Macon Economic Development Commission

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07/12/17
Contour Airlines will begin offering flights between the Middle Georgia Regional Airport and Baltimore-Washington International Airport

Contour Airlines will begin offering flights between the Middle Georgia Regional Airport and Baltimore-Washington International Airport ...


06/20/17
Macon-Bibb's Tyson Foods Distribution Center announces plans to expand to 345,000 square feet and add over 100 jobs.

Macon-Bibb's Tyson Foods Distribution Center announces plans to expand to 345,000 square feet and add over 100 jobs. ...


05/31/17
Middle GA Regional Airport & Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex held a news conference to sign a first-of-its-kind memorandum of underderstanding

Middle Georgia Regional Airport and Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex held a news conference where they signed a first of its kind memorandum of understanding ...


05/05/17
The Macon Chamber's Young Entrepreneurs Academy Winners Present at National Competion

Macon-Bibb's Young Entrepreneurs Academy Winners Present at National Competion ...


04/07/17
We are gearing up for Macon Startup Week, a five day celebration that builds momentum and opportunity around entrepreneurship.

We are gearing up for Macon Startup Week, a five day celebration that builds momentum and opportunity around entrepreneurship. ...


04/06/17
The Georgia Employers’ Association is hosting a Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification workshop on May 16

The Georgia Employers’ Association is hosting a Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification workshop on May 16 ...


04/03/17
We LOVE our manufacturers in Macon-Bibb and every year we salute them on social media during the month of April.

We LOVE our manufacturers in Macon-Bibb and every year we salute them on social media during the month of April. ...


03/02/17
It's March! Time for Georgia Trend Magazine to feature Macon-Bibb County

It's March! Time for Georgia Trend Magazine to feature Macon-Bibb County ...


03/01/17
Supplier Opportunities And Aerospace Resources (SOAR) Conference 2017 coming April 19- 20

Supplier Opportunities And Aerospace Resources (SOAR) Conference 2017 April 19- 20 provides an outstanding opportunity to PROMOTE your company; NETWORK with aerospace partners; EXPLORE new markets. ...


02/22/17
ESG Operations, Inc announces innovative leadership development program for their staff

ESG Operations, Inc announces innovative collaboration with University of Georgia Carl Vinson Institute of Government to deliver leadership development programs and curriculum for their staff ...


02/17/17
Kumho Tire announced that it has received two awards in the transport device category at this year’s International Forum Design (iF Design Award)

Kumho Tire announced that it has received two awards in the transport device category at this year’s International Forum Design (iF Design Award) taking place in Germany. ...


02/16/17
The National Parks' report indicates that creating an Ocmulgee National Park & Preserve would set Middle GA on a new economic trajectory

The National Parks Conservation Association presented a report indicating the economic impact of the creation of an Ocmulgee National Park and Preserve would set Middle Georgia on a new economic trajectory ...


01/11/17
The Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority is adding approximately 90 acres for future development.

The Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority is adding approximately 90 acres for future development. ...


12/21/16
MEDC & MBCIA Announce New Economic Development Agreement

MEDC & MBCIA Announce New Economic Development Agreement ...


11/18/16
The Medical Center, Navicent Health (MCNH) is the only Level I trauma center in the state verified by the American College of Surgeons (ACS)

The Medical Center, Navicent Health (MCNH) is the only Level I trauma center in the state verified by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) ...


11/10/16
The Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce and MEDC announce the winners of the 2016 Business & Industry Awards

The Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce and MEDC announce the winners of the 2016 Business & Industry Awards ...


10/05/16
FedEx Ground is building a 248,000-square-foot distribution center in the I-75 Business Park

FedEx Ground is building a 248,000-square-foot distribution center in the I-75 Business Park ...


09/23/16
Employers added more jobs in Macon and Warner Robins in August. Since August 2015 Macon has added 2,000 jobs, Warner Robins 500 jobs

Employers added more jobs in Macon and Warner Robins in August. Since August 2015 Macon has added 2,000 jobs, Warner Robins 500 jobs ...


09/14/16
Guard Buildings LLC announces plans to locate in Macon-Bibb County

Guard Buildings LLC announces plans to locate in Macon-Bibb County ...


08/31/16
SCORE of Middle Georgia will host the first-ever Women Entrepreneur Leadership Conference on September 16-17, 2016.

SCORE of Middle Georgia will host the first-ever Women Entrepreneur Leadership Conference on September 16-17, 2016 ...


08/18/16
MEDC and Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce hold 2016 Workforce Summit

MEDC and Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce hold 2016 Workforce Summit ...


08/02/16
Pat Topping named Southern Economic Development Council Honorary Life Member

Pat Topping named Southern Economic Development Council Honorary Life Member ...


07/20/16
MEDC and the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce hosting 2016 Workforce Summit Thursday, August 18th

MEDC and the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce hosting 2016 Workforce Summit Thursday, August 18th ...


06/07/16
The Community Foundation of Central Georgia announced plans to commit over $500,000 to fund innovative projects in downtown Macon

The Community Foundation of Central Georgia announced plans to commit over $500,000 to fund innovative projects in downtown Macon ...


05/04/16
The Japan Consul General visited Macon-Bibb County today

MEDC and The Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce were privileged to host the Consul General of Japan, Takashi Shinozuka today as he visited Macon ...


05/02/16
Kumho Tire Grand Opening: Today Macon Georgia welcomed Kumho Tire’s first US tire plant

Kumho Tire Grand Opening: Today Macon Georgia welcomed Kumho Tire’s first US tire plant ...


04/27/16
Project Managers from GDEcD, GA Ports Authority, Georgia Power & AGL Resources spent 2 days learning why Macon is a great place for business

Project Managers from GDEcD, GA Ports Authority, Georgia Power & AGL Resources spent 2 days learning why Macon is a great place for business ...


04/22/16
Macon has gained 2,400 jobs in the last year, a 2.4% growth rate, up from 101,100 in March 2015

Macon has gained 2,400 jobs in the last year, a 2.4% growth rate, up from 101,100 in March 2015 ...


04/15/16
CJ Korea Express has established a logistics warehouse in Macon-Bibb County

CJ Korea Express has established a logistics warehouse in Macon-Bibb County to serve Kumho Tire ...


03/30/16
New food manufacturer coming to downtown Macon-Bibb

New food manufacturer coming to downtown Macon-Bibb ...


