Editor’s note: Barbados Comes to Atlanta is sponsoring Global Atlanta through the nation’s consulate general in Miami. A “Bajan” chef brought the food, and the Atlanta community brought its interest in the Caribbean nation of Barbados as its representatives previewed an upcoming cultural and investment summit during a Buckhead reception April 21. Designed to promote […]
When Georgia Tech President G.P. “Bud” Peterson began rattling off his university’s international credentials, it was hard to envision his opponents recovering. And it’s not as though they were anyone to sneeze at: The Midtown Atlanta technology powerhouse was pitted against First Data, the world’s largest payment processing firm, and Incomm, a “company of firsts” […]
Costa Rica’s “pura vida”, or relaxed culture, and tourism appeal are no longer the main reasons for its success in attracting multinational investment. A highly skilled and bilingual workforce has transformed the Central American country into the region’s top foreign direct investment location for advanced business process outsourcing (BPO) and life sciences manufacturing and R&D […]
On the campaign trail, kissing babies used to be the surefire way to win the hearts of the people. Now, it seems, it’s easier to please crowds by bashing trade, says David Abney, CEO of United Parcel Service Inc.
Just a month after marking five-year anniversary of the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami that killed more than 15,000 people, Japan finds itself shaken by another series of deadly quakes, and a Georgia organization is once again aiming to help.
Equifax Inc. is set to invest $17 million to open a new office in Midtown, just down the street from its global headquarters.
Most of Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce’s Movers and Makers award winners announced last month are internationally engaged, with some managing supply chains that span the globe and others exporting Georgia-made products all over the world.
Baristas and coffee professionals from 75 countries will be in Atlanta April 14-17 for the annual Specialty Coffee Association of America’s annual conference to be held at the Georgia World Congress Center. They will be discussing issues such as the impact of climate change, volatility of pricing, and rising food costs on their industry. In […]
It wasn’t too long ago that the Australian Trade Commission shut down its office in Atlanta, but two company relocations announced this week proved that interest in the South from Down Under remains strong.
Few had operations in the South already, but after visiting Atlanta this week, manufacturers from the Canadian province of Quebec had a better idea why some of their clients and competitors see promise in the region.