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  • Department Welcomes New Business Development Specialist
    Start Date: 07/19/2017

    The Athens-Clarke County Economic Development Department is proud to introduce Jacqueline Bellwoar as their new Business Development Specialist. Jacqueline will work with existing business and community leaders to grow the current economic base. In addition, she will work with state and regional partners to successfully recruit new business and industry to Athens-Clarke County.
    Jacqueline previously worked...

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  • Kindercore Vinyl Brings Innovation and Sustainability to Record Pressing in Athens, GA
    Start Date: 07/19/2017

    Longtime fixtures of the Athens, GA, music scene Ryan Lewis, Cash Carter, Dan Geller, and Bill Fortenberry bring a new facet of the industry to one of the Southeast’s most prolific musical outposts with the opening of the Kindercore Vinyl record pressing plant.
    KCV’s founders have decades of experience in the music industry; Lewis and Geller...

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  • 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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