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FCBOE RFQ for Network Calling Cabling Projects

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Please see the attached solicitation. This can also be located on our website (www.fcboe.org) under Departments then Purchasing and finally 4-Solicitations & Awards. Please feel free to forward this to any interested party or vendor. Thank you in advance for your consideration and participation.

 

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FCBOE RFQ for Science Lab Furniture

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Please see the attached solicitation. This can also be located on our website (www.fcboe.org) under Departments then Purchasing and finally 4-Solicitations & Awards. Please feel free to forward this to any interested party or vendor. Thank you in advance for your consideration and participation.

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FCBOE RFG for Copy Paper for Warehouse Stock

Monday, May 11th, 2015

Please see the attached solicitation. This can also be located on our website (www.fcboe.org) under Departments then Purchasing and finally 4-Solicitations & Awards. Please feel free to forward this to any interested party or vendor. Thank you in advance for your consideration and participation.

 

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FCBOE RFQ for National Optical Digital Microscopes

Monday, May 11th, 2015

Please see the attached solicitation. This can also be located on our website (www.fcboe.org) under Departments then Purchasing and finally 4-Solicitations & Awards. Please feel free to forward this to any interested party or vendor. Thank you in advance for your consideration and participation.

 

 

 

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FCBOE RFQ for Vehicle Lifts

Monday, May 4th, 2015

Please see the attached solicitation. This can also be located on our website (www.fcboe.org) under Departments then Purchasing and finally 4-Solicitations & Awards. Thank you in advance for your consideration and participation.

 

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Atl Biz Chronicle presents Grow Georgia Summit

Friday, May 1st, 2015
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7:30 am

Atlanta Business Chronicle presents the first Grow Georgia Summit.  This breakfast event will focus on Georgia’s economic development and will expand the conversation on critical issues that will affect economic development moving forward.  This program will feature Georgia’s competition and will be highlighted by a panel of business journal editors to provide a candid viewpoint on “us versus them.”  Additionally, the Data and Direction panel will offer fresh competitive data and allow our panelists to discuss the direction in which Georgia is headed.

Tickets are $85 or $850 for a table of ten.  For more information, contact Stephanie Park 404-249-8003 or spark@bizjournals.com

MORE INFO HERE

Members Invited to Be A Part of Georgia Restaurant Week

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

The Fayette Chamber wants its members to be aware of Georgia’s first-ever restaurant week.  If a restaurant is interested in participating, here click this link to participate.  The Chamber will be promoting the week as it approaches.

http://www.garestaurants.org/georgia-restaurant-week.html

The Chamber is also pleased to let its restaurant members know that the Chamber is partnering with Main Street Fayetteville and the Peachtree City Convention & Visitors Bureau to hold a Fayette County restaurant week in early 2016.  More details to come in early summer.

The staff of the three organizations have had one planning meeting.  The Chamber invites some of its restaurant members represented on an advisory committee to make sure the week is of the greatest benefit to our restaurants.  Two, possibly three meetings are anticipated.  If you are interested in participating in the advisory committee,please email President@FayetteChamber.org.

FCBOE RFQ for Utility Trailer for McIntosh HS

Friday, April 24th, 2015

Please see the attached solicitation. This can also be located on our website (www.fcboe.org) under Departments then Purchasing and finally 4-Solicitations & Awards. Thank you in advance for your consideration and participation.

 

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New Resource: Workforce Development Portal

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

The Metro Atlanta eXchange for Workforce Solutions (MAX) has a free web portal with real-time information about workforce development providers in the region. MAX includes an easy-to-use interactive map of more than 500 workforce development providers in the metro Atlanta region, data and trends on workforce issues, local workforce news and events, and additional resources. MAX exists to strengthen connections and promote information sharing among workforce development stakeholders in metro Atlanta, and act as a catalyst to improve the region’s economic competitiveness and growth. This portal was developed through a joint collaborative comprised of more than 20 organizations, taking into account the critical challenges facing job seekers in metro Atlanta. Ultimately, this portal will help workforce agencies and providers collaborate with one another and connect more qualified employees to qualified jobs.

The MAX Provider Portal is now live: http://www.maxworkforce.org/

If your organization is not listed in the portal and you would like to have it added, please go to http://frb.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_cIlt7EGdnyEPchf

Panasonic Automotive Systems Co, JP Morgan Receive MAC Global Impact Awards

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015
Four companies were selected as Atlanta’s most notable leaders in international business at the 2015 Global Impact Awards, held Wednesday, April 22, 2015.

The Metro Atlanta Chamber’s (MAC) annual Global Impact Awards event honors international business excellence, innovation and leadership.

Award finalists and winners were honored at a luncheon event at the Georgia Aquarium.

The event winners by category are:

Foreign Investment  – Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America- A global automotive technology leader headquartered in Peachtree City, Ga. The company ranks as the third largest employer in Fayette County with 437 permanent and 400 contract employees. Its R&D division, located in the heart of Georgia Tech, is committed to innovation and startups in the automotive and electronic space.

Global Business Growth – The Task Force for Global Health- The Task Force for Global Health administers programs to improve the health of millions of people by creating access to vaccines and strengthening health systems in the developing world. In recent years, the Task Force has become the largest philanthropic organization in Georgia and the fourth largest in the U.S. This recognition helps strengthen metro Atlanta’s brand as a hub for global health.

Global Partner – Georgia Council for International Visitors (GCIV)- The Georgia Council for International Visitors (GCIV) is a non-profit organization dedicated to building metro Atlanta’s positive image globally. The organization works with the U.S Department of State to develop a broad spectrum of professional and cultural exchange programs for emerging world leaders during their visits to Georgia.

Innovation – OutSystems- OutSystems’ Rapid Application Delivery (RAD) platform enables companies to build, manage and change enterprise mobile and web applications three times faster than traditional methods. There are mMore than 400 enterprises that run over 36,500 instances of OutSystems Platform in 25 counties across 22 industries. The company has 31 employees in its Atlanta headquarters.

Global Impact – JPMorgan Chase & Co.- Chase is the U.S. consumer and commercial banking business of JPMorgan Chase & Co., a leading global financial services firm with operations in more than 60 countries. In Atlanta, Chase has been heavily involved in various initiatives focused on raising the profile of global commerce and promoting metro Atlanta’s global brand.

“Global commerce is an integral part of economic development for our region,” said Hala Moddelmog, MAC president and CEO. “The global mindset of the companies honored today enhances Atlanta’s diversity, fuels economic growth and makes our region more competitive globally.”

Now in its sixth year, the Global Impact Awards showcase excellence and innovation in international business, honoring MAC members who have gone above and beyond, exhibiting excellence in the area of global commerce.

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