03/28/16
Something is 'brewing' in downtown Macon-Bibb! Join us Wednesday March 30 to hear all about a new manufacturer.

Something is 'brewing' in downtown Macon-Bibb! Join us Wednesday March 30 to hear all about a new manufacturer. ...


03/15/16
PACTIV hosted MEDC's and the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce's first industrial park meeting of 2016

PACTIV hosted MEDC's and the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce's first industrial park meeting of 2016 ...


03/01/16
It’s March – that means it’s time for Georgia Trend Magazine to feature Macon-Bibb County!

It’s March – that means it’s time for Georgia Trend magazine to feature Macon-Bibb County! ...


02/01/16
MEDC releases 2015 Annual Report

MEDC's 2015 Annual Report, Defining Our Success ...


01/19/16
Macon-Bibb County welcomes Yulista Aviation, Inc. to Middle Georgia Regional Airport

Macon-Bibb County welcomes Yulista Aviation, Inc. to Middle Georgia Regional Airport ...


12/30/15
2015 -The Year in Review

2015 -The Year in Review - MEDC 2015 Year End Newsletter ...


12/15/15
MEDC Named One of the Top 4 Economic Development Agencies in Georgia by Southern Business & Development Magazine

EDC Named One of the Top 4 Economic Development Agencies in Georgia by Southern Business & Development Magazine ...


12/03/15
The Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce and the MEDC celebrated accomplishments and recognized achievements at the 155th Annual Meeting

At the 155th Annual Meeting held on December 3, The Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce and the Macon Economic Development Commission celebrated accomplishments and recognized achievements at the 155 Annual Meeting ...


12/01/15
The Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce's 155th Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday December 3

The Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce's 155th Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday December 3 ...


11/17/15
Mercer University announced the launch of the Mercer Innovation Center

Mercer University announced the launch of the Mercer Innovation Center, designed to boost entrepreneurship and create 21st century jobs in Middle Georgia. ...


11/12/15
2015 Business and Industry Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to the 2015 Small Business, Business and Industry of the year award winners ...


11/09/15
Bibb County School District's high school graduation rate increased in 2015

Data released today by the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) show the Bibb County School District's high school graduation rate increased by 12.32 percentage points in 2015 ...


11/09/15
Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce and Macon Economic Development Commission to host awards luncheon

Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce and Macon Economic Development Commission to host 2015 Business and Industry of the year awards luncheon Thursday November 12 ...


11/03/15
Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce and Macon Economic Development Commission hosted 155th Annual meeting

Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce and Macon Economic Development Commission celebrated accomplishments and recognized achievements during the 155th Annual meeting ...


10/08/15
Macon-Bibb County's Economic Development Team wins Excellence in Economic Development Award from IEDC

Macon-Bibb County's Economic Development Team wins Excellence in Economic Development Award from IEDC ...


09/25/15
Nominate your favorite company for the 2015 Business & Industry Awards

Nominate your favorite company for the 2015 Business & Industry Awards ...


09/17/15
Boeing Company will invest $81 million and create 200 jobs in Macon-Bibb

Boeing Company will invest $81 million and create 200 jobs in Macon-Bibb ...


08/11/15
Logistics & Distribution Luncheon a huge success!

Logistics & Distribution Luncheon hosted by Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce and MEDC, attended by approximately 170, was a huge success ...


08/01/15
The ports in Savannah & Brunswick handled 31.69 million tons of cargo during the 2015 fiscal year

The ports in Savannah & Brunswick handled 31.69 million tons of cargo during the 2015 fiscal year that ended June 30. That’s their greatest tonnage ever and an increase of nearly 8 percent from a year ago ...


07/29/15
The Macon Economic Development Commission and the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce will host a Logistics & Distribution Luncheon on August 11

The Macon Economic Development Commission and the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce will host a Logistics & Distribution Luncheon presented by Advanced Disposal on August 11. ...



07/01/15
Congratulations to Middle Georgia State which officially became a university on July 1

Congratulations to Middle Georgia State which officially became a university on July 1 ...


06/17/15
First Quality Packaging Solutions to create 115 jobs in Macon and invest $68 million

First Quality Packaging Solutions to create 115 jobs in Macon and invest $68 million ...


05/01/15
MEDC & The Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce celebrate Middle GA manufacturers

MEDC & The Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce celebrate Middle GA manufacturers ...


04/22/15
Local manufacturer, Crown Candy has been featured as one of the Faces of Manufacturing in Georgia

Local manufacturer, Crown Candy has been featured as one of the Faces of Manufacturing in Georgia ...


04/21/15
It's April so once again it’s time for MEDC and the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce to shine a spotlight on our manufacturers

It's April so once again it’s time for MEDC and the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce to shine a spotlight on our manufacturers ...


04/13/15
MEDC and Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce unveil new Macon Scorecard celebrating 10,000 jobs and 10 years of success

MEDC and Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce unveil new Macon Scorecard celebrating 10,000 jobs and 10 years of success ...


04/10/15
GDEcD announces more International Trade Opportunities for Georgia Companies

GDEcD announces more International Trade Opportunities for Georgia Companies ...


04/02/15
Register now for the April 30th Manufacturers Appreciation Luncheon

Register now for the April 30th Manufacturers Appreciation Luncheon ...


03/23/15
March 25, declared Mrs. Griffin's Barbecue Sauce Day in Macon-Bibb County, GA

March 25, declared Mrs. Griffin's Barbecue Sauce Day in Macon-Bibb County, GA ...


03/02/15
Macon-Bibb County featured in March issue of Georgia Trend magazine

MEDC partnered with the Greter Macon Chamber of Commerce, Macon-Bibb County, Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority, Macon-Bibb County CVB, Macon Water Authority, Bibb County Schools and NewTown Macon to create an outstanding ad for Georgia Trend's March ...


02/11/15
Middle Georgia's unemployment rate fell for the fifth straight month, to the lowest unemployment rate since September 2008

Middle Georgia's unemployment rate fell for the fifth straight month, to the lowest unemployment rate since September 2008 ...


02/03/15
NewTown Macon is bringing more lofts to downtown Macon

NewTown Macon is bringing more lofts to downtown Macon ...


01/29/15
MACON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION HOSTS "DEVELOPERS’ DAY"

MACON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION HOSTS "DEVELOPERS’ DAY" ...


12/08/14
GDEcD announces more International Trade Opportunities for Georgia Companies

GDEcD announces more International Trade Opportunities for Georgia Companies ...


