Since launching EDGE in January 2013, your investment has helped to create the following YTD:

  2015

·         5,225 new and retained jobs - 18,237 since 2011

·         $313 Million in investment since 2011

·        Launch of Cobb Workforce Partnership

·   YTD visits to existing industries - 124

·         Annual Conference Sponsor – Georgia Economic Developers Association

·         Host of International Workshops

·         Host of Redevelopment Forum

·         Host of International Sessions and Social Event

·         Strategic Leadership Visit – Chicago, IL

2014

·         1,256 new and retained jobs - $60M in new investment

·         Secured funding for our new business accelerator & incubator

·        Launch of Cobb Greenway program

·         Launch of Target Industry Councils

·         Launch of CobbWorks jobs website

·         Launched PR campaign nationally

·         YTD visits to existing industries - 74

·         Annual Conference Sponsor – Georgia Economic Developers Association

·         Launch of International Workshops

·         Launch of Community Identities Programs

·         Launch of ED 101 program for newly elected officials

·         Strategic Leadership Visit – Dallas, Texas

2013

·         Launch of the Existing Industry Symposium Series

·         Launch of the Redevelopment Forum Series

·         Strategic Leadership Visit – Cleveland, Ohio

·        Launch Cobb’s first comprehensive ED website – www.selectcobb.com

·         4,500 new and retained jobs - $1B in new investment

·         Launched Community Identity Best Practice Visits

·         Toured over 10 incubators to learn best practices

·         Launched International Breakfast Series

·         Annual Conference Sponsor – Georgia Economic Developers Association

·         Launched “Choose Cobb” marketing campaign

·        Visited 105 existing Cobb industries

 

In 1.5 years, your commitment has helped create 5,756 jobs and over $1.06B in new investment.

It has also aided in the creation of a world-class marketing campaign and the implementation of 11 NEW economic development related programs.  Additionally, the support has afforded our team the opportunity to engage with over 180 existing businesses within our community.