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Mayor Kasim Reed to Participate in Chicago Forum of Global Cities

Post Date:06/01/2016 2:15 PM
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 Mayor’s Office of Communications
Thế giới cá 55 Trinity Avenue, Suite 2500 • Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Anne Torres, Director
404-330-6423, office
404-904-2618, cell

Jenna Garland, Press Secretary
404-330-6612, office
404-357-5579, cell

Thế giới cáFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 1, 2016

News Release

Thế giới cáMayor Kasim Reed to Participate in Chicago Forum of Global Cities

ATLANTA –The City of Atlanta announced today that Mayor Kasim Reed will participate in the second annual Chicago Forum on Global Cities hosted by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the Financial Times. The forum, hosted from June 1-3, brings together global city leaders to discuss four pillars which include business, education, arts and culture and civics, to determine innovative ways to collaborate and make their respective cities more economically vital, socially inclusive and environmentally livable.

Thế giới cá"I am proud to participate in the second annual Chicago Forum of Global Cities and highlight how the City of Atlanta is leading the way in urban innovation,” said Mayor Reed. “Cities are the key actors in driving political, social and economic policies and solving critical world challenges. I look forward to sharing our story and how we are establishing best practices in economic development, sustainability, greenspace expansion and job creation with other global cities, as well as learning their approaches to take home and incorporate."

Mayor Reed will participate in a roundtable discussion for mayors of leading global cities only on June 1. The discussion topic is the power and limitations of global cities, and their capacity to address global challenges, particularly as it relates to national governments. 

On Thursday, June 2, Mayor Reed will participate in a roundtable of international mayors discussing how high-profile events, sports and tourism can raise a global city’s international profile. Other panelists include Kara Bachman, executive director of the Chicago Sports Commission and Lior Meyer, director of Brand Marketing and Communications at Tel Aviv Global. The moderator is U.S. News Editor of the Financial Times, Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson.


For more information about the City of Atlanta, please visit http://everafterbox.comThế giới cá or watch City Channel 26. Follow the City of Atlanta on Facebook and Twitter . Follow Mayor Reed on Facebook and Twitter

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