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2011 Spring Meeting

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Economic Development Presentation for Greater Statesville Committee of 100 Spring Luncheon

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2011 Spring Meeting

  1. 1. SPRING LUNCHEON<br />GREATER STATESVILLE COMMITTEE OF 100<br />
  2. 2. <ul><li> $70 Million New Capital Investment Announced
  3. 3. 288 New Primary Jobs Announced
  4. 4. Site Selection Magazine #2 Micropolitan
  5. 5. Branding and Marketing Initiatives</li></ul>1st Quarter Highlights<br />
  6. 6. <ul><li> New Facility Opened January 28th
  7. 7. Announced $60 Million Expansion Same Day
  8. 8. 28 New Jobs</li></ul>Providencia USA Inauguration and Announcement<br />
  9. 9. <ul><li> January 28th
  10. 10. 225 New Primary Jobs</li></ul>JCPenney Expansion Announcement<br />
  11. 11. <ul><li> New Facility Opened April 4th
  12. 12. $13 Million Capital Investment
  13. 13. 100 New Jobs Over 5 Years</li></ul>Kewaunee Scientific Dedication Ceremony<br />
  14. 14. <ul><li> New Facility Opened April 4th
  15. 15. $13 Million Capital Investment
  16. 16. 100 New Jobs Over 5 Years</li></ul>Kewaunee Scientific Dedication Ceremony<br />
  17. 17. Norfolk Southern Event<br />2011 Economic Development Forum<br />Brosnan Forest, SC<br />Networking with 20+ Site Selection Consultants<br />
  18. 18. <ul><li> Announced April 8th
  19. 19. $10 Million Capital Investment
  20. 20. 35 New Jobs</li></ul>Engineered Sintered Components Announcement<br />
  21. 21. Friends of North Carolina<br />Networking Event with Site Selection Consultants from Around the Country<br />First Time GSDC Has Attended Premier NC Event<br />
  22. 22. Airport Funding Status Trip <br />Joint Visit with City of Statesville Leadership <br />Called On Congressional Delegation<br />Discussed Funding and Economic Impact<br />
  23. 23. NCEDA Mid-Winter Conference<br />Pinehurst, NC March 3-4<br />Michael Smith Served As Event Co-Chair<br />John Marek Awarded Jack Ervin EDI Scholarship<br />
  24. 24. Charlotte Biotechnology Challenge<br />April 12th<br />North Carolina Research Campus<br />Sponsored By NC BioTech Center<br />Student Teams From Queens College and UNC-Charlotte<br />Networked & Judged<br />
  25. 25. Project Activity<br />
  26. 26. BR|E Visits to Existing Industry<br />
  27. 27. Statesville Brand Unveiling<br />New Brand Unveiled January <br />Greater Statesville Development Corporation Teamed with Three Other QGO’s and the City of Statesville<br />
  28. 28. Site Selection Magazine Award<br />#2 Micropolitan<br />Seventh Consecutive Year #1 or #2<br />“Consistent Performer”<br />
  29. 29. Charlotte USA ED Guide<br />Promotional Magazine<br />Year-Round Exposure<br />Sent with All CRP Informational Packets<br />Available at Numerous Sites Around City<br />Inside Back Cover Ad Space<br />Online Exposure<br />
  30. 30. Website/SEO Initiative<br />Current Website Designed 2007<br />New Technology, Social Media, SEO<br />Website Update Project<br />Optimize for Search<br />Open Platform<br />Cost savings for future updates<br />
  31. 31. Mitchell Health Care Grant Project<br />Allied Health and Health Care Advanced Manufacturing Components<br />$2.5 Million Grant Proposal<br />Create Workforce “Pipeline” <br />Industry Partners<br />
  32. 32. Workforce Marketing Piece<br /><ul><li>Highlight Unique Capabilities of Area Workforce
  33. 33. Talent Pipeline from Entry-Level Positions to Degreed Professionals
  34. 34. Focus On Training and Certification
  35. 35. Workforce “Made2Order”</li></li></ul><li>Greater Statesville C100<br />Thank You <br />for <br />Your Continued Support<br />

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