Small Business Resource Center
Vision: To create an environment for economic prosperity to thrive in the City of South Fulton.
Mission: To facilitates economic development within the City of South Fulton through the cultivation of entrepreneurship, innovation, tourism product development, business growth and attraction.
Small Business Resource Center:
In an effort to provide services to small businesses and entrepreneurs, the City of South Fulton has established the CollabSouth Small Business Resource Center. CollabSouth offers business planning, expansion coaching, counseling, technical support, affordable office space, an entrepreneurial environment for clients, and more.
CollabSouth houses several economic development functions under one roof, including business incubation, a business accelerator, coworking space, main street program, and tourism development. The colocation of these offices and resources helps to create a better service delivery strategy around economic development.
- Business incubator: CollabSouth serves to speed up the growth and success of startup and early-stage companies by working with local and regional partners and economic-development coalitions to provide wraparound resources and training to ensure success and growth.
- Business accelerator: For businesses past the startup stage, CollabSouth provides developing companies access to mentorship, investors, and other support that help them become stable and self-sufficient.
- Coworking space: Providing a unique and first-class shared office space, allowing cost savings and convenience through the use of shared infrastructure, such as equipment, utilities, receptionist, and custodial services.
- Main Street Program: The Main Street Program aims to revitalize older and historic commercial districts through preservation-based economic development and community revitalization.
- South Fulton Convention & Visitors Bureau: The Visitor Information Center houses brochure for promotional literature and be accessible to the public. The CVB works to provide ongoing tourism programming and development for the City of South Fulton.