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2019 Exhibitors

June 10 – 12, 2019 | Washington Hilton, Washington, D.C.

2019 Exhibitors


  • Alabama Department of Commerce www.madeinalabama.com Booth: 336 Office of the Governor of the State of Alabama responsible for economic development activities that result in job creation and an increase in the standard of living for the citizens of our State.
  • American Electric Power www.aeped.com Booth: 419 The Economic and Business Development team at American Electric Power (AEP) provides comprehensive location advisory services to help you locate or expand your business. Backed by the power of the nation’s largest electric service territory covering 11 states, one call to our team gives you access to diverse geographic options and energy solutions not typically available from other utility companies.
  • Arizona Commerce Authority www.azcommerce,com Booth: 142 The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is the state's economic development organization with a streamlined mission to grow and strengthen Arizona’s economy. The ACA working with local partners including the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC), Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Sun Corridor are here to answer investment questions related to opportunities in the state.
  • Arkansas Inc www.arkansasedc.com Booth: 130 The Arkansas Economic Development Commission seeks to create economic opportunity in Arkansas by attracting higher-paying jobs, expanding and diversifying local economies, increasing incomes and investment, and generating positive growth. Arkansas is a pro-business environment operating leaner, faster and more focused through a streamlined state government designed to act on corporate interests.
  • Baltimore Development Corporation and the Maryland Port Administration www.baltimoredevelopment.com Booths: 135, 137 Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC) is a non-profit organization, which serves as the economic development agency for the City of Baltimore. Our mission is to retain and grow existing businesses and assist in job expansion, attract new business opportunities, increase job opportunities for City residents, support cultural resources and expand the tax base.
  • BDO www.bdo.com Booth: 227 BDO is a professional services firm providing assurance, tax and advisory services tailored to companies operating in the United States and across the globe. Our network extends across 162 countries and territories, with more than 73,000 people working towards one goal: to provide our clients with exceptional service and assistance in achieving their business and financial goals.
  • Biggins Lacy Shapiro & Company www.blsstrategies.com Booth: 140 Biggins Lacy Shapiro & Company (BLS & Co.) helps some of the world’s largest corporations identify the best locations, negotiate incentives, secure development approvals, and optimize energy strategies. To date, BLS & Co. has successfully negotiated incentives packages for client companies exceeding $1 billion. The firm is headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey, with offices in New York City and Chicago.
  • BKD, LLP www.bkd.com Booth: 627 BKD is a national CPA and advisory firm that can help you reach your goals. Our trusted advisors offer strong expertise in multiple industries for clients across the country and beyond. Founded in 1923, BKD has approximately 2,650 personnel and $600 million in revenues.
  • Black Hawk Economic Development, Inc. www.bhed.org Booth: 326 Black Hawk Economic Development is a non-profit economic development organization that assists new and existing businesses in the State of Iowa. In addition through an affiliate, the organization works with businesses and communities across the continental United States through the Federal New Market Tax Credit Program.
  • Bureau van Dijk www.bvdinfo.com Booth: 826 With information on 275 million companies around the world, Bureau van Dijk is the resource for company data. A key benefit of our information is how simple we make it to compare companies internationally. Our information includes: what companies do and how they’re performing; financial data, legal entity details, FDI & M&A activity and news; and corporate structures and ownership.
  • California Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development http://business.ca.gov/ Booth: 432 GO-Biz serves as the State of California’s leader for job growth and economic development efforts. GO-Biz offers a range of services to business owners including: attraction, retention and expansion services, site selection, permit assistance, regulation guidance, small business assistance, international trade development, assistance with state government, and much more.
  • Charlotte Regional Business Alliance www.charlotteregion.com Booth: 524 A nonprofit, public/private economic development organization, the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance leverages regional resources to market the 15-county Charlotte region. The Alliance’s business development activities position the Charlotte region for sustained, long-term growth, job creation, and investment opportunities.
