Mec Background 2017

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Export Readiness Assessment

Export Readiness Assessment
Take our quick assessment to determine your export readiness

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Think Global. Start Local.

Information and resources for companies looking to grow through exports.

Metro Export Challenge

For interested companies, Atlanta MEC is a two-step process with the company assessment followed by the application.

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smart technologies business development mission

Smart Tech Business Development Mission

The April 24-28 Smart Tech Business Development Mission to Hong Kong, Taipei, and Guangzhou (optional), will highlight investments in Smart Tech being made in the region as annual investment is estimated to grow to $5 billion by 2023. This mission will focus on Transportation, Smart Buildings/Energy Efficiency Designs and Solutions, and FinTech. Among the key prospects: data analytics, computer modeling, building control and management systems, IoT-enabled vehicles, traffic management solutions, payment and financial security platform development, and Smart Building/Energy Efficiency technologies. Participants in the mission will benefit from US Commercial Service support in each of the three locations, meet one-on-one with potential partners and representatives, attend networking receptions held in their honor, and connect with local government leaders and decision makers.

For more information, Michael Marangell can be reached at, or Gemal Brangman can be reached at

Smart Tech Business Development Mission
24 – 26 April 2017
Taipei, Taiwan, and Hong Kong

More information can be found here.

World Trade Day

World Trade Day

This historic event will honor the international trade community and contributions to the economic power of our region. It will convene CEOs, policy-makers, scholars, and thought leaders to discuss today’s most pressing trade issues and opportunities to build a strong regional economy.

World Trade Day
Tuesday, 02 May 2017
Georgia International Convention Center
2000 Convention Center Concourse
College Park, Georgia  30337

You may find more information and register here.

AMEC event at Red Brick

Atlanta Metro Export Challenge Event

Join us for a night of exporter stories, beer, and food.  Hear from last year’s grant winners, and learn how to claim $5,000 to help with your exports.

Atlanta Metro Export Challenge event
Tuesday, 09 May 2017
5:30p – 7:30p
Red Brick Brewing Company
2323 Defoors Hills Road NW
Atlanta, Georgia  30318

You may find more information and register here.


10th Annual SEUS-CP Conference

Join the Georgia delegation at the Southeastern United States-Canadian Provinces (SEUS-CP) Alliances’ 10th annual conference and business matchmaking program.

The 2017 theme is “Trade Partnerships at Work” and will feature B2B meetings with pre-selected business prospects; sessions about industry insights and best practices; and networking events.

Target sectors include:
Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
Clean Technology

04 – 06 June 2017
Fairmont Royal York Hotel
100 Front Street West
Toronto, Ontario  M5J 1E3

For more information, email Abby Harrison at