The Council connects Atlanta-based companies with the common goal of improving business relationships. Its networking events foster those relationships and its unique programs serve to inform its members with leading edge information about current issues affecting international business. These events and programs lead to increased business and an informed community of companies that are members of the Council.
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The competitive edge needed in an
increasingly global economy.
Timely, actionable and valuable information on international trade, politics, economics and global business trends from experts operating in a variety of industries.
Employee development and continuing education.
Company mission, values, and leadership gain higher community visibility through sponsorship of programs and key platforms.
Opportunities for recruitment of potential talent through Council connections with Atlanta-based universities.
Access to unique networking opportunities with U.S. and foreign government officials, leading business executives, and economists.
Network with other informed and engaged business leaders seeking solutions to specific business challenges.
Council programs provide another form of fostering relations with clients and potential clients leading to increased business.
Convene in conversations on global issues that are of importance to clients.
"There is no question that we live in an age of global interdependence. Because of our commercial connections, the fate and fortune of our city are intertwined with the global economy. In a real sense, the World Affairs Council of Atlanta is the glue that binds us to this global community."
CEO & Chairman, UPS
"We got everything and more than we expected from [our sponsorship], including scoring contacts with companies that we have been trying to break into for some time"
Consul & Senior Trade Commissioner
Consulate General of Canada