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Strategic Development Reflects on Second Decade of Success

The importance of selecting the right location for your organization will be even more crucial in the next 10 years as location decisions become increasingly complex and workforce skill requirements grow more specialized and the importance of speed to market intensifies. Finding the best site selection consultant for your project is a critical first step.

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Fall Newsletter 2019

September 2019 Message From Our President  Having been in both the private and public site selection business for most of my career, one element of fascination for me has been watching some companies (that SDG did not represent) make site location errors that have...

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Recent Speaking Engagements

August 26, 2020
North Carolina Economic Development Association
2020 Virtual Annual Conference
Site Selection Consultant Panel

August 17, 2020
Southern Economic Development Council Meeting
Nashville, TN
Site Selector Panel Session

August 12, 2020
Site Selectors Guild Webinar
COVID-19 & the Changing Landscape of Site Selection
Panel Session

July 17, 2020
Site Selectors Guild Podcast
Insights into Location Resilience as a Factor in the Post Pandemic Era
Featuring Mark L. Williams | President

March 19, 2020
South Carolina Power Team 2020 Economic Development Review
Featured Speaker – Why Site Readiness Matters?
Hilton Head, South Carolina
Mark L. Williams | President

March 9-11, 2020
Site Selectors Guild Annual Conference
Conference Chair and Panelist
Atlanta, GA

NOVEMBER 7th-8th, 2019
North Mississippi Industrial Development Authority Local Developer Summit
Keynote Speaker
West Point, MS

NOVEMBER 1, 2019
Nexsen Pruet Agribusiness Seminar
Top 10 Mistakes in Site Selection
Columbia, SC

OCTOBER 18, 2019
Greenwood Partnership Alliance Annual Meeting
Greenwood, SC

SEPTEMBER 12, 2019
Bradley Forum
Breakout Leader and Panelist on Site Selection Trends
Nashville, TX

SEPTEMBER 9-11, 2019
Site Selectors Guild
2019 Fall Forum
Breakout Chair
Dallas, TX

JUNE 18, 2019
Site Selectors Guild
2019 Site Readiness Roundtable
Roundtable Member
Atlanta, GA

JUNE 14, 2019
South Carolina Economic Developers Association
Advanced Symposium
Session Leader
Greenwood, SC

JUNE 6, 2019

JAASC Business Forum
Keynote Speaker
Greenville, SC

MAY 21, 2019
Research Division at the S.C. Department of Commerce
Research Symposium
Columbia, SC

APRIL 24, 2019
FPL Powering Florida: Illumination
Jacksonville, FL

APRIL 18, 2019
Charlotte Regional Business Alliance Champions Breakfast
Speaking Panel
Charlotte, NC

MARCH 25-27, 2019
Site Selectors Guild Annual Conference
Various Presentations on Site Selection
Salt Lake City, UT


OCTOBER 19, 2018
SEUS Japan, 2018
U.S. – Japan Partnership in Trade and Investment
Tokyo, Japan

AUGUST 22, 2018
Bradley Law Economic Development Forum
Site Consultant Panel
Nashville, TN

APRIL 12-13, 2018
2018 TVA Economic Developers’ Forum
Site Location Trends in the Southeast
Nashville, TN

MARCH 18-21, 2018

Site Selectors Guild Annual Conference
Various Presentations on Site Selection
Cincinnati, OH

FEBRUARY 14-15, 2018
Site Selectors Guild Advisory Forum
Panel Presentations
Tucson, AZ

JANUARY 5, 2018
Tennessee Valley Authority
Site Selection Trends
Bowling Green, KY 


“Their fluid and flexible approach helped us to reachour project goals and timelines during our multi-state evaluationof sites for a new manufacturing facilitY.”

“Strategic Development Group truly understood that our project needs were evolving. Their fluid and flexible approach helped us to reach our project goals and timelines during our multi-state evaluation of sites for a new manufacturing facility in New Castle, Indiana. SDG’s ability to present concise summaries of site conditions, development costs, incentives and recommendations were critical for our management’s ability to make a final site location decision.”

– Ted Moore

Vice President of Operations, MICRONUTRIENTS, INC.