Atlanta was founded in 1837 as the end of the Western & Atlantic railroad line. Today the fast-growing city remains a transportation hub, not just for the country but also for the world! Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International is the world's busiest airport in terms of daily passenger flights. The city also boasts the third largest concentration of Fortune 500 companies in the country. Atlanta is a key player in the bioscience, financial technology, technology, and supply chain industries.
The Metro Atlanta Chamber works to improve the region’s reputation as a global competitor. They have prompted industrial transformation since 1859.