Georgia places a great priority on growing its existing industries and recruiting new business to the state.
To help drive economic development marketing efforts, the state relies on a marketing collaboration known as Georgia Allies.
Formed in 1997 as a partnership between state government and private corporations, Georgia Allies builds on the individual initiatives of its members to create larger, more targeted programs that aggressively promote the state’s business development efforts. The organization helps drive innovative and cutting-edge efforts designed to enhance Georgia’s business climate.
This unique public-private partnership allows the state to effectively pool resources to increase economic development success in both new business recruitment and existing industry retention, and sponsors business information on Georgia Facts ▶
. Georgia Allies Members
Georgia Allies members include AT&T, Atlanta Gas Light, BB&T, Comcast, The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, ECG (Electric Cities of Georgia, formerly MEAG Power), Georgia Chamber of Commerce, Georgia Department of Economic Development, Georgia Electric Membership Corporation, Georgia Lottery, Georgia Power, Norfolk Southern, Regions Bank, SunTrust Bank and Wells Fargo.