Due to its close proximity to two higher education institutions, Athens has a highly skilled workforce in both technology and advanced services industries.Workforce Data
Athens is easily accessible by road, river, rail and aviation. It is situated between larger urban centers of Columbus, Pittsburgh, and Charleston, which creates substantial economic opportunities.View Area Maps
Whether you are looking to expand a current business, or a start a new business, Athens is ripe with business opportunities and resources.Business Resources
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Whether you are an established business looking to grow, a startup seeking funding, or an entrepreneur with a great new idea, the ACEDC is here to help. We foster economic growth through strategic partnerships, business resources, professional development, and more.
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