Monday, December 20, 2010

GaBio Members Can Now Receive FedEx Discounts

Georgia Bio is pleased to announce that members of Georgia Bio can now receive significant discounts on FedEx® shipping services as a benefit of GaBio membership. This savings program is the result of the partnership that GaBio has with the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), the international trade association for the biotechnology industry. BIO negotiated special pricing with FedEx on behalf of members of BIO, GaBio, and other state and regional biotech associations nationwide to offer you special discounts on your shipping.

As a member of GaBio, the program offers your company:
  • Up to 33% off select FedEx Express® U.S shipping
  • Up to 35% off select FedEx Express international shipping
  • Up to 23% off select FedEx Express® Freight shipments of more than 150 pounds
  • Up to 15% off select FedEx Ground® shipping
(The discounts above on FedEx Express and FedEx Express international shipments include an additional 5% discount when you create shipping labels for eligible shipments on or with another approved FedEx® electronic shipping solution.)
As a member of GaBio, your company is eligible to take advantage of this FedEx program with no enrollment fees or shipping quotas, as the program is offered as a benefit of GaBio membership.

For more information or to enroll in the program, go to Information about other cost-savings programs offered by GaBio can be found at

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Awards Dinner Nomination Period Ends Dec. 10

Georgia Bio’s 2011 Awards Dinner will take place Thursday, January 20th from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. at The Fox Theater in downtown Atlanta.

The Awards Committee is seeking your nominations for the 2011 honorees. Please download the nomination form to submit your selections in the various categories.

Your nominations are an essential part of the decision making process. We also hope you and your colleagues will attend the dinner. Event details will soon be available online at

Please submit your nominations no later than tomorrow, Friday, December 10, via email to: