Global Site Location Industries (GSLI), a leading site selection and economic development consulting firm, is pleased to welcome Great Bend, Kansas, to the GSLI Elite Cities family. Through the lead generation partnership, GSLI will assist Great Bend in developing relationships with site location decision-makers from companies planning facility expansions or relocations.
“Great Bend is a thriving community that values business, entrepreneurship and quality of life above all,” said Sara Arnberger, Executive Director of Great Bend Economic Development Corporation. “We have a vast industry base in manufacturing, ag, and oil and more recently have been leading the way in medical offerings for a rural area. We capture all of the small town charm, but with big city amenities. Great things are always just around the Bend!”
GSLI Elite Cities are hand-picked for exhibiting a commitment to economic development, a motivation to be the best places in the country to locate a business, and willingness to work closely with all the principals in an economic development project to create all-around wins. Great Bend joins an exceptional group of cities that meet the GSLI criteria and have been chosen to be GSLI Elite Cities.
GSLI will focus its efforts on targeted expansion projects and developing relationships with key decision-makers through aggressive outreach on Great Bend’s behalf.
“Great Bend is one of those cities that every business, no matter the size, needs to look at,” said Eric Kleinsorge, CEO and President of GSLI. “With a dynamic, business-forward attitude and a city council and economic development board comprising multiple business owners, this is a place that recognizes the importance and contributions of business to the community’s health and well-being.”