Economy Update – April 2017

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 the Georgia Film Academy and learn the latest about a new community being developed near the studios that is designed with film professionals in mind. Hear all about the exciting future of film in Georgia!
Panelists will include:
  • Jeff Stepakoff with Georgia Film Academy will discuss Film Industry Workforce
  • Brian Cooper, VP Pinewood Atlanta Studios will discuss the current status of the studios, future growth and the film industry in general
  • Rob Parker, President of Pinewood Forrest will discuss the Pinewood Forrest development, growth plans, building a community for creative class targeted to film
  • Joe Hanna, Co-owner, Hanna Bros. Motion Picture Catering will discuss their experience in the industry, relocating the business headquarters to Georgia and current industry growth in Georgia
The Fayette Chamber is a member of GEDA and can provide access to tickets for non-GEDA members.  The fee is $60 for those registering by April 13 and $65 if registering later.  If you would like to attend, email the Chamber here.