TomorrowWorld, the “fairy tale” electronic-dance-music event that expects to attract more than 160,000 enthusiasts to Chattahoochee Hills in south Fulton County, Sept. 26-27, is to hold a job fair on Aug. 7-8, at the Cedar Grove Community Center in Fairburn. Brooke Lochore, the local liaison for TomorrowWorld, told Global Atlanta that last year the festival […]
In the late afternoon of April 22, 1915, near a small hamlet in the western part of Belgium not far from the town of Ypres, a blueish-green cloud of chlorine gas was pushed along by a northerly breeze over French, Algerian and Moroccan troops prepared to fight from their rows of trenches. The chlorine gas […]
Coen Vrolijk, general manager at AJC International Inc., and Chris Hopkins, director of U.S. corporate and cash management at Western Union Business Solutions, have been elected as president and vice president of the Netherlands American Chamber of Commerce of the Southeastern U.S. Mr. Vrolijk told Global Atlanta that the chamber would build on the contributions […]
In view that his career with the Coca-Cola Co. is coming to an end on March 31, Guy Wollaert‘s presentation to the Belgian American Chamber of Commerce of the South at the local law offices of Burr & Forman LLP two weeks ago can be viewed as an “adieu” to the company for which he has worked since 1992 and to the city of Atlanta.
With manufacturing facilities near each other both in Georgia and Belgium, and new plants about to open, Calhoun-based Mohawk Industries Inc. has announced that it is continuing its “aggressive growth strategy” by acquiring the Belgian IVC Group.
The Georgia Institute of Technology has been awarded by the European Commission a $125,000, three-year grant to further its studies of the roles of Europe and the U.S. and their relations in a changing world. The Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence grant is one of only 14 awarded worldwide this year. Named after one of […]
Just a little over a year ago, Miami native Eduardo Garcia was building and painting bathrooms at Atlanta’s inaugural TomorrowWorld electronic music festival. This year he was on stage.
The Robinson College of Business professor S. Tamer Cavusgil and Thomas L. Friedman, Pulitzer Prize winning author and New York Times columnist, are to receive honorary doctorates at a Belgium university May 28. Hasselt University of Hasselt, Belgium, is to confer the honorary degree on Dr. Cavusgil in recognition of his contributions to international marketing […]
When Carol Thompson, the High Museum of Art’s Fred and Rita Richman curator of African Art, first saw the Suku mask, a 2-foot tall Kakuungu, in an exhibition in Washington in 1987, it became one of her favorite works of art in the world.
Belgium‘s political and social divisions are well known going back by some historical accounts for more than 2,000 years, emerging out of Roman imperial foreign policy, revolutions in the 16th and 19th centuries, two world wars and evolving economic differences within the country itself.