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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, June 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
2018 Spring Workshop »
Thanks to Greg Wright , GEDA Immediate Past, Past Chair and Senior Director, Community & Economic Development, Coweta...
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...

Wednesday, March 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mason Mega Rail breaks ground »
Project to double Port of Savannah’s rail capacity The Georgia Ports Authority held the official groundbreaking on it...
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...

Thursday, March 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Zell Miller - A True Economic Developer »
As you know, Governor Zell Miller passed away on Friday, March 23 rd .  Randy Cardoza, served as Commissioner of GDEc...
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...

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
Tuesday, June 5, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Money! Money!! Money!!! »
My youngest “duckling” graduated from high school a week ago, and we have quickly transitioned to the college mentality of...
Wednesday, May 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spring Musings »
It is finally getting to feel like spring weather, with an early morning chill and warmer afternoons and staying light lat...
Monday, April 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
April Showers »
There is an old saying that “April Showers Bring May Flowers” so April is the perfect month to shower our existing industr...
Thursday, March 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
All Small Businesses are Rock Stars »
Small business should be encouraged, fostered and recognized for their efforts to create jobs, investment and improve the...
Thursday, February 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Love is in the Air! »
I can always tell when the retail world is “done” with Christmas, because the hearts and teddy bears and red balloons appe...

Legislative Reports
Wednesday, May 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
GEDA Weekly Policy Update: Final »
GEDA Post-Session Report The General Assembly adjourned  sine die  (adjournment without assigning a day for...
Friday, February 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Friday, February 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
More Tax Credit/Exemption Repeals: Summary of SB432 »
·        On Feb. 15, Senator Albers introduced SB432 , a bill to phase out several...
Friday, February 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Friday, February 2, 2018   (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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