BUILT FOR BUSINESS

With the amenities of an international crossroads, lower cost of doing business than peer regions, and a location in one of the most business-friendly states in the country, metro Atlanta has always been a place where opportunity can become reality. And our diverse and fast-growing workforce knows it.

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By the Numbers

If you choose to make metro Atlanta your home, you’ll be in good company.

31

Fortune 500/1000 headquartered here

200+

Inc. 5000 startups located here

#1

State for doing business 9 years in a row

#5

Moving destination in the country

57

Colleges and universities in the region, including four top HBCUs

The ATL Edge

Logistics

We’ve got the planes, the trucks, the trains and the ports to keep your business moving forward.

Travel

With the world’s busiest airport in your backyard, you’re never more than a flight away from, well, almost anywhere.

Infrastructure

Metro Atlanta’s built environment is one of our region’s greatest assets. It will be one of yours, too.

Fast Movers: Innovation in ATL

Check out how metro Atlanta fosters corporate and entrepreneurial innovation and see how some of our hometown heroes are riding new waves – and creating them. 

Industries on the Move 

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Supply Chain & Advanced Manufacturing

With an unparalleled logistics infrastructure and robust higher ed and technology communities supporting diverse, skilled talent, you can make almost anything here and quickly get it where it needs to go. 

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Creative Industries

From interactive game design to animation, digital effects and augmented entertainment software, Georgia has become the Start button for an industry experiencing explosive growth. Game on.

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Technology

Home to more than 13,000 technology companies, metro Atlanta is powered in part by telecom, cyber security, fintech, digital media and a thriving mobility ecosystem. 

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Life Sciences & Healthcare

From world-renowned research labs to distinguished medical centers, and global public health pillars to digital health startups, metro Atlanta has become a virtual Petri dish of science and health innovation.

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CleanTech

Electric vehicle makers, advanced battery producers and Georgia’s growing solar scene all are plugging into metro Atlanta.

Headquarters Hub

Atlanta is home to 330+ global and North American headquarters, with more relocating every year.

Give Your Business Every Advantage 

Talent

See how Atlanta attracts and nurtures the diverse, skilled workforce of tomorrow, ready to work for you.

Knowledge

Our extensive higher ed community, including several of the nation’s top HBCUs, the Technical College System of Georgia, and leading engineering and life sciences programs, feeds an endless number of growing enterprises just like yours.

Tax & Benefits

There’s a reason why Georgia has been ranked the #1 state to do business in, for nine straight years. 

Atlanta Business is Big News

Atlanta Metro Export Challenge Supports Companies International Business Growth Efforts

Today, the Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) announced the cohort of companies selected for the 2022 Atlanta Metro Export Challenge (Atlanta MEC).

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2022 Atlanta Innovation Week Recap

2022 Atlanta Innovation Week Recap  Atlanta Innovation Week highlighted and celebrated Atlanta’s innovation, technology, and entrepreneur ecosystem with various events organized by various companies and organizations throughout the metro Atlanta region for the second consecutive …

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FinTech Atlanta Launches Adopt a Start-Up Grant Program at Money 20/20 USA

Representing the capital of financial technology, FinTech Atlanta and the Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) for the seventh year returned to the FinTech world’s most important trade show and conference – Money 20/20 USA

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ATL Action for Racial Equity Summit 2022

On Monday, Oct. 3, business and community leaders from across the region convened at The Gathering Spot Atlanta for the inaugural ATL Action for Racial Equity Summit. This year’s summit, hosted by the Metro Atlanta …

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Atlanta Innovation Week Honors Region’s Innovation Ecosystem and Investment

ATLANTA – Oct. 7, 2022 – The spotlight will shine on Atlanta’s thriving innovation community during the 2022 Atlanta Innovation Week, a collection of signature events celebrating innovators from technologists to creators and from startups …

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Metro Atlanta Chamber Presents 2022 Heroes of Global Health Awards

ATLANTA – Sept. 23, 2022 – Yesterday, the Metro Atlanta Chamber presented its Heroes of Global Health Awards at the sixth annual Bill Foege Global Health Awards ceremony to Jonathan Lewin, MD, FACR, former executive …

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Ready to Get Moving?

When you’re ready to talk about moving your organization to metro Atlanta or expanding your existing footprint here, we’re ready to talk to you. Our Economic Development team will work with you confidentially every step of the way, collaborating closely with state, local, academic and utility partners to make sure your move or expansion makes your business boom and your people swoon.