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News From The Consultants Forum

Louisville Forum close to early sell out :

The 7th Consultants Forum to be held in Louisville, Kentucky, May 31- June 2 is on track to be another sold out event. As of March 24th only 29 seats remain available. This highly regarded conference will feature an outstanding line up of site consultants speakers � many who are first time presenters at the Forum- that will make this a fresh experience for both new and repeat attendees. This limited seat event at the newly renovated historic Seelbach Hotel is available to only 100 economic developers who will enjoy an intense professional program with its many networking and unique roundtable opportunities. To register click here.

Annual Spring and Fall 2009 Consultant Forum’s schedule announced:

Area Development Magazine has scheduled the twice yearly Consultants Forum Best Practices Series for 2009. Included in next years schedule are the annual Spring Forum in Louisville, KY, followed by the Fall Forum in Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL. Economic developers should save these dates and register early as both should be very early sellouts.

Special Consultants Forum Board Members:

“Optimizing Success- What Your Board Needs to Know” is a new one night/day  conference event designed for both Economic Development professionals and invited Board Members. The program brings in leading site consultants, public affairs, legal, organizational and marketing experts to address key issues on how to  optimize your EDC’s success in the reality of today’s marketplace. Seating will be limited. For information email
Sax Hotel, Chicago, April 15-16 2009.

The Consultant’s Forum team takes on organizing the first annual Duff & Phelps Business Incentives Conference:

The Business Incentives Advisory Group of Duff & Phelps LLC, a global business consultancy has turned to The Consultant Forum to help organize it’s first  major conference event “Cutting Costs and Increasing ROI” at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, Orlando, Florida Feb 22-24, 2009. The Conference expects to attract the CEO’s, CFO’s, and CRE’s of up to 100 Fortune 1000 and other sizeable companies to this high end corporate event. A limited number of ED Sponsorships are available. Please email for information.

The Consultant Forum at Gainey Ranch, Scottsdale is another sold out event!

For the fifth consecutive Consultants Forum all seats were sold at this highly regarded boutique conference event. With featured speakers from Duff & Phelps, Jones Lang LaSalle,  McCallum Sweeney, Delotte Consulting, Boyette Levy, CB  Richard Ellis, Grubb & Ellis, IMS Worldwide and Fountain Spatial some 120 economic developers will enjoy an intense professional program at the newly renovated 5-star Gainey Ranch Resort in Scottsdale.

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