By Larry K. Williams, TAG President and CEO

Georgia, often referred to as the Peach State, has been making waves in recent years for more than just its sweet fruit. From start-ups to some of the world’s most prominent brands, Georgia remains a vibrant, business-friendly place to grow and thrive.

In a significant achievement, Georgia has been consistently ranked as the #1 place to do business in the U.S. by various reputable organizations and publications. This accolade has not only bolstered the state’s economy but has also had a profound impact on its technology industry.

For the 10th consecutive year, Georgia has Ranked #1, and this ranking has no-doubt been a catalyst for the growth and further development of the technology sector in the state. Georgia’s business-friendly policies; talented and diverse workforce; thriving tech ecosystem; infrastructure & connectivity; and collaborative research initiatives; have created an environment conducive to innovation and growth.

As a result, Georgia has become a magnet for tech companies and startups, fostering economic development and ensuring that the state remains at the forefront of technological advancements. Georgia’s commitment to fostering business growth and technology innovation is a testament to the transformative power of a supportive business environment.

TAG applauds the efforts of Governor Brian Kemp; Pat Wilson at the Georgia Department of Economic Development; our innovative business community; our educational systems and institutions of higher-ed; elected officials; and other community leaders, who continue to work tirelessly to foster an environment whereby Georgia continues to prosper.