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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Jekyll Island

Jekyll Island, at 5,700 acres, is the smallest of Georgia's barrier islands.

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Jean Childs Young (1933-1994)

Jean Childs Young was the first lady of Atlanta during the mayoral terms of her husband,

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Barbecue

Barbecue (barbeque, BBQ, BarBQ) is a popular cooking method used primarily for meats served at parties, picnics, family gatherings, and fund-raisers.

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Blessing of the Fleet

The Blessing of the Fleet is a centuries-old tradition originating in southern European, predominantly Catholic, fishing communities.

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