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UGA Small Business Development Center to Host Becoming a Film Friendly Vendor on Aug. 22nd

By Kait Lance | July 1, 2024

Entrepreneurs in Savannah and the surrounding areas are invited to attend an invaluable event titled “Becoming a Film Friendly Vendor,” scheduled for August 22, 2024, from 9:00 AM to 12:00…

Savannah Business Chamber to Host “Under The Big Top Business Connection” on June 27th

By Kait Lance | June 25, 2024

On June 27th from 5:30 to 7:30 PM, the Savannah Business Chamber will host the “Under the Big Top Business Connection” at the Savannah Savannah Country Club. The evening is…

Applications for SCORE’s Annual ‘BizPitch Savannah™’ Entrepreneurial Competition Are Open

By Brianna Bella | June 25, 2024

Looking for more funding opportunities for your business? Check out our page here. On June 12, 2024, Savannah SCORE opened the application process for local entrepreneurs interested in participating in…

The Rise of Tech Opportunities in Georgia: How Innovation is Creating Economic Development in the Peach State

By Brianna Bella | June 25, 2024

In January 2024, Georgia was ranked in the top 10 states for tech professionals. As recently as May 2024, Georgia saw “increases of more than 1,000 job postings,” a significant indicator of the industry’s growth according to the report from Savannah CEO. This increase places Georgia right behind major tech hubs like Texas, California, and Illinois, which also experienced substantial rises in tech job postings in May.

$5K grant & Boost Camp with Etsy Offered by Hello Alice and the Global Entrepreneurship Network

By Brianna Bella | June 13, 2024

Find more funding opportunities HERE. Attention all creative entrepreneurs! The Creative Business Boost Initiative, brought to you by Hello Alice and the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN), with generous support from…

$3,750 Galaxy Grant offered by Hidden Star

By Brianna Bella | June 5, 2024

Find more funding opportunities HERE. Hidden Star, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, offers a Galaxy Grant! With an 8-year track record, Galaxy Grants is dedicated to empowering women and minority entrepreneurs on…

Online Learning

Automate the Customer Journey

At every turn, business owners, managers, and entrepreneurs hear terms like “automation” and “digital marketing” but precious few have any idea of the incredible value automation holds for even the…

Leveraging Generative AI to Boost Revenue

What exactly is Generative AI? How is it most helpful for startups and businesses? What AI tools are available to streamline processes and make companies more profitable? 

Murem Sharpe addresses all of these questions and more during this special recording of “Leveraging Generative AI to Boost Revenue for Your Products and Services.” Learn why and how Generative AI can help companies be more efficient and bring in more revenue. 

Building the Future Workforce with Ambria Berksteiner

In today’s rapidly evolving world, preparing the future workforce is more important than ever. One key to this preparation is promoting STEAM education – Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics – particularly among middle school-aged students. In this blog post, we explore how organizations like The Creative Coast and dedicated individuals like Ambria Berksteiner are working to bridge the gap and inspire the next generation of innovators.

GRIT Attendees


The Creative Coast runs meaningful programs that provide education and connectivity. These programs include Lunchtime TopicsEntrepreneur’s Night, She Hustles, and the Idea Accelerator Bootcamp. We also partner with a number of local organizations to provide both youth and adult programming.

Job Board


Find the latest job vacancies in the greatest innovation companies hiring in the coastal region via our Job Board.

If you are a company, you can post job vacancies on our Job Board. Submit your vacancies using our form and it will be published on our website. Postings are FREE to members of the Creative Coast.

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The Creative Coast educates and connects the entrepreneurs, creatives, and techies within the innovation economy of the Savannah Region.