Gainesville-Hall County embodies an environment that encourages and empowers entrepreneurs to start new companies. The primary goal of the Greater Hall Chamber is to help your business succeed by fostering a thriving and vigorous business environment.
Small Business Start Up Tips
- Create a business plan
- Market Research your customers and competition
- Funding sources will analyze your financial projections in your business plan to determine whether to invest or loan funds.
- Legalities – seek assistance for the best legal structure and help with regulatory guidelines.
Business License based on location
Trade Name Registration Clerk of Superior Court 770-531-7025
Secretary of State 404-656-2817
Georgia Department of Revenue 770-718-3700
Certificate of Registration 877-423-6711
Georgia Department of Labor 770-535-5484
Food Service Permits 770-531-3973
Links for small business assistance:
Northeast Georgia SCORE 470-465-0717
University of Georgia Small Business Development Center 770-531-5681
University of North Georgia’s Division of Continuing Education 678-717-2377
Lanier Technical College 770-533-7000
Small Business Access Partners 770-536-7839
State of Georgia 404-962-4820
Small Business Administration 770-531-5681
Georgia Mountain Regional Commission Revolving Loan Fund 770-538-2609
Business Incubator at Brenau University 770-535-9220
Contact Amanda Lewis, 770-532-6206 or email