environment for Corporate Investments in Saxony-Anhalt starting on 01-07-2014

Saxony-Anhalt Corporate investments in the German federal state of Saxony-Anhalt will continuously be supported financially to a high degree also in the years ahead. This emerges from the new regional aid map. As a result, the state of Saxony-Anhalt will continue to offer the highest funding rates in Germany, apart from a few rural exceptions of other federal states at the Polish border.

According to the new directive, Saxony-Anhalt provides different funding rates, regarding to the EU maximums. Investments in small businesses will continuously be subsidized with up to 35 percent. Medium-sized companies may have their investments supported by up to 25 percent. For large businesses, funding up to 15 percent is available. The new funding rates will come into effect on 1st July, 2014 and are valid until 2020.

Investors in Saxony-Anhalt do not only benefit from excellent investment incentives, but also from its state-of-the-art infrastructure, its central location in Europe, a highly skilled and motivated workforce and very competitive cost structure. Saxony-Anhalt offers an outstanding research landscape and a culture of innovation. Please click here for further information.
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.
June 3 - July 22, 2014 - International Festival for Business 2014 - 50 day showcase
June 12, 2014 - The Third Annual Greater Chicago Data Center Summit
June 16 - 18, 2014 - The WORLD FORUM for Foreign Direct Investment 2014 ( * )
June 22 - 24, 2014 - 2014 Every Building Conference & Expo
June 23 - 26, 2014 - 2014 BIO International
July 7 - 10, 2014 - Intersolar North America Conference & Exhibition
July 14 - 15, 2014 - 2014 EIA Energy Conference
August 4 - 6, 2014 - 2014 Utility Economic Development Association (UEDA) Summer Forum
August 7 - 8, 2014 - Doing Business with the Asian Development Bank
August 14 - 15, 2014 - 2014 U.S. Manufacturing Summit
August 26 - 28, 2014 - 2014 Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Development Opportunities Conference
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