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2019

  • New Georgia Southern University Center in Ireland - On the 24th anniversary of its founding, Georgia Southern University’s Center for Irish Research and Teaching (CIRT) is moving in new directions locally and abroad to provide unparalleled opportunities for students. The University announced Monday the center is relocating from... more

  • Georgia Sets Trade Record - Georgia’s 2018 international trade numbers set a new record with exports surpassing $40.5 billion - a 9% increase over 2017. Total trade between Georgia and the world spanned 223 countries and territories, reaching a new high at $139.3 billion. “Trade is a vital part of our s... more

  • Savannah GA Port Unveils Berth/Big Ship Program - SAVANNAH, Ga., Feb. 5, 2019 – At the Georgia Foreign Trade Conference, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch unveiled GPA’s Big Berth/Big Ship program that will allow the Port of Savannah to simultaneously handle six 14,000 TEU vessels by 2024. “No other singl... more

  • WTCSavannah Announces Local Team in Global Contest - SAVANNAH, Ga. – World Trade Center Savannah (WTCSav) and National Office Systems are pleased to announce the local winner for the Peace Through Trade Competition, a global student contest hosted by the World Trade Centers Association Foundation (WTCAF). Teams were asked to pre... more

  • WTC Savannah Program Announces Company Expansion - South-East Ireland company ‘Raceix’ announced the establishment of their American headquarters in Savannah, Georgia, and have praised ‘Tradebridge’ for their assistance and support in making the move possible. Tradebridge is an innovative collaboration between Wexford Enterpri... more

  • WTCSav Partner Celebrates Record Year - Looking back at 2018 Savannah Economic Development Authority leaders have millions of reasons to celebrate. In 2018 the organization helped create 1,906 new job opportunities and facilitate more than $500 million in private investment to the surrounding area.  “Our missi... more

2018

  • WTC Savannah TradeBridge Program Yields Results - A pilot program started in May to connect Savannah and Ireland for international trade is bearing fruit. The program,TradeBridge, is a partnership between World Trade Center Savannah, the Savannah Economic Development Authority and the county of Wexford, Ireland. Savannah an... more

  • WTCSav Leads TradeBridge Delegation to Ireland - November 4-7, World Trade Center Savannah (WTCSav) led a delegation of businesses from the Coastal Georgia region to Southeast Ireland to explore business development and trade opportunities as part of the Wex-Sav TradeBridge program. Representatives from Georgia Southern Univ... more

  • GA's Business Climate No. 1 for 6th Straight Year - November 5, 2018 —Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Georgia's business climate has been ranked No. 1 in the nation for the sixth consecutive year by Site Selection, a leading economic development trade publication. According to Site Selection, Georgia is the first state to hold ... more

  • Savannah, GA to Host of SEUS-Japan Conference - In October, more than 45 Georgia delegates traveled to Tokyo, Japan to attend the 41st Annual SEUS-Japan Conference. Created in 1976 by former Georgia Governor George Busbee, this annual gathering brings together prominent business leaders, communities and government dignitari... more