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  • Why Tourism in Athens Matters
    Start Date: 10/24/2016

    The Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau held its annual meeting yesterday, highlighted by the release of new economic impact figures for Athens-Clarke County and the presentation of the annual Athens Hospitality Awards.
    Visitors to Athens-Clarke County spent $281.31 million in 2015, according to the 2015 Travel Economic Impact on Georgia State, Counties and Regions study prepared...

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  • Athens-Clarke County One of First Four Communities in Network for Southern Economic Mobility
    Start Date: 10/24/2016

    Athens-Clarke County is one of four Southern communities accepted into the first group of communities in the Network for Southern Economic Mobility. Together, the communities in the Network will take on the challenge of improving the economic mobility of their young people. The other three communities that have made a two-year commitment to the network...

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  • Innovation Crescent Launches New Website for Site Selectors, Businesses, and Entrepreneurial Executives
    Start Date: 10/20/2016

    The Innovation Crescent Regional Partnership (ICRP) (www.innovationcrescent.com) announced today the launch of its new website that provides site selectors, real estate brokers and company executives a myriad of regional data and economic development information pertaining to its geographic area in Georgia. As the largest and most successful economic development partnership in the State, the ICRP...

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  • Next Generation of Life Science Companies are poised for growth in Athens, Georgia
    Start Date: 09/27/2016

    Life science, used interchangeably with bioscience, is a broad term used to describe the science of all living things.  As a society, progress in this field furthers our understanding of the world around us.  It underpins advancements in human and animal health, covering the gamut from oncology to vaccines to clinical trials and even food...

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  • Athens Business Leaders Announce the Launch of Athensmade
    Start Date: 09/20/2016

    Created by the need to tell the story of Athens as great place to live, work and play, a group of local entrepreneurs announced today the establishment of Athensmade, an initiative to build awareness of local businesses and attract talented people to the Classic City.  This collaborative initiative is being supported by and developed with...

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