GSIA and the Honorary Consul to Germany facilitates the visit of
Opera Singers from Halle, Germany, a Greater Savannah Sister City
Savannah, February 18, 2014 - Visiting delegation of opera singers from Halle, Germany, here to sing with the Savannah Philharmonic and perform the Messiah by Handel are welcomed by Savannah Mayor Edna Jackson, members of Savannah City Council and the international community. The visit was facilitated by the GSIA leadership and the Honorary Consul to Germany. The German Heritage Society presented a check to the Savannah Philharmonic to support our visitors from Halle while here.
What a wonderful day for Savannah, GSIA, and the Savannah-Halle partnership!
GSIA Chair and Members meet with Representatives of Halle, German Associations, and the World Trade Center Savannah at Coastal Georgia Center in Savannah.
Savannah, February 20, 2014 - Ms. Sabine Proschel, the city representative for Halle and Halle International, Representatives of Halle Opera, Georgia Salzburger Society, German Heritage Society, German Friendly Society of Savannah, City of Savannah, and World Trade Center Savannah meet with GSIA Chair and Director of International Education at Armstrong Atlantic State University, Dr. James Anderson, GSIA Member and Honorary Consul of France and Germany to Savannah, Mr. Denis Blackburne, and GSIA members at Coastal Georgia Center in Savannah, GA. Halle, a popular and adorable city in Germany, is a Savannah Sister City.
Small and Micro Business China Trade Mission Feasibility Symposium
Savannah, March 12, 2014 - Greater Savannah International Alliance thanks presenters and attendees who joined us for the China Trade Mission Feasibility Symposium.
World Trade Center Savannah (wtcsavannah.org), US Trade & Commercial Service - Export Assistance Center (export.gov/georgia), and Small Business Assistance Corporation - SBAC (sbacsav.com) shared very important information with participants.
Delegation from the Republic of Georgia visits Savannah
Savannah, September 17, 2014 - The City of Savannah was one of thirteen cities across the country selected to host an Open World Delegation this year.
The Delegation will be from the Republic of Georgia. Delegation will visit Savannah from September 19 - 27, 2014. The Open World program is a long term effort by the US Government to support democracy and civil reform in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Republics. The effort is accomplished by sending civic leaders from those countries to cities across America to see how participatory democracy and civil advocacy take place at the local level. The City asked the Greater Savannah International Alliance to take the lead in executing the delegation’s visit. The GSIA is coordinating with multiple Savannah organizations to support the visit. The City and the GSIA would like to thank: Armstrong State University, Savannah State University, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah Tree Foundation, Historic Savannah Foundation, Ogeechee River Keepers, 165th Airlift Wing (GAANG).