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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Christopher Murphy Jr. (1902-1973)

Christopher Murphy Jr.

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William B. Hartsfield (1890-1971)

William B. Hartsfield was a man of humble origins who became one of the greatest mayors of Atlanta.

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Chattahoochee River

The Chattahoochee River rises high in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Georgia and flows southwesterly toward the Alabama state line.

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Dixie Highway

The Dixie Highway, a network of roads connecting Canada to Florida in the early decades of the twentieth century, was an ambitious undertaking to build the nation's first north–south paved intersta

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