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Peter Francesconi

Peter Francesconi

Peter Francesconi has been in publishing for more than 25 years, working with newspapers, a wire service and magazines. He is the managing editor of Trade & Industry Development magazine, published by Due North Media. He is the editor of Tennis Industry, the world’s largest tennis trade publication, and through his company, Ace Media Group, he works closely with the Tennis Industry Association and other groups in communications, marketing and public relations. He was managing editor of Tennis Magazine from 1990 to 1999 and editorial director of Tennis’s custom publishing division from 1999 to 2009.


Article | July 29, 2020
Blockchain Technology Drives Innovation in the Aviation Industry   

By: Peter Francesconi

Business leaders know that for companies to survive and thrive in a competitive marketplace, they need to adapt and innovate. In aerospace and...more >>


Article | March 18, 2020
Paths to Success   

By: Peter Francesconi

Whether it’s at the crossroads of major highways and rail lines, or along a waterway with easy access to a key port, or close to a major airport...more >>


Article | January 14, 2020
Good to Go! These Designated and Certified Sites Will Get Businesses Rolling   

By: Peter Francesconi

No matter what they may be called—industrial parks, technology parks, business parks, commerce parks, certified sites or some other...more >>


Article | October 22, 2019
Great Locations for Businesses—and Their Employees   

By: Peter Francesconi

For site selection experts and executives, evaluating different areas in terms of utilities, transportation infrastructure, access to markets, etc.,...more >>


Article | August 22, 2019
Top Sites for Business Growth   

By: Peter Francesconi

Every company has different needs when it comes to finding the perfect location—whether access to utilities and infrastructure is a priority, or...more >>


Article | August 22, 2019
How the Aviation Industry Can Benefit from Blockchain Technology   

By: Peter Francesconi

In the aerospace and aviation industries, one growing area of innovation that has yet to be fully explored is blockchain technology. Experts agree...more >>


Article | June 14, 2019
2019 CiCi Awards: Community Impact   

By: Peter Francesconi

A company’s decision to locate a new facility or expand an existing one can have a profound effect on a community. For the 14th annual CiCi Awards...more >>


Article | June 14, 2019
2019 CiCi Awards: Corporate Investment   

By: Peter Francesconi

Investment by companies in the U.S. continues to be strong. The 15 Corporate Investment winners of Trade & Industry Development’s 2019 CiCi Awards...more >>


Article | June 14, 2019
The 2019 CiCi Awards   

By: Peter Francesconi

Businesses shape our communities. They bring in revenue and they propel regions of our country forward, impacting residents in countless ways. Trade...more >>


Article | March 1, 2019
Hemp & Cannabis Production   

By: Peter Francesconi

As more and more states ease restrictions on the hemp and cannabis industry, companies getting into the business of producing, processing and...more >>


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