Case Studies – International

Positive Results Generated by Gathers Strategies

Acne Studios

Acne Studios

When this Stockholm-based luxury fashion house sought to expand into the California market, Gathers Strategies, working with local government, helped the company consider location options in Los Angeles, provided government relations support, and identified economic development incentives to support the location decision.
Result: A successful retail store in Downtown L.A.

Government of Ethiopia

To stimulate awareness, build relationships, and attract direct investment by the U.S private sector, Gathers Strategies developed and executed a plan to garner participation in Ethiopia’s first-ever Business & Investment Forum in California. Our plan included market research, detailed reporting in all sectors of interest to the client, compilation of a robust database of leading companies throughout the western U.S., and creation of an outreach and marketing campaign to senior private sector officials to promote the event. 
Result: A successful invitation-only gathering that attracted over 300 participants.

Toronto Regional Board of Trade

Toronto Region Board of Trade

To increase international trade and investment, Gathers Strategies compiled a regional export development report and examined the opportunity to relaunch World Trade Center Toronto as a primary vehicle for furthering the region’s international trade goals.
Result: Gathers Strategies report and recommendations were accepted by the Board of Directors.