Consuls General Join TAG for a Day at the Races: Atlanta Steeplechase

Kingston Downs, GA- (April 14th, 2016) – The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry, TAG International Business and the Atlanta Consular Corps, today announced that they will be hosting a tent at the April 23rd 51st annual Steeplechase in Kingston Downs, GA.

Sixteen Consul Generals will be in attendance:

  1. Consul General Gandy Thomas- Haiti
  2. Consul General Claudia Valenzuela Diaz- Salvador
  3. Consul General Ambassador Hermano Ribeiro-Brazil
  4. Honorary Consul Cemil Teber-Tanziana
  5. Honorary Consul David Cutting-Barbados
  6. Honorary Consul Mikael Norin-Sweden
  7. Honorary Consul Bruce Allen-Liechtenstein
  8. Consul General Takashi Shinozuka-Japan
  9. Consul General Nagesh Singh-India
  10. Consul General William De Baets-Belgium
  11. Consul General Maria Fernanda Riviera-Honduras
  12. Consul General Bladimiro Cuello Daza-Colombia
  13. Consul General Jeremy Pilmore-United Kingdom
  14. Consul General Juan Raphael Arcos-Eduador
  15. Consul Giorgio Panagiotidis-Greece
  16. Consul General Georges Lemieux-Canada

Join TAG, TAG International Business as they will be cheering on the horses alongside other influential Domestic and International Business “celebrities” based in Atlanta. Come experience Georgia’s best horse racing venue for an unforgettable day of American jump racing.

Gates open at 10:00am and the TAG tent will be open at 12:00pm. Races begin at 1:30pm and go until 5:00pm. The Steeplechase is a fun event with more than just horse jumping. Attendees will have access to the foxhound parade, children’s activities, terrier races, and a hat contest for both the TAG tent and the entire race. Held annually for the last 50 years, the Atlanta Steeplechase has become a favorite outing for some of Atlanta’s most prestigious corporations.

Tickets include lunch, fine wine and craft beer catered by il Giallo Osteria & Bar, a delicious Italian restaurant located in Sandy Springs. Men should wear spring wear and their most interesting tie. Ladies are encouraged to wear their best hat for a chance to win the Hat Contest.

Learn more about the 2016 TAG for a Day at the Races:  Atlanta Steeplechase at: 

About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 30,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia, and Savannah. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy.

The association provides networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology.  TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 34 professional societies. For more information visit the TAG website at



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