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Cedar Valley Regional Partnership Retains Site Location Partnership to Expand Outreach to Targeted Industries and Site Selectors

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site location partnershipWaterloo, IA (September 9, 2013) – Site Location Partnership (SLP), a leading national site selection consulting firm, announced that it has been awarded a contract to provide business attraction services to the Cedar Valley Regional Partnership (CVRP). Under the terms of the agreement, SLP’s Economic Development Practice will assist and complement CVRP initiatives in developing relationships with site selectors and decision-makers from corporations planning to expand or relocate their operations.

Particular emphasis will be placed on relationship marketing, meeting with site consultants, and attending industry trade shows across North America, according to Site Location Partnership Senior Vice President Mark Darce. “We are thrilled to assist CVRP with its business recruitment efforts. Companies have full access to the infrastructure, talent, and community support necessary to successfully grow their business in the Cedar Valley Region of Iowa. CVRP’s regional partners should be commended for their forward-thinking approach to economic development.”

CVRP will pair SLP’s trade show representation/site selector forum program with CVRP’s prospect direct call initiative while attending trade shows in select geographic markets, according to Nate Clayberg, regional economic development partner of CVRP. “Working with SLP allows us to leverage our marketing budget more effectively while traveling. Their services also complement CVRP’s other marketing initiatives to attract new investment to the Cedar Valley Region. I have been impressed with SLP’s leadership and the connections they have provided to us since we came on board with their group.”

About The Cedar Valley Regional Partnership
The Cedar Valley Regional Partnership (CVRP) is a six-county economic development partnership which includes: Buchanan County Economic Development, Butler County Development Corporation, Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber, Grundy County Development Alliance, New Hampton Economic Development/Chickasaw County, and Waverly Area Economic Development.

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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Jenny Zeilfelder
Research & Communications Director
Site Location Partnership
Phone: 972-874-7483

Nate Clayberg
Executive Director
Buchanan County Economic Development
Phone: 319-334-7497

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