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TAG to Participate in USA India Business Summit & Tech Global Business Forum

4th annual USA India Business Summit & 19th annual Georgia Tech Global Business Forum. September 11-12, 2013

Atlanta (September 9th, 2013) – The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), announced today that its President/CEO, Tino Mantella will  join Ambassador Ajit Kumar, Consul General of India, Atlanta and Eddie Capel, President and CEO, Manhattan Associates as guest speakers for the  4th annual USA India Business Summit & 19th annual Georgia Tech Global Business Forum(UIBS) held on held on September 11th-12th  at the Historic Academy of Medicine at Georgia Tech. 

UIBS 2013 is expected to attract more than 375 delegates and will focus on the life sciences, agribusiness, healthcare IT, financial technologies and new media sectors.

“India’s formidable growth and leadership in the technology sector is a great partner for the growth of our Technology industries in Georgia,” said TAG President/CEO, Tino Mantella.

Other invited distinguished speakers include Hon. Nathan Deal, Governor of the State of Georgia and Hon. Mr. Sam Pitroda, Adviser to Prime Minister of India, Public Information Infrastructure & Innovations (PIII); Chairman of the National Innovation Council.

“The commercial ties between USA and India are strengthening and bilateral trade is growing by leaps and bounds,” said Ani Agnihotri, Co-Chair of UIBS. “India’s trade with the U.S. reached $100 billion last year and has a potential to grow to $1 trillion.”

UIBS 2013 is organized by USA India Initiatives, the Georgia Tech CIBER, USIBRC and the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) with support of the Consulate General of India-Atlanta, U.S. Commercial Service, Metro Atlanta Chamber, Confederation of Indian Industry, MM Activ, The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), Georgia Bio and a host of sponsoring organizations.

For registration and corporate sponsorships please contact: Ani Agnihotri at or call 404-394-6678.


About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 21,000 members and hosting over 200 events each year. TAG serves as an umbrella organization for 33 industry societies, each of which provides rich content for TAG constituents. 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 members with access to networking and educational programs; recognizes and promotes Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology. Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG’s charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive.

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