German State of Niedersachsen bolsters business center in Atlanta, Georgia

Official representative for the German state of Niedersachsen in the United States will help companies open their doors, creating jobs and economic investment in the U.S.
Feb. 14, 2012 - PRLog -- Atlanta, Georgia – In 2005, the German state of Niedersachsen opened a business center in the United States to help small to medium-sized companies from Niedersachsen successfully open businesses in the U.S. Foreign companies opening their doors in the states lends to economic investment and job creation in our nation. Over the next few years, the state will lend increased support to the business center, creating more opportunities for Niedersachsen companies to enter the U.S. market.

As of January 1, 2012, Silke Miehlke, Director of Consulting Services for the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern U.S., Inc. (GACC South) has been named as the Official Representative for the state of Niedersachsen in the U.S. As part of her duties, she is often the first point of contact for all companies from Niedersachsen either already in the U.S, or looking to establish business here. She will also be accompanying delegations from the state, helping to schedule meetings with politicians requested by companies from Niedersachsen, and finding associations and trade shows relevant to the state’s business focuses such as renewable energies or automotive.

In addition, the state is lending additional financial support to established business representation and market entry services offered by the GACC South for companies coming to the U.S. from Niedersachsen. The aid is offered to small and medium-sized companies, with the requirement that they must employ less than 250 people and have a profit of less than fifty-million euro per year.

We are excited to lend continued support to Niedersachsen companies in the U.S. For more information on business representation services for German companies looking to enter the U.S. market, please visit

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About the GACC South:

The German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern United States was founded in 1978 to promote and support bilateral trade between Germany and the U.S. The GACC South is located in Atlanta, Georgia and serves the 11 Southeastern states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas. Four local chapters have been established in Charlotte, NC, Greenville, SC, Dallas, TX, Nashville, TN, as well as a branch office in Houston, TX, with a focus on the energy sector.

The GACC South is a private, non-profit organization and serves as the official representative of German trade in the Southeastern US. It is part of an international network composed of 120 German foreign chambers of commerce and government offices in 80 countries. The GACC South is one of the largest bi-national chambers in the United States.

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