June 2, 2017

My 2017 revelations about economic development blogging

I realized, I invented the warm water. Economic development blogging exists since decades: it’s called local economic magazine publishing.

March 10, 2017

The promise of Chinese food industry investments

Food is the new oil, and the increasing demand in enriching China for more food creates some great opportunities for overseas business parks and local governments targeting food economy.

April 19, 2016

How to support industrial site selection with SlideShare presentations: 2016 edition

SlideShare.net is the #1 social media platform for business professionals seeking information for their daily job. Belive or not, but corporate site selectors often search on SlideShare to collect stuff to the site selection process. And this is the time for smart economic developers:

March 23, 2016

City branding: the European approach

CityLogo Project, funded by URBACT, the EU's urban development program, has great results about the new appoach of city branding. I selected some exciting findings from the report on project closing event.
source: glasbergen.com

February 25, 2016

FDI project acquisition guide: 2016 edition

Corporate site selection is not a simple job. Why? Site selectors are corporate professionals, they know nothing about competing investment destinations and probably do site selection once and last in their lifetime. Maybe they have professional site selection consultant, maybe not. Anyway, they have to collect information about 10-20 locations, have to analyze and rank them. During this process, they will love any help from you. I show you, how to help them:

January 22, 2016

Case study: city-level investment promotion

The new EU budget cycle provides great funding opportunities for Hungarian cities' investment promotion efforts between 2016-2019. Here I share the investment promotion plans and hows of one of my clients, the Municipality of Hajduboszormeny, hoping you will find it inspiring.
source: consolidationofaccounts.com