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March 30, 2017



ATLANTA – March 30, 2017 – The Metro Atlanta Chamber’s Global Commerce Council recently announced the finalists for the eighth annual Global Impact Awards. The annual Global Impact Awards honor international business excellence, innovation and leadership. They also shine a light on the region’s extensive international business ecosystem, including foreign direct investment and exports.

“Metro Atlanta has continuously attracted and promoted the leading global talent that defines us as a top Knowledge Capital and an international hub for innovation, foreign direct investment and business growth,” said Jorge Fernandez, vice president of global commerce with the Metro Atlanta Chamber. “These finalists represent that cutting edge, and through their leadership and entrepreneurial spirit they enhance Atlanta’s position as a top-tier global region and a friendly business community for all.”

A list of the categories and finalists of the Global Impact Awards follow:

Category: Foreign Investment                                           

RELEX Solutions
voestalpine Automotive Components Cartersville Inc.

Category: Global Business Growth          

Red Brick       
Rubicon Global

Category: Innovation           

Hi Rez Studios, Inc.
Spitfire Studios

Category: Global Partner Recipient

Global Atlanta

The award winners will be announced at the Global Impact Awards ceremony on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at the Georgia Aquarium. This year’s keynote speaker will be Dennis Lockhart, recently retired president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

For information about sponsors and past winners, 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 expanding 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. For more information, visit


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