Ben Hill - Irwin Joint Development Authority (BHIJD)
The BHIJD is a partnership between the cities of Fitzgerald and Ocilla, and the counties of Ben Hill and Irwin to foster economic development across both counties. The authority owns Millennium Technology Pointe, a 200 acre technology business campus adjoining Wiregrass Technical College. For more information, please contact the Chamber of Commerce.
Colony Business Association (CBA)
The CBA is a division of the Fitzgerald - Ben Hill Chamber of Commerce that focuses on downtown businesses. It is instrumental in several community activities such as the downtown Halloween Bash, Toys for Tots, and the Easter Egg Hunt (see our Annual Events page for more information).
Development Authority of Fitzgerald & Ben Hill County
The Fitzgerald and Ben Hill County Development Authority was created in 1963 by an amendment to the Georgia Constitution. The authority was created to develop, promote and expand Fitzgerald and Ben Hill County for the public good and general welfare of the community. For more information, please contact Jason Dunn at (229) 423-9357 or (229) 349-5476 or send him an email using the link below.
Downtown Development Authority (DDA)
The DDA focuses on building the economy of the downtown area. They buy, renovate, and market buildings; oversee the façade improvement program; partner with downtown entrepreneurs; and coordinate with the City on revitalization efforts. For more information, please contact the Community Development office at (229) 426-5063.
Fitzgerald - Ben Hill Chamber of Commerce
The object of the Fitzgerald - Ben Hill Chamber of Commerce is to develop, encourage, promote, and protect the commercial, professional, financial, agricultural and general business and civic interests of the City of Fitzgerald, and county of Ben Hill and it's trade area. For more information, please visit our website and keep in touch via Facebook.
Women's Business Association (WBA)
The WBA exists under the Chamber of Commerce and meets regularly to provide support and ideas to local business women.