In Person

If You Want to Go Far, Go Together

Chris Steele
President & CEO, EBP-US
Tue, Oct 1
Time of Session
11:30 am
Chris Steele
President & CEO, EBP-US

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is, by definition, a global competition. Municipalities try to make a mark in a marketplace where companies can locate almost anywhere.  Regionalization therefore suggests a way of bringing an area’s greater benefits to the table and also a critical mass to its ability to reach out to these companies. In our talk we intend to explore both the benefits to the approach and why many municipalities fear losing the ability to make their own individual case.

About the Speaker

In Person

Chris Steele

President & CEO, EBP-US
Chris Steele is the CEO and President of EBP-US, based in Boston.  His over 30 years of experience in location consulting, site selection, and economic development have resulted in a unique perspective on how the concept of place impacts business and community success around the globe.  Past clients include The...
Speaker Bio

Chris Steele

President & CEO, EBP-US

Chris Steele is the CEO and President of EBP-US, based in Boston.  His over 30 years of experience in location consulting, site selection, and economic development have resulted in a unique perspective on how the concept of place impacts business and community success around the globe. 

Past clients include The Boeing Company, BlueCross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Lenovo, Morgan Stanley, Club Med, Becton Dickinson, the US Transportation Research Board (of the National Science Foundation), Olympus, and Biogen IDEC.  He also frequently advises governments and public sector agencies on business attraction and economic development efforts.

Chris has written on location strategy and real estate topics for Area Development, Business Expansion Journal, Site Selection Online Insider, and the Journal of Corporate Real Estate, served as an editor for Ernst & Young's United States Investment Monitor, and is a frequent presenter at forums around the world.

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