The High's New Director Brings Global Scope and Community Commitment

by Phil Bolton | July 29, 2015 The High Museum of Art has announced that Randall Suffolk, the current director and president of the Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa, Okla., has been appointed its Nancy and Holcomb T. Green Jr. director succeeding Michael E. Shapiro, who is retiring on July 31. Mr. Suffolk is to assume his position at the High on Nov. 2. More

Rep. Westmoreland Favors Free Trade but Bemoans Complexity of Trade Issues

by Phil Bolton | July 29, 2015 Although he voted against recent trade legislation, U.S. Rep. Lynn Westmoreland, told members of the Atlanta Women in International Trade at a luncheon gathering at the Delta Flight Museum on July 27 that he remained a proponent of free trade as long as it  is fair, as in “fair trade.” More
Middle East - North AfricaBusiness

Iran's Opening: The Potential Opportunity for Georgia Companies

by Trevor Williams | July 28, 2015 Should President Obama’s fragile nuclear deal with Iran survive the partisan vitriol it’s already ignited in Congress, companies in some of Georgia’s strongest sectors could be primed to tap a market of nearly 80 million consumers hungry to reconnect with the world economy, experts told Global Atlanta.   More

Meet the Consortium Building Istanbul's Giant New Airport

by Trevor Williams | July 27, 2015 Atlantans next week have the chance to meet the group managing the construction and eventual operation of the New Istanbul Airport, which seeks to eventually dethrone Hartsfield-Jackson as the world’s busiest.  More
AmericasEconomic Development

Georgia Ports See Record Yearly Traffic

Georgia’s ports handled record traffic for fiscal year 2015, with container volumes jumping 17 percent to 3.66 million thanks to a confluence of factors.  More