âWe are delighted to welcome Gateway Studios and the film and music manufacturing industry to Missouri“, governor Mike Parson noted. “We know Missouri the central location will be an asset to Gateway Studios and its products presented around the world. These 100 new music and film jobs will help expand the skills of our workforce as we continue our efforts to prepare Missourians for the jobs of tomorrow. “
The new Gateway Studios campus will be built adjacent to Spirit of St. Louis Airport and Interstate 64, providing easy, convenient and private access to clients using the facilities.
âThis is a game changer for the events and live production industry,â said Trey kerr, CEO of Gateway. âWe are adding additional capacity and services, while creating hundreds of jobs for an industry that has largely been on hiatus for over a year. We have an amazing management team with over 100 years of experience producing live tours. GSPS offers audio, lighting, video production services and live event management. It is a facility that could only be built from scratch, designed and planned by industry professionals, so complete it is uncompromising. “
âThe kind of advanced manufacturing that GSPS provides to the music and film industries is creating new jobs in our region, and we are delighted to welcome the group as an employer and innovator,â said Steve johnson, director of commercial attraction, Grand Saint-Louis, Inc., and chairman of the AllianceSTL trade attraction initiative. âTheir vision leverages our strategic central location and unique transportation assets, and aligns with the STL 2030 employment plan to create high-quality jobs in next-generation industries and technologies. We join our national and local partners in congratulating the new development of Gateway Studios. and celebrate it as a victory for all of us. “
In-depth training and education opportunities will create a strong talent pool for this new industry by Missouri. The campus is expected to be fully operational in the first quarter of 2023. Missouri rivaled Georgia and Tennessee for the project.
âWe were delighted to work with Gateway Studios, to support Grand Saint-Louis, Inc., on this exceptional new development, âsaid Subash Alias, CEO of Missouri Partnership. “This project will create more than 100 new jobs that will improve the local economy and launch a dynamic new industry in Missouri. There is nothing else like it in our state, and we can’t wait to see where it takes us. “
About the Missouri Partnership
Missouri Partnership is a public-private economic development organization focused on attracting new jobs and investment to the state and promoting Missouri commercial strengths. Since 2007, the Missouri Partnership has worked with statewide partners to attract businesses that have created more than 28,000 new jobs, $ 1.4 billion in new annual payrolls, and $ 3.5 billion new investments. Some recent successful projects that have led to major investments in Missouri include Accenture Federal Services LLC, Amazon, Casey’s, Chewy, Inc., Square, Swift Prepared Foods, USDA, and Veterans United.
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SOURCE Missouri Partnership