Founded in 1965, Area Development is considered the leading executive magazine covering corporate site selection and relocation. Editorial coverage provides valuable information pertinent to the factors, key issues, and criteria that affect a successful decision. The magazine is published quarterly and mails out 60,000 copies. It also has a very active custom publishing group which has produced many award-winning magazines, inserts and brochures on behalf of its clients. Relatedly, Area Development maintains several highly visited websites: FacilityLocations.com, FastGIS.biz and FastFacility.com.
Bastian was hired to conduct over 20 video interviews with speakers and participants attending “The Consultants Forum 12” from Dec. 4-6, 2011, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin, TX. Topics were generated “on the fly” and from the event agenda. This economic development conference (limited to 100+ people) was attended by some of the nation’s leading names in global site consulting, corporate real estate and economic development strategy.
Interviewing, research, interpersonal communications.