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Jennifer Alten

Jennifer Alten

Jennifer Alten is a Chicago-based writer, marketing consultant and photographer who specializes in working with business-to-business technology, manufacturing and medical sectors. She has written articles, white papers, websites and marketing materials for dozens of commercial and not-for-profit organizations ranging in size from Fortune 100 companies to start-ups.


Article | March 11, 2015
2015 CiCi Awards Corporate Investment Category   

By: Jennifer Alten

The 2015 CiCi Awards Corporate Investment category testify 2014 was a year of enthusiasm for an economic boom around the country.


Article | March 11, 2015
The 10th Annual CiCi Awards Corporate Investment & Community Impact Awards 2015   

By: Jennifer Alten

The most noteworthy economic development happenings announced in 2014 are recognized with the CiCi Award in Trade & Industry Development.


Article | January 19, 2015
Businesses that Benefit from Community Investment in R&D   

By: Jennifer Alten

An insightful view into companies, small communities and entire states where R&D is the fuel behind business drivers and economic engines.


Article | November 5, 2014
Economic Development is Moving Full Steam Ahead at Water and Inland Ports   

By: Jennifer Alten

In the exclusive interviews presented here, see how a network of water and inland ports is having a huge impact on the areas surrounding them.


Article | September 22, 2014
Workforce Development Programs Fuel Business Growth   

By: Jennifer Alten

Check out some innovative workforce development programs helping communities to retain their existing businesses and recruit new ones.


Article | July 14, 2014
Clean Industry Initiatives are a Win for Bottom Lines and the Environment   

By: Jennifer Alten

Read our new interviews that reveal why some communities and businesses find it makes economic sense to be environmentally focused.


Article | May 21, 2014
Energy leads to Explosive Growth around the U.S.   

By: Jennifer Alten

See firsthand how changes in the energy industry are turbo-charging economies and spurring the growth of related businesses.


Article | March 11, 2014
TID's CiCi Awards--Community Impact Category - 2014   

By: Jennifer Alten

Fifteen U.S. companies that announced economic development projects in 2013 that will make a big impact on their communities.


Article | January 9, 2014
R+D Hotbeds that are Driving Development   

By: Jennifer Alten

Get up close with savvy regions that are connecting R&D from intellectual powerhouses with innovative companies, and reaping major benefits.


Article | November 13, 2013
Pre-Engineered Buildings Make Sense   

By: Jennifer Alten

This complete primer on pre-engineered construction highlights its many benefits, including the ability to create customized buildings, quickly.


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