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Webinar: Make Your Website Site Selector Friendly

Friday, May 27, 2011 Webinar: Make Your Website Site Selector Friendly by Jason Hickey, President, Hickey & Associates, LLC Click link to view Webinar: Jason Hickey, President of leading site selection firm Hickey & Associates, discusses what site selectors look for when evaluating communities online, including: Real-time data Statistics that accentuate strengths and challenges Property searches Geographic Information System analysis Incentive zones Social media Search engine optimization and search terms Web vs. personal contact with economic development organizations

H&A Webinar: New Markets Tax Credit 101

The New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program has become an important Partnership Tool for businesses looking to expand or create new investment opportunities. To learn more about this critical opportunity, please view the video embedded below.

Lockheed Martin to Open Mission Support Center in Mississippi to Increase Technology Services for Federal Customers

New facility will employ up to 350 professionals; deliver critical technical services JACKSON, Miss., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced today plans to open a new Mission Support Center in the Greater Jackson, Miss. area in September 2011 that will create up to 350 new jobs and provide diverse technology services for its federal customers. The opening of a new Mission Support Center in the Greater Jackson area establishes Lockheed Martin’s Gulf Coast Technology Hub and increases the Corporation’s presence in the state. Lockheed Martin currently has existing operations in Biloxi, Stennis and Vicksburg, and has...
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Economic Development Conferences: Expense or Investment?

Posted by jaynehrkorn in Chamber Life Budgets are tight, and shelling out dollars to send executives to conferences might be a hard sell to many chamber boards right now. Some may see travel costs for conferences and visits as an unnecessary expense in this information age, but according to one site selection professional and public incentives expert we spoke with, face-time with other decision makers is much more valuable than you might think. A recent discussion with Jason Hickey, of the Hickey & Associates consulting firm, about the site selection process led us to the topic of marketing venues for...
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