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SelectUSA Services for EDOs: This website lists services available to help economic development organizations “…develop, focus, or enhance FDI attraction plans by providing information through the lens of global business.”

NAM’s Manufacturing Institute published a guide prepared by KPMG documenting the relative cost of manufacturing operations in the US and around the world.

Kate McEnroe, a site selection expert with Kate McEnroe Consulting, presented at the 2018 conference of the Council for Community and Economic Research. The Magic is In the Message offers dos and don’ts for economic developers on using data visualization to tell the story of your region effectively. While not focused specifically on FDI attraction, the lessons are relevant for articulating your regional brand to prospects and broader international engagement marketing purposes. The slides are available here in pdf form with live links to additional resources.