July 4, 2018

Featured Member: Lauren Simons Frisch, Berman Fink Van Horn

Lauren Frisch is no stranger to Israel. Majoring in International Studies in college and minoring in Modern Hebrew Language, she studied abroad in Jerusalem for five months at Hebrew University. The following summer, she served as an intern in the media and public diplomacy office of the State Department’s Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, which includes Israel. It should be […]
April 13, 2018

Featured Member: Matt Ficken, Insperity

Matt Ficken, Business Performance Advisor at Insperity, has been a member of Conexx for three years. Being involved with the organization since 2013, he gave membership a chance, seeing the value in it helping his company to accomplish its mission of helping communities so businesses prosper. Insperity, which outsources human resources for small business owners so they can get back to […]
April 13, 2018
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Israeli Hospitality Is Leading The Way

Earlier this month on April 9, Conexx’s Lifestyle Connector, hosted an evening event focused on Israeli innovations in the hospitality industry. It shouldn’t surprise anyone that the tech forward country would apply that same sense of innovation to a hotel stay. And hearing Ronen Nissenbaum, President and CEO of Dan Hotels, an Israeli hotel chain expanding its international presence, speak […]
April 13, 2018

Donating Your Change To Conexx And Make An Impact With Every Purchase

Business development in the Southeast and Israel is important not only for our businesses, but for our community’s welfare. Conexx works tirelessly to build connections and economies; but as you know, that time and effort comes at a cost. To help fund this important work, Conexx has partnered with Softgiving, an Atlanta-based app that makes it easy to donate your […]
April 13, 2018

What a Night! The 2018 Conexx Gala Recap

Conexx: America Israel Business Connector was pleased to open Atlanta area celebrations of Israel’s 70th anniversary of statehood at the 2018 Conexx Gala on Wednesday, March 22, 2018 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at the Atlanta History Center. The annual event, which drew over 300 attendees, honors the people and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the US-Israel business relationship. This […]
December 12, 2017


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November 28, 2017

Member Profile: Ron Sitton

When I was working and living in New York (1997-2012), I was involved with several US-Israel organizations, including the America-Israel Chamber of Commerce in New York. In 2000, I was invited by Tom Glaser to speak at an America-Israel Chamber of Commerce South-East (now, Conexx) conference about cultural differences in doing business in Israel and the US. That was the […]
October 31, 2017

Featured Member: Hertz Israel

Hertz is the largest car rental company in the world, operating in 170 countries. It operates more than 11,500 stations around the world, with a worldwide order volume of approximately $ 30 million per year. Hertz Israel (“Kesher Rent a Car”) Company was founded in 1985, and ever since it is the Israeli franchise of the global Hertz Company. The […]
September 28, 2017

Autonomous Vehicles, Marketing Technology, Fuel Research, Cyber Security, Automated Parking, Home Connectivity, Smart Cities, Utility research, Water Desalination, BioMedical Devices, incubation, acceleration and commercialization were among the innovation topics the 17 members of the delegation explored while in Israel. At times 6 groups were off exploring different customized agendas throughout Israel with the participants coming together for dinner to share […]
August 30, 2017

“Touch Points That Make Conexxions” 2017 Conexx Annual Campaign Set to Kick Off

The 2017 Conexx annual campaign is set to begin in just a few days. Over the past year, Conexx has been busy creating dynamic programming and bringing guests and speakers to talk about innovation in Israel. Our impact in Israel and the Southeast has been tremendous and as our membership base and partnerships have grown, Conexx has seen the real […]
August 28, 2017

Start Up Nation, Lunch & Learn Programs Discuss Exciting Business Opportunities in Israel

Conexx recently partnered with the World Trade Center Atlanta (WTC) to talk about Israel’s pipeline of technology and innovation. The program, which was held on August 16 and hosted by the WTC, featured speakers from a variety of industries. Speaking to a packed room, guests heard from Conexx President Guy Tessler, Abraham Safdie, CEO of Feedbox CEM, an artificial intelligence […]
August 28, 2017

Featured Israeli Company in the Southeast: SYFAN

Syfan Enhanced Performance Shrink Films have been used worldwide for over 30 years for a wide variety of packaging applications. Founded in Israel over 40 years ago, Syfan provides high quality shrink films worldwide. Syfan has manufacturing plants on Kibbutz Saad in Israel as well as Everetts, North Carolina. The company has created proprietary cross-linking technology used in a variety […]
August 28, 2017

Member Profile: David Rubenstein

I have been part of Conexx since 1998 and I have served on various ad hoc committees through the years. I am currently on the Board, the Executive Board and on the Board of AIEI, Conexx’s 501c3 affiliate. I got involved with Conexx because it was a great way to combine my professional life with my personal interest in the […]
August 28, 2017

Israeli Ingenuity on the Rise: Cutting-Edge Israeli Companies and Industries You Should Know About

If you went on Conexx’s 2016 Business Mission to Israel, you would notice a distinct difference between Israel’s hi-tech ecosystem and America’s. There is good reason Israel is called the “Start Up” nation – it produces nearly 1,000 startups a year and the number of active startups is over 5,000. With a population of 8.5 million, those are impressive numbers. […]
July 25, 2017

Announcement: Conexx Welcomes Michael Piha, New Representative in Israel

Conexx is pleased to announce our newest team member, Michael Piha, as our representative in Israel. Starting August 1, Michael will be replacing Bracha Shlomo who will be embarking on an exciting journey in Thailand for her husband’s new posting as the Ambassador to Thailand with the Israeli Foreign Ministry. Michael comes to Conexx from MIS Dental Implants Technology Ltd., […]
July 25, 2017

Featured Israeli Company: BlueWind Medical

In the US, reports show that nearly 100 million people suffer from chronic pain. Whether from injury, prolonged illness or other conditions, the number of people suffering from pain and chronic pain is rising. Many of us know the effects that chronic pain can have on our lives, our jobs, and our families. But chronic pain and its management can […]
July 25, 2017

Featured Israeli Company in the Southeast: Algosec

Algosec is a leading provider of software for network security policy management or firewall policy management.The company strives to help enterprise organizations align security with their business processes through their unique, business driven approach. AlgoSec’s was founded in 2003 by Prof. Avishai Wool and Yuval Baron. With North American sales office in Roswell, Georgia, AlgoSec also has sales offices in […]
July 25, 2017

Member Profile: David Cole

I joined Conexx when I decided to visit Israel in November 2016. I had heard Israel was the center of innovation and business development and I thought it made sense, if I was going to travel with Conexx, that I should be part of their program. Through Conexx I was able to travel to Israel on their Technology Expedition. Over […]
July 25, 2017

The Global Cyber Threat: How Israeli Cybersecurity if Saving You and Your Business

In 2017, our lives exist on various digital networks, many of them combined and all of them containing personal and sensitive information. Your mobile phone, work computer and network, and even your car are all on-line and connected 24/7 which means we are also vulnerable to cyberattacks. This past year there were numerous cyberattacks that made global headlines, such as […]
June 26, 2017

Coming Up: Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce to Talk About Industry, Innovation & Exporting to Israel

Atlanta will have the special opportunity to learn about exporting to Israel. Uriel Lynn, President, and Dan Carmeli, CEO of the Federation of Israel Chambers of Commerce (FICC) will be on hand on Thursday, July 13 and Friday, July 14 at 11:30 a.m. to discuss the Israeli culture of innovation in industries as well potential opportunities of US companies exporting to […]