Florida's Great Northwest (FGNW) hosted four top site location consultants this month in Marianna, Florida as part of their ‘Beyond Our Beaches’ Site Selector Mission. This annual event allows the economic development partners within the 13 county region to participate in this relationship-focused event, diving deep into the business assests of Northwest Florida. Site selectors also know as site location consultants are professionals who assist companies with their facility location and expansion plans.
The VIP group included:
Jim Blair of Navigator Consulting
Marianne Campbell of Evergreen Advisors
Larry Gigerich of Ginovous
Morgan Trask of Evergreen Advisors
International Partner, Daniel Dueren of NRW.Global Business
During their visit, the VIP group learned about assets in Northwest Florida, including Chipola College, NextStep at Endeavor Academy, and Florida State Caverns. The consultants noted that they were impressed by the region's strong workforce, excellent quality of life, and business-friendly environment, and expressed a great deal of interest in working with Florida's Great Northwest to help their clients to capitalize on these benefits.
"We were thrilled to host such a distinguished group of site location consultants in Marianna," said Jennifer Conoley, President and CEO of Florida's Great Northwest. "Their visit was a great opportunity for us to showcase all that our region has to offer, and we're confident that it will lead to many new business opportunities in the future."
Florida’s Great Northwest is the regional economic development organization for the 13-county region of the Florida Panhandle. The organization's purpose is to promote Northwest Florida for economic growth and diversification, to advocate for economic development issues that affect the region, and to collaborate to improve regional competitiveness. Beyond our beaches, Northwest Florida offers business competitive, bottom-line advantages in workforce training, upgraded infrastructure, access to a host of defense assets, and a diverse base of industries that already call the region home. Please visit FloridasGreatNorthwest.com, for more information.
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