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Bludot provides a suite of software solutions for your BR&E needs. Built in partnership with on-the-ground economic development practitioners, Bludot's solutions help you manage and support your local businesses, track your projects, and run shop-local rewards programs. Within 2 years of launch, Bludot is used by over 100 jurisdictions across 27 states. Bludot is recognized on Govtech 100 and an SBIR grant awardee of USDA NIFA.


The CIDEP team is mandated to thoroughly follow a proven and prescribed methodology and to deliver the client a product that reflects (i) a “hands on” fully assessed data base of prospects, (ii) a deep understanding of the client’s region and its attributes and (iii) a personal relationship with suitable prospective companies advanced to the client.

The quality of our team will have a direct effect on the outcomes, that is why we are following thorough yet an efficient methodology. What we will deliver to your team will be the result of:

• Human curated data;
• A deep assessement process, in conjunction with a great understanding of your region;
• Relationships we established with adequat companies;
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Economic Impact Catalyst works with economic development organizations across the United States to build the infrastructure that accelerates entrepreneurship, facilitates small business assistance, and measures the impact of entrepreneurship-led economic development. In addition to our technology-enabled platform, Startup Space, we provide data and surveys for our clients to understand their impact and drive policy.


EDOiQ® is a complete software solution designed by economic developers for planning, managing, collaboration, and reporting on credits and incentives projects throughout their lifecycle. It is an all-inclusive toolset for organizations to track projects of all sizes to manage the relationships that drive maximum return. 

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The partnership of fDi Intelligence and GIS Planning makes us the world’s leading online investment promotion service, with the most powerful and comprehensive portfolio of online products and services to help you to drive investment into your location.

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Specializing in Economic Development; Community Development; Strategic Planning; Disaster Recovery; Emergency Management; and Hazard Mitigation activities, GRANTWORKS has secured and managed over $6 billion in state and federal funds. Through a team of over 300 professionals, whose combined experience exceeds 2500 years; our deliverable service capacities include: Grant Writing, Project Management, Reporting, Environmental Reviews, Income Surveys, Labor Standards, Buyouts and Acquisitions.


Welcome to a whole new way of communicating your location’s advantages to businesses and talent. Localintel makes plug-and-play marketing tools that hundreds of economic development organizations have integrated into their website to:

• promote their location’s advantages, 

• increase website engagement,

• generate more leads.


Pat Davis Design Group (PDDG) is an international marketing communications agency with 45 years of experience working with municipalities of all sizes across the U.S. and abroad, including long-standing client partnerships with economic development, tourism, workforce development, higher education, transportation, and related organizations. PDDG offers a wide range of services including branding, creative, graphic design, website design, marketing strategy, communications, social media management, and event planning.

Placer_logo_ai_308px (1) is the leader in location analytics, instantly generating foot traffic insights for any location in the U.S. Commercial real estate, retail, and economic development professionals are using the product daily to optimize their decision-making. provides a range of easily accessible reports on-demand including true trade areas, visit trends, customer journey data, demographics, cross-shopping, property rankings and more. The breadth of perspectives empowers local governments to understand consumer behavior, attract the best-fit business and enhance local business performance to drive economic growth.


ROI Research on Investment is an award-winning advisory focused on investment attraction for economic development organizations. Since 2002, ROI has worked with over 500 clients worldwide to attract capital intensive expansion projects. ROI's areas of expertise include lead generation, benchmarking/target industry analysis, BR&E strategies, representation services, and training courses.

In 2017, ROI launched; the first business intelligence platform that deploys AI to prognosticate corporate expansion. In 2019, was nominated as Canadian AI company of the year. This past year was recognized as a Deloitte Fast 50 Company to Watch. has an average user review of 4.7/5 (G2) ranking amongst the highest rated business intelligence tools.

This past year, ROI launched a brand-new service entitled Digital Labs, providing digital marketing services specifically designed for economic professionals.