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 […]
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.
Drones and driverless trucks are on the horizon, says Jan Willem Breen.
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 […]