In addition, Atlanta will attract new talent - the more high- tech companies Atlanta has, the more attractive we are to an influx of talent.
The Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce's "Industries of the Mind" is a five-year economic development campaign with the goal of recruiting technology talent to the metropolitan area, enabling companies to expand and grow.
High-technology companies realize that Atlanta's pool of technology talent, lifestyle, business resources and infrastructure make it the ideal city in which to grow their businesses," said Hans Gant, senior vice president of economic development for the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce.
High-tech companies defined in the report include telecommunications, computer services/software, high-tech manufacturing and bio-tech/bio-medical companies in the Metro Atlanta area.
It's no surprise that companies are noticing all our city has to offer their workers and their businesses," said Sam Williams, president of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce.
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 Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce today announced the appointment of Rosita Smith as director of talent development.
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.