COVID-19 Information & Resources

The unfolding coronavirus pandemic has changed things dramatically for economic developers, investment promoters, businesses and site selectors across the globe. GIS Planning has developed some data tools to help meet and mitigate these new challenges.

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Explore our solutions for your community during COVID-19

GIS Planning offers economic development organizations a new range of GIS data tools, maps, data layers and resources. All of these are free for clients, and the new COVID-19 map is available free to all US regions and communities. New clients can contact us to learn more about ZoomBusiness and our suite of products.

ZoomBusiness

Your local businesses are the lifeblood of your area economy. Help them now while they need it most with this interactive map of open businesses.

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COVID-19 Map

This free, interactive mapping tool tracks COVID-19 data, new unemployment figures and Chmura's JobsEQ Job Vulnerability Index for all US communities. Embed on any website page.

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Custom Local Data Layers

ZoomProspector clients can add custom data to the map layers on their interactive tools. Simply send us a spreadsheet or let us connect to your internal GIS.

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COVID-19 US Data Center

Analyze, track, export and share COVID-19 data charts on cases and deaths for the United States by state and county from this live link or directly from the client Admin.

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Engage website visitors with our award-winning suite of products

Mobile-friendly, interactive data tools for site selectors and businesses doing research and analysis.

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ZoomProspector

Map GIS data alongside a commercial property database for businesses making location decisions.

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Intelligence Components

Embed our standalone interactive data tools on your web pages for visitors to research and analyze.

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Data MicroSites

Feature your data tools on beautiful turnkey microsite templates. Have your website up and running in days.

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Upcoming Webinar

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

10:30 am
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How to Add Virtual Site Visits to Your EDO Website

If site selectors, businesses and potential investors can't always come to you, here's how to bring the properties to them.
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Upcoming Webinar

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

10:30 am
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5 Social media strategies for economic development marketing

Are you using social media channels effectively to promote your economic development organization?
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Upcoming Webinar

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

6:00 am
PST

Attirer l'investissement et promouvoir votre territoire avec un outil SIG puissant

Découvrez le SIG [système d'information géographique] - outil puissant pour attirer l'investissement sur votre territoire créé par le leader dans...
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Upcoming Webinar

Thursday, November 19, 2020

8:00 am
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Tour Locate in the SCR - the Sheffield UK online site selection data portal for investment attraction

Come take a tour of the Sheffield City Region data microsite, powered by GIS Planning, and see how your region can benefit.
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Coronavirus 10 Impacts

COVID-19 Updates

Coronavirus: 10 Impacts on the Economic Development Profession & Solutions to Mitigate the Challenges
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Working from home?

Strategies, tips & practical advice for economic developers
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Explorez Bordeaux - leur nouveau site web SIG pour attirer l'investissement et promouvoir leur territoire

Découvrez le nouveau site web de Magnetic Bordeaux: un SIG [système d'information géographique] pour attirer l'investissement sur leur territoire...
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Tour Locate in the SCR - the Sheffield UK online site selection data portal for investment attraction

Come take a tour of the Sheffield City Region data microsite, powered by GIS Planning, and see how your region can benefit.
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Learn directly from industry experts, economic developers, site selectors, brokers, and more.
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Why choose GIS Planning?

Twenty-two years of proven data innovation for economic development.

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More than 20 years of experience

GIS Planning invented online data tools for corporate site selection in 1998, setting industry standards. Our company was built by economic developers, so we understand your needs.

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Dynamic data makes analysis easy

All our reports are dynamic and interactive, so users can analyze data directly in the tool. Sort criteria within reports, create custom clusters, modify radius and drive time or use pinpoint and free draw tools.

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Gold standard customer service

Clients have always appreciated our friendly, efficient service for implementation, technical & client support, marketing, training, and resources to promote your online tools for ongoing success.

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We are what’s new. Discover for yourself

We consistently set the industry bar for innovation: the first to offer mobile-friendly data tools and infographics, the only ones to offer patented community search. We define best practices.

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Multiple levels of analytics

Three tiers of analytics empower you to better understand your website visitors' behavior, economic development search data, see which companies are on your website, what criteria they search for, what they view.

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Mobile friendly data tools

Our entire suite of products are mobile friendly, so you can count on your website visitors’ satisfaction, whatever device they choose. Clients also appreciate the mobile-friendly admin system.

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In-house design and programming

GIS Planning is vertically integrated, which means clients can count on our professional team of in-house designers and programmers for a seamless end-user experience.

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Part of the Financial Times

GIS Planning is part of the FT Specialist Group, owned by the Financial Times. As the largest economic development services organization in the world, our expertise and resources ensure top-tier quality products.

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Our clients' successes speak for themselves

Hear directly from our clients about their experiences using GIS Planning's online data tools

Düsseldorf is one of the most successful German cities when it comes to attracting FDI. Our team at the Office of Economic Development regularly presents investment opportunities in core source markets and supports companies from all over the world in successfully setting up their businesses in Düsseldorf. GIS Planning is an exiting and helpful new tool for us. With GIS Planning we can even more effectively provide our core target group of business development managers and location scouts with correct und up-to-date information on specific strengths, focuses and developments of our local economy. And what is even more important: Potential investors can access this relevant information anytime and anywhere!

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Head of the office of Economic Development

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