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Vicki Bristow Ferguson Earns Distinction as Ontario East’s Top Economic Development Officer, Sponsored by ResearchFDI

By |September 22nd, 2023|Announcements, Press Release|

In a stunning display of professional excellence and commitment, Vicki Bristow Ferguson, Business Development Officer at Quinte Economic Development Commission, has been awarded Ontario East's Economic Development Officer of the Year. The announcement was [...]


Season 4
Episode 4

Len Magyar & Sean Dyke
Len Magyar & Sean Dyke

Season 4
Episode 3

Samantha Pinkal & Casey Gilchrist
Samantha Pinkal & Casey Gilchrist

Season 4
Episode 2

Jonas Peterson
Jonas Peterson

Season 4
Episode 1

Matt Tackett
Matt Tackett

Season 3
Episode 12

Ryan Culp
Ryan Culp

Season 3
Episode 11

West Midlands Growth Company
West Midlands Growth Company

White papers

In today’s complex global economy, having the right knowledge and tools to attract investments is crucial. Explore the essential elements of our investment attraction... read more

Title Page - Trade Show Guide and Calendar

Are you an Investment Attraction Professional looking to attract new investments, but unsure which trade shows to attend? Don’t worry, we have the perfect... read more

As an economic development professional, you have to know your target market like the back of your hand if you want to excel in... read more

In today’s highly competitive global landscape, attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) is more crucial than ever. Our latest whitepaper showcases how ResearchFDI assisted a... read more

Cover Page - Auto manufacturing plant

ResearchFDI conducted a supply chain analysis of the global automotive market to help an Economic Development Organization (EDO) identify potential high-growth automotive suppliers that... read more

commercial satellite in orbit

The global commercial satellite and space sector has grown substantially in recent years due to technological advancements in both satellites and space-related equipment. Additionally,... read more

Case Studies

Virginia Economic Development PartnershipVirginia Economic Development Partnership

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership first commissioned ResearchFDI in 2018 for an annual investment attraction (having been renewed twice since) lead generation...

Charleston-EDACharleston Regional Development Alliance

The Charleston Regional Development Alliance works in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties to develop a resilient, globally competitive regional economy. The CRDA first contracted Research Consultants International’s services in January 2012, for the purpose...

Investissement QuébecInvest Quebec

Invest Québec is the primary investment promotion organization for the Canadian province of Québec. Invest Québec’s ongoing contract with ResearchFDI began in 2012 to assist with its inward investment promotion activities in the U.S....

corpus-christi-regional-economic-development-corporationCorpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corporation

Corpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corporation hired ResearchFDI in 2016 to secure meetings with expanding US companies, aligned with their targeted industries, specifically targeting manufacturers that were looking to expand or relocate out of...

nv-energyNevada Energy & Governor’s Office Of Economic Development

ResearchFDI’s relationship with Nevada-based Economic Development entities stretches back to 2010 when our firm started working with Nevada Energy’s Economic Development team, specifically targeting California-based manufacturers that were looking to expand or relocate out...

one-east-kentuckyOne East Kentucky

ONE EAST KENTUCKY is a 9-County Regional Organization and partnership of Private Businesses, Communities and Chambers of Commerce. One East first contracted ResearchFDI’s services in 2015, for the purpose of assisting with its inward investment...



Company LocationHong Kong, China
Industry: IT Services
A project for:

Toronto Global

No. of jobs created: 240
Investment location: Toronto, Canada
Value of investment: 46,000,000 CAD
Meeting date: December 11, 2019
Project completion date: December 1, 2020

Axiom Group

Company LocationAurora, Ontario
Industry: Automotive
A project for:

Jobs Ohio

No. of jobs created: 250
Investment location: Toledo, Ohio
Value of investment: 20,000,000 USD
Meeting date: December 11, 2018
Project completion date: November 11, 2019

TRAK Machine Tools

Company LocationRancho Dominguez, CA
Industry: Machinery Manufacturing
A project for:

Las Vegas GEA

No. of jobs created: 80
Investment location: Henderson, NV
Meeting date: June 12, 2020
Project completion date: November 4, 2021


Company LocationSan Francisco, CA
Industry: Biotechnology
A project for:
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South Carolina Department of Commerce

No. of jobs created: 400
Investment location: Union County, SC
Value of investment: 107,000,000 USD
Meeting date: July 14, 2020
Project completion date: January 17, 2022


Company LocationLos Angeles, California
Industry: Cyber Security
A project for:

Jobs Ohio

No. of jobs created: 109
Investment location: Solon, Ohio
Value of investment: 7,500,000 USD
Meeting date: October 6, 2019
Project completion date: December 7, 2020

CCL Industries

Company LocationToronto, Canada
Industry: Specialty Packaging
A project for:
North Carolina EDPNC

EDP of North Carolina

No. of jobs created: 150
Investment location: Fuquay-Varina, NC
Value of investment: 34,000,000 USD
Meeting date: July 1, 2021
Project completion date: November 17, 2021