Join the OEA

Becoming a member of the Oconee Economic Alliance can provide terrific benefits for your business.  Here’s a look at who we are and the perks of membership:

Who We Are

The Oconee Economic Alliance is a public-private nonprofit effort to accelerate job creation and capital investment, increase per capita income, diversify the local tax base and generate awareness of Oconee County as a business location.

What We Do

We work with existing primary employers to help them grow in Oconee County. We attract new companies to locate here and we work with community partners to build upon and improve the area’s desirability to businesses and residents.

How We Attract & Expand

We market the benefits of doing business in Oconee County to domestic and international audiences.  We advertise and travel around the globe to meet with prospective companies.  We work closely with state and local governments to identify beneficial incentives and other programs, as well as engaging local businesses to help identify opportunities for expansion and growth.

How We Are Funded

Our support comes from government and various local businesses who see the value of supporting the attraction and expansion of businesses in our community.

Why Support Us

Supporting the Oconee Economic Alliance is supporting the future of Oconee County. We work to accelerate capital investments, resulting in job creation and increasing per capita income. We also work to diversify the local tax base and generate awareness of Oconee County as a place to bring your family and your business.

Benefits

Board
  • Recognition at Annual Meeting Event
  • Recognition at OEA Golf Event
  • Recognition at OEA Monthly Forums
  • Most prominent listing in Preferred Vendor List
  • Sign recognition in the Oconee Economic Alliance Office
  • Business ad in Membership Directory (full page)
  • Listing with logo in Member Directory, individual page with contact info, logo, company description, picture and video
  • Business Spotlight on the Oconee Economic Alliance Blog
  • Receive monthly electronic newsletter
  • Invitation to all member events, including economic development announcements
  •  $3,000 Investment
Advocate
  • Recognition at Annual Meeting Event
  • Recognition at OEA Monthly Forums
  • Prominent listing in Preferred Vendor List
  • Sign recognition in the Oconee Economic Alliance Office
  • Business ad in Membership Directory (1/4 page ad)
  • Listing with logo in Membership Directory, individual page with contact info, logo, and company description
  • Receive monthly electronic newsletter
  • Invitation to all member events, including economic development announcements
  • Business link on the Oconee Economic Alliance website
  • Up to Two (2) participants in OEA-related activities, including Annual Meeting at no additional cost
  •  $1,500 Investment
Supporter
  • Business listing in Membership Directory (Name only)
  • Listing in Preferred Vendor List
  • Sign recognition in the Oconee Economic Alliance Office
  • Receive monthly electronic newsletter
  • Invitation to all member events, including economic development announcements
  • Name of Business on the Oconee Economic Alliance website
  • One (1) participant in OEA-related activities, including Annual Meeting at no additional cost
  • $500 Investment
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