How do you expand your region’s economic base and create 21st century opportunities for your community?
Since 1991, Whittaker Associates has worked with economic development agencies in North America and around the globe. Our core competency lies in the fact that we understand your economic strengths and challenges and provide solutions that best fit your needs.
We can help
Now that the paradigm has shifted, so must your organization’s mission, strategy, tactics and message. Whittaker Associates is poised to help you get there. For over 20 years, Whittaker has specialized in helping economic development professionals target, attract and retain business for their regions.
Our services focus on three key areas of economic development: attraction, retention and economic gardening.
- Business Attraction. We help you understand your region’s competitive advantages and use that to create targeted marketing lists that best match your region’s needs and expertise. Click here to learn more.
- Business Retention. By identifying those companies at greatest risk and those with the highest economic impact, we allow your organization to focus your retention efforts on the 3% of local companies that create 80% of new jobs.
- Economic Gardening. We help you identify and provide marketing services to the small companies in your region that are poised for growth and need support. Click here to learn more.