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Category: On Topic

On Topic Recap: Georgia Transportation and Infrastructure
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On Topic Recap: Georgia Transportation and Infrastructure

On Wednesday, Russell McMurray, Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) Commissioner and Chris Tomlinson, Executive Director for the State Road and Tollway Authority (SRTA), the Georgia Regional Transportation Authority (GRTA) and the Atlanta-region Transit Link Authority (the ATL) addressed Gwinnett Chamber members. Their remarks could not have come at a more opportune time as the U.S....

Hire Dynamics & EmployBridge CEO Billy Milam Talks Recruitment & Retention
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Hire Dynamics & EmployBridge CEO Billy Milam Talks Recruitment & Retention

Saying ‘thank you’ was a key takeaway in the Gwinnett Chamber’s December 2021 On Topic featuring Billy Milam, CEO of Hire Dynamics and EmployBridge. Milam, who gave a nod in his opening remarks to Gwinnett’s current 2.8% unemployment rate, was talking about how to recruit good employees and retain them, noting throughout his presentation that...

On Topic Recap: Georgia Transportation and Infrastructure
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On Topic Recap: Georgia Transportation and Infrastructure

On Wednesday, Russell McMurray, Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) Commissioner and Chris Tomlinson, Executive Director for the State Road and Tollway Authority (SRTA), the Georgia Regional Transportation Authority (GRTA) and the Atlanta-region Transit Link Authority (the ATL) addressed Gwinnett Chamber members. Their remarks could not have come at a more opportune time as the U.S....

Rocket IT presents the State of Cybersecurity at On Topic
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Rocket IT presents the State of Cybersecurity at On Topic

On Wednesday, Aug. 18, the Gwinnett Chamber heard from Rocket IT’s VP of Technology, Eric Henderson, on the current state of cybersecurity. The health of our economy greatly depends on the way businesses and government address the rising threat that is ransomware. Ransomware is commonly defined as a virus that installs on a device, locks...

Business community salutes Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks
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Business community salutes Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks

On Thursday, July 29, the Gwinnett Chamber was joined by more than 300 attendees to honor Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks. Surrounded by many of his closest friends throughout his tenure, Mr. Wilbanks’ influence was palpable inside the Gas South Convention Center. Former Governor Roy Barnes touted Mr. Wilbanks’ outstanding leadership that serves as a model...

Local higher education institutions deliver the State of Higher Education in Gwinnett
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Local higher education institutions deliver the State of Higher Education in Gwinnett

On Wednesday, April 21, Gwinnett Chamber members heard from leaders in our local higher education institutions discuss the ways they have adapted during the past year of the pandemic. The panel consisted of Dr. Glen Cannon, President of Gwinnett Technical College, Dr. Jann Joseph, President of Georgia Gwinnett College, and Dr. Laura Crawley, AVP of...

ARC Chairman gives an update on the state of the region
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ARC Chairman gives an update on the state of the region

On Wednesday, Feb. 24, Board Chairman of the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) Kerry Armstrong provided an update on the state of the metro Atlanta region. The common theme throughout his presentation was both the challenges and opportunities that arise from the ongoing pandemic and how the region responds. PANDEMIC & ECONOMY Gwinnett County, along with...

Gwinnett Chamber luncheon features Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan
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Gwinnett Chamber luncheon features Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan

On Wednesday, Dec. 2, the Gwinnett Chamber hosted a luncheon featuring Georgia’s Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan as the guest speaker. In a year marred with a public health crisis in the coronavirus and social unrest in an election year with heightened political divisiveness, Lt. Governor Duncan highlighted the passage of a COVID-19 liability legislation and...

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