Savannah is seeking to become Georgia's second World Trade Center designated city.
The affiliation could boost the city's international recognition.
The New York-based World Trade Center is a non-profit association for promoting trade.
Georgia tax collections rose more than 9 percent compared to the same month the year before.
State officials said that individual income tax collections rose by 13.4 percent, while corporate tax collections increased 14.2 percent.
Governor Nathan Deal Wednesday joined representatives of Lowe’s to break ground in Floyd County for a new regional distribution center. Lowe’s will create 600 jobs within three years and invest $125 million in the project, slated for completion in 2013.
Georgia manufacturers are producing jobs, but many Georgia job-seekers aren't reaping the benefits.
One problem is a mismatch of jobs and skills.
Georgia manufacturers added 5,000 jobs, or 1.5%, for the year ending in July.