Accrisoft Corporation provides a finely tuned blend of technology and services that empower your economic development organization to accomplish your goals and better serve investors. Accrisoft Freedom™ is a comprehensive software solution that spans across your organization's operations, finance, marketing, and sales departments, allowing your entire team to work together harmoniously on a single platform.
Chmura Economics & Analytics is an applied economic consulting firm specializing in delivering advanced economic analysis. Our core competencies include economic consulting, economic development, workforce development, economic impact studies, custom publications, and data and software solutions. Chmura has the experience and expertise to transform data into information that drives effective strategy and business solutions. Our premier technology platforms - JobsEQ®, and LaborEQ® - are in widespread use across the United States. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, Chmura was founded in 1999 and operates regional offices in Cleveland, Ohio and Spokane, Washington.
DCI is "The Leader in Marketing Places." Since 1960, we have worked with more than 450 cities, regions, states, provinces and countries, helping them to attract investors, visitors, and talent. We specialize exclusively in all phases of economic development and tourism marketing including websites, branding, public relations, social/digital media, talent attraction, research, prospect development, travel trade, and special events. Current clients include a range of states (Texas, Michigan, New Hampshire, Vermont, South Dakota, and New Jersey), cities/regions (Charleston, Chattanooga, Cincinnati, Columbus, Houston, Research Triangle Region, and Birmingham) and countries (Netherlands, Thailand, Costa Rica and Japan), to name a few. DCI is headquartered in New York City, with offices in Denver, Los Angeles and Toronto.
Emsi is a one-stop shop for labor market data, helping economic development organizations fuel community success with data-driven decisions. With detailed data and expert analysts, Emsi is a must-have for economic developers. We are trusted by 300+ organizations in the U.S., powering 60% of state EDOs and ranked as the #1 information resource by C2ER. Our data, software, and consulting services help economic development professionals understand and communicate their communities’ workforce strengths, quickly respond to business inquiries, benchmark their regions against their peers, and boost their business retention and expansion efforts.
Founded in 1957, ICSC is the global trade association of the shopping center industry, with more than 70,000 members in over 100 countries. The shopping center industry is essential to economic development and opportunity, serving as job creators, drivers of GDP, and a critical revenue source for the communities they serve through the collection of sales taxes and the payment of property taxes. In addition to being fiscal engines, they are integral to the social fabric of their communities by providing a central place to congregate and participate in philanthropic endeavors. For the latest news from ICSC and the industry see www.thecenterofshopping.com.
Research Consultants International is the global leader in lead generation and qualification services for economic development organizations. Through our global partnerships we cover the globe with our network of 75 economic development consultants in over 20 countries. Our consultants speak over 15 languages and can work with your region to attract inward investments within the U.S., Canada, Latin America, Europe and Asia. Founded in 2010 our company has contacts in over 43 countries around the world and can connect you with the decision makers that are making the investment decisions for their companies.
FDI365 a proprietary tool launched in 2017 and developed to answer the needs of our clients that were searching for a targeted lead generation software. FDI365 combines the newest technologies along with human curated business intelligence to provide customized profiles of companies that match your region’s criteria and that we believe to be poised for an expansion project.
ROI Research on Investment is an award-winning global authority on lead generation and investment attraction for economic development organizations. Since 2003, ROI has worked with over 350 clients worldwide to attract job-creating, capital intensive, expansion projects. ROI's core areas of expertise include benchmarking/target industry analysis, lead generation, BR&E strategies, representation services, and customized training covering best practices in modern BR&E and investment attraction.
ROI recently launched Gazelle.ai; the first application designed to use AI and big data to solve many challenges faced by economic development, investment attraction and trade professionals. Gazelle.ai is a powerful one-stop business intelligence platform deploying machine-learning algorithms, human curated intelligence and big data to forecast company growth. This unique platform profiles millions of companies and features over 900 industry profiles that include heat maps illustrating 14 economic indicators at the State and County levels, including: establishment and employment growth, revenues, gross profit, average salary growth, etc.
While Utah is now internationally known as Silicon Slopes, few people realize that Orem was the birthplace and original hotbed of innovation that has made the state one of the premier locations in America for tech companies. Orem is located 45 minutes south of Salt Lake City in beautiful Utah Valley. Orem is bordered by Utah Lake on the west and the majestic Wasatch Mountains on the east. As the fifth-largest City in Utah, Orem is located in the center of the Provo-Orem MSA with an estimated population of over 606,000 people. It is home to the largest university in the state, Utah Valley University, and is also within five minutes of Brigham Young University. Together these two schools educate a combined total of over 73,000 students. Housing, education, and employment opportunities continue to be in high demand as Orem’s population approaches 98,000 residents. Orem was named the #13 Best Place to Live in America for 2018 by Money Magazine. The Orem Economic Development Division is a resource for Orem businesses, developers, and real estate professionals. We facilitate relationships and we make things happen.
Provo City is a multi-award winning community that boasts of economic diversity and success. Nestled about 50 miles south of Salt Lake International Airport, Provo’s is home to Brigham Young University and is only a five-minute drive to Utah Valley University. Between the two, Provo has access to over 70,000 students, which upon graduation many of them stay in the region; allowing for Provo to have one of the youngest and most educated communities in the country. Additionally, Provo provides plenty of activities for all of them. Whether it be outdoor recreation, an amazing culturally-diverse downtown, or to enjoy a variety of entertainment activities, from sports to dining; Provo has it all. It’s no wonder why Provo has received an award for Top 10 places to Live, Top 10 Best Downtowns, Top 10 Best College Towns, and Top 10 Best Economies, among other accolades. Because when you’re here in Provo, you’re not just somewhere, you’re home.
World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah) promotes prosperity across the state by attracting investment and increasing exports. WTC Utah accomplishes this mission through three key objectives: First is to help Utah companies add customers, increase revenue and create jobs by selling internationally. Second is to promote Utah as a premier destination for international companies to establish operations and create jobs. Third is to expand Utah’s global position by hosting international dignitaries and leading Utah delegations abroad.