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CFO Journal Predicts a Rise in Capital Spending 2014 ...

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“Andy Levine is President/Chief Creative Officer of DCI. Since joining DCI in 1991, he has worked with a broad range of places from “A” (Alabama, Asheville, Australia) to “W” (Wales, Wichita Falls, Wyoming).”
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Interview With The American Dream Composite Index Creators

Interview With The American Dream Composite Index Creators | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
Did you know that in different parts of the country the American Dream is viewed as more or less achievable? How easy is it to achieve the American Dream where you live? Creators of this new performance measure explain what their research shows.
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Learn about this new metric to measure performance of both economic development organizations and elected officials.
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Great insights! Thanks Ed!

Linda Allen's comment, August 14, 2013 8:07 AM
Hi Ed--now I have two great resources for your inspiration!
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An Economic Development Majority Changes Everything

An Economic Development Majority Changes Everything | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Majorities matter. When an election creates a new majority of your elected officials that supports economic development, you know you’ll have backing to achieve your goals.”
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Maureen Krauss Discusses Regional Collaboration on Michigan Business Network

Maureen Krauss Discusses Regional Collaboration on Michigan Business Network | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“From: Michigan Business Network By Chris Holman April 21, 2015 Detroit Regional Chamber Vice President Maureen Krauss was on Michigan Business Beat with Chris Holman to discuss the signing of a new regional economic development protocol among the...”
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Investing in Advanced Manufacturing Discussion at the 2015 SelectUSA Investment Summit

“The Honorable Bruce Andrews, Deputy Secretary of Commerce, moderates an armchair discussion on investing in advanced manufacturing in the United States ...”
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Infrastructure Investing Panel Discussion at the 2015 SelectUSA Investment Summit

“The Honorable Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation, moderates a panel discussion on infrastructure investing and approaches to successful public-private ...”
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Welcome Remarks by U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew at the 2015 SelectUSA Investment Summit

“The Honorable Bruce Andrews, Deputy Secretary of Commerce, introduces The Honorable Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Treasury, who delivers the welcome ...”
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Highlights of the 2015 Annual Energy Outlook

Highlights of the 2015 Annual Energy Outlook | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Last week the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its Annual Energy Outlook 2015 (AEO2015). The report presents updated projections for U.S.”
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Tourism manager to enhance city's brand - Whyalla News

Tourism manager to enhance city's brand - Whyalla News | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“A new dedicated tourism development manager will enhance Whyalla's brand.”
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What Role Does Culture Play In Brand Building? - Forbes

What Role Does Culture Play In Brand Building? - Forbes | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“The role culture plays in building a sound brand strategy is more important than ever. Think beyond demo and psychographic insights.”
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Upper Cumberland Region marketed to foreign investors - Macon county times

“Upper Cumberland Region marketed to foreign investors Macon county times WASHINGTON, DC - The Upper Cumberland region's readiness for economic development and wealth of available resources was displayed to businesses from all over the world looking...”
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Suits you: brand storytelling in the connected city - Telegraph.co.uk

Suits you: brand storytelling in the connected city - Telegraph.co.uk | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Improved mobile coverage provides cities with connected intelligence. If urban environments continue to evolve, what could the future hold?”
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Lessons in branding from the UAE | Wamda.com

Lessons in branding from the UAE | Wamda.com | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“But is that enough? “The biggest concern I have about RAK's efforts [at nation branding] is that the Emirate will find it hard to differentiate itself from Dubai and the others,” says Wharton marketing professor David Reibstein.”
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DETROIT VS EVERYBODY

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“DETROIT – Every January, Cobo Center, now in the final stages of a $279-million expansion and upgrade, is the scene of the North American International Auto Show.”
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Business and Investment Climate in the United States: Local Economy, State Incentives and Growth Prospects

Business and Investment Climate in the United States: Local Economy, State Incentives and Growth Prospects, is an update to a report jointly released by CII and SelectUSA in 2011.
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Nobel winner Stiglitz: "American dream is a myth"

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“Economist Joseph Stiglitz says growing inequality has eroded chances for lower-income children to bootstrap to the top”
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Investment and the U.S. Economic Resurgence Panel Discussion at the 2015 SelectUSA Investment Summit

“The Honorable Jeffrey Zients, Director of the National Economic Council at the White House, moderates a panel discussion on why this is the right time for ...”
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The Innovation Advantage Panel with CTO Megan Smith at the 2015 SelectUSA Investment Summit

“The Honorable Megan Smith, CTO and Assistant to the President at The White House, moderates a panel discussion on the access to U.S. research and ...”
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Brand USA CEO Brief - April 2015

“A quarterly statement on Brand USA's marketing programs, platforms and upcoming initiatives to market the USA to international travelers.”
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How Growth Industries Help the Economy

How Growth Industries Help the Economy | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Anyone that knows anything about the economy knows that there are a few factors that go into economic growth. People need to be making money so that they can spend it. Spending gets the economy going.”
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How Small Businesses Create Economic Development

How Small Businesses Create Economic Development | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Economic development is a complicated subject. Everybody has an opinion on how best to foster economic development in struggling areas, and hard statistics on what works are difficult to come buy.”
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Four Facts about a New Global Methane Study

“Ahead of the United Nations climate change meeting this year in Paris, the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) released a new report conducted by the Rhodium Group, which evaluates methane emissions from oil and gas development on a global scale,...”
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7 Habits of Highly Effective Economic Developers

7 Habits of Highly Effective Economic Developers | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
““Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important.” -Stephen R. Covey With apologies to the late inspirational writer Stephen R.”
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Denmark wants to rebrand part of Sweden as 'Greater Copenhagen'

Denmark wants to rebrand part of Sweden as 'Greater Copenhagen' | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“ Country hopes incorporating southern Swedish region of Skåne will gain the region more business and visitors – but the idea is not universally loved”
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Sort That Database and Everything Will Be Gravy

Sort That Database and Everything Will Be Gravy | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“The Ides of March have come and gone, and I have come to praise economic developers and not to bury them. For I once was one, and I like to think that I understand the pressures and the challenges that they face.”
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US urges foreign investment as Select USA Summit begins - Kuwait News Agency

US urges foreign investment as Select USA Summit begins - Kuwait News Agency | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“US urges foreign investment as Select USA Summit begins Kuwait News Agency WASHINGTON, March 23 (KUNA) -- The US Monday called on foreign investors to look to America for growing their business, and touted the nation's laws, workforce talent, and...”
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