Tuesday, April 24, 2012
2012 Webinar Series: Upcoming Events
There are still spots available for the Chamber's next webinar, The Importance of the T-SPLOST to Keeping Georgia Competitive, this Thursday, April 26. This presentation will feature Doug Callaway, Executive Director of the Georgia Transportation Alliance. The webinar is complimentary, but you must register here to participate. Also save the date for New Workplace Strategies- Compressed Workweeks, Teleworking and Flextime, to be held May 10. For more information on the Small Business Webinar Series, please contact Rebecca Jones at email@example.com or 404-223-2473.
Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education Public Form: May 1
The next Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education public forum will have a strong business focus. State Farm's CEO Ed Rust, co-chair for the national Business Coalition for Student Achievement, will be joined by Georgia business leaders and with State School Superintendent John Barge to bring the discussion closer to home by addressing questions such as: How is Georgia’s new College and Career Readiness Performance Index addressing graduation rates? And How do Georgia’s NCLB waiver and the Race to the Top efforts align with the workforce oriented Go Build Georgia, Complete College Georgia, and the Competitiveness Initiative? Art Hopkins, President and CEO of Macquarium Intelligent Communications, will moderate the discussion. The Forum is free and will be heldTuesday, May 1, at 10 AM. Registration is available by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by calling 404-223-2280. More information is available at www.gpee.org.
NBC News Education Nation: May 7
NBC News is pleased to bring the Education Nation 2012 National Tour to Atlanta with a week of on-air coverage and thought-leader events to focus on the education solutions that are taking shape in this region. Join us for the NBC News Education Nation "Job One" live broadcast event on Monday, May 7, at the Georgia Aquarium with special remarks by Georgia Governor Nathan Deal. The event will feature NBC News "Meet the Press" moderator David Gregory hosting a panel discussion with the region's top business and civic leaders sharing their ideas on the state of the labor market, the skills and knowledge required of the 21st century workforce and the importance of educating Georgia's students to complete in a global economy. RSVP by Monday, April 30, to EducationNationAtlanta@cegny.com. Please contact Marc Rosen at email@example.com or 212-426-7006 with any questions regarding the event
UPS Freight Savings Program at the Georgia Chamber
The Georgia Chamber is proud to partner with UPS to provide a unique savings program for our members. This specialized program offers a minimum 70% discount on LTL (Less-Than-Truckload) shipping and guaranteed day-definite delivery for shipments over 150lbs. With UPS Freight you will get regional, interregional and long-haul capabilities - all under one carrier. There are no minimum requirements to meet, all members will receive a minimum 70% discount on LTL freight shipping. Click here to enroll in the savings program. For rate quotes, to book a shipment or for more information on the Georgia Chamber Savings Program discounts, please contact our dedicated UPS Association Team at (866)443-9303 x. 4081 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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World of Mobile Apps Presentation: May 1
The Technology Association of Georgia’s Business and Technology Alliance Society is sponsoring a networking and informational event to examine the World of Mobile Applications. Renowned technology futurist Dan Gordon is the featured speaker for the event, but it will also feature an interesting panel of Atlanta-based mobile technology leaders. And, a new iPad 3 will be given away to one lucky registrant. For more information and to register, please click here.