H&A’s Ann Harts headlining Latin American economic development conference

H&A Principal Ann Harts is set to headline ExpoProBarranquilla 2013 in Baranquilla, Colombia. An annual event organized by ProBarranquilla, the Investment Promotion Agency of Barranquilla and the Atlantico Region, assembles a collection of public and private sector companies and organizations assemble to discuss the many opportunities the city and region can offer. To attract new investment and show the region’s progress, this year’s event will focus on sustainable development.

Harts, recently recognized as one of the fifty most influential executives in Latin America by Nearshore Americas, will be featured providing her decades of experience and expertise on BPO and IT services. As a proven leader in corporate real estate, economic development and site selection, attendees will have the opportunity to learn from Harts about the dynamic economic environment in Latin America and how companies are navigating the ever-changing tides of commerce in the region.

For more information on the event, please visit the ProBaranquilla website:

    ExpoProBarranquilla 2013
    April 22 -23
    Salon Jumbo del Country Club
    Calle 76 No. 54 – 231,
    Barranquilla, Atlántico, Colombia

Hickey & Associates, LLC Announces London, UK Office

Big Ben 1Minneapolis, MN and London, UK, April 17, 2013 – Hickey & Associates, LLC, a global site location, incentive advisory and workplace strategy firm, has announced the opening of a new office in London, UK. The office will serve their corporate clients in Europe, while providing advisory services to European companies which seek to invest in the United States.

Headquartered in London, H&A is strategically located to provide their world-renown services
throughout EMEA. H&A has been providing mission critical corporate services for almost 30 years, successfully navigating the complexities of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).

H&A’s David Hickey will lead the London office as Senior Manager. In addition, Terrain Consulting, based in Berlin, Germany, and our other European strategic partnerships, will remain critical resources in evaluating markets in Western Europe, Eastern Europe and Russia.

“I’m very excited to announce the opening of our Europe office today. From our post in London, we will be able to address the many needs of our clients throughout Europe. This is an opportunity to better serve our global clients, while also continuing to expand our international strengths. As the European economy continues to diversify, H&A will be navigating the dynamic future of this ever-changing region,”says Jason Hickey, President, Hickey & Associates.

With almost three decades of experience in global corporate site selection and public incentive advisory, H&A represents clients in a broad range of industries and regions. In addition to London, H&A also has offices in New York, Chicago, Washington DC, São Paulo, Hong Kong and San Francisco.

Hickey & Associates Europe
4-12 Regent Street
4th Floor, Rex House
London, UK SW1Y 4PE

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H&A Principal Recognized as Leader in Latin American business community

Recognized for her leadership in the Latin American business community, H&A Principal Ann Harts was once again named to Nearshore Americas’ annual rankings, the Power 50 2013: The Real Operators. Harts is #17 on the recently released annual list featuring the most influential executives in Nearshore outsourcing. Harts is also just one of four women featured in this year’s rankings.

Harts blends nearly three decades of experience in corporate real estate, economic development, site selection and incentive advisory. With project experience throughout Latin America, including Brazil, Mexico, Nicaragua, Colombia, Chile and Honduras, Harts is truly a leader within the Nearshore business community. Not only focused on Latin America, Harts also has extensive experience in the United States and Canada.

“It is truly an honor to be recognized on this exclusive list of leaders in the Latin American business community. After reviewing my peers on this year’s list, I am humbled to be included with the others being recognized for their experience and accomplishments,” Harts said in regards to being on the 2013 Power 50 Rankings. “The opportunities throughout Latin America are endless and incredibly exciting. I look forward to continuing to provide clients with the insight and delivery needed to be successful in the region.”

For more information on the annual list of Latin America’s most influential executives, please visit the Nearshore Americas website: Power 50 2013: The Real Operators.