The strongest team in the economic development and investment promotion industry

International Investment Services (IIS)

International Investment Services (IIS) helps investment promotion and economic development agencies to attract European investment to their countries, states or cities. We are specialized in lead generation and inward investment attraction and provide a range of services designed to identify companies with real investment plans for the locations we represent.


GIS Planning

GIS Planning is the world leader in online economic development solutions. Over 13,000 U.S. cities in 43 states are served by GIS Planning’s Geographic Information System (GIS) Software, which provides real estate, demographic, and industry data to help businesses and site selection professionals select optimal geographic locations through powerful online mapping analysis. GIS Planning's software as a service helps local communities grow their economies through business investment.

Headquartered in San Francisco, GIS Planning has been included on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing companies in the U.S. for the past five years.

Research Consultants International

Research Consultants International and Wavteq have joined forces in 2017 to create the world’s largest economic development and investment attraction consultancy consortium. The partnership between two of the fastest growing companies in the industry combines Wavteq's pan-Asia and pan-Europe lead generation teams with Research Consultants International North and South America teams. The Group will provide a seamless service to our economic development clients allowing them to target all the major source countries worldwide for inward investment.


fDi Intelligence

fDi Intelligence is a specialist division from the Financial Times Ltd established to provide industry leading insight into globalisation with a portfolio of worldclass products, services and business tools that allow organisations such as economic development organisations, companies, services providers and academic institutions to make informed decisions regarding foreign direct investment and associated activities.

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