Share the Future-Storytelling Grant Finalists Announced

The Golden Isles Development Authority announces finalists for first-ever Storytelling Grant

The Golden Isles Development Authority awards $2,500 to area businesses to help them with their marketing programs. 

Brunswick, GA  February 4, 2020 The Golden Isles Development Authority announced the finalists for their first Share the Future Storytelling grant for 2020.

The Development Authority is excited to award four $500 […]

2020-02-04T12:59:05-05:00February 4th, 2020|

Annual State Leadership Recognition Luncheon 2020

Annual State Leadership Recognition Luncheon

This past week more than fifty members of the Golden Isles community traveled to Georgia’s Capitol Hill in Atlanta for the Annual State Leadership Recognition Luncheon. The Annual Luncheon is a yearly traditional organized and executed by the Brunswick & Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce.

The luncheon is attended by the community […]

2020-02-04T11:09:11-05:00January 31st, 2020|

Opportunity Zones in the Golden Isles

Understanding Federal Opportunity Zone Programs

The Federal Opportunity Zone Program is a community and economic development tool that drives long-term private investment into low-income communities throughout the country. The program encourages investors with recently realized capital gains to invest in real estate or development projects in exchange for reduced tax obligations.

The following incentives are offered to […]

2020-02-06T11:25:21-05:00January 28th, 2020|

Georgia Earns Top Spot for Regional Workforce Development

Georgia Earns Top Spot for Regional Workforce Development

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Atlanta, January 22, 2020 –Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced Georgia earned the top ranking for workforce development in the South Atlantic Region, according to Site Selection Magazine’s 2020 Workforce Development Rankings.

“As I’ve said in communities throughout […]

2020-01-23T12:13:11-05:00January 23rd, 2020|

Introducing our new logo

Introducing our new logo

The process of rebranding the Development Authority kicked off in June 2019 and hit a significant milestone this week with the unveiling of its new logo.

At the reveal this past week, the Golden Isles Development Authority and the Brunswick & Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce provided the first look of their respective […]

2020-01-10T11:05:48-05:00January 9th, 2020|

Rebranding the Development Authority 

Rebranding the Development Authority

By: Vanessa Wagner, Director of Business Development

An organization’s brand is about more than a logo, font, or colors, but they are a part of how an organization presents itself and how others perceive them. It’s often the first impression that decides if someone will engage further with a company.


2020-01-10T11:02:59-05:00January 3rd, 2020|

Let’s Bring Small Business Revolution to Brunswick!

Let’s Bring Small Business Revolution to Brunswick!

Did you know that over 35,000 towns have been nominated for the Small Business Revolution series over the last 5 seasons? So making it into the Top Ten is a BIG DEAL. Small Business Revolution, a television series by Deluxe, is on a mission to revitalize small towns, one […]

2020-02-04T14:49:46-05:00December 18th, 2019|

The door is open for aerospace in the Golden Isles of Georgia.

The door is open for aerospace in the Golden Isles of Georgia.

Georgia is home to over 800 aerospace companies resulting in a $57.5B economic impact. The collaboration from industry leaders, workforce programs, and the government continues to create new opportunities for growth in this important industry.

The Golden Isles participates in the success […]

2019-12-12T09:48:58-05:00December 5th, 2019|

Glynn County Leaders Graduate From the Georgia Academy for Economic Development

Glynn County Leaders Graduate from the Georgia Academy for Economic Development

The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development announces Glynn County graduates from the 2019 Region 12 Multi-Day Training Program. Class participants represented a number of professional and non-professional economic development fields, including elected officials, public servants, business leaders, educators, and social service providers […]

2019-12-12T09:37:13-05:00December 2nd, 2019|