Georgia Trend - July 2022

Global Power

After a year marked by a global pandemic, disrupted supply chains, shortages of key parts, clogged ports and general confusion about the state of the global economy, it was with relief and pride that Georgia officials announced in February that…

Banking on the Future

Banks in Georgia and throughout the nation are facing a challenging environment as the government’s central banking system, the Federal Reserve, raises interest rates and technology continues to transform the industry. Mortgage rate increases are the latest kick in the…

Visions Become Reality

With passage of the bipartisan infrastructure law (Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act) in November 2021 and the promise of federal infrastructure funds flowing to the states, self-taxing community improvement districts (CIDs) are in a sweet spot. Their mission, typically projects…

2022 TravelBlazers

Passion projects that embraced partnerships – that personifies the 2022 crop of TravelBlazers, the initiatives chosen by the Georgia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus (GACVB) and Georgia Trend that exemplify innovation in the state’s diverse tourism industry. Each of…

Passionate Protectors

Agriculture is Georgia’s No. 1 industry, generating more than $70 billion a year, and its reach is felt throughout the state. For decades, Georgia has famously laid claim to the title of the nation’s “poultry capital,” where three out of…