  • Chicago Southland Economic Development Corporation www.ssmma.org/economic-development-6/ Booth: 832 The Chicago Southland Economic Development Corporation (CSEDC) is a 5Ol(c)(3) Corporation that develops and implements economic development programs of the SSMMA and its investors. The mission of the CSEDC is to identify, organize and mobilize public and private resources that will result in the creation and expansion of businesses, thereby providing economic growth, sustainable jobs, and development in the Southland.
  • Choose New Jersey www.choosenj.com/home.aspx Booth: 802 New Jersey offers a highly educated workforce, a perfect location in the heart of the U.S. Northeast and unparalleled global access. Located within a day’s drive of 130 million consumers, New Jersey offers easy world access via its extensive road and rail network, #1 East Coast seaport and daily nonstop flights to 200 cities.
  • CIDEP www.cidepiqc.com Booth: 118 CIDEP has over 12 years of experience in providing economic development services to investment attraction agencies and economic development organizations. We provide FDI lead generation services as well as trade & export support to worldwide Economic Development Organizations.
  • Iron Horse Industrial Park http://www.ironhorsecpn.com/ Booth: 429 Iron Horse is a general-use industrial park on the national rail line network in the center of the United States. The park consists of 400+ acres of Native American trust land located 35 minutes southeast of Oklahoma City. In addition, it is designated as a Magnate Site within Foreign Trade Zone #106. The Iron Horse Industrial Park is conceived as an industrial extension of our Native American culture that emphasizes environmental protection and sustainability. To this end we are seeking companies to locate within our Park that focus on bio-fuels, geothermal, solar and wind power. We are geographically located within a major oil and natural gas producing region. We are also interested in companies that build equipment to service these industries in an environmentally sustainable manner.
  • Arlington, Texas - Office of Economic Development www.arlington-tx.gov/business Booth: 509 The City of Arlington, Texas is located at the center of the Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan area, 8-miles from the country's third largest airport. It's home to three professional sports teams, the largest business park in North Texas, and one of the fastest growing tier-one research institutions in the United States, the University of Texas at Arlington.
  • Clayco www.claycorp.com Booth: 116 Clayco is a full-service, turnkey real estate, architecture, engineering, design-build and construction firm that delivers clients around the world the highest quality solutions on time, on budget and above and beyond expectations.
  • CliftonLarsonAllen (CLA) www.claconnect.com Booth: 128 CLA exists to create opportunities for our clients, our people, and our communities through industry-focused wealth advisory, outsourcing, audit, tax, and consulting services. A member firm of the Nexia International network, CLA acts as a one-stop-shop, providing Global Concierge Services for our clients. With more than 6,100 people and 120 U.S. locations, we promise to know you and help you as you expand into the U.S.
  • Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade www.choosecolorado.com Booth: 108 The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) works to create a positive business climate that encourages dynamic economic development and sustainable job growth. Under the leadership of Governor John Hickenlooper, we strive to advance the state’s economy through financial and technical assistance in support of local and regional economic development activities throughout Colorado.
  • Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development ChooseCT.gov Booth: 900 The Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) is the state's lead agency responsible for strengthening Connecticut's competitive position in the high-tech, knowledge-based global economy. DECD achieves its mission of increasing the global competitiveness of Connecticut businesses by developing two-way trade and investment opportunities; by helping these businesses enter new markets and expand their global business base; by building public/private strategic partnerships; and by offering a Concierge Service that aggressively pursues foreign direct investment opportunities.
  • Crowe LLP www.crowehorwath.com Booth: 334 Crowe LLP is a public accounting, consulting, and technology firm with offices around the world. Connecting deep industry and specialized knowledge with innovative technology, our dedicated professionals create value for our clients with integrity and objectivity. We forge each relationship with the intention of delivering exceptional client service while upholding our core values and strong professional standards.
  • Delaware Prosperity Partnership
  • Duke Energy LocationDukeEnergy.com Booth: 520 Duke Energy, the largest electric power holding company in the United States, supplies and delivers electricity to approximately 7.3 million electric retail customers located in six states in the Southeast and Midwest. Our business recruitment team helps end users, site consultants and real estate firms identify sites and buildings during the site selection process within our six-state service territory.
  • Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina www.edpnc.com Booth: 525 The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) is a public-private nonprofit organization responsible for business recruitment functions previously conducted by the North Carolina Department of Commerce. On behalf of the state, the EDPNC also supports existing employers, helps to increase North Carolina exports, assists in the formation of new business start-ups, and markets the state for travel and tourism.
  • New York State of Opportunity www.esd.ny.gov Booth: 530 New York State is committed to helping your business thrive and grow. With world-class infrastructure, creative incentives, the lowest taxes in decades and a diverse and talented workforce, New York State is attracting the companies of the future. To find out more about how New York State can help your business grow, go to esd.ny.gov.
  • Enterprise Florida, Inc. www.enterpriseflorida.com Booth: 328 Florida is an ideal location for foreign direct investment. No other site in the Western Hemisphere can match the state’s unique geographic position, expansive infrastructure, diverse workforce, and concentration of corporate and financial resources. From Florida, companies can effortlessly conduct business around the corner or around world.
  • EY www.ey.com Booth: 816 EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The industry-based insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. It’s part of building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities.
  • Fairfax County Economic Development Authority www.fairfaxcountyeda.org Booth: 202 The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority promotes Fairfax County as a business and technology center. The FCEDA offers site location and business development assistance to help companies locate and expand in Fairfax County. In addition to its headquarters in Tysons, Fairfax County’s largest business district, the FCEDA maintains offices in Bangalore, Berlin, London, Los Angeles, Mumbai, Seoul and Tel Aviv.
  • fDi Intelligence www.fdiIntelligence.com Booth: 608 fDi Intelligence, a service from the Financial Times, is the largest FDI centre of excellence globally. Specializing in all areas relating to foreign direct investment and economic development, the suite of services includes location advertising to generate brand awareness; industry-leading intelligence tools to develop FDI strategies and identify potential investors; and tailored FDI events to generate business leads.
  • FirstEnergy Corporation www.firstenergycorp.com Booth: 427 FirstEnergy is a leading US-based utility which provides assistance to companies considering locating or expanding their business in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia and Maryland. We offer locally-based staff who know the area and businesses. Our specialized foreign investment team offers a full suite of location advisory services including a European support office based in the Netherlands.
  • Foster LLP www.fosterglobal.com Booth: 845 Foster LLP is a leading immigration law firm delivering the full spectrum of the United States and global immigration solutions. With 45 years experience, Foster has worked closely with investors and entrepreneurs, providing mission-critical advice, consultation and immigration support for companies with interests in expanding into new international markets and investors seeking to enter the U.S. market.
  • Fulton County Center for Regional Growth www.fccrg.org Booth: 528 The Mission of the Fulton County Center for Regional Growth is to strengthen our economic base, facilitate sustainable growth, enhance the competitive position of our region, its counties, towns and cities and facilitate investments that build capacity, create jobs, improve quality of life and increase the standard of living for all of its residents.
  • Global Location Strategies www.globallocationstrategies.com Booth: 728 Global Location Strategies is the leading site selection and incentive negotiation firm for capital, labor, energy, and water intensive manufacturers. Since the 1970s, GLS has assisted clients in over 50 countries choose the optimal location for their new, expanding, or relocating operation.
  • Grant Thornton LLP www.grantthornton.com Booth: 101 Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton has revenues in excess of $1.7 billion and operates 59 offices. We’ve never been a typical professional services firm. We put people first, and that is what sets us apart.
  • Gray Construction www.gray.com Booth: 141 Gray Construction is a nationally ranked, design-build EPCM firm with nearly 60 years of experience with customers from around the world. Gray provides engineering, architecture and construction management services throughout the U.S. and Canada to the following markets: manufacturing, automotive, distribution, food and beverage, hospitality and retail facility construction.
  • Great Falls Montana Development Authority www.gfdevelopment.org Booth: 734 Public/private economic development organization serving the Great Falls north-central Montana region. Our economy excels in food and agricultural processing, steel fabrication, energy production and support, aerospace, heath claims processing, and back office/call center operations. New BNSF-certified rail industrial park. Home to successful Canadian, French and Japanese owned manufacturing operations. Interstate 15 corridor between Calgary and Salt Lake City.
