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FDI Forum -
Attracting Global Investment
Ritz Carlton Hotel
San Francisco, CA
June 8 - 9, 2010
FDI - Location USA
There is no better time to learn more about the direction of FDI to the US than at the FDI Forum, June 8-9 in San Francisco. With increasing investment from Europe, China, India and several emerging economies the US continues to attract exciting new opportunities from global companies in a wide variety of growth sectors.

This premiere event brings together an outstanding lineup of selected international speakers knowledgeable in global investment and world markets who will present the most current opportunities in attracting FDI to your location.

The FDI Forum is the perfect opportunity to hear about the latest trends, speak one-on-one with these outstanding experts, participate in roundtable discussions and network with your peers. The FDI Forum offers a comprehensive tutorial on both the fundamental and more advanced issues of where today’s FDI is headed in the US, identifying the most active industrial sectors, critical issues affecting investment strategies by country, and what your efforts will require to develop an effective FDI attraction program for 2010.

The FDI Forum will be held at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in San Francisco. Registration is $995 and $850 if registered before March 30. (Discount registration fees are available for three (3) or more participants from the same organization.)

Who Should Attend:

State EDCs
Regional EDCs
Local EDCs
Utility ED Dept's
President, VP, Ex Dir, Dir, Mgrs, FDI Specialists

FDI Forum Program (planned)

Tuesday, June 8

Opening Networking Reception and Dinner

Wednesday, June 9

Networking Breakfast
Conference Networking Break
Keynote Luncheon
Conference Networking Break
Networking Closing Reception

Hear from many of the leading consulting firms and from selected CREs who are making today’s site decisions. Prior Consultant Forum speakers have included:

•  Apricum - Berlin
•  Atlas Insight, LLC
•  Austin Consulting
•  Binswanger Technology Group
•  Boyette Levy
•  Butzel Long LLP
•  Canup & Assoc.
•  CBRE Consulting, CB Richard Ellis
•  CH2M Hill IDC – Advanced Technology Practice
•  China Alliance
•  Colliers International – Location Advisory & Incentives Practice
 Crowe Chizek and Company
•  Cushman & Wakefield Global Consulting/Business Consulting Group
•  Cushman & Wakefield Location Incentive Group
•  Deloitte & Touche USA LLP
•  Deloitte Consulting, LLP – Global Expansion/Location Strategy
•  Deloitte Consulting, LLP – Life Sciences Practice
•  Duff & Phelps, LLC
•  Elliot D. Pollack & Co.
•  Ernst & Young – Advisory Business Services
•  Flour Global Location Strategies
•  Fountains Spatial
•  Greenfield Development
•  Global Watt, Inc.
 Grubb & Ellis
•  Halcyon Ltd. Real Estate Advisors
•  IBM Business Consulting Services
•  IMS Worldwide (IMSW)
•  Jones Lang LaSalle - Strategic Consulting
•  KPMG Strategic Relocation & Expansion
•  Location Advisory Services
•  MMK Consulting
 McCallum Sweeney Consulting
•  Moran Stahl & Boyer
•  Nelson Mullins LLC – International Law
•  Newmeark Knight Frank Consulting (NKF)
 Organization for International Investment (OFII)
•  Oxford Analytica
•  Site Selection Group
•  Sgurr Energy Ltd.
•  Supply Change Visions
•  The Pathfinders
•  The Staubach Company
•  TranSystems RE Consulting Services

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