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Site Selection Announces Its Best to Invest Top Agency Awards

Atlanta, May 5, 2015: Site Selection magazine has announced its first annual Best to Invest Top Agencies for 2015. Winning agencies accumulated the most points in an index of seven criteria – most professionally responsive to investor inquiries, most knowledgeable and linguistically diverse staff, most access to user-friendly databases of sites and incentives, best information on timing expectations for permitting and other processes, best access to recent investors in the region for testimonials, best reputation for protecting investor confidentiality and best reputation for after-care services.

The Best to Invest Top Agency Awards (see list below) recognize excellence demonstrated by leadership and staff, and serve as a reminder of the importance of maintaining and building on the winners’ success. “They also signal to potential investors that their experience learning about a region and its capital investment via these agencies’ staff and online resources will result in a highly favorable outcome, even if a decision to invest capital does not result,” said Mark Arend, editor in chief of Site Selection magazine.

Site Selection magazine, published by Conway, Inc. since 1954, delivers expansion planning information to 48,000 subscribers, many of them employed by fast-growing firms. Site Selection is also available vonline ( Site Selection's family of e-newsletters includes the weekly Site Selection Dispatch; The Site Selection Energy Report and Site Selection Life Sciences Report (monthlies);  Site Selection International and the Site Selection Aerospace Report (bimonthlies); and The FDI Report from Conway Events.

Conway, Inc., is an international publishing, consulting, association management and events company headquartered in Atlanta. The firm manages the Industrial Asset Management Council, the Global FDI Association and organizes the annual World Forum for Foreign Direct Investment. Conway, also owns and manages Conway Events, a London-based events firm focused on foreign direct investment and global corporate location trends; Berlin, Germany-based Conway Advisory, managed by Terrain Global, a site selection consulting firm specializing in foreign direct investment; and New York-based Conway PR & Marketing, an international public relations and marketing agency specializing in economic development, inward investment trade and macro-tourism.


Eastern Europe
CzechInvest, National
Invest Macedonia, National

Western Europe
Germany Trade & Invest, National
IDAIreland, National
Business Birmingham, Regional
Saxony-Anhalt Investment and Marketing Corporation, Regional

Asia Pacific
EDB Singapore, National
Malaysia Investment Development Authority (MIDA), National
InvestHK, Regional
InvestKL, Regional

Middle East & Africa
Invest in Morocco, National
FIPATunisia, National
The Department of Trade and Industry of South Africa, National
Invest in Izmir, Regional
Sharjah Investment and Development Authority, Regional

Latin America & Caribbean
CINDE Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency, National
InvesTT, National
Invest in Bogota, Regional
Panama Pacifico, Regional