  • SelectChicago www.selectchicago.org Booth: 822 SelectChicago® puts cities, counties and EDOs directly in contact with investors around the world. SelectChicago® acts as an intermediary to help connect Chicago-area governments, EDOs and public-private partnerships with investors, manufacturers and others looking to invest in the US. The SelectChicago® Conference takes place annually in conjunction with the SelectUSA Summit. SelectChicago® is a program of the GWDC, a 501c3.
  • Grow Southeast Alabama Booth: 855
  • Idaho Department of Commerce https://commerce.idaho.gov/ Booth: 420 The lead economic development agency for the State of Idaho, the mission of the Idaho Department of Commerce is to foster a business friendly environment to aid in job creation, support existing companies, strengthen communities, attract new businesses, and market Idaho to grow and expand the economy.
  • INBLF (International Network of Boutique and Independent Law Firms) www.inblf.com Booth: 806 INBLF is a distinguished network of boutique law firms across the United States and Canada and independent full-service firms internationally. INBLF offers businesses, investors and entrepreneurs seamless access to high-quality, reasonably-priced legal services in their home countries and the U.S. INBLF’s carefully selected and experienced lawyers practice in virtually every area of interest for doing business in U.S. markets.
  • Indiana Economic Development Corporation www.astatethatworks.com Booth: 502 Indiana is taking its economy to the next level with a focus on high-priority industries and high-demand jobs driving Indiana’s economy forward. Creating the opportunity for all Hoosiers to earn a good living and prosper in a diverse economic environment that encourages growth, creates and retains the jobs of today and attracts and invests in the jobs of tomorrow.
  • Intersect Illinois www.intersectillinois.org Booth: 618 Intersect Illinois is a state-wide, privately funded non-profit (501c3) dedicated exclusively to increasing Illinois' competitiveness for job creation and attraction.
  • Invest Puerto Rico Booth: 718
  • JobsOhio www.jobs-ohio.com Booth: 410 JobsOhio is the state’s lead economic development organization charged with driving job creation and capital investment in Ohio through business attraction, retention and expansion efforts. The JobsOhio team of industry experts understands the needs of growing businesses and supports them with the guidance, contacts and resources necessary to succeed in Ohio. Visit our website to learn more.
  • Kansas Department of Commerce www.kansascommerce.gov Booth: 730 The Kansas Department of Commerce provides comprehensive site location assistance to firms interested in expanding in the United States. We can provide information related to a company's site search such as buildings and land and prepare a state incentive offer, including no personal property tax on machinery and equipment, sales tax exemptions, income tax credits, workforce training and financial assistance.
  • Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development www.thinkkentucky.com Booth: 612 From single-employee startups to century-old brands, the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development helps businesses of all sizes select, grow, and succeed in Kentucky. With experts in Asia, Europe and throughout Kentucky, the Cabinet responds quickly to businesses around the world. We build long-term relationships, arrange workforce recruiting and training and assure access to the individualized resources companies need for success.
  • Loudoun County Economic Development https://biz.loudoun.gov/about-us/ Booth: 500 At the Loudoun County Department of Economic Development, we’re here to help build your business. Dedicated to recruiting new business, growing our existing industries and improving our county’s business climate, we’re ready and waiting to provide a wide range of services for your company, whether you’re a start-up or well-established player. Loudoun's key industries include: ICT, Health Care, Cybersecurity and Aviation.
  • Louisiana Economic Development www.opportunitylouisiana.com Booth: 117 Louisiana Economic Development (LED) is responsible for strengthening the state's business environment and creating a more vibrant Louisiana economy. *Vision: Louisiana consistently outperforms the South and U.S. for job creation and economic opportunity. *Mission: Cultivate jobs and economic opportunity for the people of Louisiana. LED strives to help businesses find the resources they need.
  • Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance www.yeslynchburgregion.org Booth: 204 We lead regional economic development through enhancing the business climate, cultivating talent, generating jobs and investment, promoting our brand and image globally. The Alliance focuses on promoting entrepreneurial start-ups, business expansion, and retention, and new job creation; advocacy; workforce development; connecting people and businesses; community, minority, and small business development; and the cultivation of local and regional leadership.
