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April 9, 2015
The Site Selection Dispatch
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Who's chasing the wind, who's catching it, and where is it taking us next? New Generation answers your wind energy questions.
Tax credits, infrastructure projects and innovation top the news from the Golden State, in State of Contradictions.
North American Reports highlights Mercedes-Benz USA's HQ move, the best states for small business, Toronto's new airport tunnel, a Unipres expansion in Tennessee and Magna's 300-job new plant in Mexico.
People of Precision, a Site Selection Investment Profile, reports that advanced manufacturers in San Bernardino County rely on continuously improving educational and training systems to deliver globally competitive workers.

Play ball! Opening Day of baseball season has finally come, and the Site Selection team couldn't be happier. But we're not just fans. We've also covered the business , real estate and economic development aspects of the sport.

Southwest University Ballpark in downtown El Paso, which opened last April, was named the Ballpark of the Year by
Photo by Ivan Pierre Aguirre


ElectriCities is a not-for-profit government service organization representing cities, towns, and universities that own electric distribution systems. More than 70 NC cities serve 500,000 customers, with 1 million customers served in NC, SC, and VA. ElectriCities provides economic development, customer service/safety training, emergency/technical assistance, communications, government affairs, and legal services.

One of ElectriCities’ roles is to represent member communities to expanding and relocating companies. We maintain comprehensive databases for all public power municipalities in North Carolina.

Prospects can order detailed reports on dozens of sites, from mountains to coast. Within 48 hours of a request, ElectriCities will send profiles of locations that precisely match the company’s specifications.

It’s no coincidence that some of the state’s most dynamic growth has occurred in our communities. Any power-intensive industry is going to find significant advantages here.

ElectriCities remains a partner through the entire process, facilitating site visits and contact with local, county and state officials.

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.
April 13, 2015 - German American Chambers of Commerce SME Forum - Charlotte, NC
April 14 - 16, 2015 - INTERPOL World 2015 - Singapore
April 20 - 22, 2015 - CALED's 35th Annual Training Conference - Riverside, CA
April 25 - 29, 2015 - Spring 2015 IAMC Professional Forum - Palm Springs, CA ( * )
April 26 - 29, 2015 - 29th International Conference on Business Incubation
May 4 - 6, 2015 - SMART AIRPORTS & REGIONS Conference & Exhibition - GICC
May 5 - 7, 2015 - RevAmerica 2015 - New Orleans, LA
May 5 - 7, 2015 - FABTECH Mexico - Monterrey, Mexico
May 13 - 15, 2015 - 2015 MAEDC Spring Conference - Omaha, NE ( * )
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