UIBS 2014 and the 20th annual Georgia Tech Global Business Forum are being organized in Georgia Tech, Atlanta on September 17 and 18. UIBS has distinguished history of being largest conference in the South-East USA that promotes business relations between USA and India. Key sectors of interest this year include Innovation and R&D in: Life Science, Agribusiness and Heatlhcare IT, Financial Technologies, New Media - Web, Films, TV, mobile, animation and gaming, etc.
The United States, the world's largest economy, and India, one of the world's fastest growing economies, are committed to working together to stimulate a global economic revival, to strengthen global economic and financial institutions, to work toward a balanced and ambitious outcome in the Doha Round negotiations, and to promote global food security. Source: THE WHITE HOUSE, Press Release dated November 24, 2009
Bilateral trade between the U.S. and India is growing explosively, and is likely to triple in the next five years. To capitalize on the opportunities afforded by this bi-national relationship, the 4th Annual USA India Business Summit (UIBS) will be held in Atlanta on September 17th and 18th, 2014, at the Georgia Tech Historic Academy of Medicine. The theme of the UIBS 2014 is "Growing Business and Promoting Entrepreneurship."
Goal of UIBS is to promote business and investment between USA and India in key areas of technology, clean tech, infrastructure, logistics, real estate and investment, etc. Our special emphasis is to connect entrepreneurs and small-to- medium size businesses.
UIBS 2014 is organized by Georgia Tech Center for International Business Education & Research (CIBER), USA India Initiatives, Inc. (USIII) and US India Business and Research Center (USIBRC) with support of Georgia Department of Economic Development, the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, U.S. Commercial Service of United States of America, Department of Commerce.
Georgia is and will continue to be an excellent gateway to the US and the US market for Indian companies of every type and size.
ranks among the USA's top 10 states in high-profile economic surveys in the major categories like - Low business and living costs. Education opportunities. Job and income growth. Overall livability. Domestic and international business growth. Entrepreneurial activity. Add a balanced, four-season climate and a reputation for Southern hospitality, and you have an environment for business like no other state can provide. In 2009-2010, Georgia had one of the highest startup rates thanks to large numbers of young innovators who stayed or flocked to the business-friendly Peach State. (Quote from http://money.cnn.com/galleries/2011/smallbusiness/1104/gallery.top_startup_states.fsb/2.html)
Know more about Georgia's talented workforce, its many business incentives, and the wealth of research and development tools available to help you establish or grow your business. We believe Georgia will rank highly with you and your business, too. (Source: http://www.georgia.org/WhyGeorgia/Pages/default.aspx)
One of the world's leading centers for business and trade, Metro Atlanta, comprised of 28 counties, is home to 5.3 million people and more than 145,000 private-sector firms. Atlanta's top three industry sectors are trade, transportation and utilities, professional and business services and government. Businesses include 17 FORTUNE 500 headquarters, hundreds of other headquarters, over 2,100 international companies, and thousands of small businesses.
Atlanta is a top higher-education metro area with institutions including Georgia Tech, Emory University, Georgia State University and many technical colleges. Young, educated professionals are a significant sector of the workforce. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the world's most-traveled airport serving over 90 million passengers annually. 80 percent of the U.S. can be reached within a two-hour flight and 90 international destinations in 55 countries can be reached nonstop. The cost of living consistently ranks below the national average. Residents have many recreational and entertainment choices including professional and collegiate sports, theatrical productions, art exhibitions, community festivals, golf, tennis, and shopping. For more information on Atlanta please visit, (Source: http://www.metroatlantachamber.com/content/IntPage.aspx?Id=42&SId=6).