  • Maryland Department of Commerce https://open.maryland.gov/international/ Booth: 124 Welcome to Maryland. An industry leader in cybersecurity, aerospace, biohealth, and manufacturing, strategically located in the prime commercial corridor between New York and Washington, D.C., Maryland has a world-class multi-modal transportation infrastructure, 350 federal, academic and private research labs and a highly skilled and diverse workforce that includes the #1 in concentration of PhD scientists and engineers in the U.S.
  • Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment www.mass.gov/moiti Booth: 131 The Massachusetts Office of International Trade & Investment (MOITI) is the Commonwealth's international business development agency charged with promoting trade and investment with global partners in Massachusetts and around the world.
  • MEET http://meetroi.com/ Booth: 224 MEET (meetroi.com) helps international B2B growth companies soft land and scale in the U.S. through trade shows and in-person events. MEET’s processes help its clients ramp-up sales quickly and maintain a steady stream of high-quality prospects going forward. Contact Bill Kenney for a free, no-obligation consultation bill@meetroi.com or +1 (860) 573-4821.
  • Michigan Economic Development Corporation www.michiganbusiness.org/why-michigan/advanced-manufacturing-industry Booth: 125 The Michigan Economic Development Corporation is the state’s marketing arm and lead advocate for business development, job awareness and community development with the focus on growing Michigan’s economy. MEDC promotes the state’s assets and opportunities that support business investment and community vitality. MEDC’s business assistance programs and services connect companies with people, resources, partners, and access to capital.
  • Missouri Partnership www.missouripartnership.com Booth: 316 The Missouri Partnership is a public-private economic development organization designed to increase the visibility of Missouri as a globally competitive business location and attract new jobs and investment to the state. Since our inception, Missouri Partnership has led or supported in the successful recruitment of 100+ projects, more than 13,000 jobs and $1.2 billion in capital investment to the state.
  • Montana World Trade Center www.mwtc.org Booth: 535 “It’s a wonderful place to live and work and has a wonderful workforce…” John Peelbes, CEO of Administrate. In addition to our hard working people, Montana offers low operating costs, numerous vertical integration opportunities and breathtaking scenery. Established firms excel in agriculture processing, biosciences, photonics and optics production, information and communication technologies and cloud computing.
  • Nebraska Department of Economic Development www.opportunity.nebraska.gov Booth: 423 The lead economic development agency for the State of Nebraska. Focused on helping local companies grow their exports while providing every possible assistance to new international investors. Nebraska has a diverse and growing economic base with many successful international projects and investments. Come grow with us.
  • North Eastern Strategic Alliance www.nesasc.org Booth: 616 The North Eastern Strategic Alliance (NESA) is a regional economic development organization comprised of nine counties in South Carolina's northeastern corner. NESA aids companies through a variety of services including regional site selection and building/site tours, demographic/socioeconomic data and information, coordinating with state and local permitting entities and utilities, as well as coordinating incentive and workforce development with necessary entities.
  • New Hampshire Division of Economic Development www.nheconomy.com Booth: 836 With its favorable tax climate, exceptional quality of life, educated workforce and geographic location in the heart of the Northeast Boston/Metro market, the state of New Hampshire appeals to businesses looking for a place to invest, thrive, and prosper. New Hampshire’s economic development office assists businesses with site selection, permitting, financing, workforce development, government contracting, exporting, and more.
  • New Jersey Economic Development Authority Booth: 802
  • NM Partnership www.nmpartnership.com Booth: 812 The New Mexico Partnership provides confidential, site selection assistance for companies interested in finding workforce talent, aggressive incentive programs and a business climate designed for long-term success. The Partnership serves as a one-stop-shop offering complementary data and services in coordination with its community partners statewide.
  • North Carolina East www.nceast.org Booth: 145
  • North Carolina's Southeast www.ncse.org Booth: 144 Located midway on the U.S. east coast, the North Carolina's Southeast region is home to an international port, six universities, and more than 75 international firms across diverse business sectors. Our organization assists and supports globally oriented businesses interested in expanding or relocating operations to a highly cost-competitive location in southeastern North Carolina.
