Fayette County GA

Category: Economy

Videos from the Summit are Live!

The long awaited summit videos are here! Each focus area is updated with the corresponding video, and there is a new About page with all of the videos from the summit. There are a total of six videos including the closing remarks from Pam Reid and the presentation by Rob Parker. Click here to be…
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2017 in Review: Connect, Advocate, Engage

This video was unveiled at the 2018 Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon. It portrays what the Chamber is and what Create Your Story in Fayette County means. This video was filmed and produced by Chamber Member, Malt Maker Media. The Chamber uses three pillars to build and develop community within Fayette County. These pillars are:…
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Economy Update December 2017

2017 accomplishments for Goal 1: Support small business and entrepreneurial growth An incredibly exciting endeavor in the Fayette Visioning plan is building a community of high-tech and creative startups. StartUp Fayette is part of an economic development strategy that Fayette and surrounding counties have recently embraced that focuses on fostering nontraditional businesses with a potential for high growth.   StartUp…
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Fayette Visioning Strategic Plan Summary

Education Fayette County will have an education system that is recognized as a national and international leader CREATE A K-12 SYSTEM THAT IS RECOGNIZED AS A WORLD CLASS ASSET Establish opportunities for exchange between schools, business and the community at-large Expand internship opportunities so every student will have the option to gain work experience before…
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Economy Update – May 2017

DCI Provides Fayette a New Marketing Blueprint Last summer, the Fayette Chamber of Commerce and FCDA took the first step toward implementing the Fayette Visioning plan tactic to create a countywide brand and marketing strategy, The plan was to lay out tactics for attracting jobs, industry and workforce to Fayette County. DCI was chosen and…
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Economy Update – April 2017

Georgia Economic Developers Association comes to Fayette County in April The April 17 Luncheon of the Georgia Economic Developers Association will be held at the Studio Cafe, Pinewood Atlanta Studios Production Center. The program will feature the film industry in Georgia, including the story of Pinewood Atlanta Studios, industry-insider perspectives, a focus on workforce development and…
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Economy Update – January 2017

2016 Year in Review: Goals, Successes and Indicators

Economy Update – November 2016

Developer’s Day in Fayette County Attracting business relocations and expansions to your community is tough work. With more than 15,000 communities in the U.S. alone vying for about 1,500 to 2,000 projects a year, the competition is fierce.  The industry is also driven more and more by site selection consultants. These companies are firms that…
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Economy Update – October 2016

Aviation took the first place prize of $20,000 in the inaugural Metro Export Challenge, which will go towards expanding their brand into new markets such as China and Ireland. The 2016 Atlanta Metro Export Challenge is a JPMorgan Chase-powered grant program created to help businesses begin or expand their exporting programs.  The grants were awarded…
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Economy Update – August 2016

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) featured Fayette County in this month’s edition of their magazine, HUB.  TAG has been seeking opportunities to identify high-tech companies on the south side of the Metro Atlanta region as well as grow the high-tech sector.  The programs identified in the Fayette Visioning Economy plan pertaining to start-up support…
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