On October 19, 2022, Morgan Crapps spoke at Area Development's Women in Economic Development Forum in Chicago, IL. The session, titled "FDI Projects - What in the World?" addressed key trends in FDI and new considerations for economic developers as they prepare to recruit international prospects. Topics included everything from supply chain challenges to global energy prices to geopolitical minefields that are impacting foreign direct investment decisions in the United States.
The Women in Economic Development Forum brought together more than 150 state, regional, local and private sector attendees from 34 states across North America. It was the 12th annual event hosted by Area Development.
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