  • North Dakota Department of Commerce www.business.nd.gov Booth: 314 The North Dakota Department of Commerce Economic Development & Finance Division is charged with coordinating the state's economic development resources to attract, retain and expand wealth. Business incentives, government accessibility, and workforce performance, combined with North Dakota's favorable position as one of the lowest cost states for operating a business, are driving top companies to establish operations in North Dakota.
  • Oklahoma Department of Commerce https://stateofsuccess.com Booth: 428 The Oklahoma Department of Commerce is the primary economic development entity in the state. We offer a variety of business services including site location assistance, state and local partnerships, trade support, workforce development, supply chain analyses, and customized incentive packages. Oklahoma’s low cost of doing business makes it the perfect location for your investment.
  • Virginia's New River Valley www.newrivervalleyva.org Booth: 501 Virginia's New River Valley provides both an eclectic small town atmosphere and an innovative, collaborative business community with a loyal, highly skilled, and educated workforce. Offering the best of all worlds - magnificent mountains, cutting-edge research, arts, entertainment, and education - it's a natural fit for new and expanding businesses.
  • Pennsylvania Community & Economic Development www.dced.pa.gov/fdi Booth: 611 A leader in cross-border projects, Pennsylvania is committed to breaking down barriers for international businesses. Nearly 6,500 international companies have already invested here and found success - why not join them? From agribusiness and life sciences to energy and advanced manufacturing, we offer the most strategic, market-central location in the heart of the Northeast U.S.
  • Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation www.pgcedc.com Prince George's County, Maryland's strategic location next-door to Washington, D.C. means we're at the hub of international activity and commerce. Federal agencies, international institutions, non-profits and foreign embassies are all within a short distance of the County; to bolster export and attract Foreign Direct Investments. We are proud to be the melting pot for business from around the world.
  • Quest Site Solutions www.questsitesolutions.com Booth: 226 Quest Site Solutions provides site selection services for companies that are seeking a new location, a competitive expansion, or a consolidation. Quest takes clients through our proven process starting with feasibility analysis all the way to incentive capture. Quest’s staff has performed location consulting services for manufacturing, distribution, and corporate headquarters projects across the U.S.
  • Rhode Island Commerce Corporation www.commerceri.com Booth: 634 The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation is the full-service, official, economic development organization for the state of Rhode Island. The Commerce Corporation works with public, private and non-profit partners to create the conditions for businesses in all sectors to thrive and to improve the quality of life for our citizens by promoting the state's long-term economic health and prosperity.
  • Roanoke Regional Partnership www.roanoke.org Booth: 401 Companies from all over the world have chosen the Roanoke Region of Virginia as a place to do business in the United States of America. Strong industry clusters in transportation, food and beverage, life sciences, and technology boast skilled workers and take advantage of excellent training providers, and a low cost of doing business.
  • RSM US LLP www.rsmus.com Booth: 121 RSM is a powerful network of audit, tax, and consulting experts with offices all over the world. As an integrated team, we share skills, insight, and resources, as well as a client-centric approach that’s based on a deep understanding of your business. This is how we empower you to move forward with confidence and realize your full potential.
  • Site Selection Magazine/Conway Inc. https://siteselection.com Booths: 908, 906 Site Selection Magazine is the leading U.S.-based magazine covering the corporate real estate and economic development industries. For over 65 years, Site Selection has delivered strategic location intelligence to corporate executives charged with managing their organizations’ property assets and choosing locations around the world in which to build new facilities or expand existing ones. Conway provides the world’s most comprehensive offering
  • Smith Gambrell & Russell, LLP www.sgrlaw.com Booth: 830 SGR is a national law firm with a focus on advising German, Italian, Japanese and Korean clients in the areas of contract, corporate, real estate, business, and immigration law. We have 220 lawyers in 9 office and advise our foreign clients in the native language.
