Maine: Strong Small Business Culture

By Lori Culpepper

Many cities in Maine, especially Portland and the surrounding areas, rely on a strong business culture of small to mid-size, privately owned companies. The downtown district in Portland and the Old Port historical area provide a variety of business opportunities, and there is an emphasis on…

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West Virginia: Gateway to Major Metropolitan Areas

West Virginia’s location means it can provide convenient access to major metropolitan areas including Washington, DC, New York City, Baltimore, Pittsburgh, Charlotte, Raleigh, Columbus, Chicago, Lexington and Atlanta.

West Virginia is connected to the East Coast and continental U.S. by an intricate system of railways, waterways and highways…

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Illinois: Thriving Research & Innovation Hub

With a $784 billion economy, Illinois is an international center of global commerce that has leveraged its assets to create a growing economy. Strategic location, world-class transportation and logistics infrastructure, a well-educated workforce, major research and higher education institutions, and a focus on innovation allow the diverse business…

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Georgia: Strong Role in Globalized Economy

Georgia has one of the top pro-business environments in the nation. State statutes, economic development practices, business development support, fiscal conservatism, community leadership and an innovative, progressive business community provide a positive economic ecosystem. The state has been named the No. 1 State for Business by Site Selection magazine…

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Arizona: Prospering Tech Ecosystem & More

Governor Doug Ducey’s education office emphasizes science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education at all levels, and many STEM-related companies are moving to the state. The Arizona SciTech Festival is the third largest science and technology festival in the U.S.

Arizona is ranked No. 1 in higher…

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