11/13/14
2014 Business & Industry Award winners announced

2014 Business & Industry Award winners announced ...


11/10/14
Just a few seats left for the 2014 Business & Industry Awards Luncheon

Just a few seats left for the 2014 Business & Industry Awards Luncheon - register today ...


10/20/14
MEDC wins GOLD award at International Economic Development Council annual meeting

MEDC wins GOLD award at International Economic Development Council annual meeting ...


10/08/14
Mercer University’s Stetson School of Business and Economics once again listed among the Princeton Review’s Best Business Schools

Mercer University’s Stetson School of Business and Economics once again listed among the Princeton Review’s Best Business Schools ...



09/25/14
SparkMacon, a community and space for the grass-roots development of innovation and art in Macon, will help Makers turn their ideas into reality.

SparkMacon, a community and space for the grass-roots development of innovation and art in Macon, will help Makers turn their ideas into reality. ...


09/23/14
“In fiscal 2014, Georgia had 374 economic development announcements;28,000 new jobs;$5 billion in investment,” said GDEcD's Jennifer Nelson

“In fiscal 2014, Georgia had 374 economic development announcements reflecting more than 28,000 new jobs and $5 billion in investment,” said Jennifer Nelson of the GDEcD during a panel moderated by MEDC Sr. Vice President Pat Topping ...


09/12/14
“Georgia is #1 for business” says Area Development Online

“Georgia is #1 for business” says Area Development Online ...


08/13/14
“The reason we located here in central Georgia was because of the workforce,” said Bill Roberts at Geico’s 40 year celebration

“The reason we located here in central Georgia was because of the workforce,” said Bill Roberts at Geico’s 40 year celebration ...


08/01/14
Local attorney’s article about Macon-Bibb’s global commerce connections featured in international journal

Local attorney’s article about Macon-Bibb’s global commerce connections featured in international journal ...


07/31/14
GDEcD announces more International Trade Opportunities for Georgia Companies

GDEcD announces more International Trade Opportunities for Georgia Companies ...


07/23/14
Macon's Christopher Smith, Honorary Consul at the Royal Danish Consulate, recognized for efforts to promote cycling safety

Macon's Christopher Smith, Honorary Consul at the Royal Danish Consulate in Macon, is featured in a recent article on Cycling Embassy of Denmark's website for his efforts to promote cycling safety ...


07/16/14
YKK AP America plans to expand its residential window plant in Macon, doubling its production capacity in response to the growing U.S. housing market.

YKK AP America plans to expand its residential window plant in Macon, doubling its production capacity in response to the growing U.S. housing market. ...


07/01/14
Kumho Tire set to start construction of its manufacturing plant in Macon in August

Kumho Tire set to start construction of its manufacturing plant in Macon in August ...


06/15/14
International interest in Middle Georgia is high

International interest in Middle Georgia is high ...



06/11/14
Savannah harbor expansion moves forward with signing of Water Resources Reform and Development Act

Savannah harbor expansion moves forward with signing of Water Resources Reform and Development Act ...


06/01/14
A major goal of One Macon is developing a plan to bring more jobs to the area, and expanding school programs that provide skills needed for those jobs

A major goal of One Macon is developing a plan to bring more jobs to the area, and expanding school programs that provide skills needed for those jobs Read more here: http://www.macon.com/2014/05/31/3126198/one-macon-targets-jobs-education.html?sp=%2F99% ...


05/29/14
Graphic Packaging International has announced completion of its acquisition of U.K based Benson Group

Graphic Packaging International has announced completion of its acquisition of U.K based Benson Group ...


05/21/14
"It speaks volumes of our community that Aspen would choose to locate here" said Macon-Bibb Mayor Robert Reichert

"It speaks volumes of our community that Aspen would choose to locate here" said Macon-Bibb Mayor Robert Reichert ...


05/20/14
“More students are desiring to stay in the Macon area and they're connecting with opportunities that keep them here"

“More students are desiring to stay in the Macon area and they're connecting with opportunities that keep them here," said Mercer University’s director of career services Steve Brown ...


05/13/14
MEDC staff and board members were among this spring's graduates of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development

MEDC staff and board members were among this spring's graduates of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development ...


05/05/14
Federal Aviation Administration presented Bombardier Aerospace highest honor for aviation maintenance

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration presented each of Bombardier Aerospace’s U.S. services centers,including Bibb County's, with a 2013 Aviation Maintenance Technician Diamond Award Certificate of Excellence, the industry’s highest honor ...


05/01/14
“You’ve got really good people here in Georgia,” said Joe Hanik, Pactiv Macon’s vice president of manufacturing

“You’ve got really good people here in Georgia that’s allowed us to restore this facility. It’s why we’ve operated here for nearly 50 years.” said Joe Hanik, Pactiv Macon’s vice president of manufacturing ...


04/28/14
More reasons why Macon is a great location for business

More reasons why Macon is a great location for business ...


04/28/14
Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director to speak at Good Morning Macon

Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director to speak at Good Morning Macon ...


04/21/14
Birch Communications, Inc., a leading communications provider with roots in Macon, announced that it will acquire Cbeyond

Birch Communications, Inc., a leading communications provider with roots in Macon, announced that it will acquire Cbeyond ...


04/20/14
During the month of April, MEDC and the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce are featuring some of the great things Made In Macon

MEDC and the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce are featuring companies for Manufacturers Appreciation Week all month long ...


04/16/14
Bibb County robotics team advances to nationals

Team RoboBibb, the Bibb County School District's first-year robotics team heads to St. Louis for the national competition, April 23-26 ...


04/01/14
GEICO Macon adding 500 New Employees

GEICO putting out the Help Wanted sign to keep up with strong policy holder growth ...


03/16/14
Mercer University Men’s Basketball team performs well at NCAA Tournament

Following their win in the A-Sun tournament championship, the Mercer University men's basketball team received the No. 14 seed in the in the NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional. ...


02/24/14
Macon-Bibb County's Second Street gets a fresh coat of paint

Macon-Bibb County's Second Street will be looking fresh ...


02/04/14
Mr. Chips, Inc. to locate a manufacturing facility in Macon, GA

Mr. Chips, Inc. announced that it will locate a manufacturing facility in Macon, creating up to 50 jobs ...


12/31/13
The new Macon-Bibb County consolidated government was sworn in today.

