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You want qualified leads that stand a real chance of benefiting your community. We help you move from a long list of potential companies to a short list of highly viable and validated leads: companies that are expanding. Companies that are a good fit for your region. Companies that are early enough in the process that they are open to influence their decision-making.

Because modern economic development requires intelligent leads.

ROI is an award winning global authority on investment attraction and lead generation for economic development organizations and B2B companies.

Well-established Expertise

  • We offer a world-class approach to multi-platform lead generation and investment prospecting strategies. We are a global authority on investment attraction and lead generation for economic development organizations.
  • Our roots are in economic development but our services are also used by the private sector and many of the world’s leading corporations.

Experience and expertise

  • We’ve worked with over 350 economic development organizations and private sector companies worldwide, and we have identified and facilitated over $10 billion of capital investment and the creation of hundreds of thousands new jobs.
  • Our services are global in scope, because our offices are strategically located in six major North American business hubs as well as strategic partnerships, giving us presence in thirty major business capitals around the world.
  • Our programs regularly deliver a multiple against deployment costs, and our results-driven approach delivers exceptional value to our clients in the form of significantly enhanced business development success.

History and philosophy

  • ROI Research on Investment story began with 2 employees, in 2003.
  • Today we’re a global team of professionals of varied backgrounds and languages, with clients and connections around the world.
  • Our insights are published in the most prestigious magazines and our speakers present at the most forward-thinking FDI conferences, so yes, we know a thing or two about modern economic development. Experience has taught us where to look, and how to identify what’s relevant to you.

Executive team

  • Our Executive team is made up of some of the top leaders in the fields of economic development, site selection, investment prospecting, competitive intelligence, lead generation, multi-platform marketing, business intelligence, advertising and market research.
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