Business Development in Northwest Georgia
Appalachian Regional Commission
A federal-state partnership that works to create economic opportunities and improve the quality of life for the people in the Appalachian region.
Offers counseling and guidance to enterepreneurs/small business owners on a full range of business topics.
Small Business Administration
Provides financial, techncial and management assistance to help Americans build and grow their businesses.
Small Business Development Center
The SBDC Network is a part of the University of Georgia's Business Outreach Service and provides training, technical assistance and counseling to entrepreneurs.
Chambers of Commerce in Northwest Georgia
Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce
Serving the Cities of Fort Olgethorpe and Ringgold
Chattooga County Chamber of Commerce
Serving the Cities of Summerville and Menlo and the Towns of Trion and Lyerly
Dade County Chamber of Commerce
Serving the City of Trenton
Walker County Chamber of Commerce
Serving the Cities of Chickamauga, LaFayette, Lookout Mountain and Rossville
City/County Governments in Northwest Georgia
Local/Regional Economic Development in Northwest Georgia
Georgia Workforce Training
Georgia Quick Start
Georgia's Quick Start program is a key asset in providing cutomized quality training at no cost to new or expanding businesses in Georgia.
Georgia Department of Economic Development – Workforce Division
The Workforce Division leads several macro-level programs and initiatives that improve our state workforce development system. These initiatives include the Go Build Georgia program, the Operation:Workforce program, Rapid Response services and ex-offender initiatives.
Georgia Department of Labor
THE LATEST NEWS...Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade, and Walker Counties all offer tax abatements on qualified real and personal property for new and expanding companies.