• Georgia and the Southeast: Investment and Trade Opportunities for French Firms

    October 20 2009, 08:30 - 08:30
    Location: Cercle de l'Union Interalliée--33 rue du Faubourg St. Honore, 75008 Paris

    Georgia: Gateway to the southeast U.S.--Investment and trade opportunities for French Firms

    Breakfast discussion with the Georgia Allies
    Tuesday October 20, 2009

    The fifth Best State for Business according to Forbes Magazine and home to the world's busiest  airport, the U.S. State of Georgia is a booming economic center with a dynamic and business friendly environment.

    Over 110 French companies have subsidiaries in Georgia, among them Sanofi-Aventis, Imerys, Dassault Aviation, and Danone. Yet there are still many opportunities for both investment and trade.
    Now there is to capitalize on such opportunities. With the recession fading in the United Stated, this is your chance to meet a top-delegation which can help you establish or expand our North American business operations.

    The Georgia Allies is a public-private partnership composed of high ranking representatives of U.S. companies and the State of Georgia, among them:
    Charlie Gatlin, Deputy Commissioner for Tourism and Marketing, State of Georgia
    Mark Lytle, Director International Investment, State of Georgia
    Randy Cardoza, Director Economic Development, AGL Resources
    Robin Spratlin, Director Economic Development, Georgia Power
    Daryl Ingram, Manager Economic Development, MEAG Power
    Dennis Chastain, VP of Economic Development, Georgia EMC

    Join us for this unique chance to speak directly with state officials and hear the experiences of international corporations based the Southeastern United States. This is an excellent networking opportunity for all those wishing to enter the North American market or expand their business operations there.

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