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Ardmore Development Authority Contracts Site Location Partnership to Enhance Web Presence to Business Location Prospects and Site Selectors

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  site location partnershipArdmore, OK (January 10, 2011) – The Ardmore Development Authority announced that is has retained Site Location Partnership (SLP), a Dallas-based corporate site selection and economic development consulting firm, to amplify its marketing efforts in recruiting new industry, jobs and investment to Ardmore, Oklahoma. SLP’s Economic Development Practice will utilize internet promotion and electronic outreach to target site selection advisors and corporations in expansion mode.

“We are excited about establishing a relationship with Site Location Partnership and see it as the most value-added method of leveraging our exiting business attraction efforts,” said Brian Thorstenberg, vice president of development for the Ardmore Development Authority. “The web has become a primary tool for corporate site selectors when screening communities. SLP’s marketing expertise will position Ardmore at the forefront of economic development websites in the U.S. and boost our online visibility to showcase why Ardmore is such an attractive place to do business.”

According to Mark Darce, senior vice president of development for Site Location Partnership, Ardmore will be featured on SLP’s interactive platform for site selection and economic development, Hot Spots - a leading online destination for site selectors and corporate decision makers seeking the ideal location for their business. “Most site searches are beginning with internet research, making it crucial for economic developers to maximize their exposure and maintain a powerful web presence. Being part of our online site location network increases the likelihood that prospects will consider Ardmore for their expansion or relocation project.”

About The Ardmore Development Authority
The Ardmore Development Authority (ADA), recognized nationally as a premier economic development organization, focuses its efforts on the attraction and retention of business and industry throughout Ardmore and Southern Oklahoma. With a long-term mission of creating jobs, encouraging investment in the community and maintaining a balanced quality of life, the ADA is actively involved in the economic vitality of Ardmore. The ADA offers free customized, confidential services to new or expanding companies.

About Site Location Partnership

Site Location Partnership (SLP) is a multi-disciplined advisory firm that enables the growth of businesses, communities and economies through its two primary consulting areas - corporate site selection and economic development. SLP’s Corporate Location Practice helps companies from industrial and commercial sectors select the optimal location for expansion, relocation or consolidation of business facilities. SLP’s Economic Development Practice assists various organizations in implementing business attraction strategies for new corporate investment, job creation and economic growth.

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Strategic Initiatives Specialist
Site Location Partnership
Phone: 972-874-7483

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