The SelectChicago conference sessions on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 focused on how local reps help. US accounting and biopharma contacts from the Greater Chicago Area explained their services for global companies. Canadian and Mexican trade commissioners detailed how they support inbound business and imports from Canada and Mexico. Continue reading
SelectChicago Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Opening Summary
The 5th Annual SelectChicago® Foreign Direct Investment Conference is off to a strong start. We learned the Midwest is rich with robust resources. COVID-19 hasn’t slowed the region down. Despite the recent media coverage, the Greater Chicago Region is safe. Continue reading
Why Use Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to augment a
Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) program?
How Innovative Hubs are Sustaining the Biotech Industry Boom
With most Economic Development Organizations (EDOs) jumping on the bandwagon to leverage Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs) as part of their Business Retention and Expansion strategy, today’s corporate stakeholders are now utilizing them as a sort of secret weapon that can transform an outdated business model from ‘winner takes all,’ to a ‘let’s grow this pie together’ approach.