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Lee County Economic Development Corporation Contracts Site Location Partnership to Expand Outreach to Site Selection Decision Makers

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  site location partnershipSanford, NC (June 1, 2011) – Site Location Partnership (SLP), a Dallas-based consulting firm specializing in corporate location strategy, announced that it has been awarded a contract to provide economic development marketing services to the Lee County Economic Development Corporation and work is already underway. Under the terms of the agreement, SLP’s Economic Development Practice will implement innovative strategies to identify corporate investment opportunities and attract new employers to Lee County, North Carolina.

“We've been able to carry our marketing message into new areas - and do it effectively - thanks to the consultants at Site Location Partnership,” said Bob Heuts, director of the Lee County Economic Development Corporation. “They’ve represented Lee County at several trade shows and have always been there to offer valuable advice, provide networking opportunities and help us develop contacts with prospects. Best of all, the firm has always been accessible, responsive and affordable. That's particularly important given the tight budgets we're all facing.”

Particular emphasis will be placed on meeting with corporate site selectors, attending targeted industry trade shows and utilizing the internet as a marketing tool, according to Site Location Partnership CEO Justin Thompson. “We’re excited to work with Bob and further assist the Lee County Economic Development Corporation,” said Thompson. “Working together, our efforts will lead to greater development opportunities in Lee County, paving the way for diversification and economic growth.”

About The Lee County Economic Development Corporation
The Lee County Economic Development Corporation is a nonprofit organization established to attract industry, enhance job opportunities and promote sound planning across Lee County, North Carolina. Funding is provided by the county, as well as the City of Sanford and the Town of Broadway, the two county municipalities. The Lee County Economic Development Corporation also works closely with the Lee County Committee of 100, Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce and other community groups.

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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