Economic Gateway http://www.choosecolumbusga.com Greater Columbus Georgia Chamber of Commerce Economic Development News RSS Feed Fri, 17 Aug 2018 04:41:01 -0700 en-us Achieve Your Educational Goals in Columbus, GA http://www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news/?item=18453 www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Make your dreams come true by attending college in beautiful Columbus, Georgia. We have 12 universities, colleges, and technical institutes located within our region. Included in those options are Col... Head to Columbus for Excellence in Healthcare http://www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news/?item=18452 www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news Mon, 06 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 We know how important your health is to you, and it’s important to us.  Our local healthcare facilities strive to go beyond the basics by providing excellent care for patients and their fam... Remarkable Education Opportunities are in Columbus, Georgia http://www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news/?item=18081 www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news Mon, 30 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The success of any community begins with their quality of education and Columbus, Georgia is no different. We attribute much of our continuing success to the education we strive to give to our residen... Adventure in Your Backyard on the Chattahoochee River! http://www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news/?item=18080 www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news Mon, 23 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Whitewater rafting or kayaking down the Chattahoochee River is not for the faint of heart. If you’re looking for an adventure, the Chattahoochee River is the place for you. Named one of the ... The Young Professionals of Columbus, GA http://www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news/?item=18079 www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news Mon, 16 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 In Columbus, Georgia, you will find an ever-growing group of exceptionally talented young people, many of which are part of the Young Professionals of Columbus. This organization facilitates networkin... Columbus, GA Has Top Workforce Training Programs http://www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news/?item=18078 www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news Mon, 09 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Companies located in Columbus, Georgia can take advantage of two of the highest- ranking institutes for workforce training in the country. Georgia’s Quick Start program is consistently ranked by... Use Our GIS Planning Tool to Learn More About the Columbus Workforce http://www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news/?item=18077 www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news Mon, 02 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Our GIS workforce planning tool can help you acquire a comprehensive overview of the talent and skill set of our exceedingly large workforce. Located approximately 100 miles south of Atlanta, and incl... Columbus, GA Provides Many Incentives for Businesses http://www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news/?item=17697 www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news Mon, 25 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Columbus, GA provides many incentives to businesses that qualify, based on the investment in the area and the number of jobs being created. The Development Authority of Columbus determines eligibility... Working Together in Columbus, GA http://www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news/?item=17696 www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news Mon, 18 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The Columbus, GA Consolidated Government is a collection of leaders and partners within Columbus, operating with the unified goal of creating a brighter and better future for our citizens and business... View the Columbus, GA Community Profile and Plan Your Move Today http://www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news/?item=17695 www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news Mon, 11 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 By using our community profile tool, you will see a population break down consisting of easy to read statistics, visuals, charts, graphs, and more data. Columbus, Georgia is already home to around 11,... See How Columbus Compares to Other Communities http://www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news/?item=17635 www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news Mon, 04 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 We know how important finding the best location for your business is, and we understand that we are in competition with some other wonderful areas. So what is it that makes Columbus, Georgia diffe... Preparing our Workforce to be Success Ready http://www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news/?item=17141 www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news Mon, 28 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 With a plan in a place to continue growing a high-achieving workforce, the Columbus 2025 plan begins with a focus on the youth. From the early years of education to the days leading up to graduation, ... Download the Data You Need for a Presentation http://www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news/?item=17140 www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news Mon, 21 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The Columbus, Georgia region is an extraordinary one in that it is ripe for continued economic growth. We have a high quality of life and this area is home to over 300,000 individuals who enjoy th... Columbus, GA is Home to Many Major Employers and Growing http://www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news/?item=17139 www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Columbus, Georgia is the proud home of the U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence at Fort Benning. There are also many well-known corporate headquarters located in Columbus  including Aflac, Cha... Obtain Demographic Information on Columbus, GA http://www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news/?item=17138 www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news Mon, 07 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 We know that when looking to relocate, expand, or start up an entire new business, there are many important factors that go into deciding on the best location. We want to help you find the most releva... Gildan Creates New Jobs in Columbus http://www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news/?item=17379 www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news Mon, 07 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 ATLANTA – May 7 - The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) today announced that Gildan Yarns, LLC, will be expanding the production capacity of their facilities in Columbus to bett... GIS Planning Made Simple; Access to Markets and Maps http://www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news/?item=16931 www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news Mon, 30 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 With our GIS planning tools, Columbus, Georgia makes it easy to start your planning process. You can decide the best location for your business using our current maps while accessing information about... Columbus, Georgia, Variety in Business and Business Locations http://www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news/?item=16930 www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news Mon, 23 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Whether you are looking to expand on your already flourishing business, or you are looking to begin an entirely new enterprise, Columbus, Georgia has something for you. We are experiencing booming gro... Follow Columbus, GA on Social Media http://www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news/?item=16929 www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news Mon, 16 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Join us on social media! If you want to hear about the latest events, news updates, and what’s happening with local businesses and the city - follow us on social media. We regularly share inform... For Five Years, Georgia Has Been Named the Best State to Do Busines http://www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news/?item=16927 www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news Tue, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Ranked by Site Selection magazine as the #1 state to do business in for 5 years in a row, Georgia has a set of unique opportunities for businesses and individuals alike. We have an incredibly talented... Small-Business Owners Optimistic And Expecting To Grow, New Survey Finds http://www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news/?item=16920 www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news Mon, 09 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 1st Century Bank, a division of MidFirst Bank, released the inaugural edition of the new research series "Los Angeles Small Business Attitudes" in partnership with Beacon Economics. Overall,... New restaurant/bar features handcrafted cocktails, craft beers and southern cuisine with a twist http://www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news/?item=16404 www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Callaway Gardens cut the ribbon and unveiled Cason's Tap Room, their newest restaurant/bar concept featuring Southern cuisine with a modern twist, handcrafted cocktails, and regional craft beers. ... GDEcD Commissioner Pat Wilson on a Partnership Approach to Statewide Economic Development http://www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news/?item=16403 www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news Wed, 14 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Georgia Department of Economic Development Commissioner Pat Wilson talks about what sets Georgia apart from the rest of the country is how communities and businesses work together with the state to re... Columbus Technical College and Healthcare Programs Named Tops in U.S., Georgia http://www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news/?item=16402 www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news Tue, 13 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Students, faculty, and staff at Columbus Technical College already know their school is tops but thanks to several recent data-driven recognitions, that positivity will be even more widespread. That&r... ‘The wave here is ridiculously fun.’ Freestyle kayaking championship to return for 2018 http://www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news/?item=16068 www.choosecolumbusga.com/columbus/about/news Mon, 26 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800 The Island on the north side of the RiverWalk is a favorite summer spot to watch rafters flip, flop and crash through the surf, and to see some talented local kayakers test their mettle against the pu...