GSLI Partners with The City of Minden


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE      June 14, 2021

CONTACT: Sydney Barnes,

Global Site Location Industries (GSLI), a leading site selection and economic development consulting firm, is pleased to announce its latest partnership with The City of Minden, Louisiana. Through a strategically planned lead generation partnership, GSLI will assist the City of Minden in establishing relationships with site location developers planning operations for business expansion. 

“My motivation was the personal care I get with GSLI,” said Phillip M. Smart, Economic Development Director for Minden. “They are very helpful when it comes to leads and making sure you have the right tools. I felt that GSLI could connect us with companies that wanted to expand or relocate to our city.” Smart added that he looks forward to helping bridge development gaps and expand the City of Minden through GSLI’s economic development approach  


GSLI’s Elite marketing programs will help The City of Minden increase their business attraction efforts through targeted industry marketing, trade show exposure, and relationship building with site location decision-makers. GSLI will support development efforts in the City of Minden by effectively targeting growing industries and executing their toughest business attraction goals. 

“We are looking forward to working with the City of Minden and Economic Development Director, Phillip M Smart, regarding job development initiatives for many years to come,” said Eric Kleinsorge, CEO and Chairman of GSLI. 

For more Information on the City of Minden Economic Development Department visit:

About the City of Minden

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About GSLI

About the City of Minden

The Economic Development Department (EDD) is a business- friendly government designed to work with existing large or small businesses, investors, developers, and entrepreneurs. The City of Minden three main business objectives are to attract, maintain, and grow. Their mission is to design and impellent innovative solutions that help drive investment, create jobs, strategically advance the economic base, and improve the quality of life through public and private sectors.

About Global Site Location Industries, GSLI

Global Site Location Industries, LLC (formerly known as the World Economic Development Alliance) is a site location firm founded in 1994. GSLI has helped over 1,200 companies identify economic development professionals that could assist them with their site location decisions. We have over 75 site location expert offices nationwide. We use Project Qualification Team to conduct our initial interviews with companies to identify the viability of a project. The balance of our staff is customer service, project managers, production, web designers, and finance.