The new Macon-Bibb County consolidated government was sworn in today. ...


12/19/13
Macon Economic Development Commission (MEDC) Receives Funds from House Bill 431 and Tri-County EMC

Macon Economic Development Commission (MEDC) Receives Funds from House Bill 431 and Tri-County EMC ...


12/18/13
Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency to host Jobs and Resources Fair January 30, 2014

Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency to host Jobs and Resources Fair January 30, 2014 ...



12/02/13
Ashley M. Brown Joins the Macon Economic Development Commission

Ashley M. Brown has accepted the position of Manager of Business and Industry ...


11/22/13
Macon-Bibb County welcomes Aspen Products

Leading paper manufacturer announces it will create more than 200 jobs in Macon, Ga. Aspen Products Inc. invests $13 million in Bibb County ...


11/06/13
Georgia is #1 for Business!

Georgia has been named the state with the best business climate, according to Site Selection Magazine’s annual ranking of states’ attractiveness to corporate facility investors. ...


10/29/13
Congratulations YKK USA and Infinity Network Solutions

2013 Industry of the Year and Business of the Year Winners! ...


10/23/13
Georgia Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Chris Clark will be the keynote speaker for 2013 Business & Industry Awards

The Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce and the Macon Economic Development Commission will host their annual event to honor outstanding business and industry in Central Georgia for their exceptional contributions to the community. ...


10/22/13
Former MEDC Project Manager, Brooke Lucas, named one of Georgia Trend magazine’s “Forty Under Forty.”

Former MEDC Project Manager, Brooke Lucas, named one of Georgia Trend magazine’s “Forty Under Forty.” ...


10/14/13
Mercer Engineering Research Center (MERC) saves Air Force millions of dollars

The Mercer Engineering Research Center has landed a contract that will keep millions of dollars in the midstate and save the Air Force millions of dollars ...


10/08/13
College Hill Alliance Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award

The International Economic Development Council Recognizes the College Hill Corridor Effort in Real Estate Development & Reuse and Neighborhood Development Initiatives ...



09/23/13
Tractor Supply Company's Grand opening a "Great day for the community."

“This is a great day for the community. There’s a lot of growth planned, and we’re a proud part of that plan.” said Pat Topping about Tractor Supply Company's grand opening ...


09/12/13
Macon Named Finalist for Friendliest Town in America

Macon could win customized iPhone app, national feature in Road Atlas ...


09/09/13
Veterans Career Expo

Paychecks For Patriots - Veterans Career Expo - October 17, 2013 11:00 am - 3:00pm at Central Georgia Technical College - WR campus ...


09/06/13
Workshop: What To Do When OSHA Comes Knocking

A workshop offering cost-effective solutions to keep your employees safe and OSHA off your doorstep. ...


09/05/13
GA Employers Association Multi-Generational Workforce Webinar

Employee Training in a Multi-Generational Workforce. Free Webinar September 24 ...


09/05/13
Kumho Tire to launch $225million factory in Macon-Bibb hiring 300

“…the wait is officially over.” Said Harry Choi, the president of Kumho Tire North America. ...


08/29/13
Pat Topping, Named to Southern Economic Development Council's Board of Directors

The Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC), is pleased to announce Pat Topping, CEcD, Sr. VP of the Macon Economic Development Commission, as the State Director of Georgia on the SEDC Board of Directors. ...


08/28/13
Local contractors win Associated General Contractors of Georgia, Inc. 2013 Build Georgia Awards

Five Macon general contractors recognized as 2013 Build Georgia Award Winners ...


08/26/13
Nominate now for 2013 Existing Business & Industry Awards sponsored by Constangy, Brooks & Smith LLP

NOMINATIONS ARE NOW OPEN for the 2013 Existing Business & Industry Awards sponsored by Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP. ...


08/26/13
Infinity Network Solutions honored as one of Georgia’s "Small Business Rock Stars"

Infinity Network Solutions received an honorable mention in Georgia’s first "Small Business Rock Stars" ...


08/21/13
GEICO Center for Professional Development at CGTC offers MANAGEMENT LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT SERIES

The MANAGEMENT LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT SERIES will be held in the GEICO Center for Professional Development at Central Georgia Technical College ...


08/19/13
Georgia Employers’ Association One Day HR Workshop

Georgia Employers’ Association One Day HR Workshop November 5, 2013 ...


08/12/13
Good Morning Macon Mayoral Candidate Forum Thursday, August 15

On August 15, The Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce will host the Good Morning Macon's Mayoral Candidate Forum from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. at the Douglass Theatre. ...


08/08/13
Middle Georgia Printing Cooperative announces its location in Macon-Bibb

Middle Georgia Printing Cooperative is a venture of Smith Communications, Inc. and Community Voice Media, LLC (CVM) which prints and distributes weekly newspapers and publications in the middle Georgia region. ...


07/23/13
Hospital Leaders Announce Largest Healthcare Alliance in Southeastern United States

Central Georgia Health System (CGHS) in Macon joins Stratus Healthcare creating the largest healthcare alliance in the Southeastern US. Alliance. Members will work together to exchange best practices, combine resources and manage the health of populations ...


07/07/13
Residential and commercial growth in Downtown Macon

“Macon is doing great. They put a lot of time and energy into revitalizing downtown, and you can see it,” ..... “They’re definitely setting an example around the state. Not everyone is as successful as Macon.” ...


06/27/13
478 Bibb Fund Awards Micro-Grant to Macon Beer Company

478 Bibb Fund Awards Micro-Grant to Macon Beer Company ...


06/10/13
New recycling company in Macon

A new recycling business has moved to Macon, and along with a sister company that began operation here last year, has set a goal to create usable products out of all the material it brings in. ...


05/30/13
Local division of Newterra produces steel tank components for “plug & play” water treatment

Macon division of Newterra (formerly Steel Services), has been involved in production of water treatment systems which combine advanced filtering technology with a modular approach that packages its equipment inside standard shipping containers ...


05/23/13
Macon-Bibb County Economic Development Team shows off Industrial sites

Macon-Bibb County Economic Development Team took board members for a tour of Bibb County Industrial sites. ...


05/21/13
Macon-Bibb County Economic Development Team is taking a RIDE

Industrial site tour planned for Boards of Directors from the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce, Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority, Macon-Bibb County Urban Development Authority & Macon Economic Development Commission ...


05/15/13
Bibb County elementary school principal receives national award

Bibb County elementary school principal receives national award for setting high standards ...


05/09/13
Girl Scouts honor Chamber of Commerce Board Members

Congratulations Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce Board Chair, Starr Purdue and MEDC Board Member, Theresa Robinson honored by the Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia as Women of Distinction ...


05/09/13
Community Economic Development Strategic Planning Survey link

Community Economic Development Strategic Planning website and survey will be used to solicit broader feedback. Please take a few minutes to review the website and complete the survey found at www.maconbibbedstrategy.com ...


05/07/13
Macon Hosts India's Consul General

India’s Atlanta-based consul general for the Southeast, Ajit Kumar, visited Macon May 2 on a get-acquainted visit with members of its Indian community and local officials. ...


05/07/13
CGTC Professional Development - What you need to know about Logistics in Central Georgia

GEICO Center for Professional Development and Central Georgia Technical College present...Central Georgia Logistics: Our Place in the Logistics Corridor and What it Means to Your Business & Community ...


05/07/13
Open House at Frank C. Amerson, Jr. Water Treatment Facility Thursday, May 9, 9a.m. to 4pm

Public invited to tour four-time state Water Plant of the Year during Drinking Water Week ...


05/06/13
University of Georgia Small Business Development Center Presents...GrowSMART

The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center Presents...GrowSMART: Smart Strategies for Profitable Growth ...


04/29/13
Attention Small Business Rock Stars

The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) and the Georgia Economic Developers Association (GEDA) have teamed together to recognize the Rock Stars of Small Business. Outstanding, out-of-the-box, unique & impacting small businesses in the state ...


04/26/13
Plan to attend the press conference 8:30 am Monday April 29, 2013 to learn more

The Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce and the Macon Economic Development Commission, together with our community partners will be launching a community wide economic development visioning and planning project ...


04/26/13
2013 Middle Georgia Regional Workforce Development Summit

Don't miss the 2013 Middle Georgia Regional Workforce Development Summit May 22 in Milledgeville ...


04/26/13
ASTD Middle GA Geographical Interest Group Presents “The Transformation of an Organization..."

ASTD Middle Georgia Geographical Interest Group Presents: “The Transformation of an Organization: From Low Performing to High Performing" ...


04/26/13
Fund started by local entrepreneurs who want to promote change and innovation in Macon-Bibb County

Local entrepreneurs, motivated by a strong desire to spur innovation and entrepreneurship in Macon Bibb County have introduced a micro-grant organization to fund great ideas with $1,000 at a time. ...


04/14/13
Profile of MEDC Board Member Monica Smith

Learn more about MEDC board member, Macon CVB president and CEO, Monica Smith ...


04/10/13
Macon Occupational Medicine offers Drug Free Workplace Supervisor Training

Macon Occupational Medicine will be providing the one hour of supervisor training required for the Drug Free Workplace Certificate renewal on Tuesday May 14, 2013 ...


04/02/13
Pat Topping appears in April issue of Georgia Trend magazine

Topping in April issue of Georgia Trend magazine: The Middle Georgia Region is seeing increased Economic Development activity and the surrounding counties are re-energizing a commitment to work together ...


03/21/13
Rutland High School junior, named Boys & Girls Club of America's "Youth of the Year"

Rutland High School junior, Tyler Ragin, named Boys and Girls Club of America's "Youth of the Year for the state of Georgia. ...


03/08/13
Veterans Career Expo

Tuesday, May 14, The Georgia Department of Labor, Macon Career Center, along with the Middle Georgia Employer Committee in partnership with the Marriott Macon City Center will host their annual Career Expo at the Macon Centreplex ...


03/08/13
Annual OSHA Seminar -Tuesday March 12

On March 12, OSHA Assistant Area Director, Kia E. McCullough, will be providing information on the most important OSHA updates for this year ...


03/08/13
SBDC StartSmart Seminar

SBDC StartSmart seminars begin April 5 ...


02/28/13
Macon-Bibb Economic Development Ad Displayed for Georgia Trend Magazine

Representatives from Macon - Bibb County's business community joined together at Cherry Street Plaza to celebrate the consolidation task force. ...


02/26/13
Press Conference- Thursday February 28 10:00 am

Press Conference-Join MEDC the Macon Chamber of Commerce, Bibb County, City of Macon, Bibb County Board of Education and Macon CVB ...


02/04/13
Businesses show an increased interest in Macon-Bibb County

Georgia's economy is predicted to outpace the national average. According to the Macon Bibb Industrial Authority meeting Monday afternoon, that prediction is holding up. ...


01/21/13
Tractor Supply Company hiring 100 additional workers

Tractor Supply Company had originally projected to hire 200 workers, but now anticipates it will need more. ...


01/14/13
Tractor Supply now hiring

Tractor Supply is now hiring for its Bibb County Distribution Center ...


01/13/13
Life changing experiences influences career of Macon chamber leader

Mike Dyer has been president and CEO of the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce since June 2012, .....“Having lived abroad a number of years, I have seen things through the eyes of the folks who lived in those countries. " said Dyer ...


01/10/13
Robins Air Force Base C-130 maintenance team wins the the Robert T. Mason Award award

The Department of Defense’s top award for depot maintenance is residing at Robins Air Force Base ...


01/07/13
Number of prospective companies looking to locate or expand in Macon-Bibb County is on the rise

Number of prospective companies looking to locate or expand in Macon-Bibb County is on the rise. MEDC is working on 48 projects at this time, which includes projects that are new and companies are close to making a decision ...


01/04/13
Innovation Management Workshop

MEDC is sponsoring this Innovation Management Workshop to help you improve your innovation strategy to increase your competitiveness. ...


12/31/12
McMahon named Middle Georgian of the year

The Telegraph has named Maj. Gen. Robert McMahon its first Middle Georgian of the Year. ...


12/13/12
The Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority and MEDC form new partnership

The Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority (MBCIA) and the Macon Economic Development Commission (MEDC) will form a new partnership, effective January 1, 2013. This new partnership will streamline efforts in bringing business and industry to the Macon ...


12/04/12
2012 Middle Georgia Regional Business & Industry Summit

Maj. Gen. Robert McMahon was the keynote speaker at the 2012 Middle Georgia Business & Industry Summit held at Central Georgia Technical College. The Summit was organized by MEDC and the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce. ...


