13 Sep 2017
The ECG Economic Development Summit will be held again this year at The Westin Jekyll Island & Jekyll Island Convention Center. The Summit provides an exclusive platform for our members to learn from subject experts, their peers and service providers on best practices that pay off.
21 Apr 2017
August 29-30, 2017 the Economic Development Bus Tour traveled through west Georgia visiting eight ECG communities. We will visit College Park, East Point, Fairburn, Grantville, Hogansville, LaGrange, Newnan and West Point.
Bus tours are provided each year to highlight our communities and available properties. Representatives from ECG, MEAG Power, State of Georgia Economic Development, Department of Community Affairs, Georgia Municipal Association and others participate in the tour to become more familiar with the community and its individual qualities. The tour offers each community a great opportunity to showcase its many attributes and pro-economic development atmosphere.
14 Apr 2017
Each year the ECG Economic Development Summit offers the opportunity to discuss and learn from experts regarding economic development strategies and tactics. The 2017 Summit brought together elected officials, city leadership, statewide agencies and local economic developers to hear from leading site selection consultants, local experts and respected professionals.
We would like to thank our 2017 Sponsors, their support and participation allows us to continue bringing new and innovative information to our communities throughout Georgia.
15 Apr 2016
We just wrapped up our 13th ECG Economic Development Summit with great success. Previously known as the ED Forum, we have had numerous requests to bring it back. We decided to re-brand as the Economic Development Summit and provide a destination location. The Summit was held April 13-15, 2016 at The Westin Jekyll Island and the Jekyll Island Convention Center.
27 Mar 2013
The Annual Meeting & Economic Development Forum offers the ECG Communities an opportunity to discuss, and learn from experts, on economic development strategies and tactics. Attendees will also hear proven success stories from state and community leaders.
The objective of the Forum is to offer specific, realistic and obtainable solutions to your economic development challenges.
Our theme this year is A Proactive Approach in a Reactive Economy.