2011 Annual Meeting

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2011 Annual Meeting

  1. 1. Annual Meeting<br />GREATER STATESVILLE COMMITTEE OF 100<br />2011<br />
  2. 2. <ul><li> Opportunity 2015 Campaign
  3. 3. Project activity very strong 3Q/4Q
  4. 4. Decreasing, but stubbornly high, unemployment
  5. 5. Site Selection magazine #1 Micropolitan
  6. 6. NCRR Best Freight Rail Site award
  7. 7. Community rebranding effort
  8. 8. Increased business development travel</li></ul>2010 Accomplishment & Change<br />
  9. 9. Opportunity 2015 Campaign<br />Started in March 2010<br />Goal of $900,000 over five years<br />Very positive response from private sector<br />Final report-out in February<br />
  10. 10. Project Activity<br />
  11. 11. Decreasing Unemployment<br />
  12. 12. #1 Micropolitan<br />Site Selection Magazine<br />2010 #1 Micropolitan<br />2009 #1 Micropolitan<br />2008 #2 Micropolitan<br />2007 #1 Micropolitan<br />2006 #1 Micropolitan<br />2005 #1 Micropolitan<br />2004 #8 Small Town<br />2003 #2 Small Town<br />“Consistent Performer”<br /><ul><li>2002 #2 Small Town
  13. 13. 2001 #1 Small Town
  14. 14. 2000 #1 Small Town
  15. 15. 1999 #2 Small Town</li></li></ul><li>Best Freight Rail Site Award<br />West Industrial Park<br />North Carolina Railroad Company<br />Best Small Industrial Site among Great Freight Rail Sites in North Carolina<br />
  16. 16. Community Rebranding Effort<br />Multi-organization combined effort for the city of Statesville<br />GSDC/Chamber/CVB/City/ DSDC<br />Arnett Muldrow Agency<br />Pleased with the results to-date<br />New brand identity roll-out through 1Q/2Q 2011<br />
  17. 17. Business Development<br />Increased business development activity was a major objective of Opportunity 2015 Campaign<br />Atlanta (August)<br />Friends of North Carolina (FONC) reception <br />New York (September)<br />CRP Business Development Trip<br />Brazil (November)<br />CRP/NCDOC Business Development Trip<br />
  18. 18. <ul><li> Kewaunee Scientific
  19. 19. Ozburn-Hessey Logistics
  20. 20. Bebida Beverage Company
  21. 21. Origins Holdings Incorporated
  22. 22. Optiglass PC
  23. 23. Statesville Barn Company</li></ul>2010 Announcements<br />
  24. 24. <ul><li> Expanded resin plant and upgraded corporate headquarters in Statesville
  25. 25. 32,000 square foot resin plant expansion
  26. 26. 100 new jobs; $13 million new capital investment</li></ul>Kewaunee Scientific Corporation<br />
  27. 27. <ul><li> Tennessee-based 3PL company opened new location in Statesville
  28. 28. Leasing 471,000 square feet at Sherrill Industrial Park
  29. 29. 50 new jobs; $100,000 new capital investment</li></ul>Ozburn-Hessey Logistics<br />
  30. 30. <ul><li> Moved headquarters and race team operations to Statesville from Mooresville
  31. 31. Existing 23,000 square foot building on Barkley Road
  32. 32. 14 new jobs; $1 million new capital investment</li></ul>Bebida Beverage Corporation<br />
  33. 33. <ul><li> Moved North American headquarters to Statesville form San Francisco
  34. 34. Existing building at Bucks Industrial Park
  35. 35. 12 new jobs; $100,000 new capital investment</li></ul>Origins Holdings Incorporated<br />
  36. 36. <ul><li> Moved corporate headquarters to Statesville form Cincinnati
  37. 37. Existing 21,000 square foot building on Old Salisbury Road
  38. 38. 5 new jobs; $50,000 new capital investment</li></ul>Optiglass PC<br />
  39. 39. <ul><li> Moved from facility on Wooten Road to a larger facility on Morehead Road
  40. 40. Existing 50,000 square foot building
  41. 41. 5 new jobs; $300,000 new capital investment</li></ul>Statesville Barn Company<br />
  42. 42. <ul><li> More than 200 visits to existing industry
  43. 43. More than 120 referrals to local, county and state resources
  44. 44. Iredell Manufacturers Council
  45. 45. 1,198 hours of free/low cost educational and training programming through Mitchell Community College</li></ul>2010 BR|E Highlights<br />
  46. 46. <ul><li> 214 visits in 2010
  47. 47. 109 different companies
  48. 48. Met with more than 250 individuals</li></ul>Visits to existing industry<br />
  49. 49. BR|E Visits to Existing Industry<br />214<br />
  50. 50. BR|E Resource Referrals<br />121<br />
  51. 51. BR|E Referrals by Type<br />
  52. 52. <ul><li> Iredell Manufacturers Council
  53. 53. March meeting at Slade Inc. in Statesville
  54. 54. June meeting at NGK Ceramics in Mooresville</li></ul>BR|E Programs<br />
  55. 55. <ul><li> 1,198 training hours delivered by Mitchell Community College to Greater Statesville businesses
  56. 56. 40+ hours delivered directly by GSDC staff</li></ul>Training Hours<br />
  57. 57. <ul><li> Print Advertising
  58. 58. On-line Advertising
  59. 59. Social Media </li></ul>2010 Marketing Highlights<br />
  60. 60. <ul><li> Full page ad ran in April edition of Site Selection magazine
  61. 61. Ran concurrent with announcement as #1 Micropolitan</li></ul>Site Selection Print Ad<br />
  62. 62. <ul><li> ¼ page ad ran in the North Carolina Economic Development Guide
  63. 63. Resource published annually for site selection and commercial development professionals</li></ul>North Carolina Economic Development Guide Ad<br />
  64. 64. <ul><li> Primary business recruiting marketing piece
  65. 65. POD – Can easily make changes and updates </li></ul>Business Relocation Guide<br />
  66. 66. Google Adwords<br />
  67. 67. Facebook/Twitter/LinkedIn<br />
  68. 68. Committee of 100<br />THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT<br />
  69. 69. Guest Speaker<br />Mr. Mark Vitner<br />Managing Director and Senior Economist <br />

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