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Blockbuster 2015 sets stage for Alabama growth (video)

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From Airbus launching aircraft assembly in Mobile to Google selecting Jackson County for a major data center project, it’s been a massive year for Alabama and its economic development team. In fact, 2015 looks like a year for Alabama’s record books, with game-changing developments...

Written by Jerry Underwood

SEUS Japan: Leaders vow to build on close economic, cultural ties

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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Leaders from Japan and seven Southeastern states pledged today to continue building on a longlasting partnership that has stimulated two-way trade and investment while creating nearly 140,000 jobs across the Southeast. Expanding the close economic and cultural ties between the region...

Written by Jerry Underwood

How Japan business ties add horsepower to Southeast growth

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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – As leaders from seven Southeastern states gather with their Japanese counterparts for a high-level forum in Birmingham, this longstanding Trans-Pacific relationship is positioned to strengthen as trade and investment ties expand. Those strong economic bonds provide the foundation for the SEUS...

Written by Jerry Underwood

International SEUS Japan 38 forum to kick off in Birmingham

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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Business leaders and top government officials from Japan and seven Southeastern states will begin arriving in Birmingham this weekend for a major conference that aims to strengthen cultural ties and expand commercial opportunities. The annual joint forum of the Southeast U.S.-Japan...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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