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We’re always looking for ways to continue the conversation around site selection and how we can help companies just like yours.

Take a look at where we’ve been and where we’re going.

Breaking Down the Future of Corporate Headquarter Location Decisions, SDG President, Jeannette Goldsmith, Joins the Virginia Economic Review Podcast for Panel Discussion

SDG Vice President, Jeannette Goldsmith, was recently a guest on the Virginia Economic Review Podcast hosted by VEDP President and CEO Stephen Moret for a panel discussion on what drives headquarter relocation projects, how the pandemic might impact corporate headquarters location decisions, and Virginia’s success in the recruitment of HQ locations.

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SDG Presents Check to Harvest Hope Food Bank in Support of 50,000 Meals for the Hungry

This year, we were extremely pleased to present a check for $10,000 to Harvest Hope Food Bank. This donation allows for the delivery of approximately 50,000 meals! At Strategic Development Group, we believe the health and readiness of the workforce is a key building block in the future success of our country. Our actions today will make a difference for tomorrow’s generation.

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SDG President, Mark Williams, Interviewed by The Phoenix Business Journal about Site Location Factors Surrounding Samsung’s Potential $17 Billion Chipmaking Facility

In a recent article published by the Phoenix Busines Journal about Samsung’s potential $17 billion chipmaking facility, SDG President, Mark Williams, weighs the likely site location factors surrounding the project including adequate labor draw and the availability and readiness of regional industrial sites. To access Mark’s comments and the full article, read on.

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Recent Speaking Engagements

April 19-20, 2021
Site Selectors Guild
One Day One Sector Summit
Supply Chain Management and Data Centers
Nashville, Tennessee

February 8-9, 2021
Site Selectors Guild
Site Selectors Summit, February 8-9, 2021,  San Antonio, Texas

November 10, 2020
Powering Florida Illumination
2020 Virtual Conference
Impacts of COVID on Site Selection and Corporate Real Estate

October 28, 2020
Site Selectors Guild
October 2020 Virtual Table Talk

October 27, 2020
North Carolina Economic Development Association
2020 Virtual Site Selectors Summit
Meet the Consultants Roundtable

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
Speaker
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
Speaker
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

“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.