Issue 4, 2011. August-September

 

IN BRIEF

A brief synopsis of new investments and business news compiled by Investor.ge's Eteri Masuradze.
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EYE ON GEORGIA: CNN HIGHLIGHTS REFORMS AND TRADITIONS

A week of reports on the world's largest news network put Georgia and its successes and obstacles in living rooms around the world.
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FROM DOWNTOWN TO OUT OF TOWN: A SHIFT TO THE SUBURBS

A new suburb at Lisi Lake might boost broader interest in suburban living - a trend that is slowly catching on in Tbilisi.
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BUILDING GEORGIA'S IMAGE ABROAD

As more and more Georgians settle abroad, the Diaspora's potential to popularize its distant homeland is increasing.
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TRADING WITH AMERICA: THREE VIEWS

Better marketing and more organization can help Georgian companies break into the US market - and bring more US investors to Georgia, diplomats and business advocates believe...
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ANCIENT KVEVRI WINE COULD BOLSTER WINE TOURISM AND EXPORTS

The ancient - and dying - technique of making wine in clay vessels could be Georgia's key to bolstering wine tourism and wine exports...
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POACHING ON BUSINESS: HUNTERS TRACK A NEW MARKET AND BETTER REGULATIONS

Hunting tours, hunting farms, hunting restaurants and hunting stores. Georgia has a long tradition of hunting - and the potential...
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EVENT TOURISM: KEY TO MILLIONS?

From MTV to folklore, wrestling to gourmet cooking, festivals, conventions and concerts are an effective way to attract tourists and their pocket books. But planning and promotion...
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CREATING A BRAND: COMPETITION HAS SPARKED INNOVATION IN MARKETING

Facebook and other types of social media are transforming how Georgian companies brand their products and communicate...
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GEORGIA'S QUEST FOR MODERN HOSPITALS, ONE BED AT A TIME

Investor.ge is starting a new series of sector overviews to provide background, summaries and analysis of priority industries for...
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ZVIAD TSIKOLIA: GEORGIAN INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER CRAFTS IMAGES FOR INTERNATIONAL BRANDS

Georgian industrial designer Zviad Tsikolia has left his mark on designs for Bugatti, Castel beer...
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SUCCESS IN SHAUMIANI: FUNDS FROM BURNS SUPPER FINANCE IT EDUCATION FOR IDPS

The first large scale Tbilisi Charity Gala Burns Supper raised enough funds to equip a small...
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THE SALVATION ARMY RECOGNIZES AMCHAM AND ITS MEMBERS FOR CONTRIBUTIONS

Michael Cowgill accepted a certificate of appreciation on behalf of AmCham for their...
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