By Janet Ady, President/CEO Ady Advantage

    

 

If there is one thing that economic development directors wish they could communicate to their boards, it's this: Most jobs and investment do NOT come from relocating companies.  Most jobs and investment come from retaining and expanding businesses that are already in the area, especially manufacturing companies which tend to have higher job multipliers than service industries.  

 

The media and others stoke the flames for big recruitment announcements, when the day-to-day work of most economic developers working productively with existing businesses goes largely unnoticed. (read more)





Are you looking for that unique strategy that will set you apart from the crowd? Ady Advantage (formerly Ady Voltedge) is a comprehensive and integrated economic development and site selection consulting firm who works nationally with EDOs on business recruitment, retention, strategy, market differentiation and implementation.

 

How can we help you meet your goals? Contact Janet at jady@adyvoltedge.com, call her at 608.663.9218, or connect with her on LinkedIn.

Ady Advantage Services

 

Ady Advantage (formerly Ady Voltedge) is a comprehensive and integrated economic development and site selection consulting firm. Our clients include more than 300 economic development organizations, for which we provide support on the full range of needs, including economic strategy, market differentiation, and implementation. Our corporate services focus on helping manufacturers and other sectors grow their businesses through an integrated solution set that includes various components, including facility expansion.


Our focus on both sides of the economic development equation is unique. It gives us important insight into the perspectives, challenges, needs, and sensitivities of site selectors and economic development organizations alike, bringing added value to both. 

 

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