  • State of South Carolina www.sccommerce.com Booth: 626 From its low tax and low regulatory business environment to its highly-skilled workforce and tremendous global connectivity, South Carolina offers businesses many competitive advantages. As a state, we encourage companies to come and discover for themselves what industry heavyweights Boeing, BMW, Bridgestone, Continental, Giti Tire, Google, Mercedes-Benz and Michelin already know – the Palmetto State is ‘Just right’ for business.
  • South Dakota Governor's Office of Economic Development www.sdreadytowork.com Booth: 235 The South Dakota Governor’s Office of Economic Development focuses on retention and expansion of existing South Dakota businesses, financial assistance for startups and site selection and incentive offerings for business recruitment. Business recruitment efforts are focused on four targeted industries: Value-Added Agriculture, Bioscience; Financial Services; and manufacturing.
  • South Metro Denver Chamber www.bestchamber.com Booth: 517 The South Metro Denver Chamber brings together business leaders working toward one goal: the prosperity of the business community in South Metro Denver. Today, with over 92 years under our belt, the South Metro Denver Chamber is one of the most influential forces in the region with three key areas of focus: public policy, economic development, and business engagement.
  • StageXchange www.stagexchange.com Booth: 518 StageXchange’s mission is to reduce barriers to Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) by streamlining the due diligence process through standardization, information management, and integrated financial modeling. StageXchange aims to amplify the efforts of economic development offices (EDOs) seeking to connect foreign capital to local enterprises, real estate developments, and infrastructure projects.
  • State of Alaska www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/ded/ Booth: 600 The State of Alaska Division of Economic Development works closely with private industry in Alaska and promotes doing business and investment in Alaska. The division is tuned in to upcoming projects in need of investment ranging from small projects to very large projects in a wide range of industries throughout Alaska.
  • State of Georgia www.georgia.org Booth: 724 As a global leader in the marketplace, companies, site selectors, and visitors say that Georgia has a totality of assets to offer. The Georgia Department of Economic Development and local economic development partners across the state work to attract new business investments, encourage expansion of existing industries and locate new markets for Georgia products.
  • State of Iowa www.iowaeconomicdevelopment.com Booth: 223 The Iowa Economic Development Authority seeks to grow Iowa's economy by helping existing companies expand and attracting new businesses to Iowa. With representatives in all world regions, Iowa is well-positioned to assist global companies establish or expand their presence in North America. Iowa's business-friendly government and low cost of doing business make it a great place for your business location.
  • Minnesota Trade Office www.mn.gov/deed/invest Booth: 414 The Minnesota Trade Office (MTO) provides assistance to foreign-owned enterprises considering Minnesota or the more than 700 foreign-owned businesses already operating in Minnesota. In cooperation with other state, regional, federal, and corporate partners, we provide solutions and opportunities for foreign-owned enterprises. Minnesota is particularly strong in medical technology, biotech, agribusiness, manufacturing, transportation, ICT/IT, and logistics.
  • State of Mississippi www.mississippi.org Booth: 514 Global industry leaders are calling Mississippi home in growing numbers. Compelling business advantages, like the state’s low operating costs, minimal tax burden, easy access to U.S. and international markets, have attracted numerous companies to the state. Discover why Rolls Royce, Toyota, Nissan, Airbus Helicopters and GE Aviation, to name a few, call Mississippi home.
  • State of Oregon www.oregon4biz.com Booth: 215 “Oregon is the picture of economic health . . . the most improved in the U.S. in the last year.” – BloombergView, February 2016. Oregon firms lead in technology, food processing, metals and machinery, renewable energy and clean technology, medical devices and athletic gear and apparel. Other distinguishing characteristics include global transportation networks, Pacific Rim access and a superior workforce.
  • State of Vermont Department of Economic Development www.thinkvermont.com Booth: 102 Vermont actively seeks foreign investment and works closely with international businesses to meet their relocation needs. Many businesses choose Vermont for the affordable real estate, proximity to the port of Montreal as well as its access to 80 million people within a half days drive. Vermont has broadband extending to 99 percent of households, and the lowest energy rates.
