Tuesday, October 11, 2011
State of the Ports Luncheon: October 25
The third annual State of the Ports Luncheon, featuring a panel discussion with Governor Nathan Deal, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Curtis Foltz of the Georgia Ports Authority, examines the critical role our coastal and inland ports play in Georgia’s economic development strategy. Please join state leaders and key stakeholders Tuesday, October 25 as we discuss the tremendous economic growth that Georgia’s ports have brought to our state and their potential moving forward as a world-leading transportation hub. To purchase your tickets today for the luncheon, please click here or contact Margaret Bracey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recruit One 2011
Georgia Chamber Recruit One 2011: Get a Member – Get a $50 Gas Card! This October, the Georgia Chamber is kicking off an exciting new membership drive – Recruit One 2011 – giving our current members the chance to receive a $50 gas card for every new member you recruit and sign up through our membership website here. Getting free gas could not get any easier! For more information or assistance, please contact John Cushnie, Sales Director, at 404-223-2264 or email@example.com.
*Trade memberships are not eligible for the gas card *Georgia Chamber Board members are not eligible for this recruitment incentive.
2011 Georgia Chamber Tax Forum: November 3
The Georgia Chamber Tax Forum will serve as a great opportunity for business leaders, tax professionals, state officials and key stakeholders to discuss effective solutions to move Georgia to a more streamlined and balanced tax system. Join us on November 3 for this informative and important event offering discussion and insight into Georgia’s present and future tax policies. Click here to see the full agenda for the forum and to purchase tickets. For more information, please contact John Krueger, Senior Vice President of Public Policy, at 404-223-2490 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Georgia Trade Mission to WATEC-Israel
The Georgia Chamber of Commerce and Georgia Department of Economic Development are inviting environmental technology companies to participate in a trade mission to WATEC-Israel in Tel Aviv November 15-17. This is an opportunity to showcase water, renewable energy and environmental technologies, products and services. The deadline to register is October 3. Click here to see a flyer for more information or contact Dawn Townsend at 678-640-4374 or email@example.com.
Education Reform Breakfast with Governor Deal, Former U.S. Education Secretary Paige
Join Governor Nathan Deal and former U.S. Secretary of Education Rod Paige on November 3 for breakfast and a discussion of what education reform in Georgia means for the future of our state’s economy -- including workforce quality, business recruitment and your bottom line. The breakfast is hosted by the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, American Federation for Children, Center for an Educated Georgia and Georgia Charter Schools Association. For more event details and to register, please click here.
Social Media Webinar: October 27
On October 27, during the second social media seminar, we will take a closer look at some of the tactical aspects of creating a positive online portfolio for your company including ranking content, tracking results and converting online communities into customers. Even if you did not participate in part one of this series, you will still benefit from the discussion! Click here to register or contact Rebecca Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Georgia Employers' Association Fall HR Workshop: October 25
The Georgia Employers' Association will present the Fall One-Day HR Workshop on Tuesday, October 25 at the Ritz Carlton Lodge at Reynolds Plantation. SHRM members that attend will be awarded 5.5 credit hours. Topics will include employment law, social media, protecting your company and employees from identity theft and more. Click here to see the full brochure or contact David Whitaker at email@example.com more information.