For many years now, Clarkston, Ga., has been known for its ethnic diversity. The January 2017 issue of Atlanta Magazine even titled its article about the town’s center as the “Ellis Island of the South.” Warren St. John’s book ‘Outcasts United’ and his articles for the New York Times gave the town global renown. In Read more
Delta Air Lines Inc. is resuming on Saturday, March 25, its Atlanta–Brussels flights, an announcement which drew a hardy round of applause from the dozens of attendees at a Belgium National Day celebration held in Midtown the evening of Jan. 13. Anton Mertens, president of the Belgian-American Chamber of the South which hosted the celebration Read more
Book: Harvest of War Author: Jan Smolders Reviewed by: William de Baets, consul general of Belgium in Atlanta This year I read Jan Smolders’ Harvest of War. Written by a compatriot living in Florida, the novel describes the last months of World War II in a small Belgian town. Based on the grim historical reality of the moment, Smolders weaves together themes of heroism, treason, Read more
When Dave Blanchard, Mike Gallagher and Tom Moore were wondering what to do with their lives knighthood probably wasn’t on their minds. Like many recent graduates, these three from the University of Georgia had no clue what their futures would hold. But based on their experience as vassals in bars and restaurants, they wanted to Read more
Four out of the 10 early-stage technology companies joining Techstars Atlanta are from outside the United States, showing the city’s appeal among international startups looking into the American market as the worldwide accelerator program kicks off here.
Delta Air Lines Inc. will restart service from Atlanta to the European city of Brussels next March, which would be a year after it was rocked by twin terrorist bombings at the airport and a train station. One of two bombs at the airport exploded just in front of the Delta check-in counter at Brussel-Zaventem Read more
Delta Air Lines Inc. customers were confirmed to be among those killed in the suicide bombing at the Brussels Zaventem Airport Tuesday.
Atlanta’s mayor reached out today to express the city’s solidarity with its sister city of Brussels after suicide bombers killed at least 30 and injured more than 230 in three separate explosions that hit two major transit hubs in the Belgian capital.
Dirk Deleu and Ann Vancoillie are no strangers to awards having won many since 1994 when they launched Creaplan NV in Belgium, which conceptualizes and builds stands, displays and interiors for companies promoting their wares and services at trade shows around the world. In 2013, Ms. Vancoillie was handed the “Womed Award” by Queen Mathilde Read more
Some trade delegations take a shotgun approach to opening new markets: pick influential cities and work backwards to find complementary connections.
Not the Netherlands or Flanders, the Belgian region, whose heads of government led a collaborative and precisely targeted mission to Atlanta last week with more than 100 business leaders and officials in tow.