Fostering Savannah’s economic growth is one of the main goals of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce. Keep reading to learn more about Savannah’s rich economic landscape its and most successful industries.
Savannah Economic Development Authority
The Savannah Economic Development Authority (SEDA) provides professional site services and eases access to state and local resources.
Georgia’s deepwater ports and inland barge terminals support more than 439,000 jobs throughout the state annually.
Savannah’s tourism and hospitality industry continues to be one of the largest economic drivers of Savannah.
Ft. Stewart, located just outside of the Savannah MSA, and Hunter Army Airfield generate substantial economic activity in the Savannah CSA.
As of mid-2018, the number of manufacturing establishments in the Savannah CSA was 346 firms employing 22,237 workers with average weekly wage of $1,483.
Two nationally-recognized medical centers deliver top quality health care in the city: Memorial University Medical Center and the St. Joseph’s/Candler Health System.
Georgia’s film industry ranks number one globally in the production of the top grossing feature films.
Technology/The Creative Coast
The Creative Coast's vision is for Savannah/Chatham County to become the economic hub of the most creative, innovative and progressive region in Georgia.
Education & Workforce
With tremendous growth and prosperity bolstering our local economy, there has never been a greater time to invest in the future of our workforce.
These companies employ a large percentage of the Savannah community.