Doing Business in Georgia

Would you like to do business in Georgia? If so, you are in great company. Georgia is home to a wide range of businesses, from the headquarters of such global corporations as Coca-Cola and UPS to thriving local establishments in towns around the state. Georgia also supports a diverse array of industries, including agriculture, film, and tourism.

Explore the New Georgia Encyclopedia to learn about the unique geographical and cultural offerings of the state, as well as the rich history that has brought us to the current moment. And read about our institutions in the University System of Georgia and the Technical College System of Georgia, which are preparing students for the twenty-first-century workplace through such unique programs as Quick Start.

The resources below provide a starting point for anyone—from individuals to corporations—interested in founding a new business or moving an exisiting one to Georgia. This page is in development, so check back often!

Research and Planning
Georgia Bio
Georgia Centers of Innovation

Education and Training
Georgia Department of Education
Quick Start

Publications
Atlanta Business Chronicle
Georgia Trend















 

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Black Leaders of the Civil Rights Movement
Georgia has been home to a number of major figures who participated throughout the twentieth century in the struggle for civil rights. ...

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Hale Woodruff (1900-1980)

Hale Woodruff, a nationally known printmaker, draftsman, and painter, was a member of the Atlanta University faculty for fifteen years.

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Mattiwilda Dobbs (b. 1925)

Mattiwilda Dobbs's exceptional vocal gifts and musical skill enabled her to cross color barriers to become an internationally know

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Charlayne Hunter-Gault (b. 1942)

Charlayne Hunter-Gault holds a place in Georgia civil rights history as one of the first two African American students admitted to

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Courtesy of Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries