The 12th Consultants Forum held at Austin's Four Seasons Hotel , December 4-6 had more than 100 economic development professionals from across North America in attendance to participate in its three day program. The program featured speakers from among leading global site consultancies, several corporate executives including a CEO, Corporate Counsel and CRE who spoke to specific case histories and a panel of logistics experts.
Attendee evaluation forms ranked this Forum one of the highest in terms of speaker line up, program quality and hotel venue of any Forum to date. The Monday night reception and dinner held at the James Beard recognized Vince Young Steakhouse created an exceptional networking evening .
The Forum attracted ED professionals from among 31 states, 3 Canadian Provinces , Mexico and Europe with sponsorship underwriting provided by 15 US and Canadian EDCs.