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Featured projects

We enhance economic development opportunities by providing high-quality research and insights to our partners – Let us Exceed your expectations. We routinely work with businesses, communities, regions, governments and nonprofits through a variety of projects. View recent projects on this page and click the contact link at the bottom to obtain more information about engaging with the Exceed team.

  • Economic impact of Missouri's distilling industry

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    • "Taking Farm and Forest to the Glass" was funded by the Missouri Department of Agriculture – Missouri Agricultural and Small Business Development Authority. Phase 1 measured the economic contribution of the state's distillery industry and created 2019 baseline data using secondary sources and a distiller survey. Phase 2 of the project will examine opportunities to increase the total value distillers bring to the state's economy.
    • View Phase 1 economic contribution brief (PDF)
  • Entrepreneurial ecosystems in northwest Missouri

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    • Exceed conducted a synthesis review and objective analysis of prior northwest Missouri entrepreneurship studies and recommendations for The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri and Maximize NWMO. The analysis includes recommendations for improving the region's entrepreneurial ecosystem.
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    • View synthesis review and analysis (PDF)
  • Economic impact of marina in Warsaw, Missouri

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    • Exceed analyzed the long-term economic benefits of a proposed marina to the city of Warsaw and surrounding Benton County. The marina is part of several planned transportation improvements in Warsaw that will increase tourism, housing and available business space in the downtown area. The marina economic impact analysis was included in a BUILD grant application the city submitted to the U.S. Department of Transportation.
    • View marina economic impact brief (PDF)

Work with us

Exceed routinely partners with businesses, communities, regions, governments and nonprofits to enhance economic and entrepreneurial opportunities in Missouri. We offer consulting for clients on projects related to:

  • Economic development
  • Regional economic strategies
  • Economic impact analysis
  • Industry and value chain analysis
  • Project evaluation
  • Survey work
  • Synthesizing secondary data and existing research
  • Related business and industry services

Contact us to discuss your project