Thursday, May 2, 2013
The free event drew more than 1,600 people in 2012.
Learn about some of the businesses in your own backyard, Cobb. The Cobb Business-to-Business Expo, a free event that drew more than 1,600 people in 2012, is scheduled for 3 p.m. May 16 at the Cobb Galleria Centre. This year, the expo will feature former Atlanta Braves player Javy Lopez, who will sign autographs in the LOUD Security Systems booth. LOUD is just one of more than 150 local businesses that will showcase their products and services at the expo. Other exhibitors include Keep it in Cobb, which encourages residents to buy local. For more information on the expo, contact Jessica Dudley at 770-859-2359 or email@example.com.
Friday, April 26, 2013
During the breakfast at Cobb Galleria Centre, the chamber will hand out the Cobb Executive Women Glass Ceiling Award.
U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-GA) will be the featured speaker at the Cobb Chamber of Commerce's First Monday Breakfast, which is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. May 6 at the Cobb Galleria Centre. During the breakfast, the chamber will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Cumberland Community Improvement District and hand out the Cobb Executive Women Glass Ceiling Award. Admission is $40 for chamber members and $60 for non-members. Members get a $15 discount if they register online. Online registration will close at noon Wednesday, May 1. That's also the last day that people will be able to receive an online refund.
Monday, March 4, 2013
The information technology consulting firm already employs 350 people in the East Cobb area.
An Indian firm that specializes in information technology consulting is expanding its work force in Cobb County. At today's First Monday breakfast of the Cobb Chamber of Commerce, Infosys BPO Ltd. formally announced it would be adding 200 jobs to its current operations located in East Cobb. Infosys, based in Bangalore India, employs between 60-100 people at the Wildwood corporate complex. According to The Marietta Daily Journal, Infosys also employs 250 more people on Powers Ferry Road after purchasing McCamish Systems in 2009. The new jobs will "support the Infosys Business Process Outsourcing subsidiary" and will be added in the Cumberland Mall area, according to a report on GPB.com. WSB-TV quoted Infosys vice president Sandeep Dadlani …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Friday's event is free to the public, but you'll need to register to take part.
Thursday, February 7
The Cobb Chamber of Commerce is offering a free two-hour workshop Friday morning on the fundamentals of writing a business plan. The workshop takes place from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Cobb Chamber offices, located at 240 Interstate North Parkway. The "mini business plan" training will cover all the elements of writing a condensed 3- to 8-page business plan. For more information and to register, click here.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The commission chairman will speak at a Cobb Chamber breakfast next Monday.
Tuesday, January 8
Cobb Commission Chairman Tim Lee will deliver the 2013 state of the county address before the Cobb Chamber of Commerce next week. The organization's First Monday breakfast starts Jan. 14 at 7:30 a.m. at the Cobb Galleria Centre, 2 Galleria Parkway. The online registration and refund deadline is this Wednesday, Jan. 9, at 12 p.m. Tickets are $25 a person for Cobb Chamber members online and $40 at the door; general admission tickets are $60 a person. Lee, a Republican from East Cobb, won a full-term as chairman last August after filling the final two years of former chairman Sam Olens' term. Lee was sworn in for his new term last month, as was District 2 commissioner Bob Ott, a Republican who serves East Cobb and the Smyrna-Vinings area. …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
The Chick-fil-A operator has the heart of a servant leader, Acworth Mayor Tommy Allegood said.
An Acworth Chick-fil-A operator was among three Cobb County residents honored Wedneseday by the Cobb Chamber of Commerce Northwest Cobb Area Council as Citizens of the Year. In addition to giving back to his company, Acworth Mayor Tommy Allegood said Acworth Citizen of the Year Andy Duncan gives back to the community by being a Partner in Education, working with MUST Ministries, and being a member of the Acworth and Kennesaw Business Associations, among other things. "He has the heart of a servant leader, rarely says, 'No,' but always says, 'Is this enough?' " Allegood said, referencing the subject of the keynote speech given by Bryan Crute of Destiny Metropolitan Worship Church. Duncan, who Allegood said is a humble person, made a brief …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
It will be announced during the Northwest Cobb Area Council luncheon, scheduled for today at the Marietta Country Club in Kennesaw.
Thursday, July 19, 2012
This year’s campaign theme, “Changing the Game,” celebrates the Chamber’s intentions to be the game changers for the Cobb County community.
Thursday, July 19, 2012
The Cobb Chamber kicked off its 2012 Membership Campaign on March 5, with the goal of raising $700,000. The Chamber raised $843,950—exceeding its goal by a whopping 121 percent—and recruited 243 new members. “We are thrilled with the results of the Membership Campaign and look forward to helping our many new members achieve more for their business through the Cobb Chamber,” said Sharon Mason, vice president of Membership at the Cobb Chamber. In March, over 300 volunteers congregated at the Cobb Galleria Centre for the Cobb Chamber’s First Monday Breakfast and pledged to partner with the Chamber to recruit new members. The campaign was led by Chairman David Bell, vice president and relationship manager of Wells Fargo, along with the …
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Business owners from around the county are invited to meet, greet and network today at the Cobb Civic Center.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
After its successful debut last year, the Cobb Chamber of Commerce and 12 business associations in the county will be holding the Summer J.A.M. today at the Cobb Civic Center. The Acworth Business Association is once again participating in the Summer J.A.M., which is slated from 5 to 8 p.m. The cost for members of the ABA or other participating associations is $20 at the door. The general admission price is $30 at the door. July's ABA monthly luncheon takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, July 26 at NorthStar Church. The guest speaker is Tricia Pridemore, Executive Director at the Governor's Office of Workforce Development. The cost is $15 for ABA members and $20 for guests and visitors.
Friday, June 29, 2012
"If TSPLOST doesn't pass, it would be the worst thing ever happened to Atlanta." said Cobb Chamber CEO David Connell.
David Connell, CEO and President of the Cobb Chamber of Commerce, strongly endorsed the regional transportation penny sales tax referendum Thursday at the Acworth Business Association (ABA) Monthly Luncheon at NorthStar Church. Connell spoke to an audience of about 100 people, which included State Rep. Ed Setzler, Kennesaw Mayor Mark Mathews and local business leaders. He discussed Cobb's business strategies that are aimed at creating more jobs and boosting the county's competitiveness. "These are not strategies to use public funding for chamber marketing," he said. "The purpose is to benefit the prosperity of Cobb County, and not the Cobb Chamber.” When asked about his take on the TSPLOST, Connell urged local business leaders to vote in …