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Tuesday, November 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Multimillion-Dollar Capital Investment Happening in Valdosta-Lowndes County, Georgia October 17, 2017, Valdosta, Geo...
Friday, January 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
GDEcD Announces Georgia Automotive Awards »
ATLANTA – December 1, 2016 –  The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) today announced the winners of t...
Friday, January 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
German-based company to invest $40 million and create 35 jobs in Cook County, GA »
Mayor Buddy Duke, chairman of the Cook County Economic Development Commission (EDC), and commission members, announced tod...
Wednesday, November 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Georgia ranked No. 1 state for business for fourth consecutive year »
Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia has been named the No. 1 state in the nation in which to do business for the...
Thursday, October 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Conference Chair's Report from 2016 Annual Conference »
The 2016 GEDA Annual Conference this year was based on how “ G eorgia IS : Growing, Innovating and Succeeding” and th...

Tuesday, December 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
November Annual Awards Lunch »
November Annual Awards lunch – We had a great turnout for the GEDA Annual Awards at the November luncheon.  Congrat...
Tuesday, May 31, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spring Workshop 2016 Recap »
By Kevin Shea, President, GEDA The GEDA 2016 Spring Workshop, Georgia’s Workforce: Lighting the Way, received tremen...
Friday, April 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gray Swoope Lights Up March Luncheon »
March 2016 Luncheon Program Summary by Kevin Shea   The GEDA March meeting featured a program from Presi...
Friday, January 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hyatt Payment Card Security Notice »
  MESSAGE FROM GLOBAL PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS Hyatt completes payment card incident investigation De...

Tuesday, March 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Millennials: Not Cut From the Same Cloth »
Millennials – Not Cut From The Same Cloth by: Peter Tokar, Economic Development Director,  Alpharetta D...
Tuesday, February 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Natural Resources & Environment Shared Interest Group - We Are Here to Help! »
Environmental factors heavily influence almost every site/industrial development project, from redeveloping a Brownfield a...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cornerstone Government Affairs Selected to Partner with the Georgia Economic Developers Assn »
ATLANTA (Oct. 30, 2017) – Cornerstone Government Affairs has been selected to represent the Georgia Economic Developers As...
Monday, March 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Georgia recognizes four companies as Small Business Rock Star »
ATLANTA – March 13— The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) today, along with the Georgia Economic Develope...
Monday, March 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
You Have Spoken - March 2017 »
We Hear You! We appreciate your feedback through the GEDA evaluation surveys and want to respond, as well as provide...
Friday, February 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Note from Jason Broadwater, Feb. Luncheon Speaker »
Dear GEDA Members, I am honored to have been invited to speak at your luncheon on February 6th. I am impressed by th...
Wednesday, October 5, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Joe Riley of Georgia Electric Membership Corporation Receives Rip Wiley Award »
Joe Riley, Manager, Economic Development, Georgia Electric Membership Corporation (EMC), was named the 2016 Rip Wiley Awar...

Tuesday, December 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
RENEW your GEDA membership, today! »
Thank you so much for your participation in GEDA in 2016!  We enjoyed serving you, and look forward to the opportunit...
Tuesday, November 24, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
2016 Lunch Registration Fees »
      $40 Members...

Chair's Column
Wednesday, December 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Giving Thanks for a Great Year »
As we come to the end of 2017, I would like to take this opportunity to focus on a few key accomplishments and initiatives...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Life's a Dance »
When I was a freshman in high school in 1992 (yes, I'm fast approaching 40), John Michael Montgomery, a country music sing...
Tuesday, October 10, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
Fall Musings »
It is officially fall and we are turning the page on our last quarter of 2017.  However, in Savannah, it felt like su...
Friday, September 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Get Ready for Savannah! »
It is hard to believe that it is September already!  Over two-thirds of the year has passed and we are getting ready...
Thursday, August 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
GEDA – Lite »
Summer is a time of vacations and possibly a bit slower pace of life due to the warmer weather.  GEDA, as you know do...

Legislative Reports
Friday, September 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Documents from the Special Tax Exemption Study Committee »
Jim Finches Reports 2017 Senate Special Tax Exemption Study Committee Report 1 2017 Senate Special Tax Exempt...
Thursday, August 3, 2017   (3 Comments - view/add)
House & Senate Study Committees' Schedules »
The General Assembly has adjourned over four months now, but the “business” of politics continues on.  There are seve...
Monday, April 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Monday, March 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wednesday, March 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)

Economic Development
Tuesday, July 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Georgia Council for the Arts awards grant funding to 100 organizations »
The Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Georgia Council for the Arts (GCA) today announced the recipients of its...
Wednesday, April 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Polymer Logistics Celebrates Grand Opening of Dublin, GA Service Center »
Fifth US facility expands customer service capabilities and supports company growth  Dublin, GA (March 31, 2017) –...
Friday, March 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDFA/ BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series: Exploring the Impact of GASB 77 »
This past December marked the official start of GASB 77, a new accounting standard requiring all government agencies to re...

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