12/04/12
Pat Topping named Georgia Alternate Director of Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC) Board

The Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC) is pleased to announce Pat Topping, CEcD, Senior Vice President of Macon Economic Development Commission, has been elected Georgia Alternate Director of the SEDC Board of Directors. ...


11/30/12
2012 Middle Georgia Regional Business & Industry Summit

Don't miss the 2012 Middle Georgia Regional Business & Industry Summit ...


11/19/12
Bibb Teacher of the Year brings business experience to classroom

Bibb Teacher of the Year said she applies her business perspective to the classroom. She describes her own classroom like a business, where she is the manager and her students are employees. ...


11/09/12
Macon businessman donates $1 million to Mercer University.

Macon businessman and former MEDC board member, educated at Mercer University has given the school $1 million to boost its five-year-old Conference on Great Books and Ideas. ...


11/09/12
Business & Industry of the Year Award Winners

2012 Business & Industry of the Year Award Winners ...


11/08/12
Georgia Trend Magazine editor talks about worker personality types at Macon chamber awards luncheon

Editor-in-Chief and Publisher Neely Young, talked about ways to build friends and teams of employees based on personalities ...


11/01/12
Middle Georgia schools among best in state

“These schools are shining examples of what we can achieve in public education in Georgia,” said state school Superintendent John Barge when the Georgia Department of Education listed several middle Georgia schools among the state’s high-achieving schools ...


10/26/12
Macon Water Authority receives national recognition

The Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies, an industry group representing the nation’s largest publicly owned drinking water utilities, has named The Macon Water Authority one of four utilities to win a Gold Award for exceptional utility performance. ...


10/19/12
2012 Business & Industry Awards luncheon

Register now for the 2012 Business & Industry Awards Luncheon featuring keynote speaker Neely Young editor of Georgia Trend Magazine ...


10/11/12
Small Business of the Year Award winners

Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce announces Small Business of the Year Award winners ...


10/11/12
Chamber of Commerce Small Business Awards Luncheon

Keynote speaker Vera Stewart shared her recipe for success at Small Business Awards luncheon ...


10/07/12
Bibb County’s, L H Thompson increases sales, employees

LH Thomson Company in south Bibb County has added over 30 jobs since February 2011 ...


10/02/12
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2012 Business & Industry Appreciation Awards

The Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 2012 Business & Industry Appreciation Awards, which recognize outstanding businesses in Central Georgia for their success and contributions to the community. ...


09/28/12
Central Georgia Technical College and Middle Georgia Technical College to merge

The Technical College System of Georgia voted to merge the administrations of Central Georgia Technical College in Macon and Middle Georgia Technical College in Warner Robins creating Georgia’s second-largest technical college ...


09/26/12
Topping & Rogers to appear on morning talk show

Thursday September 27 MEDC Sr. V.P. Pat Topping and Macon Bibb County Industrial Authority Director Maceo Rogers will appear on FOX 24's morning talk show ...


09/20/12
Small Business Awards Luncheon

Register NOW for the October 11 Macon Chamber of Commerce and MEDC Small Business Achievement Awards Luncheon ...


08/30/12
Robins Air Force Base wins Depot Maintenance Excellence Award

“This is the Super Bowl of depot maintenance,”said Brig. Gen. Cedric George, commander of the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex, in describing the significance of the award won by the C-130 overhaul maintenance team at Robins Air Force Base ...


08/27/12
Now accepting nominations for Small Business Achievement Award

The Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce is now accepting Nominations for the 2012 Small Business Achievement Award ...


08/20/12
Birch Ranked in the Inc. 500|5000 for Fourth Consecutive Year

Birch Communications announced today that it has been included in the 2012 Inc. magazine ranking of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the United States for the fourth consecutive year. ...


08/15/12
TAG offers free Economic Gardening Program for small businesses

Technology Association of Georgia and the Middle Georgia Regional Commission are offering a free program to help small businesses ...


08/14/12
SBDC Grow Smart Series

Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will be offering a series designed to teach participants to improve and grow their business ...


08/13/12
Topping elected 2013 SEDC Alternate Director for the Georgia caucus

Pat Topping, Senior Vice President, Macon Economic Development Commission, was elected the 2013 Alternate Director for the Georgia caucus at the Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC) Annual Conference in Myrtle Beach, SC Aug. 5-7 ...


08/08/12
The AARP declared Macon-Bibb County the first “Age-Friendly Community” in the United States

AARP and The World Health Organization have designated Macon-Bibb County, Georgia as an “Age Friendly “community – an inclusive and accessible urban or suburban environment that encourages active and healthy aging. ...


08/08/12
Macon's Lintech International has broken ground on its 3,000 square foot office expansion.

Due to rapid growth over the last 3 years, Lintech International is expanding it office complex to facilitate a larger inside sales department and provide room for further customer service and accounting services. ...


08/07/12
Construction has begun on Tractor Supply Company’s distribution center

Construction of Tractor Supply Co.’s $50 million distribution center in I-75 Business Park is well underway and should be complete in July 2013, officials said at Monday’s meeting of the Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority. ...


08/03/12
Lineage Logistics Acquires Stanford Refrigerated Warehouses

Lineage Logistics, a warehousing and logistics company today announced that it has acquired Macon's Stanford Refrigerated Warehouses. ...


07/24/12
Loft-style apartments and retail space coming to downtown Macon

Macon’s “first major renovation project since the Great Recession.” That's what they are calling plans to transform the Dannenberg Building in downtown Macon. ...


07/12/12
Danish Parliament members visit Macon companies

17 members of the Danish Parliament’s Employment Committee spent nearly a week visiting Georgia. The focus of their visit was to learn about employment trends. ...


06/29/12
Dyer named new President and CEO of Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce

Mike Dyer will assume the position of President and CEO of the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce and the Macon Economic Development Commission on July 2nd. Dyer has led the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce and MEDC as interim president for the past six m ...


06/25/12
Macon-Bibb County Welcomes Tractor Supply Company

200 jobs are on their way to Bibb County, by way of a distribution center for Tractor Supply Company. ...


06/20/12
Important Economic Development News

Join us on Monday June 25 for a special event. Check back here for more information ...


05/29/12
Manufacturing and Industrial Center would serve companies, expand programs for students

Central Georgia Technical College announced plans for a $3 million advanced manufacturing and industrial center. ...


05/29/12
Workforce Development Summit

The Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce Workforce Development and Existing Industry Committees and the Macon Economic Development Commission hosted The 2012 Regional Workforce Development Summit ...


