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The Consultants Forum for
International Promotion Agencies
New York City, NY
Fall, 2009
The Consultants Forum International

We are pleased to present The Consultants Forum International the next in our highly successful best practices conference series. This intensive one day forum is geared for international Investment Promotion and Economic Development professionals from countries, regions and cities, who are engaged in attracting investment from the United States.

This boutique-style, limited seating forum is designed to encourage discussion and networking opportunities. We will present a cutting edge program featuring leading senior site selection consultants who are responsible for assisting US based companies to expand globally.

If you want to:
• Get on the consultants radar
• Strategically position your region in the global context of FDI
• Sharpen your offer to prospective investors from the United States
• Hear about the latest trends
• Gain an insight into the current corporate decision making process
then you should not miss this event!

This is the only event designed for foreign investment offices based in the US!

Those attending in 2008 included national and/or regional investment promotional agencies from Austria, Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, Canada, Costa Rica, England, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Quebec, Scotland, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland and Wales, among the 60+ registrants.

Seats for this conference will be limited to 75 to keep this event exclusive and boutique in style.

Hear from many of the top international site selection consultants and from other specialists who are making today’s global site decisions. The Consultants presenting are all actively engaged in global site selection projects and come from leading worldwide firms.
2008 Speakers were:
•  Mark Gibson, Senior Manager, National Director for Corporate Real Estate Consulting &
North Eastern Hub leader of Business Risk Services Advisory Practice, Ernst & Young

•  Daniel Malachuk, Senior Advisor, Oxford Analytica

•  Phil Schneider, Principal, Global Expansion Optimization and Location Strategy,
Deloitte Consulting LLP

•  Larry Moretti, Eastern Regional Lead Global Expansion Optimization and Location Strategy,
Deloitte Consulting LLP

•  Thomas J. Stringer, Director, Business Incentives Advisory
Duff & Phelps, LLC

•  Stuart MacKay, President, MMK Consulting Inc.

Consultants Forum International Program

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Planned Schedule

8:15 – 9:00 Breakfast
9:10 – 9:15 Opening Remarks
9:15 – 10:00 Session I
10:00 – 10:45 Session II
10:45 – 11:10 Networking Break
11:10 – 12:00 Session III
12:15 – 1:15 Networking Lunch
1:30 - 2:15 Session IV
2:15 – 3:00 Session V
3:00 – 3:15 Networking Break
3:15 – 4:00 Session VI
4:00 – 4:45 Q & A – Firing Line
5:00 – 6:00 Breakaway Reception

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