Georgia: Resources

Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD)

The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) provides an extensive amount of information on various topics in Georgia. The business section in particular is extremely useful, with vast information and resources on incentives related to locating your business in Georgia (climate, taxation, logistics), workforce, education, innovation, industries, international business, and small business.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 21, 2016

Georgia Institute of Technology Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER)

The Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) has a goal of helping U.S. businesses compete globally. The site provides various international business research in its working papers and research projects sections. The center also organizes events relating to international business.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 21, 2016

Georgia Secretary of State: Corporations Division

The different kinds of paperwork and procedures involved in forming and maintaining a corporation are maintained within or provided by this site. There is also information on the different kinds of corporations in Georgia and other various topics, such as Georgia law, uniform commercial code, or trademarks.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 26, 2016

Georgia Small Business Development Center Network

This resource, supported by the University of Georgia and other state universities, provides business consulting to prospective and current small business owners. Some consulting is free of charge, while there is a nominal fee for other services. Consulting is on a number of subjects, including starting a business, business and economic development, and international trade. In addition, training and other courses are widely available. 

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 21, 2016

Georgia State University's Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER)

Georgia State University's Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) aims to help the US compete in the global economy by offering educational programs, conducting research, and providing businesses with the resources they need to succeed internationally. This CIBER site provides in depth information on the types of opportunities made available to students, partners and projects, and updates and events from the center.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 21, 2016

U.S. Commercial Service Georgia

Georgia U.S. Commercial Service specializes in helping small to medium sized companies develop and execute exporting strategies. Fees vary and are based on the service being provided. A list of trade resources and various trade statistics are provided for free.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 21, 2016

World Trade Center Savannah

World Trade Center Savannah aims to help regional businesses expand internationally, identify more foreign direct investment opportunities for the region, and generate revenue to support these activities. The center accomplishes these goals by providing services to its members such as trade education and missions. Site also contains information for businesses on expanding globally, investing in the region, and foreign trade zones. Services provided by the center vary in price depending on the type of service requested.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 21, 2016

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