Karen Hensley-Chelstowska, Managing Director and International Leader of Duff & Phelps’ Site Selection and Incentives Advisory practice is proud to speak at Area Development’s 2019 Women in Economic Development Forum, which will be held October 6-8 in Chicago, Illinois.
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Celebrating its 10th year, Attendees will hear from and network with leading women site consultants, industry experts and economic development professionals, participating in a program of presentations, panels and roundtable discussions focused on the trends influencing corporate location strategy.
Karen will participate on the session titled, “FDI in Turbulent Times” which will address the impact on foreign direct investment of trade wars, Brexit and the changing dynamics around global supply chain planning. Participants will hear case studies and get an understanding of the mind of the first-time investor to the United States. This session will also discuss common investor misconceptions, areas of typical first-time investor education and ways in which communities can differentiate themselves.