Greater St. Louis, Inc. Becomes USGIF Strategic Partner

USGIF welcomes Greater St. Louis, Inc. to its growing list of organizational members

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The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) is pleased to welcome Greater St. Louis, Inc. as its newest Strategic Partner. Greater St. Louis, Inc. is the latest organization to join the Foundation’s 236 organizational members and 27 USGIF Strategic Partners.

Greater St. Louis, Inc. brings together business and civic leaders to create jobs, expand inclusive economic growth and improve St. Louis’ global competitiveness. The organization is dedicated to St. Louis’ growth and prosperity as a global metropolitan region that expands economic opportunity for all. The organization seeks to speak with a unified voice, lead with a bold agenda and act as one metropolitan region anchored by a vibrant urban core. GeoFutures, which was formed to advance St. Louis as the global center for geospatial technology, is an initiative of Greater St. Louis, Inc.

“With construction of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s new West Headquarters underway, the establishment of GeoFutures to guide our growth, and, now, this strategic partnership with USGIF, St. Louis is working hard to strengthen our position as the global center for geospatial excellence,” said Andrew C. Taylor, Founding Chair of Greater St. Louis, Inc. “We are excited about this partnership with USGIF and the opportunities it will bring to advance geospatial tradecraft in St. Louis and beyond.”

USGIF organizational membership enables organizations to play an integral role in the advancement of the geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) tradecraft through professional development and unparalleled interaction with community leaders, decision-makers, as well as the GEOINTers of today and tomorrow. USGIF Strategic Partner membership is the highest and most inclusive level of organizational membership. Benefits of being a Strategic Partner include complimentary GEOINT Symposium registrations, exclusive access to USGIF events, and the ability to participate in forums exclusive to USGIF Strategic Partners.

“St. Louis is such an important and thriving part of the U.S. geospatial technology ecosystem, with an unparalleled level of cooperation among industry, academic, civic, and government organizations.  We are thrilled to welcome Greater St. Louis, Inc., which plays such an important role in fostering inclusive regional growth, as a strategic partner,” stated Ronda Schrenk, USGIF chief executive officer. “They bring unifying vision and strategic perspective regarding the geospatial art of the possible. We look forward to a collaborative partnership with Greater St. Louis, Inc. as USGIF deeply engages in and around St. Louis.”

To learn more about USGIF’s organizational membership program, visit usgif.org/membership.

About Greater St. Louis, Inc. & GeoFutures

Greater St. Louis, Inc. brings together the business community in the 15-county, bi-state St. Louis metropolitan area with a unified voice, a bold agenda, and as one metro, anchored by a vibrant urban core, to help drive economic growth and create opportunities for all with a focus on inclusive growth. Additional information is available at GreaterSTLinc.com.

GeoFutures works to advance St. Louis as the global center for geospatial technology and is an initiative of Greater St. Louis, Inc. Learn more about GeoFutures at GeoFuturesSTL.com.