  • Team Texas www.goteamtexas.com Booth: 506 Founded in 1986, Team Texas is the state business attraction program through Texas Economic Development Council. Our mission is to create opportunities for job creation, increased investment, and economic diversification as a team of future-focused and collaborative Texas communities and partners. We work to promote Texas for a myriad of industries, which are available at goteamtexas.com/key-industries.
  • Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development www.tnecd.com Booth: 105 The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development’s mission is to develop strategies which help make Tennessee the number one location in the Southeast for high-quality jobs. To grow and strengthen Team Tennessee, the department seeks to attract new corporate investment in Tennessee and works with Tennessee companies to facilitate expansion and economic growth.
  • The Austin Company www.theaustin.com Booth: 808 The Austin Company offers complete in-house services, including planning, location consulting, site certification, and facility design and construction for industrial and commercial companies around the world. Austin was founded in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1878 and its headquarters remain in Cleveland, with regional offices throughout North America. Austin became part of Kajima USA in 2005.
  • Transatlantic Business & Investment Council (TBIC), LP www.tbic-fdi.com Booth: 123 The Transatlantic Business & Investment Council (TBIC) provides an effective platform and a unique opportunity for companies interested in expanding towards the United States. The TBIC is the official European representative of selected U.S. cities, counties, chambers of commerce and service providers. It is our mission to promote transatlantic trade and investment.
  • U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority www.usvieda.org Booth: 904 Together with our partners across government and the private sector, we ensure that you have all the relevant information needed to make the right decision in selecting the U.S. Virgin Islands for your business. We offer a 90 percent federal tax exemption for qualified companies as well as world-class infrastructure and an incredible lifestyle. We are America’s Business Paradise!
  • Utah Governor's Office of Economic Development www.business.utah.gov Booth: 604 Utah has consistently won “Best U.S. State for Business” rankings from Forbes, CNBC, and other thought leaders. With a stable and predictable business-friendly climate, we offer low operating costs, transportation infrastructure, excellent governance and people who work hard. The Governor’s Office of Economic Development stands ready to help investors identify productive opportunities. Contact us today at businessutah@utah.gov.
  • Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority/Virginia's e-Region www.vaceda.org Booth: 400 Southwest Virginia's e-Region in southwestern Virginia is strategically located in the East Coast of the United States and offers sites up to 800 acres and available buildings for businesses looking for new locations or expansions for their United States operations. Unique incentives, responsive training programs, and a ready workforce are a few of the reasons to consider investing in this
  • Virginia Economic Development Partnership www.yesvirginia.org Booth: 402 The Commonwealth of Virginia is a premier business location, with competitive operating costs, a pro-business environment, access to global markets, and a skilled and diverse workforce. The Virginia Economic Development Partnership can support you with a competitive solution and ongoing support for long-term success. Visit us at www.YesVirginia.org.
  • Washington State Department of Commerce www.choosewashingtonstate.com Booth: 209 The birthplace of such business legends as Amazon, Boeing, Expedia, Microsoft and Starbucks, Washington State has built a reputation as a place where legendary businesses take root and flourish. The Department of Commerce makes it easy for you to do business in Washington State, expand strategically and hire the most talented workers.
  • West Virgninia Department of Commerce www.westvirginia.gov Booth: 714 The West Virginia Department of Commerce provides assistance to companies seeking a great East Coast central location with close proximity to major cities. We can provide training specific programs, assist identifying appropriate building sites and provide other meaningful incentives. We seek honorable companies who compensate and fairly treat their employees. We know you will come to love West Virginia. We do.
  • Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation http://invest.inwisconsin.com/en/ Wisconsin is at the center of America. Our work ethic made us industry leaders but it’s our curiosity that fuels our growing leadership in today’s cutting-edge industries. -Aerospace -Advanced Manufacturing -Energy, Power & Control -Food & Beverage -Medical Devices & Life Sciences -Water Technology
  • Wyoming Business Council www.whywyoming.org Booth: 210 Wyoming offers one of the most business-friendly environments in the United States. With no personal or corporate income tax, low property tax, low sales tax, a great central U.S. location, and incentive programs designed to help a company hit the ground running, Wyoming can make an ideal location for your expansion to the U.S.