Gov. Deal set for economic development mission in June

Global Atlanta met with Mr. Medved in December at the Atlanta offices of Greenberg Traurig LLP. 

Georgia’s $100 million factory win from Israel proves that the small country “punches above its weight” in creating American jobs, but even greater impact could come from from solidifying the state’s reputation as a global launch pad for innovative Israeli firms, a well-known investor told Global Atlanta.  More
AmericasEconomic Development

Atlanta's Brazil Competition: Miami

by Trevor Williams | April 17, 2014 Those who know Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed know that he doesn’t usually shoot for anything lower than the top.  More
AsiaEconomic Development

Georgia Chamber CEO Encourages Consulates to Take Activist Role

by Phil Bolton | April 16, 2014 Citing the success of He Beom Kim, Korea’s consul general, in lobbying on behalf of reciprocal driver’s licenses, Chris Clark, the president and CEO of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, encouraged the Atlanta-based consular corps to become equally involved in local issues they consider important. More
EuropeEconomic Development

Ireland Picks Its First Honorary Consul for North Carolina

by Phil Bolton | April 15, 2014 The Consulate General of Ireland in Atlanta has announced that John Young, has been appointed as Ireland’s first honorary consul for the state of North Carolina. More
Middle East - North AfricaEconomic Development

With Grievances Resolved, Israel's Diplomats Back at Work

by Phil Bolton | April 4, 2014 Israel’s consul general based in Atlanta, Opher Aviran, announced on April 4 that Israeli diplomats and foreign service workers are back on the job after nearly a month of being on strike over working conditions. More
AfricaEconomic Development

Mayor Reed: Africans Have a 'Unique Feeling' About Atlanta

by Phil Bolton | April 3, 2014 Atlanta has a key role to play in linking the U.S. with Africa, which is widely seen as the next frontier in the global economy, Mayor Kasim Reed told Global Atlanta in a wide-ranging interview at City Hall. More
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