Atlanta is a key gateway for global business, offering both the international diversity and unparalleled access to make meaningful worldwide connections.

Metro Atlanta is home to approximately 3,000 international facilities, employing more than 169,000 people. Some 70 countries are present in metro Atlanta, representing 79 full & honorary consulates and trade offices, and 38 bi-national chambers of commerce.

The Chamber’s Global Business Growth team provides key support to local Atlanta companies doing business internationally and helps international companies open offices or facilities in metro Atlanta, working closely with site consultants and project managers and offering expertise and assistance in setting up successful businesses.

Atlanta: Tech-Gateway to the Americas

As the capital of the South and home to the world’s busiest airport, Atlanta offers international technology companies a strategic launching pad to penetrate the U.S. market and serves as a gateway to Canada and Latin America. Atlanta has many strengths in several technology industries, including financial technology, mobility and telecommunications, health IT, software development,  Internet security and digital media. 

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Your Global Commerce Experts


David Hartnett

Chief Economic Development Officer

David serves as MAC's Chief Economic Development Officer Read More


Jorge Fernandez

VP, Global Commerce

Jorge serves as MAC's VP of Global Commerce.  Read More


John Woodward

Senior Director, Foreign Investment

John serves and MAC's Senior Director of Foreign Investment. Read More


Ric Hubler

Senior Director, Global Trade Development

Ric serves as MAC's Senior Director of Global Trade Development. Read More