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Hydrick to Present Business Attraction Strategies for the Carolinas

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On Friday, March 9, Global Location Strategies Managing Principal Woody Hydrick will be a featured panelist at the Nexsen Pruet Economic Development Seminar in Columbia, S.C. The seminar will focus on trends and strategies for successful economic development and business attraction throughout the Carolinas. More than 100 people are expected to attend from a variety of professions, including local and state municipalities and economic development organizations; utilities, transportation and other logistics providers; educational institutions; and more.

As a specialist in manufacturing and industrial site selection, Woody frequently advises economic development organizations on ways to attract and retain business investment within that sector. He and fellow panelists will discuss trends occurring nationally and regionally, including Foreign Direct Investment, size and type of projects, and company priorities. They will also discuss strengths and weaknesses of North and South Carolina as it relates to other states competing for similar projects.

Woody has sited projects all over the world representing billions of dollars in capital investments and thousands of jobs. He specializes in global deployment of industrial production assets across a number of verticals, including pharmaceuticals, chemicals/petrochem, automotive, steel, and consumer products. Woody is a member of the prestigious Site Selectors Guild and frequently speaks at professional forums across North America and Europe.

For information about the Economic Development Seminar, call Nexsen Pruet at (803) 253-8248.