We’ve become a magnet for creative talent, and why not? One of the world’s most respected design schools – the Savannah College of Art and Design – calls us home.The Savannah Music Festival has grown into one of the largest and most diverse music festivals on the East Coast.
They’d tell you about things happening on the Coast that are transforming Georgia’s first city into one of the most dynamic and creative economies in the southeast.
Behind Savannah’s historic facade are vibrant, forward-thinking residents, a progressive government, and an innovative business community.
Underneath those cobble-stoned streets lie 38 miles of fiber optic cable.
They’d tell you about pirates, cotton, and a revolutionary town plan dating to 1733.
They’d tell you about a citizenry that treats hospitality as an art form, of a St.
Patrick’s Day celebration that defies description, and of a city’s beauty so profound that it stopped even General William Tecumseh Sherman in his tracks.They’d tell you about a group of women who banded together to protect this historic treasure, inventing the modern preservation movement in the process.Those jaw-dropping container ships that lumber past our picture post card waterfront?They’re headed to the fastest growing and fourth busiest port in the nation.Savannah’s got a history of technological innovation – we built the first cotton gin, and the first steamship that crossed the ocean – so we’ve got it in our veins.We’re headquarters to a host of technology-related business, everything from giant Gulfstream Aerospace to smaller graphic design and software development pioneers.