“Marcellus, Bakken, Eagle Ford, Permian, Niobrara and Haynesville. Even to the most casual observer, some of these names do have a certain familiar ring about them. And they should, as they are among the dominant shale plays in the United States.”
Lecture on city branding at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands by Eduardo Oliveira. "Cities and mega-cities, rather than countries, are increasingly becoming the principal protagonists between geographical regions.
“Branding the Nation: The Global Business of National Identity, by Melissa Aronczyk Times Higher Education In exploring the reasons behind the phenomenon of “nation branding” and the consequences of such practices, Aronczyk acknowledges the major...”
One largely overlooked consequence of states competing in globalised markets is the incentive for political authorities to use marketing techniques to create a coherent 'brand' for individual countries.
Understatement alert: you probably won't find Detroit on too many travel destination short lists. Bold statement alert: missing out on the Motor City means depriving yourself of a singular representation of the American experience.
“Posted by Heidi Schwartz As business and political leaders convene to discuss global challenges at the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, there is a greater appreciation for the importance of real estate in reshaping cities...”
“Next week, I head back to work with our colleagues at Fraunhofer. As I prepare for the trip, I've been thinking about the future of the economic development profession. In the wake of the financial...”
“As a consultant, my business is solving other people’s problems, so when the call comes in, I listen. Sometimes I immediately know if I can help. Sometimes I immediately know that I can’t. And sometimes I have to ponder on it for awhile.”
“MERIDIAN, Miss. – Now you can argue with some justification that all places have their own signature, their own ways of being. And as a site selection/economic development consultant, I have come to appreciate this.”
“SYLVANIA, Ga. — I submit that there are certain things in life that you can teach and thereby learn, and certain things that you can’t. You either have it or you don’t. Now let me tell you a true story.”
“From the Oval Office of the White House, President Richard Nixon, under assault from the Watergate scandal, uttered a remark to his aides that is now in the annals of history: “We can do that, but it would be wrong.” That phrase has resonated with...”
“'The Good Life' not doomed by bill, lawmaker says Lincoln Journal Star To summarize: The Nebraska Tourism Commission did a survey over two months this fall — and got overwhelming response — to hear how people feel about the state in an effort to...”
“By Ed Felton From the September/October 2013 issue Marcellus Shale Formation (Credit: politis.fr) A Dubai-based startup company plans to build a $102-million plant in Buffalo, NY to make steel pipes for the oil and natural gas industry, The Buffalo...”
“This year’s Business Facilities LiveXchange event will present a comprehensive, practical, and strategic conference program to help corporate delegates better plan and manage their companies’ relocation or expansion projects. This unique...”