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American Marketing Association’s Atlanta Chapter Announces The 2018 AMY Awards Finalists

Industry: Interactive Marketing
Focus: General Business
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Greater Atlanta

    ATLANTA,  GA — February 16, 2018 — More than 50 finalists were announced today for the 2018 Atlanta Marketer of the Year (AMY) Awards held on March 8, 2018 at The Stave Room at American Spirit Works. AMY Red Pencil awards honor local corporations and agencies across multiple marketing categories. 20 judges in …

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Aflac Lands Placement on Fortune’s 100 Best Places to Work For List for 20th Consecutive Year

Industry: Financial Technology
Focus: General Info
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: West Georgia

    COLUMBUS, GA — February 16, 2018 — For the 20th consecutive year, Aflac has been named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work® and Fortune. The leading provider of voluntary insurance at the worksite in the United States, Aflac …

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Pedowitz Group Marketing Strategist, Innovator Justin Yopp Leads Interactive Workshop on Optimizing the Right KPIs

Industry: Interactive Marketing
Focus: General Business
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: North Metro

Revenue Marketing™ consulting firm, The Pedowitz Group (TPG) www.pedowitzgroup.com, announces Marketing Strategist Justin Yopp will present an interactive workshop on “Tracking and Optimizing the Right KPIs in 2018 & Beyond” on February 19, 11:00am – 2:00pm at B2B Marketing Exchange. This year’s conference will be held at the Fairmont Princess Hotel in Scottsdale, AZ. Register here for the conference and to attend Justin’s workshop: https://www.b2bmarketing.exchange/agenda/

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Georgia Tech President Bud Peterson Inducted Into Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia

Industry: Other
Focus: Other
Type: TAG
Location: Greater Atlanta

Georgia Tech President Bud Peterson Inducted Into  Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia  Landmark innovation and research growth legacy to be honored at The Summit technology showcase  ATLANTA, GA – February 15, 2018 – PwC announces that Dr. G.P. “Bud” Peterson, President of the Georgia Institute of Technology, has been selected …

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Fintech Fund TTV Capital Makes Investment in Verady

Industry: Financial Technology
Focus: Funding/Investment
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Downtown Atlanta

    ATLANTA,  GA — February 13, 2018  —  Verady  has announced an investment from TTV Capital, an Atlanta-based early-stage venture capital firm focused exclusively on investing in fintech companies. Verady brings accounting standards and audit services to the cryptocurrency market through VeraNet. Verady recently launched VeraNet, a network that makes audit and …

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Southern Company recognized by EPRI for energy innovation

Industry: Smart Energy
Focus: General Info
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Midtown Atlanta

Twenty-one employees across the system earn Electric Power Research Institute Technology Transfer Awards for applying research and development to build the future of energy

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Hodges-Mace Moves into Expanded Headquarters in Lakeside Office Park

Industry: Health IT
Focus: General Business
Type: TAG
Location: Athens

Benefits delivery innovator, Hodges-Mace, LLC, celebrated the New Year by moving into new headquarters in Lakeside Office Park, Sandy Springs, GA. The move enables Hodges-Mace to continue to expand its current employee base to serve a growing list of US clients. The company currently employs nearly 300 people and plans to add more than 150 jobs over the next few years.

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T.E.N. CEO and President, Marci McCarthy, Heads to Washington DC to Advocate for Data Breach Notification Law Standardization

Industry: Information Security
Focus: Gov't/Politics
Type: Business Enterprise

    ATLANTA, GA — February 8, 2018 — Next week, Marci McCarthy, CEO & President of T.E.N. will join the CompTIA DC Fly-In to advocate for national data breach notification laws on Capitol Hill during the association’s annual fly-in to Washington, D.C. CompTIA, the Computing Technology Industry Association, through its advocacy …

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Cognosos Deploys RadioTrax Inventory-Management Solution at Four Metro Atlanta Hennessy Auto Dealerships

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Business
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Greater Atlanta

Cognosos, a supplier of enterprise IoT services, has completed the deployment of its RadioTrax™ vehicle inventory-management platform at four Atlanta-based Hennessy Automobile dealerships. According to Cognosos co-founder and CTO Jim Stratigos, the company’s technology is key to making RadioTrax affordable and scalable. “RadioTrax uses a patented cloud-based wireless system to provide coverage of even the largest lots,” says Stratigos. “Other solutions using RFID and Bluetooth are simply unable to scale to cover dealerships cost effectively.”

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OFS to create 200 jobs and invest $138.9 million in Gwinnett and Carroll Counties

Industry: Communication Services
Focus: General Business
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Gwinnett

    GWINNETT- METRO ATLANTA — February 7, 2018 – Partnership Gwinnett in conjunction with The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) today announced that OFS Fitel, LLC (OFS), manufacturer of optical fiber products, will create 200 jobs and invest $138.9 million in the expansion at both their Norcross and Carrollton facilities. “It is …

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