• Athensmade & Partners Kickoff Social Lab Series June 28th
    Start Date: 06/21/2017

    In the 80s and 90s marketing professionals embraced the idea of guerilla marketing; spending countless hours developing previously undiscovered and unique ways to reach their target audience. Largely free, these techniques led to today’s popular “company ambassadors” and word-of-mouth promo campaigns. And though these marketing tactics are still used, there is an entirely new promotional...

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  • Acropolis Innovation Festival Coming to Athens This April
    Start Date: 03/24/2017

    The Athens-Clarke County Economic Development Department is pleased to announce Acropolis: Athens’ Innovation Festival, a month-long celebration of energetic creators and forward-thinkers in the Athens community, with events spanning the month of April. “The purpose of Acropolis is to further connect the creative communities in Athens and to show the region and the world the...

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  • Creature Comforts, ACC Government Detail Proposal for New Facility on North Chase Street
    Start Date: 01/18/2017

    New Brewery Will Allow for Expansion of Fast Growing Company, Creation of Jobs
    Creature Comforts Brewing Company has identified the Southern Mill property just off North Chase Street as the site for a second and much larger brewery and office facility which would allow the brewery to remain in Athens. The terms of the agreement were approved...

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  • Faces of Manufacturing: Russell Maltbie with Integrity Foods
    Start Date: 12/06/2016

    A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to sit down with Russell Maltbie, Director of Sales & Supply Chain at Integrity Foods, a value-added food processor in Athens, to talk about what Maltbie loves to talk about most when he’s not talking about Alabama football: chicken. Maltbie welcomed me to his office at Integrity...

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  • Ryan Moore on Economic Development Partnerships in Athens
    Start Date: 11/30/2016

    Director of the Athens-Clarke County Economic Development Department Ryan Moore talks about partnerships around economic development in the community, from local organizations to partnerships across the globe.


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