Strategic Plan / Attraction

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Through the years, the Northwest Georgia Joint Development Authority has worked hard to identify those businesses and industries that will provide top-level jobs for Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade, and Walker counties and be compatible with our existing business and industry that form the backbone of our region's economy.

NWGAJDA partners with the Georgia Department of Economic Development

and our regional economic development allies to aggressively recruit companies within clearly defined targeted business sectors. In addition, the Northwest Georgia Joint Development Authority works closely with site selection consultants to contact and sell to those regional, national, and international prospects that will consider our market in the years to come.

3 Key Actions for Success

Identify Target Markets and Business Sectors Through Analysis and Research

Current target markets for Northwest Georgia include:

  • Auto Supplier Manufacturing
  • Synthetic Pellet Molding
  • Appliance Parts Manufacturing
  • Logistics/Distribution
  • Renewable Energy/Green Technology
  • Textiles
  • Movie Production
  • Tourism

Aggressively Market the Region to Targeted Business Sectors and Companies

  • Develop and provide comprehensive economic development and business intelligence needed by site selectors and corporate decision makers.
  • Expand and improve a compelling web presence to provide required information on a 24/7/365 basis.
  • Develop and implement customized marketing materials and promotional campaigns aimed at the targeted business sectors.
  • Conduct annual business prospecting missions and trade events to engage site selection consultants and prospects.
  • Host regional events to attract national, statewide, and regional site selection consultants and targeted prospects to Northwest Georgia.

Establish a"Tri-State" Regional Marketing Effort

  • Partner with our "sister" economic development agencies in Alabama and Tennessee to effectively market our tri-state region.
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