IBEX has been selected into the highly competitive Georgia Mentor Protégé Connection (GMPC) Program – Class of 2017 and is excited to have been paired with Cox Enterprises and Vanessa Lane, Supplier Diversity Program Manager.
“Right out of the gate, Cox has shown their commitment to our success in the GMPC program. We are excited to be matched up with such a great company with a strong commitment to the success of small business, people and community development.”
The Georgia Mentor Protégé Connection (GMPC) provides opportunities for small businesses in the U.S. State of Georgia to benefit from a partnership with a corporate mentor for one year. Emerging firms can build relationships, explore new technologies, learn best practices, and benefit from the wisdom of corporate executives who are committed to the long-term health and growth of small businesses in Georgia.
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Cox Enterprises is a leading communications, media and automotive services company. With revenues of $18 billion and approximately 60,000 employees, the company’s major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications (cable television distribution, high-speed Internet access, telephone, home security and automation, commercial telecommunications and advertising solutions); Cox Automotive (automotive-related auctions, financial services, media and software solutions); and Cox Media Group (television and radio stations, digital media, newspapers and advertising sales rep firms).
The company’s major national brands include Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book and Manheim. Through Cox Automotive, the company’s international operations stretch across Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America. To learn more about Cox’s commitment to people, sustainability and our communities, please visit CoxCSRReport.com.
IBEX has been receiving requests recently to be featured on blogs and posts to show how we do things differently. Take a look at our most recent include in MeetAdvisors.com. They serve the Entrepreneurial community to provide guidance and creative though leadership for our business community. http://www.meetadvisors.com/post/5-companies-that-refuse-to-stay-inside-the-box
We enjoyed this read about the evolution of commuting. We hope you enjoy it, too..
Why would anyone commute to work? Almost throughout the twentieth century, that question would have seemed absurd. We commuted to work because work happened in factories and offices, and it was the daily duty of every employee to transport themselves from their homes to those places of work by 8 or 9am.
Read more at: http://blog.regus.com/latest-news/last-commute/#sthash.HhUvUR3s.dpuf
Source: The Regus Blog
Our very own, Tracey Grace, Founder of IBEX, was recently featured in a nice little spread in the Atlanta Business Chronicle where she speaks to establishing strong partnerships and networking for success. Check it out..
Joint ventures can help small businesses act like big ones
- Gary A. Witte – Contributing Writer, Atlanta Business Chronicle
When you’re trying to get hired, it helps to have experience, even when that experience belongs to someone else.
When Tracey Grace, president of IBEX IT Business Experts, started her company in 2012, she already knew she would need to work with other businesses to help it succeed. She spent several years networking and getting to know others in the industry prior to opening her doors in Alpharetta.
“I basically built my entire company on partnerships,” Grace said. “For me, partnership is an inherent part of my business model.”
Read more at: http://ibexpartners.com/news-insights/press-releases
Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle January 17-23, 2014