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February 20, 2015 Next week Focus Central Pennsylvania will promoting the region to members of the Site Selectors Guild, the only association of the world’s foremost professional site selection consultants. Guild members provide location strategy to corporations across the globe. This provides the Focus Central Pennsylvania region the benefit of networking with consultants that close hundreds of corporate location projects each year. “The goal is to build relationships with these members to expand the Focus network, educate them on the value of Central Pennsylvania for corporate investment and to gather information to more effectively respond to market with strategic, targeted marketing.” said Lauren Bryson, Executive Director. Attendance at the 2015 Site Selectors Guild is being funded in part by a Regional Investment Marketing Grant from the Pennsylvania Office of International Business Development and Team Pennsylvania Foundation. This event supports key objectives in the aggressive three year strategic plan recently completed by the Focus Central PA Board of Directors to more effectively promote and attract new corporate investment to the region. The goal is to create more interest and leads for new job creating opportunities. Focus Central Pennsylvania is a non-profit dedicating 100% of its time and resources to attracting corporate investment in the region to create jobs.  Focus currently serves six (6) contiguous counties in the central part of Pennsylvania, USA with a total population of 311,000; a total labor force of 137,000; and nearly 12,000 business establishments. The counties and major cities include Columbia (Bloomsburg, Berwick); Montour (Danville); Union (Lewisburg, Mifflinburg); Snyder (Selinsgrove); Northumberland (Sunbury, Milton); and Mifflin (Lewistown). Economic Development is the lifeblood of every community. It creates jobs, builds neighborhoods, supports  businesses and provides a higher quality of life.  This work is not accomplished by one, but by many. Focus Central Pennsylvania is part of a committed team in the region that is driving economic development for communities in Columbia, Montour, Northumberland, Union, Snyder and Mifflin communities. For more information, contact: Lauren Bryson, 844.293.8719, lbryson@focuscentralpa.org