One hundred thirty CEOs and other senior executives representing affiliates of Austrian companies in North America descended on Atlanta Sept. 22-24 to network, compare notes about doing business in the U.S. and share best practices. Michael Friedl, the New York-based Austrian trade commissioner, told Global Atlanta that Atlanta was chosen to host the ninth edition […]
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Atlanta-based communications consultancy Speakeasy Inc. has added a new director of business development in its Netherlands office. Alain Mulder joins the firm from Totaal, a company he founded in 2010 to manage apartments and condominium associations. Speakeasy, which runs personal-growth programs and classes that train executives to communicate better, has five offices in the U.S. along with an […]
China, here they come. Aventure Aviation, an aircraft spare parts supplier based in Peachtree City, now has the resources to crack into a huge market with $20,000 in prize money awarded through the Atlanta Metro Export Challenge Sept. 20.
Five years since they first linked up, the City of Atlanta and the metropolitan area surrounding the Paris airport have renewed a partnership centered on development around their respective aviation hubs. Mayor Kasim Reed signed the updated agreement with Franck Cannarozzo, deputy mayor of d’Aulnay-sous-bois, a town in the Paris airport region, in the Atlanta […]
Foreign affiliates were behind nearly one-third of the $4.4 billion companies decided to invest in Georgia during the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, according to the state’s economic development department. More than 80 companies announced investments of $1.3 billion and the creation of 4,000-plus jobs, about one-sixth of the 25,341 new positions announced during the […]
This year’s France-Atlanta will feature a wide range of topics across many fields. It is to be held from Oct. 12-21, marking the seventh consecutive year that the event has brought together the Consulate General of France and the Georgia Institute of Technology to focus on innovation and to encourage trans-Atlantic cooperation. The 2016 program […]
Even before Georgia Tech beat Boston College 17-14 in their college football contest in Dublin, Atlanta had already scored major victories this weekend in Ireland. A local craft brewery had sent its finest beer across the pond, and the seemingly unorthodox location for the football matchup had provided an occasion for reflection on the […]
Enterprise Ireland, the country’s organization responsible for developing and growing Irish enterprises, is encouraging early-stage startups willing to relocate to Ireland to compete for an investment of approximately $56,000. The agency recently launched a Competitive Start Fund aimed to support entrepreneurs currently overseas but who are willing to relocate to Ireland to grow “their business […]
They’ve already tied the knot, so to speak, so why not move in together? Delta Air Lines Inc. has announced that it will move all flight operations into Terminal 3 at London’s Heathrow Airport to be closer to joint venture partner Virgin Atlantic Airways, of which Delta owns a 49 percent equity stake. The move from […]
The land that gave the world Guinness is soon to be flowing with one of Atlanta’s most famous hometown brews. Sweetwater Brewing Co. is readying its 420 IPA, Georgia Brown, Blue and Hash Session beers to be distributed in Ireland just in time for the arrival of another hometown favorite: Georgia Tech, whose football team plays […]