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Martin Luther King III to speak at SEUS Japan 38 in Birmingham

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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Martin Luther King III, a human rights activist and eldest son of Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., will speak next week at a joint meeting of organizations that seek to strengthen economic and cultural ties between seven Southeastern...

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Mobile Chamber forum to connect businesses to NASA

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Mobile area companies have a chance to earn business from Marshall Space Flight Center and the subcontractors that serve the giant NASA complex in Alabama. Opportunities are significant, as the agency alone spent approximately $1.8 billion with direct and indirect contractors last year. The...

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Alabama Global Supply Chain & Logistics Summit set for Oct. 20

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The state of Alabama will hold its fourth annual Global Supply Chain & Logistics Summit in Huntsville this month. The North Alabama International Trade Association (NAITA) and the Port of Huntsville will host the event put on by the Export Alabama Alliance, which is...

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Business Alabama publishes 2016 Economic Development Guide

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Business Alabama has rolled out its 2016 Alabama Economic Development Guide, a comprehensive look at the state’s economic climate, its most critical industry sectors and resources, as well as the advantages that Alabama offers for investment and job creation. [caption id="attachment_12764" align="alignright" width="227"] The cover...

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Alabama trade mission team forges bonds in Tanzania

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An Alabama trade mission to Africa culminated with an extended stop in Tanzania, where meetings with high-level government representatives showcased the potential for strategic collaboration and the promise of new markets. This month’s Commerce-led trade and business development mission focused on commercial opportunities through...

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Alabama trade mission to Africa opens doors for opportunity

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DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania -- An Alabama trade and business development mission to Africa is wrapping up after introducing business executives and international trade specialists to opportunities in a region that’s growing rapidly if unevenly. The Alabama delegation, headed by Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield,

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Site consultants rank Alabama a top state in Area Development survey

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Site selection professionals surveyed by national publication Area Development once again ranked Alabama in the top five states for doing business, citing its strong labor climate and workforce development programs. [caption id="attachment_9688" align="alignright" width="300"] Alabama got high marks for its workforce in the Area...

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Alabama trade mission to South Africa targets business opportunities

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Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield is leading a trade and business development mission to South Africa and Tanzania that will permit Alabama businesses to explore partnership and export opportunities in a fast-growing region. Representatives from six Alabama companies joined Secretary Canfield and international trade specialists...

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Time Inc. test kitchen investment adds to Birmingham culinary scene

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With new restaurants opening every month and a massive Time Inc. test kitchen on the way, Birmingham’s dynamic food scene is gaining national exposure and positioning the Alabama city as a premier culinary destination. In the latest development, New York-based Time Inc. plans to...

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