Bacchus has a bad rep. Most people don't know that the God of the Vine grew out of his frat-boy-style vernal binges, called bacchanalia, later becoming known not just for inebriation, but also for the spark of inspiration that informs great work.
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- Georgia Chamber promotes innovationThe Georgia Chamber of Commerce recently held its first annual Georgia InVenture Prize competition in partnership with the Technical College System of Georgia, the Georgia Department of Education and Georgia Public Broadcasting. During the two-day competition student entrepreneur teams from 19 colleges presented their unique business solutions to judges. At the end, two teams prevailed. […]
- 40 Under 40: Last week for nominationsThis is your last week to nominate someone for this year’s 40 Under 40. The deadline for nominations is Friday, April 26, at 5 p.m. Each year Georgia Trend honors 40 of the state’s best and brightest under the age of 40. Whether you know someone who’s making a difference on the national stage or is a mover […]
- New Americus conference centerGeorgia Southwestern State University (GSW) has received $300,000 in funding for its new Griffin Bell Golf and Conference Center from the Sumter County Development Authority. The new conference center will provide a place for entrepreneurs and business owners to meet and collaborate on activities that will result in future growth for Americus and the county. […]