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  • Remember when we were all told that the world is flat, and that globalization was an unstoppable wave?  Remember when we were told that it was going to be as easy to do business on the other side of the world as it was next......

  • Join us for the 2018 Jordan US Investment Forums, to learn more about how leading corporations can identify new business opportunities in Jordan – New York City, June, 25th & San Francisco, June 28th   Registrations https://bit.ly/2sR5fre...

  • The Role of Marketing and Communications in Investment Promotion: How to Influence the Investment Decision Process. The workshop will be facilitated by ICA’s  Zoë Harries and Laurens A van der Schoor. This workshop will address how companies make investment decisions and how investment promotion agencies influence......

  • ICA’s Chris Steele will be present at the Cargo Logistics Canada Expo + Conference in Vancouver from February 6-7. Cargo Logistics Canada Expo & Conference is North America’s only multimodal show, drawing 2,500+ delegates from across all supply chain sectors annually. Chris will be heading......

  • As one of the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council, the United Arab Emirates introduced Value-Added Tax (VAT) across the country on January 1st, 2018 at a standard rate of 5%. This introduction of VAT in the UAE may considerably impact the competitiveness of the......

  • Meet ICA’s Chris Steele at Convergx in Calgary, Canada on February 8. Convergx is the First Global Defence and Energy Conference to create investment and growth opportunities between the Energy, Aerospace, Defence & Security Sectors. Chris is a speaker on the ‘’Beyond Borders’’ panel on......

  • The European Commission (EC) released the first ever European Union (EU) list of 17 non-cooperative tax jurisdictions on 5 December 2017. The EC’s motivation for compiling this list is multi-fold but primarily concerns improving global standards of tax transparency, fair tax competition, and taxation of......

  • Our COO, Chris Steele, recently spoke at the second annual Area Development Canadian Consultants on Foreign Direct Investment. The event – which was held from October 22-24 in Quebec – examined the foreign direct investment trends affecting Canada, as well as other global trends in site......

  • ICA’s Laurens van der Schoor presented on what companies look for when settling in Free Trade Zones during the 21st Conference for the Free Economic Zones of the America’s in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. The presentation addressed current trends and development in Free Trade......

  • ICA and WAVTEQ thank you for attending our session at IEDC’s Annual Conference in Toronto. Feel free to download a complimentary copy of the presentation “How to engage with site selection consultants to secure investment referrals and negotiate on incentives” here.  ...

  • Our Boston office will be moving to a new location as of October first. We will be relocating from the suburbs right into the bustling Back Back of Boston.  Please reach out and then visit us at Spaces, located at 359 Newbury St, Boston, MA......

  • Our Chris Steele and WAVTEQ’s Mary Hebert will be presenting theIEDC Annual Conference in Toronto.   By talking about incentives and their role in FDI, Chris and Mary will showcase some innovative new practices and talk about what works and what doesn’t.  Please make sure......

  • ICA will provide a workshop on Free Zones at the Third Annual “Invest In” FTZ and SEZ Summit in Shanghai on 13 & 14 September 2017. Invest In, as China’s leading provider of outbound investment news and information, has for several years been the go-to......

  • The World FZO Annual International Conference and Exhibition (AICE) took place in Cartagena, 3 -5 May 2017. The largest interactive gathering of free zone professionals and experts across the globe, aimed to tackle the biggest challenges and opportunities in the design of next generation free......

  • On Saturday April 1st, ICA in collaboration with WAVTEQ, hosted a workshop “How can FDI be used to develop location competitiveness?”. The workshop provided investment promotion and economic development practitioners with a detailed understanding of how FDI can contribute to competitiveness with practical policy implications. Dowload a......

  • Dr. Douglas van den Berghe shared his knowledge and ideas on “Technology incubators – commercialising S&T innovations – creating new services to tenants to make Zones more attractive as locations for inward investments” during the 15th Word Free Zone Convention 2017 Conference & Exhibition in......

  • [March 30th 2017] Investment Consulting Associates and WAVTEQ are pleased to announce a new joint marketing service offering to help set up, organize and promote Free Zones around the globe.   The two firms have a long history of successful collaboration, including the world leading......

  • On Saturday April 1st, ICA’s CEO, Dr. Douglas van den Berghe will co-host a workshop “How can FDI be used to develop location competitiveness?”. The workshop will provide investment promotion and economic development practitioners with a detailed understanding of how FDI can contribute to competitiveness......

  • Chris Steele and Collin Perciballi of our team will be attending the Cargo Logistics Canada conference in Vancouver from February 8-9.  The conference is Canada’s largest conference on freight movement, logistics, and global value chains, and features sessions and exhibits from across Canada and around......

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  • World FZO in association with ICA’s global Seminar series for Free Zone professionals was developed over the last ten years and is offered globally within World FZO’s network. It aims to further enhance and professionalize the services, expertise and capabilities of Free Zone professionals. During......

  • ICA’s COO, Chris Steele will be taking part in the Site Selector’s Round Table at this year’s Annual Conference. Economic development of a community inevitably goes through ups and downs; the key is having a team that sees the challenges, opportunities, and future areas of growth and......

  • Would you like to learn more about investment opportunities in the United States? Meet the ICA team at Select USA’s Annual Investment Summit in Washington D.C., June 19 – 21 Investment Consulting Associates (ICA) will be presenting and attending at the Select USA Investment Summit......

  • ICA looks back on participating in another successful global event: World FZO 2nd Annual International Conference & Exhibition, Grand Hyatt Dubai, 9 -11 May 2016. ICA delivered a one-day pre-conference workshop: “Preparing your Free Zone for the Next Wave of Investment” which took place on......

  • Brought to you by Investment Consulting Associates & World FZO Grand Hyatt Dubai, UAE 8 May 2016 Don’t miss this opportunity to join ICA & World FZO’s Free Zone experts for this Pre-Conference Training Seminar in conjunction with World FZO 2nd Annual International Conference & Exhibition 9......

  •   ICA’s CEO Dr. Douglas van den Berghe held the opening speech during the launch of AIM Annual FDI Report: The Future of FDI, authored by Dr. Douglas van den Berghe and the ICA team.   The 2016 AIM Report focuses on recent trends in......

  • ICA’s CEO Dr. Douglas van den Berghe held the opening speech during the launch of AIM Annual FDI Report: The Future of FDI, authored by Dr. Douglas van den Berghe and the ICA team. The 2016 AIM Report focuses on recent trends in Foreign Direct Investment......

  • Investment Consulting Associates is launching and presenting the flagship AIM conference Report on FDI Trends and hosting a plenary session on Investment Incentives. Welcome to meet our team at ICA’s booth. Contact Ms. Zoë Harries to request a meeting at the conference zoe@ic-associates.com....

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