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Indian River County Chamber of Commerce Renews Contract with Site Location Partnership in Aggressive Push for Job Creation and Investment

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  site location partnershipVero Beach, FL (October 19, 2012) – The Indian River County Chamber of Commerce has announced its contract renewal with Site Location Partnership (SLP), a leading site selection and economic development advisory firm, in its quest to attract new jobs and investment to Indian River County, Florida. Under the terms of the agreement, SLP will assist the county-wide organization in developing relationships with site selectors and location decision-makers from corporations planning to expand or relocate their operations.

"We know that economic development organizations around the country and throughout the world are becoming even more aggressive in the business recruitment efforts,” said Helene Caseltine, director of economic development for the Indian River County Chamber of Commerce. “With limited resources, we need to get the biggest bang for our buck. Our investment with SLP has paid off in terms of developing stronger relationships with site consultants and targeting industry sectors such as alternative energy, life sciences, and aviation."

SLP’s Economic Development Practice will strengthen Indian River County’s business recruitment strategy through relationship marketing, site selector meetings, national industry trade shows, networking events, internet exposure and other aggressive outreach. The firm will focus its efforts on targeted business sectors which reflect significant growth potential and complement the county’s existing industry base.

“We very much value Indian River County’s continued confidence in our work and accomplishments,” said Justin Thompson, CEO of Site Location Partnership. “Companies have full access to the resources, talent, and support necessary to successfully grow their business there. The Indian River County Chamber should be commended for its dedicated efforts to secure new industry and jobs for local residents. We look forward to building upon our successful relationship for many years to come.”

About The Indian River County Chamber of Commerce
With a quality of life unique even to Florida, Indian River County is where lifestyle and work style unite to create a highly productive and profitable environment. The Indian River County Chamber of Commerce is a county-wide organization representing the business community by providing services, benefits, and leadership for positive growth. The Chamber serves all of Indian River County including Vero Beach, Sebastian, Indian River Shores, Fellsmere, Wabasso, and the Town of Orchid.

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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