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2024

  • Georgia's Dr. Howard Keeley receives Irish Award - On Jan. 16, Howard Keeley, Ph.D., director of the Center for Irish Research and Teaching (CIRT) at Georgia Southern University, received the 2023 Presidential Distinguished Service Award for the Irish Abroad from the Government of Ireland. It is the highest honor the country o... more

  • WTCSav to Host Prosperity Through Trade Luncheon - Join World Trade Center Savannah for our fifth annual Prosperity Through Trade Luncheon on Thursday, May 2, 11:30 a.m. at the Savannah Convention Center, 1 International Dr. The regional event focused on international business will feature diplomat, senior government leader, e... more

  • Plastic Express to double Georgia operations - Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Plastic Express, a leader in the plastic resins shipping industry, will building a second shipping facility in Savannah, Georgia. The new location will create an estimated 200 new jobs and $80 million in investment in Chatham County.  "Jo... more

  • New West India Service to call Port of Savannah - Ocean Network Express will launch a new containership service between Savannah and West India in May 2024. The new offering will give the Georgia Ports Authority 10 services via the Suez Canal, with nine calling on the Indian subcontinent.  "ONE's West India North America ser... more

2023

  • Georgia Celebrates 50 Years of Japan Office - The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) celebrated 50 years of continuous representation in Japan, recognizing YKK Corporation of America Vice President Jessica Cork with the Governor George Busbee Award during a state mission to the country. The mission celebra... more

  • The Port of Savannah's trade with India - India represents enormous opportunities for Georgia's Ports. The Georgia Ports Authority's (GPA) overall trade with India grew faster than its trade with any other country among the top 20 over the past fiscal year.  No other U.S. port expanded India trade by more containers ... more

  • DAS Corp. bringing jobs to Metter, Georgia - Governor Brian P. Kemp announced in early September that DAS Corp. (DAS), an automotive parts company, will establish a new manufacturing facility in Metter. The facility will create 300 new jobs and generate more than $35 million in investment in Candler County. This initiati... more

  • WTCSav welcomes Madison Roche to Savannah - The World Trade Center Savannah (WTCSav) team had the opportunity to welcome Guinness Enterprise Centre (GEC) Start Ups and Programs Manager Madison Roche to Savannah in July. During her stay, Madison shared more about the current initiatives of the GEC and the team explored w... more

  • WTCSav Leads Trade Mission to Ireland - World Trade Center Savannah (WTCSav) led a trade mission to Ireland in May to expand the TradeBridge mission through civic, tourism, education and economic development efforts. The TradeBridge program serves to empower trade and investment between the Southeast regions of Irel... more

  • WTCSav Recognizes International Paper at Luncheon - World Trade Center Savannah (WTCSav) hosted its annual Prosperity Through Trade Luncheon with former 1st Chief Market Intelligence Officer Andrew Busch as the keynote speaker. During the luncheon, WTCSav presented the World Trade Center Savannah International Business o... more