05/18/12
Macon company named Georgia's 'Family-Owned Business of the Year'

A family business in Macon is named Georgia's 'Family-Owned Business of the Year' by the Small Business Administration. ...


05/08/12
Macon kaolin company buys major ownership of Brazilian company

Macon-based kaolin company, KaMin LLC, has acquired a major interest in a Brazilian-based CADAM S.A ...


05/08/12
Macon-Bibb CVB celebrates Travel and Tourism Week

In 2010, Macon and Bibb County tourism generated $278 million in direct tourist spending, 3,210 jobs, $70.6 million in payroll and $8.2 million in local tax revenue. ...


04/10/12
Alexander II recognized as 2011 Ga School of Excellence

Georgia State Superintendent John Barge visited Alexander II Magnet School to recognize its achievement as a 2011 Georgia School of Excellence. ...


04/07/12
Business parks help keep Macon-Bibb County in economic development game

Most prospective new industries and businesses come to town looking for an existing building. But to land the really big fish, you need, well, land. ...


03/29/12
Coldwell Banker Commercial Eberhardt & Barry Inc. announces recognition for Art Barry III

Art Barry III recognized as #1 Sales Producer Worldwide for Industrial Property Brokerage and #1 Sales Producer for Georgia ...


03/22/12
Calco Environmental Group officially becomes newterra.

Beginning March 14, 2012, Steel Services, a division of Calco Environmental Group officially became newterra. ...


03/05/12
Birch Communications Teams With Bank of America Merchant Services for Electronic Payments Processing

Birch Communications, a leading IP-based telecom and managed services provider for small- and medium-sized businesses has teamed up with Bank of America Merchant Services, on the first of many business focused financial services solutions. ...


03/01/12
Macon featured in Georgia Trend Magazine's March issue

Macon/Bibb County: Forward Progress Expansions on the upswing ...


02/24/12
MEDC Bus Tour

About 30 business leaders and elected officials took a bus ride around town. ...


01/19/12
Topping named Notable Georgian

MEDC's Senior Vice President, Pat Topping,CEcD, has been named one of Georgia Trend Magazine's Notable Georgians for 2012 ...


12/14/11
RAFB gets 'excellent' safety rating

Last week, a team of 65 inspectors from Air Force Materiel Command, the base’s parent agency, probed through maintenance shops and other work areas, closely examining a range of functions to determine how well the base is doing in safety, quality and effi ...


11/05/11
Macon-based Technicon Merger

Macon-based Technicon Engineering Inc. has merged with a Virginia-based firm, which will give both firms greater resources than before. ...


11/04/11
Birch Communications Ranked by Atlanta Biz Chronicle

Birch Communications, a leading IP-based telecommunications and managed services provider for small- and medium-sized businesses, was named as one of the Top 100 Private Companies for 2011 by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. This is the second year... ...


10/21/11
MGEC wins State Award

Middle Georgia Employer Committee wins third straight Committee of the year Award ...


08/25/11
ShuBee Ranks in Inc. Magazine's 500/5000

ShuBee Makes Inc. Magazine's List ...


08/24/11
Birch Ranked in the Inc. 5000 for Third Consecutive Year

This is Birch's fourth Inc. 500/5000 ranking since 2004! ...


08/24/11
Birch Communications adding about 25 jobs

Moving Jobs Back to the US, Birch is also named for the 4th year to Inc. Magazine's 500/5000 list ...


07/31/11
Steel Services, Inc adds new laser machine; increases workforce

In July, Steel Services, a division of Calco Environmental Group installed a $1M laser machine at its Macon location. ...


07/27/11
State Bank Ranked No. 1 in U.S.

Parent Company of Macon-based State Bank and Trust Company tops Bank Director Performance List ...


06/28/11
May's overall tonnage surges to second-best month ever for GPA

Overall tonnage for the Ports of Savannah and Brunswick reached the second highest monthly volume ever in May with 2.3 million tons, a 17-percent increase compared with May 2010. ...


06/27/11
Schnitzer Named Scrap Company of the Year

General Steel located in Macon, GA and acquired by Schnitzer in 2010 reports Metals Market Award ...


06/23/11
Freudenberg Texbond President and CEO takes on new role as President & CEO of Freudenberg Politex

Richard Shaw, President & CEO of Freudenberg Texbond – Macon, Georgia will be leaving the Macon area to take on the role of President & CEO of Freudenberg Politex(Parent Company of Freudenberg Texbond). ...


06/23/11
Sheridan Earns Boeing's Performance Excellence Award

Boeing presented Macon contractor Chris R. Sheridan & Co. with the 2010 Gold Boeing Performance Excellence Award at a ceremony Thursday morning. ...


06/13/11
Local colleges add $700M to midstate economy

Local public colleges and universities contributed about $700 million and more than 8,200 jobs to the region’s economy in the 2010 fiscal year, according to a study released by the University System of Georgia on Tuesday. ...


02/23/11
Environmental Company Stresses Employee Involvement

Environmental Company Stresses Employee Involvement ...


02/14/11
Danzie, Leath named to Leadership Georgia Board

Danzie, Leath named to Leadership Georgia Board ...


02/08/11
Macon economic developers report activity up

Macon economic developers report activity up ...


02/07/11
U.N Positive Peace award bestowed on Macon

U.N Positive Peace award bestowed on Macon ...


02/07/11
Press Release: Walker Concrete Company

Press Release: Walker Concrete Company ...


02/04/11
February 15th deadline. Job Tax Credit Change

February 15th deadline. Job Tax Credit Change ...


01/27/11
Small Business Achievement Award Nominations

Small Business Achievement Award Nominations ...


01/26/11
150th Annual Award Meeting Awards

150th Annual Award Meeting Awards ...


01/18/11
Vision Airlines Announces New Non-Stop, Low-Fare Service between macon and NorthWest Florida

Vision Airlines Announces New Non-Stop, Low-Fare Service between macon and NorthWest Florida ...


12/28/10
Macon listed in Georgia's top 5 economic development announcements of 2010

Macon listed in Georgia's top 5 economic development announcements of 2010 ...


12/17/10
Washington Post Article on Macon

Washington Post Article on Macon ...


11/16/10
Chamber Seeks Award Nominations

Chamber Seeks Award Nominations ...


