The Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce New Business Quarterly tracks the activity of existing companies expanding or relocating into the 20-county metropolitan Atlanta area from outside the region.
The Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce's "Industries of the Mind" is a five-year economic development campaign with the goal of recruiting technology industries and talent to the metropolitan Atlanta area and to provide resources and support to enable companies to expand and grow.
Plants, Sites & Parks, the leading magazine providing information and advice to 45,000 top corporate executives seeking locations for business expansion and relocation, ranked Atlanta as "The Number One City for Business Relocation.
The January 2000 issue of Expansion Management, a top publication for CEOs and senior managers of companies that are actively expanding, ranked Atlanta as the second of "America's 50 Hottest Cities.
IndustryWeek, a general business publication for executives in the $3 trillion manufacturing sector, ranked Atlanta seventh on the "Top 50 U.
amp;uot;Rosita is the only recruiter who is employed full-time by a chamber of commerce for the sole purpose of attracting technology talent to a major metropolitan area,&uot; said Sam Williams, president of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce.
As director of talent development, Smith is responsible for building strategies to attract high-tech talent to the Atlanta area.
amp;uot;I see this as a great way to expand upon what I've been doing for 15 years--touting Atlanta as a great place to live and work,&uot; said Smith.