February 13, 2017

February 2017 Leadership Message

This month’s leadership message was contributed by Russ Keller, a member of Conexx and managing executive of Advanced Technology International (ATI). Russ joined the recent 6th annual SC-Israel Collaboration Mission to Israel and below is his first-hand account of the mission.  From January 6-13, 2017 I was proud to have participated in the sixth annual South Carolina – Israel Research […]
January 26, 2017

Featured Israeli Company: Splitty Travel

Booking travel, particularly hotel stays is almost always a game of chance. Most people ride an obstacle course of questions including what hotels will be the most affordable and when is the best time to book to ensure low costs. And even after all that, you can’t always guarantee the type of hotel you might you really want or need. […]
January 26, 2017

Conexx Young Professionals Group to Host Rubicon Global Founder Marc Spiegel

The next Conexx Young Professionals event is set for a stellar evening as they host Rubicon Global founder Marc Spiegel. The event will take place on Tuesday, February 28 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Rubicon’s Head Quarters, Atlanta Plaza, 950 East Paces Ferry Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326. The Conexx Young Professionals event aims to bring together the next generation of […]
January 26, 2017

Featured Israeli Company in the SE: VisionMap

Much of the technology that comes from Israel is born out of necessity. The expertise, know-how, information and tools that comprise most of the hi-tech startups in Israel come from the military. It is well known that Israel’s cyber security experience came directly from the military’s need to thwart attacks and create their own defenses. But imagine a military-based technology […]
January 26, 2017

Member Profile: Adam Feinberg

I’ve been involved with Conexx for six years since relocating to Atlanta in 2010. I originally got involved on the suggestion of a colleague from work.  I reached out to Tom Glaser, the President at the time. I was new to Atlanta so it was a great way to get involved in the local Jewish community and the local business […]
January 4, 2017

Arthur Perlen

Arthur Perlen is a Principal at Centennial Retail Services.  Arthur has been working with Contennial Retail Services for over six years and has been involved with commercial real estate for over twenty years.  Arthur specializes in retail leasing and sales in Tennessee and provides commercial real estate services  in other markets the Southeast Region. Arthur graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree […]
December 27, 2016

Featured Israeli Company: PrePex

AIDS is one of the worst epidemics of the 21st century. At the end of 2015, over 36 million people worldwide were infected and living with HIV/AIDS. Over the last 30 years, science, education and medical technology have tried to heal and educate the citizens of the world and there are ways to not only treat HIV/AIDS but to try […]
December 27, 2016

Next Conexx Women’s Event to Feature Smart, Wearable Technology for a Healthier Life

Smart technology is all around us and most of us use it every day with our mobile devices and other gadgets. Most recently, wearable technology and “smart” fabrics has become a mainstay of our lives, providing not only fashion, but functionality as well.   Conexx Women is proud to be a part of #CanYouFashionIt – Fashioning Wellness. The program will […]
December 27, 2016

Israeli Innovation Helping Sleep Apnea Featured at Latest Professional & Business Seminar

The latest installment of Conexx’s Professional & Business Seminar featured a topic many of us know well: Apnea. Held on December 8 and hosted by Shared Space/Commercial Property, the event featured a case study of Itamar Medical, a world leader in sleep apnea management solutions to cardiology patients. Shaul Sharoni, Itamar Medical COO, was on hand to discuss not only […]
December 27, 2016

Featured Israeli Company in the SE: Active Implants

Major injuries to the knees or hips are not relegated to a certain age group or sector of the population. From the elderly to kids playing sports, injuries, such as that to the meniscus, are common and the healing process can be long. But Active Implants LLC has developed orthopedic implant solutions that complement the natural biomechanics of the musculoskeletal […]
December 27, 2016

Member Profile: Marilyn Pearlman

I have always had a passion and interest in Israel. My grandmother worked with Henrietta Szold, the founder of Hadassah, and I was always inspired by her efforts on behalf of Israel. When I heard about Conexx, it was a perfect fit and I have been a member for 16 years. I have been involved with Conexx on various levels […]
November 28, 2016

Featured Israeli Company: Landa Digital Printing

Today, print is a $925 billion market and still growing. It might be not be something most people consider throughout their day, but print adds value to our lives, even in the age of the Internet. Print is labels, boxes and flexible plastic packaging that enable companies to distinguish their products on grocery store shelves. Print is books. Not only […]
November 28, 2016

Featuring Atlanta Hawks CEO Steve Koonin, Conexx Young Professionals Group Off to Great Start

The Conexx Young Professionals group is well on its way to providing one of the best networking and peer experiences for young professionals in Atlanta and the southeast. The group’s most recent event featured Atlanta Hawks CEO Steve Koonin and also included Shaul Avidov, founder of Musketeer. With nearly 100 people in attendance, the event centered around the Hawks successful […]
November 28, 2016

Featured Israeli Company in the SE: WalkMe

For companies and mobile apps, user engagement and interaction on mobile devices is crucial if they want their customers to stay online, dig deeper and eventually subscribe, buy or upgrade.  The best way to engage your mobile customers is to add in multiple touch points and reminders during their browsing experience.  Enter WalkMe. WalkMe helps guide mobile users through, what […]
November 28, 2016

Conexx Member Profile: Pam Willoughby

I attended my first Conexx event in February 2016. I was invited to attend a business networking reception by Paul Marquardt, my friend, associate and Conexx member. I was delighted with the warm reception I received by those attending the event, and I enjoyed the excellent networking environment. The networking opportunities that Conexx provides were the hook for me. I […]
October 30, 2016

Conexx Young Professionals to Feature Atlanta Hawks CEO Steve Koonin

Conexx’s Young Professionals group is pleased to invite the next generation of business leaders and entrepreneurs to an evening with Steve Koonin, Thursday, November 17 from 6-8 PM at Atlanta Tech Village. The evening will feature Koonin, CEO of the Atlanta Hawks as he discusses his life in Atlanta and his journey from UGA student to professional sports CEO. Koonin […]
October 30, 2016

Conexx Women’s Event Relayed Strong Messages on Women in Business, Israel and Future Opportunities

The Conexx Women’s group is up to some very exciting endeavors. Last month the group convened in Charleston, SC and met with Anita Zucker, Chair and CEO of The InterTech Group, Elizabeth Colbert-Busch, Director of Business Development, CURI, Office of Academic Affairs at Clemson University and Ilit Raz, Co-founder and CEO of Joonko. Hosted at Emanuel Synagogue in Charleston, women […]
October 30, 2016

Featured Israeli Company in the Southeast: Polymer Logistics

Polymer Logistics products are probably in most of the big package stores you shop in but, chances are, you have never noticed them. Selling to retailers like Wal-Mart and Kroger here in the US and Tesco and Sainsbury’s in the UK, Polymer Logistics provides reusable, eco-friendly retail-ready packaging (RRP). With headquarters in Hod HaSharon, Israel, Polymer Logistics has worked for over 20 […]
October 30, 2016

Conexx Member Profile: Mark Itzkovitz

“I joined Conexx in December 2009 and have been actively involved ever since. My family and I have always been active in the Jewish community and I wanted to connect my personal background with my professional pursuits, leveraging Conexx’s networking opportunities to help build my business. I understand the importance of Israel and its vibrancy, including its impact on the […]
October 19, 2016

Conexx October Leadership Message

In the two years since the rebranding of Conexx: America Israel Business Connector, our organization has experienced banner growth. As called for by our strategic plan, we have successfully implemented new programs, connectors and groups. We’ve led more and more expeditions to Israel, made new strategic partnerships and friendships and we’ve added new and talented staff to lead these exciting […]