Category: Guest Speaker Events

Hartsfield-Jackson Deputy General Manager and CFO provides airport update at On Topic
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Hartsfield-Jackson Deputy General Manager and CFO provides airport update at On Topic

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the busiest and most efficient airport in the world, with more than 107 million passengers moving through the airport last year. At the June On Topic, attendees heard an airport update from Deputy General Manager and Chief Financial Officer Greg Richardson. A certified public accountant, he monitors ATL’s nearly $1...

Encouraging and informative workforce update at May On Topic
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Encouraging and informative workforce update at May On Topic

More than 130 attendees were treated to a workforce update from industry experts Georgia Commissioner of Labor Mark Butler and Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Deputy Commissioner of Workforce Ben Hames at the May On Topic, held at The 1818 Club. The experts reported Georgia has a 46% population growth projected (2010-2030), adding 4.6 million...

The big business of tourism presented at April On Topic
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The big business of tourism presented at April On Topic

Did you know that tourism is a $63 billion industry for the state, with 5 million visitors in Gwinnett County? More than 100 guests learned great information at the April On Topic, featuring Georgia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus Executive Director Jay Markwalter and Georgia’s Deputy Commissioner, Tourism, Kevin Langston. Tourism generates economic activity...

Transit Plan featured in 2019 State of the County Address
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Transit Plan featured in 2019 State of the County Address

The Gwinnett Chamber and Council for Quality Growth hosted a sold-out crowd at the 2019 State of the County Address on Wednesday, Feb. 20. In her address, Gwinnett County Chairman Charlotte Nash told an audience of nearly 950 business and civic leaders that Gwinnett County voters soon will decide the future of transit and the...

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Griff Lynch gives Georgia Ports Authority update at On Topic

Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch gave a state of the ports address at the September On Topic, held Tuesday, Sept. 25. Georgia Ports Authority, an 1,100- person strong state port authority that owns and operates strategic gateways serving the U.S. Southeast, has an impressive growth story to tell as it continues to set records. As...

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