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March 18, 2016

Metro Atlanta Chamber Announces Finalists for 2016 Global Impact Awards

ATLANTA – The Metro Atlanta Chamber’s Global Commerce Council announces the finalists for the seventh annual Global Impact Awards. The annual Global Impact Awards event honors international business excellence, innovation and leadership.

A list of the categories and finalists of the Global Impact Awards are below:

Category: Foreign Investment

Finalist: Bauerfeind USA, Inc.
Finalist: gatc LP
Finalist: Sage

Category: Global Business Growth
Finalist: Aventure Aviation 
Finalist: Equifax 
Finalist: InComm

Category: Global Partner
Finalist: Global Atlanta 
Finalist: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Finalist: UK Trade & Investment

Category: Innovation
Finalist: First Data 
Finalist: Georgia Institute of Technology
Finalist: Worldpay

“This year’s finalists represent Atlanta’s best in international engagement,” said Jorge Fernandez, vice president of global commerce at the Metro Atlanta Chamber. “Through their leadership and entrepreneurship, these organizations are positively contributing to Atlanta’s business community and regional economy by revolutionizing and elevating Atlanta’s profile as a global hub for innovation, technology and talent.”

The winners for the seventh annual Global Impact Awards will be announced at the Global Impact Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at the Georgia Aquarium. This year’s keynote speaker will be David Abney, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, UPS.

For more information on the event and how to register, please visit:

About the Metro Atlanta Chamber

The Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) serves as a catalyst for a more prosperous and vibrant region. To advance economic growth and improve metro Atlanta’s quality of place, MAC is focused on starting, growing and recruiting companies to the 29-county metro Atlanta region. The Chamber is also focused on growing the region’s innovation economy by promoting and strengthening connections to drive Atlanta’s innovation and entrepreneurial culture. MAC is committed to being an active voice for the business community, serving as an advocate for a competitive business climate and telling Atlanta’s story. Visit our website at


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