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How Management Weighs Success

How Management Weighs Success

February 2014
The Biggest Splash in Sports

The Biggest Splash in Sports

The Super Bowl of fishing — the Bassmaster Classic — returns to Alabama this month. Beginning with 56 of the top anglers in the country and 100,000 spectators on the shores of Lake Guntersville, the metrics of this bash include: 116.6 million media impressions, half a million Facebook followers, a purse of more than $1 million, including a $300,000 first prize, and an economic impact of $24 million.

February 2014
Location, Location, Location

Location, Location, Location

Alabama’s incentives for moviemakers have been so successful the $15 million cap on them will probably be reached in the first quarter, gobbled up by two big productions.

February 2014
Hearty and American as Free Enterprise

Hearty and American as Free Enterprise

Pop the lid of state regulation off a grass roots enterprise American as the Mayflower and whoa — jump back and watch it flow.

February 2014
Great Eats with a Soulful Side

Great Eats with a Soulful Side

Two great Alabama eatery/bars that offer a side of great live music.

January 2014
Taking Charge on the Waterfront

Taking Charge on the Waterfront

Like many waterfront companies, Page & Jones is an old family business — 121 years old — and the work starts on the docks.

July 2013
Give Us Your Earnest, Your Devout, Your High Achievers

Give Us Your Earnest, Your Devout, Your High Achievers

Alabama convention sellers use their second-tier status as an advantage, attracting groups who value the special attention.

June 2013
Festival of Alabama Artisans

Festival of Alabama Artisans

New expo dedicated to native artisans — Southern Makers — showcases the best home made, home spun and home cooked treasures conjured up by Alabama enterprise.

June 2013
Lofty Ambitions, Widespread Impacts

Lofty Ambitions, Widespread Impacts

The big picture of the Airbus coup begins to emerge, with the European aircraft giant committed to Alabama as home base for both commercial and military ambitions.

June 2013
Spotlight on Tallapoosa and Chambers Counties

Spotlight on Tallapoosa and Chambers Counties

April 2013