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EB-5: How Does It Fit With FDI Development? (SelectUSA Academy)

EB-5: How Does It Fit With FDI Development? (SelectUSA Academy) | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
Presentation by Peter Joseph of IIUSA for the EB-5 panel at the SelectUSA Academy on March 22, 2015.

For more information, please visit our website at www.selectusa.gov

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Lane: The American Dream… depending on where you live - UI The Daily Iowan

“Lane: The American Dream… depending on where you live UI The Daily Iowan The American Dream is one of the more connotation-laden phrases in U.S. history.”
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Liberland: The nation-state that wasn’t

Liberland: The nation-state that wasn’t | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“image courtesy of Liberland What does the concept of place branding mean for a completely new and disputed country? Liberland is the world’s newest country and it’s already making a splash in the international media.”
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Trends Driving FDI in the United States - Area Development Online

Trends Driving FDI in the United States - Area Development Online | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“The United States provides foreign investors with a climate where ideas flourish and an environment where businesses succeed.”
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Location USA 2015: A Letter from Vinai Thummalapally, Executive Director ... - Area Development Online

Location USA 2015: A Letter from Vinai Thummalapally, Executive Director ... - Area Development Online | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“The past few years have been exciting ones for investment in the United States. The U.S. economy is growing and companies are expanding: as of February 2015, there have been 60 straight months of job growth.”
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Other View: Refugees Are Pursuing American Dream - Twin Falls Times-News

Other View: Refugees Are Pursuing American Dream - Twin Falls Times-News | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Some of our newest neighbors and co-workers are living proof that the American Dream is alive, well, and working right here in southern Idaho. As director of the College of”
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Branding Japan beyond Abe - The Japan Times

Branding Japan beyond Abe - The Japan Times | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“The people of Japan need to be reminded of their value beyond Tokyo's central government, its dominant party, the LDP, and its main leader, Shinzo Abe.”
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Making the American dream a reality: Guest commentary - LA Daily News

Making the American dream a reality: Guest commentary - LA Daily News | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Striving for better lives and supporting our families are universal desires.”
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Report: Plastics Manufacturing Gets a Boost from American Shale

“A new report from the American Chemistry Council (ACC), released this week, highlights how the abundance of affordable natural gas and natural gas liquids from shale will particularly benefit U.S. plastics manufacturing.”
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Session looks at kids and the America Dream - Foster's Daily Democrat

Session looks at kids and the America Dream - Foster's Daily Democrat | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“The American Dream and how it affects our children’s future was under scrutiny during a community conversation in Rochester earlier this week.”
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Has The American Dream Hit The Skids? - ValueWalk

Has The American Dream Hit The Skids? - ValueWalk | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Best-Selling ‘E-Myth’ Author Michael E. Gerber Is Determined To Shock People Out Of Their Stupor Michael E. Gerber is miffed and he doesn’t care who knows it.”
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Three Secrets for Planning Project Approval

Three Secrets for Planning Project Approval | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“My colleague Matt Carmichael, editor of Livability.com and a contributor to this blog, is in line for at least a set of steak knives if not a brand, new Cadillac for his insights this week on sure-fire tactics to get project approval for a...”
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Ohio “Ban Fracking” Activists Pen Fact Free Letter to EPA

“Recently, representatives from 23 known anti-fracking groups including Frackfree Mahoning Valley and the Frackfree America National Coalition, wrote a letter to the U.S.”
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Baseball, Hot Dogs and Relationship Building

Baseball, Hot Dogs and Relationship Building | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Wherever we live, whatever the culture we come from, whatever religion that we may hold, people have kicked or thrown a ball. Probably well before people were scratching images on cave walls, they were playing with sticks and rudimentary balls.”
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Trading Places: Top States for Export Jobs

Trading Places: Top States for Export Jobs | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“With the world getting smaller, the opportunities to tap into global markets are getting bigger for the nation’s small businesses. As newly released data by the U.S.”
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On Limburg: Place branding across borders

On Limburg: Place branding across borders | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“At the end of last month I took a short trip to explore the place branding strategy being used by the Dutch province of Limburg.”
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Toronto will be top economic performer in 2015, report says

Toronto will be top economic performer in 2015, report says | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Toronto’s economic growth will top that of its Canadian peers for the first time this century, thanks to a weaker Canadian dollar and a strengthening U.S. economy, a new report says.”
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Our Ten Top Place Branding Posts of 2014

“During 2014, we covered a lot of territory within the practice of place and destination branding.”
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City of Fairfax Seeks a Brand - Virginia Connection Newspapers

“It’s been 15 or 16 years since the City of Fairfax has given serious thought to possibly adopting a brand-marketing campaign.”
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Goyette: City branding is all over the map - Peterborough Examiner

Goyette: City branding is all over the map - Peterborough Examiner | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Last month, Peterborough County Council adopted a new”
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Egyptian native realizes the American dream with Chanel Nail Spa in Richmond - SILive.com

Egyptian native realizes the American dream with Chanel Nail Spa in Richmond - SILive.com | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“After spending the last 20 years working in and managing various Staten Island-based nail salons, Mariam Androus decided to open Chanel Nail Spa.”
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State Focus: New York – A Startup Empire Grows In New York

State Focus: New York – A Startup Empire Grows In New York | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Business Facilities (BF) Magazine Since its inception in 2013, more than 80 companies have embraced the Empire State’s innovative START-UP NY program, which created tax-free zones linked to New York’s system of higher education.”
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WATCH: President Obama: Drilling in U.S. Is Better than Importing Oil

“At a press conference today, President Obama outlined the benefits of domestic oil and gas production, noting that developing our resources at home is far better than importing oil and gas from other countries.”
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7 Ways to Be Insanely Honest in Your Marketing

7 Ways to Be Insanely Honest in Your Marketing | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“In Velocity’s latest SlideShare, “Insane Honesty in Content Marketing,” we argue for a little-used but hugely powerful strategy: taking the worst attributes of your company, product or service … and highlighting them for all to see.”
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