20 Nov 2018

A City Inspired – LaGrange, Georgia

Learn why LaGrange, GA is home to a diverse economic base including well-known ‘Fortune 500’ companies and 24 international businesses.  The diversity of experience, culture, talent and progress is a major draw to investment in LaGrange and Troup County.
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05 Oct 2018

The Georgia Beer Bill: One Year Later

It’s been nearly a year and a half since Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed Senate Bill 85, otherwise known as the “booze bill,” into law. The legislation allows breweries and distilleries to sell their products directly to consumers who patronize their locations. Now that the law has been in effect for a year, it’s time to examine how the craft beer direct sales economy boost is going.
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21 Sep 2018

Georgia Named Top State in the Nation for Business

For the fifth consecutive year, Georgia has been named the top state in the nation for business according to the publication Area Development. Governor Nathan Deal joined representatives from Area Development this September at the State of the Ports Address in Savannah to make the announcement. During a statement to the press, the governor said this “coveted distinction reflects the strength and resilience of our pro-business environment.” He credited a low tax structure, global gateways, and pro technology environment to success. In addition, the governor reaffirmed the state’s commitment to workforce and transportation infrastructure.
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27 Apr 2018

Enjoying the 2018 ECG Economic Development Summit

This year’s ED Summit provided many opportunities for our attendees to hear from leading experts, meet colleagues and build lasting relationships. This was our 15th Economic Development Summit and one of the best.  We appreciate our sponsors, our attendees and our staff working together each year to continue to bring valuable information to our membership.  We look forward to next year and continued growth throughout our member communities and the state of Georgia.

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