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Traveling Abroad for the Good of the City

webtabtrvaelingFlying high to seek new opportunities, that’s the goal for city leaders. A new state-of-the-art concourse at the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth Intl airport is part of that. These new amenities are world class for industries that may be visiting. But how do you get them here? Real economic development requires cooperation from other cities, counties and countries. City leaders are tasked with leaving the area and engaging those entities that can help bring industry to Birmingham’s front door. It also gives them a chance to see what other cities are doing to increase their potentials. Recent high profile trips by city leaders have many asking why? But the only way to land new industry in our area, is to take off. To learn more watch this VIDEO.