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What is the Georgia Defense Exchange?

What is the Georgia Defense Exchange?
(Image credit: The Georgia Defense Exchange)

This post is sponsored by the Georgia Department of Economic Development.

The Georgia Defense Exchange (GDX) is a data research and collaboration platform designed to engage Georgia’s Defense Contractor community and help them “connect, compete, and grow.” GDX offers a suite of tools you can use to identify contract opportunities from federal and State of Georgia agencies, research previously awarded contracts, analyze Defense spending data and trends, access training resources and find upcoming events. Three GDX modules aid in business development and market research.

Is there a cost to be listed in the Georgia Defense Exchange?

There is NO COST to list your business in the Georgia Defense Exchange!

The benefit for you and the State of Georgia is the opportunity to help your business find and pursue more contracting opportunities, connect you with other Georgia-based companies and ultimately create more jobs and opportunities in Georgia.

What features does it offer?

The Contractor Directory has robust search capabilities allowing you to search, save and export searches by NAICS codes, product service codes, SBA certifications, or geographic location. Use this feature to:

  1. Find needed contractors,
  2. See their performance history, and
  3. Market your business by claiming your listing and adding a capability statement to help others find you.

The Contract Opportunities Module includes real-time contract opportunities from FedBizOpps, FedConnect,, and other federal procurement sites. Set an alert for opportunities that meet your criteria and access the contract history analytics for contracts with matching NAICS or PSC codes.

Contract History: GDX features a streamlined and intuitive user interface for contractors to research previously awarded contracts and provide analytics about related contracts. Use this feature to:

  1. Start your market research,
  2. Look for expiring contracts that will be re-bid, and/or
  3. See how you could be a sub-contractor for recently awarded contracts.

The Georgia Defense Exchange helps Georgia businesses connect, compete, and grow for success in Georgia’s $7.3 billon government contracting sector.


About the Georgia Center of Innovation

At the Georgia Center of Innovation (COI), a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), it’s our mission to work with businesses throughout the state to help them clear the path for innovation and find easier ways to embrace new technologies. Through our focus in many of the state’s strategic industries – aerospace and defense, agricultural technology, energy technology, information technology, logistics, and manufacturing – we’re able to understand the resources found within the state and then use our industry expertise to create meaningful connections that enable growth.