Site Selection Seminar on February 5 - Register Today!

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4 Jan 2019

RFIs, Sites and Buildings, Oh My!
Site Selection Seminar

Online Registration Link


Tuesday, February 5, 2019
9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


East River Electric Power Cooperative
211 S. Harth Avenue  .  Madison, SD

What is your capacity and readiness for growth? Is your organization ready to take on the site selectors? Submit a winning RFI? Assist an expanding company to come to or stay in your town?

If you want to improve your skills and evaluate your readiness, Rural Electric Economic Development, Inc. invites you to an interactive economic development training on Tuesday, February 5 at East River Electric Power Cooperative, Inc. in Madison, South Dakota. The objective of the workshop will be to provide economic development practitioners and their organizations with the knowledge and strategy needed to successfully break through the clutter and get on the radar of site selectors.

Seminar Topics

  • An insider’s perspective of the site selection process

  • Economic development capacity readiness

  • Industrial site readiness and marketing, including the role of RFIs

  • Best practices in RFI responses

Keynote Speaker

Janet Ady, President and CEO of Ady Advantage, is a second generation site selector and considered one of the foremost authorities in the rural economic development and site selection industries. She is an internationally recognized speaker and economic development and site selection consultant. Janet and her team have worked with over 400 economic development organizations to grow their economies. On the corporate side, the Ady team regularly consults with companies looking to grow, diversify, expand, and relocate. 


$20.00 + fees - Regular Registration

A late registration fee of $40.00 will be charged for registrations received after January 29, 2019.


Thank you to our additional sponsors: GOED, Dakota Resources, Grow South Dakota and the SD Planning and Development Districts.


Refund/Cancellation Policy for the Course:

  1. Written cancellations received by REED prior to January 29, 2019 will receive full refund.

  2. NO cancellations will be refunded after January 29, 2019.

  3. NO refunds for no-shows.

Questions? Please contact Linda Salmonson at or 605.256.4536.