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January 1993:     ILC 1993

January 1994 Dinner     January 1994:
  • 2nd Dinner Meeting of the ILC, held at the Buckhead Club. Randy Cardoza, Georgia Commissioner of Industry Trade and Tourism attends, along with Glenda Minken, the Mayor of Atlanta's International Advisor. Sixteen chambers represented.(View more pictures...)

July 1994:

March 1995:

June 1995:

October 1995:

January 1996 Dinner     January 1996:
  • 6th Meeting, a reception for not only the presidents of the ILC-eligible organizations, but general members of each organization, hosted by the World Trade Center.(View more pictures...)

May 1996:

May 1998:
  • 8th Meeting and 3rd dinner, a gala reception and dinner at the Buckhead Club where national flags of each participant were flown for the first time. Twenty chambers represented.(View more pictures...)
    May 1998 Dinner

March 1999 Dinner     March 1999:
  • 9th Meeting and 4th Dinner, a gala reception and elegant dinner at the "new" World Trade Center. Table flags once again displayed for nations represented. Presidents of seventeen international chambers attended. (View more pictures...)

March 1999-2001:
September 2002:
  • 10th Meeting and 5th Dinner held at the Southern Center for International Studies, the first since 1999. With the growth of Atlanta's international business community, nearly 40 individuals representing over 30 organizations attended.
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    September 2002 Dinner

January 2003 Dinner     January 2003:
  • 11th Meeting and 6th Dinner held at Troutman Sanders, and hosted by John Beane, Chairman of the Japan-America Society. Colin Brady turns over the Chairmanship of the ILC to Mark Pierson at the end of the meeting. Claire McLeveighn, Director of External Affairs and International Relations from Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin's office is the speaker. (View more pictures...)

July 2003:  
  • 12th Meeting and 7th Dinner held at Jones Day, and hosted by Bill Rowland, Chairman of the Georgia Council for International Visitors. GDITT Commissioner Glenn Cornell speaks to over 40 representatives of 33 chambers and bi-national business organizations, and praises the ILC for its role in bringing these leaders together.(View more pictures...)
    July 2003 Dinner

June 2005 Dinner       June 2005:
  • 13 Meeting and 8th Dinner held at Jones Day's new Midtown offices, generously hosted once again by Jones Day partner Bill Rowland. GDEcD Commissioner Craig Lesser is the guest speaker and Dean of the Consular Corps Remedios Gomez-Arnau represents the consular corps. New website,, developed by Southern Polytechnic University, is unveiled at the dinner. (View more pictures...)

August 2006 Dinner

Photographs by Toni Daya-Luetgers

      August 2006:
  • Fourteenth Meeting and 9th dinner again generously hosted by Jones Day partner Bill Rowland at the firmís offices in Pershing Point Plaza. The dinner featured the largest assemblage of bi-national presidents in Georgia history, with over 35 chambers represented. Tom Glaser, President of the American-Israel Chamber of Commerce and Kristian Wolf, President and CEO of the German American Chamber of Commerce, shared their views on what initiatives have worked for their organizations. (View more pictures...)

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