As the Atlanta airport region becomes its own center of economic gravity, the area will have to up its game in preparing workers for the jobs of the future, leaders said at the annual State of the Aerotropolis breakfast Thursday.
Eighty-five South Korean nationals were denied entry into the U.S. after arriving at the Atlanta airport Sunday, Nov. 19, U.S. Customs and Border Protection has confirmed to Global Atlanta. Members of the group, who were traveling on separate Delta Air Lines and Korean Air flights from Seoul, were held overnight at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport while the Read more
Georgia is in the top five states in terms of jobs created by Indian investment, according to a new report from the country’s top industry group.
R. Steven Justice, the executive director of Georgia’s Centers of Innovation, has access to the official badges which enable him to enter the state’s universities on behalf of companies looking to improve their products or expand their markets. “If you walk in with the badge, you’re not them, you’re us,” he told Global Atlanta during an interview Read more
The Metro Atlanta Chamber’s annual meeting Thursday revealed an acceleration of its ongoing push to position Atlanta as a future-facing city that can appeal to the workforce of tomorrow. While some of the chamber’s largest stakeholders are big, established corporate entities — 15 Fortune 500s were represented at the event — it clearly sees the Read more
Leaders from Turkey’s foreign investment agency stopped in Atlanta on a three-city tour looking to bridge what they view as a “perception gap” in the way U.S. companies view their country. Turkey hasn’t had it easy of late. Earlier this decade, the nation of nearly 80 million people was on its way to becoming an Read more
In addition to the personal information of 146 million Americans put at risk by the Equifax fiasco, the information of 400,000 Brits and Scots was exposed as well – a development that also astounded James Neville.
As his company takes off, Azim Barodawala is up in the air a lot these days, but his strategies for reaching global customers are firmly grounded. Atlanta-based Volantio makes software that helps airlines boost revenue, enhance customer service and improve marketing. Customers range from Qantas in Australia — where the Volantio started — to the Read more
With new German companies pouring into Georgia seemingly every week, it might be easily taken for granted that the state has always been the place to be for European investment. But some firms came early on in its international development, before the automotive industry had migrated more substantially to the South, drawing juggernauts like BMW, Read more
Germany-based GEBHARDT Logistics Solutions Inc. is moving into a new 30,000-square-foot warehouse in Gwinnett County as it continues its expansion in the U.S. Based in the German city of Cham near the Czech Republic border, Gebhardt makes specialized racks, dollies and carts for the shipping and storage of items that require specific care or configuration. Read more