Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Speed dating meets economic development

Kathy Aney East Oregonian East Oregonian

Matchmakers traditionally bring two people together into a romantic relationship, but the concept also makes good sense in the business world.

Matchmaking was the goal this week as the SiteLink Forum revved up Wednesday afternoon at the Wildhorse Resort & Casino. At the conference, economic development people will woo site selectors -- the folks hired by companies to find locations for factories, call centers and other business ventures -- with factoids about their cities and regions.

The 65 attendees will meet individually with each of seven site selectors during short meetings resembling speed-dating sessions. More here

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