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Metro Atlanta's 2017 GDP

$385.5 B

Value of Goods and Services Produced

The region continues to outgrow and outpace the nation's best-known metropolitan regions, all while ensuring a future of continued growth and innovation.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

 

Foreign-Owned Establishments

2.6k

Where the World Does Business

Thousands of international businesses have made their way to Atlanta. From financial giants to leading tech companies, the community here has welcomed organizations from every corner of the world.

Source: Business Wise, 2018

Busiest Airport in the World

#1

Bringing the World to Atlanta

Since 1998, Hartsfield-Jackson Altanta International Airport has been the busiest airport in the world and functions as headquarters for Delta Air Lines. Hartsfield-Jackson currently serves 150 U.S. destinations and more than 75 international destinations in 50 countries.

#1 Moving Destination

#1

Quality of Life

Metro Atlanta is a top tech hub with unmatched culture and a welcoming community. It's no surpise that the region was ranked the #1 moving destination in the nation for the eight consecutive year in 2018.

Source: Penske

Best State for Doing Business

#1

Award Winning Business Climate

Georgia's business climate has been ranked #1 in the nation for the sixth consecutive year by Site Selection, and Area Development ranked Georgia top state for doing business for fifth year in a row.

Connect with the Metro Atlanta Chamber

With collective decades of international expertise, the Global Commerce team is in place specifically to help foreign-owned enterprises (FOEs) navigate the path for entry and expansion in the U.S. market.

In addition to providing comprehensive site selection consultation, MAC Global Commerce assists FOEs with their due diligence and connects them to the resources needed to avoid the missteps that some companies make entering the U.S. These services are gratis and confidential. 

Metro Atlanta’s Key Industry Segments

Internet of Things

Atlanta leads the market in groundbreaking wireless technology through a core of established industry giants and an explosive startup scene, including disruptive technologies such as IoT.

Bioscience

Metro Atlanta's bioscience industry is experience strong mometum. The region is home to the headquarters of globally recognized health organizations, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and initiatives like Global Health ATL continue to drive Atlanta’s reputation as the “center for global health."

Technology

Metro Atlanta is a world-class hub for technology design, implementation, and innovation. As one of the fastest-growing, high-tech urban centers in the nation, Atlanta is leading the way in creating a national center for innovation and industry growth.

Supply Chain & Manufacturing

Atlanta’s global access, innovation and talent create an unparalleled logistics network for companies that demand an efficient and consistent global supply chain.

Metro Atlanta’s Key Industry Segments

Internet of Things

Internet of Things

Atlanta leads the market in groundbreaking wireless technology through a core of established industry giants and an explosive startup scene, including disruptive technologies such as IoT.

Bioscience

Bioscience

Metro Atlanta's bioscience industry is experience strong mometum. The region is home to the headquarters of globally recognized health organizations, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and initiatives like Global Health ATL continue to drive Atlanta’s reputation as the “center for global health."

Technology

Technology

Metro Atlanta is a world-class hub for technology design, implementation, and innovation. As one of the fastest-growing, high-tech urban centers in the nation, Atlanta is leading the way in creating a national center for innovation and industry growth.

Supply Chain & Manufacturing

Supply Chain & Manufacturing

Atlanta’s global access, innovation and talent create an unparalleled logistics network for companies that demand an efficient and consistent global supply chain.

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