About Us GEORGIA

Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) is the state’s sales and marketing arm, the lead agency for attracting new business investment, encouraging the expansion of existing industry and small businesses.

Aligning workforce education and training with in-demand jobs, locating new markets for Georgia products, attracting tourists to Georgia, and promoting the state as a destination for arts and location for film, music and digital entertainment projects, as well as planning and mobilizing state resources for economic development.
Georgia is a unique state in terms of its geography, history and culture.

Key industries such as Arts, Commerce, Film, Music, and Tourism shape the economy and its people. We, as a state, integrate and support them collectively to create and sustain a diversified economy. And when we bring them together we have a very powerful story to tell. Watch this video to experience what Georgia has to offer you.

year in review 2019If you are interested in learning more about GDEcD, review our 2019 Year in Review report, check out our blog or find out about our career opportunities. GDEcD Resources:

we speak business cover guideLearn more about Georgia’s No. 1 business climate and economic development successes in our We Speak Business guide. You can also order a hard copy of the guide here.