11/16/10
2011 Existing Business and Industry Appreciation Nomination Forms

2011 Existing Business and Industry Appreciation Nomination Forms ...


10/28/10
Georgia Trend Cover Story: Macon in the future

Georgia Trend Cover Story: Macon in the future ...


10/22/10
Tour Shows Bibb Industrial Sites and Successes

Tour Shows Bibb Industrial Sites and Successes ...


10/05/10
First Quality Expansion Ahead of Schedule

First Quality Expansion Ahead of Schedule ...


09/28/10
North Coast Logistics locates in Macon!! Press Release.

North Coast Logistics locates in Macon!! Press Release ...


09/03/10
Make Manufacturing Expansion adds New Jobs in Bibb County

Make Manufacturing Expansion adds New Jobs in Bibb County ...


09/03/10
TIMCO Aviation to Add 130 jobs.

TIMCO Aviation to Add 130 jobs. ...


08/26/10
Logistics Company Locates In Macon

Logistics Company Locates In Macon ...


08/20/10
First Quality to make $200 Million Dollar Investment. Will add 150 new jobs.

First Quality to make $200 Million Dollar Investment. Will add 150 new jobs ...


08/17/10
Mercer gets a spot in magazine’s Top 10 rankings.

Mercer gets a spot in magazine’s Top 10 rankings. ...


08/03/10
Rankings list Mercer University among nation's top colleges

Rankings List Mercer University Among Nation's Top Colleges. ...


07/15/10
Georgia Awarded for New Job Growth

Georgia Awarded for New Job Growth ...


06/23/10
Georgia Centers of Innovation Partners with Venture Atlanta

Georgia Centers of Innovation Partners with Venture Atlanta ...


05/14/10
Small Business Celebrated!

Small Business Celebrated! ...


05/07/10
Business Expo Planned for May 13

Business Expo Planned for May 13 ...


05/05/10
Centerville man honored for 50-year career

TIMCO Aviation Services employee Bobby Owens received the Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award at the company’s facility at Middle Georgia Regional Airport. ...


05/04/10
Companies Seeking Sites in Bibb County Increasing

The number of companies seeking new sites in Bibb County and throughout the state is tracking upward a little, according to information presented at Monday’s Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority meeting. ...


04/22/10
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Announces Expansion of Biomass Energy Usage in Macon, GA.

Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Announces Expansion of Biomass Energy Usage in Macon, GA. ...


04/19/10
Frito-Lay and Boeing Macon Honored

Frito-Lay and Boeing Macon Honored ...


03/05/10
149th Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony

The Chamber annouced its 2009 award winners at the 149th Annual Meeting presented by Cox Business on Friday, March 5th. Held at the City Auditorium, the meeting's theme was "Tell Me Something Good," and the award presentations helped us to do just that. ...


02/17/10
Bombardier Aerospace Opens Facility in Macon, Georgia

Mayor Robert Reichert and Macon Bibb County Industrial Authority Chairman, Cliffard Whitby, announced today that Bombardier Aerospace will open a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) operation at the Middle Georgia Regional Airport in Macon, Bibb County ...


02/01/10
Macon plant turns used bottles into roofing - and profit

Freudenberg Texbond can make a Coke bottle look like fluffy cotton. Or a gob of chewed mint gum, or taffy, or smooth ribbon. But in the end, a million plastic drink bottles a day become 550-pound rolls of polyester rooking material... ...


09/21/09
Georgia Economic Developers Association Names Leah Blasingame to 2009-10 Leadership

At its annual meeting in Savannah, the Georgia Economic Developers Association named Leah Blasingame chair of its Professional Development Committee ...


09/21/09
Patrick J. Topping Named President of Georgia Economic Developers Association

Patrick J. Topping, Senior Vice President of the Macon Economic Development Commission was named President of the Georgia Economic Developers Association (GEDA) at its annual conference in Savannah last week. ...


05/20/09
I-16 Corridor Alliance Hosts Legislative Luncheon

The I-16 Corridor Alliance recently hosted a Legislative Luncheon at the Black Creek Lodge in Bryan County. ...


05/18/09
Macon - Eastman - Warner Robins Development Groups Exhibit at Aviation Week Trade Show

Georgia's "Aerospace Corridor," the communities of Macon-Bibb, Eastman-Dodge, and Warner Robins-Houston, exhibited at the Aviation Week MRO Trade Show in Grapevine, TX ...


01/30/09
KT Recycling Selects Macon for New Facility

KT Recycling, a specialty steel recycler, has purchased 49 acres on Jeffersonville Road to construct its new facility ...


09/30/08
MEDC Receives "Deal of the Year Award"

The Macon Economic Development Commission (MEDC) was awarded the first annual Deal of the Year Award by the Georgia Economic Developers Association ...


07/01/08
Ferry-Morse Seed Company Grows in Macon, GA

Ferry Morse to locate a light manufacturing and distribution center in Macon, GA. ...


05/12/08
Kumho Tires Expands Manufacturing Base to U.S.

Kumho Tires holds a groundbreaking ceremony for new $225 million production plant in Macon-Bibb County, Georgia ...


05/07/08
Bibbs Water Treatment Plant Plucks another Award The Telegraph

The plant, located around the Javors Lucas Lake just across the border in Jones County, recently picked up the Plant of the Year award - its third in six years - from the Georgia Association of Water Professionals. ...


02/26/08
DayJet Expands DayPort Network into the Heart of Georgia

DayJet Corporation announced the addition of Macon, Georgia to its DayPort™ service network. ...


02/26/08
Jobs at YKKs New Plant up to about 60 The Telegraph

YKK AP America is a subsidiary of YKK Corp. of America, which has operated YKK USA Inc. -- the zipper subsidiary - off Ocmulgee East Boulevard in Macon since 1974 ...


01/29/08
Kumho Tire Co., Inc. to locate first U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Macon, GA

Korean tire company to create 450 jobs, invest $240 million in Bibb County facility ...


01/28/08
Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce Announces 147th Annual Meeting Award Winners

On Friday, January 25th, representatives from the Macon business community gathered at the Macon City Auditorium for the 147th Annual Meeting of the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce. Individuals and businesses were recognized for their dedication and har ...


01/22/08
Patrick Topping, Senior Vice President of the Macon Economic Development Commission Joins Governor P

Patrick Topping, 2nd Vice President of the Board of Directors of Georgia Economic Developers Association (GEDA) joined Governor Perdue with other GEDA officers and board members as he signed a Proclamation declaring January 22, 2008 "Economic Development ...