A full range of services

ROI Research on Investment offers six categories of modern economic development services designed to help your organization attract investment, and conceived to meet your needs at every stage of the economic development process.

What makes Us Different


Specifically designed for economic development professionals, Gazelle.ai is a one-stop business intelligence and lead generation platform that forecasts company growth and expansion.

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Lead generation

Timing is essential to building fruitful relationships. Not only do we connect you to high growth companies primed for expansion so you can discuss investment opportunities, but we do it when it matters most: when they are in their planning stage, and at their most receptive.

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Business retention
and expansion

Your community benefits when established businesses grow or expand locally. Our data monitors companies in your backyard that are expanding, so that you can keep those businesses in town.

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In-Market Representation

You can’t be everywhere, but we are. From North America to Europe and Asia, our economic development team can meet with companies on your behalf in order to qualify and nurture investment opportunities until your local team is ready to take them on.

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Digital Marketing

It’s all about digital today. Yet, the economic development world is not like the B2B or consumer world. That’s why ROI Digital Labs is unlike any other digital agency. We leverage 20+ years of experience to build comprehensive and bespoke digital marketing strategies designed for the real-life needs of economic development professionals.

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Tradeshows & Events

Our global reach makes it easy for you to plan events in your region or across the globe – we’ve got the database, contacts and skills to build awareness on your behalf. From Fam tours and tradeshows to conferences, presentations and webinars, we have you covered.

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Market Intelligence & Targeting Strategy

You need to focus your efforts on the markets that matter, and you need to know them inside and out. We’ve conducted cluster and market opportunity assessments of multiple industries, including: aerospace, automotive, cloud computing, electronics, food processing, pharmaceuticals, and many others.

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Modern Economic Development Training

You’re looking to attract investment in order to promote economic development for your region. But how? We offer one the most comprehensive, tried-and-tested, flexible suite of investment attraction, lead generation and economic development training courses and seminars.

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Intelligent Leads Start Here

We combine cutting-edge technology with big data and talented people in order to identify and target companies in growth mode and primed for expansion.

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About how our intelligent leads can be the foundation for your next investment success.

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