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Georgia’s Center of Innovation: Leading the Way in Logistics

February 1, 2024
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The Georgia Center of Innovation's Logistics team focuses on creating connections and tapping into the resources that can add value to your company.

Georgia's locistics assets:

  • 80% of the U.S> market is within a two-hour flight or two-day drive from the state
  • Some of the world's leading logistics companies operate or are headquartered in Georgia
  • UPS, Amazon, The Coca-Cola Company, Delta AIr Lines and the Home Depot all call Georgia home
  • The total economic impact of Georgia's logistics industry was $83.4 billion in 2021
  • More than 70% of the world's top 3PL's operate 

Click here to read the January 2024 Logistics Market Snapshot for additional information and check out some of the relevant networking/learning opportunities below:

University of Georgia
Terry College of Business
Georgia Economic Outlook

Cities / Dates: 
Athens, GA – January 31, 2024, The Classic Center
Albany, GA – February 15, 2024, Albany State University, West campus Student Center
Registration: Georgia Economic Outlook - Terry College of Business - UGA

Georgia Motor Trucking Association
SMC Meeting & Lunch:  What is missing from  your training program?

Date: February 1, 2024
Time: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Location: Copeland’s Cumberland, Atlanta, GA
Cost: Please see registration site for cost
Registration: SMC Meeting & Lunch: What is missing from your training program? - Event Registration (growthzoneapp.com)

Georgia Automotive Manufacturers Association
Industry 4.0 and Circularity/Sustainability Update

Date: February 7, 2024
Time: 11:15 am – 2:30 pm
Location: Douglasville Conference Center, 6700 Church Street, Douglasville, GA 30134
Cost: Please see registration site for cost
Registration: https://gama.memberclicks.net/020724_industry_40_and_circularity#!/

World Trade Center Savannah
How to Enter and Succeed in the Indian Market:  A guide for U.S. Businesses

Date: February 7, 2024
Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Virtual via Zoom
Cost: Please see registration site for cost
Registration: How to Enter and Succeed in the Indian Market: A Guide for U.S. Businesses - World Trade Center Savannah (wtcsavannah.org)

Next Generation Manufacturing
Chart Industries Facility Tour

Date: February 8, 2024
Time: 10:00 am – 12:15 pm
Location: Chart Industries, Ball Ground, GA
Cost: Please see registration site for cost
Registration: https://nextgenerationmanufacturing.regfox.com/chart-industries-facility-tour

Next Generation Manufacturing
Carter’s Distribution Center Facility Tour

Date: February 13, 2024
Time: 10:00 am – 1:15 pm
Location: Carter’s DC, 625 Braselton Pkwy., Braselton, GA  30517
Cost: Please see registration site for cost
Registration: Next Generation Manufacturing Kia FacilityTour (regfox.com)

Atlanta International Forwarders & Brokers Association (AIFBA)
February 2024 In-Person Meeting 

Featuring Luis F. Arandia, Jr., Partner, Barnes & Thronburg LLP
Date: February 13, 2024
Time: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Barnes & Thornburg LLP, 3340 Peachtree Rd., NE, Suite 2900, Atlanta, GA 30326
Cost: Please see registration site for cost
Registration: Springly (aifba.com)

ASCM Savannah Chapter
CLTD Virtual Workshop

Date: February 14, 2024
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Location: Virtual Workshop
Cost: Please see registration site for cost
Registration: APICS Savannah CLTD Virtual Workshop (constantcontact.com)

Council Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)
Rail Answers to Supply Chain Issues

Date: February 15, 2024
Time: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Norfolk Southern HQ, 650 W. Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA  30308
Cost: Please see registration site for cost
Registration: Event Registration - Rail Answers to Supply Chain Issues (cscmp.org)

Metro Atlanta Chamber
Delta Air Lines Insights on Leadership

Date: February 22, 2024
Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Metro Atlanta Chamber, 191 Peachtree St., NE, Ste. 3400, Atlanta, GA  30303
Cost: Please see registration site for cost
Registration: Delta Air Lines Insights with Chris Womack at the Metro Atlanta Chamber (google.com)

Next Generation Manufacturing
A Guide to Private Equity for Manufacturers

Date: February 22, 2024
Time: 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Location: Nelson Mullins, Atlanta Station – midtown, Atlanta, GA
Cost: Please see registration site for cost
Registration: Next Generation Manufacturing Kia FacilityTour (regfox.com)

Metro Atlanta Chamber
Southface Corporate & Foundation Breakfast

Date: February 26, 2024
Time: 7:30 am – 9:00 am
Location: Metro Atlanta Chamber, 191 Peachtree St., NE, Ste. 3400, Atlanta, GA  30303
Cost: Please see registration site for cost
Registration: If you are interested in learning more, please contact Cynthis Curry, ccurry@macoc.com.

Georgia Manufacturing Alliance
KIA Georgia Plant Tour – West Point

Date: March 6, 2024
Time: 9:45 am – 12:00 pm
Location: KIA Georgia, Inc., 7777 Kia Parkway, West Point, GA  31833
Cost: Please see registration site for cost
Registration: KIA Georgia Plant Tour - West Point (Morning) 2024 - Georgia Manufacturing Alliance

Georgia Motor Trucking Association
SMC Meeting & Lunch:  FMCSA Updates

Date: March 7, 2024
Time: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Location: Copeland’s Cumberland (northeast corner of Cobb Parkway and Cumberland Blvd, just inside the perimeter off of I-75.
Cost: Please see registration site for cost
Registration: SMC Meeting & Lunch: FMCSA Updates - Event Registration (growthzoneapp.com)

MODEX 2024
Full Spectrum Supply Chain

Date: March 11 - 14, 2024
Location: Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA
Cost: Please see registration site for cost
Registration: MODEX 2024 (xpressreg.net)

APICS – Savannah Chapter
APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional

CSCP Workshop
Date: March 13, 2024 (First Class)
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Virtual
Cost: Please see registration site for cost
Registration: APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional Workshop (constantcontact.com)

Technology Association of Georgia
Georgia Technology Summit 2024

Date: March 28, 2024
Location: Signia Hotel, 159 Northside Dr., NW, Atlanta, GA  30313
Cost: Please see registration site for cost
Registration: Georgia Technology Summit 2024 - TAG Online

Georgia Manufacturing Alliance
Endeavor 3D Plant Tour

Date: April 11, 2024
Time: 9:00 am – 11:30 pm
Location: Endeavor 3D, 1 Endeavor Way, Douglasville, GA  30134-4040
Cost: Please see registration site for cost
Registration: Endeavor 3D Plant Tour - Georgia Manufacturing Alliance

World Trade Center Savannah
2024 Prosperity Through Trade Luncheon

Date: May 2, 2024
Time: 11:30 am
Location: Savannah Convention Center, 1 International Drive, Savannah, GA  31421
Cost: Please see registration site for cost
Registration: 2024 Prosperity Through Trade Luncheon - World Trade Center Savannah (wtcsavannah.org)

SAVE-THE-DATE
IPIC 2024
10th International Physical Internet Conference

Date: May 29 – 31, 2024
Location: Savannah, GA
Registration: SAVE THE DATE! IPIC 2024 will take place May 29-31 in Savannah, GA. | IPIC 2024 | 10th International Physical Internet Conference

SAVE-THE-DATE
Georgia Motor Trucking Association
2024 GMTA Annual Convention

Date: June 17, 2024
Location: The Westin Hilton Head Resort & Spa, Hilton Head, SC
Registration: Opening soon -  2024 GMTA Annual Convention - default - Georgia Motor Trucking Association | GMTA


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