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From The CEO’s Desk- Winter 2023

From The CEO’s Desk- Winter 2023

Happy New Year and thank you for your continued partnership as we move forward in 2023. The Gwinnett Chamber continues to champion business and had a record year for engagement that included 64 new businesses joining the Chairman's Club (CC) and 371 new members in...

What to Expect at ‘State of the County’

What to Expect at ‘State of the County’

A humble beginning and heart for helping others laid the groundwork for Chairwoman Hendrickson to serve as the top elected official in Georgia’s second-most populous and most diverse county. As she prepares to unveil the county’s priorities in her third State of the...

2023 Board Chair Outlines Chamber Priorities

2023 Board Chair Outlines Chamber Priorities

“If you want to succeed in Gwinnett, you have to become part of the fabric of the community,” says Dean Collins, owner and president of Axis Companies and the 2023 Chairman of the Gwinnett Chamber. “Being an active member of the Chamber is one of the best ways to do...

Gwinnett Chamber Legislative Session Updates – Week 3

Gwinnett Chamber Legislative Session Updates – Week 3

The general assembly was back in session this week for legislative days 5-8. On Wednesday, Governor Kemp delivered his annual State of the State Address. Governor Kemp touted the recent economic development projects that will bring over $17 billion in investment. He...

Gwinnett Chamber Legislative Session Updates – Week 3

Gwinnett Chamber Legislative Session Updates – Week 2

The general assembly spent this week in budget hearings for Amended Fiscal Year 23 and Fiscal Year 24 budgets. Governor Brian Kemp and state agency heads presented their budget requests to the Appropriations Committees. Attached is a copy of the Governor’s proposed...

Ribbon Cutting- Piedmont Urgent Care

Ribbon Cutting- Piedmont Urgent Care

Piedmont Urgent Care celebrated the grand opening and ribbon cutting of their Pleasant Hill location on Friday, January 20, 2023. At Piedmont Urgent Care, our mission is to help patients feel valued and well-cared for. We offer best-in-class urgent care services...

On Topic with Federal and State Legislative Issues

On Topic with Federal and State Legislative Issues

Get into government or get out of business. Some rather practical advice delivered by Cole Porter, President of Porter Steel, and this year’s presenting sponsor for the Gwinnett Chamber OnTopic Legislative Luncheon. His opening remarks set the tone for the event where...

Gwinnett Chamber Legislative Session Updates – Week 3

Gwinnett Chamber Legislative Session Updates – Week 1

The 2022 Legislative Session kicked off on Monday with new faces in leadership. After the untimely passing of the House Speaker David Ralston last year, the House voted for Majority Leader Jon Burns as the 75th Speaker of the House. Newly elected Lt. Governor Burt...

Gwinnett Chamber Welcomes New Board Members

Gwinnett Chamber Welcomes New Board Members

Board orientation meeting provides overview of governance, Responsibilities of the board Gwinnett County, GA – January 13, 2023 - The Gwinnett Chamber welcomed 17 new members to its 2023 Board of Directors with a comprehensive board orientation meeting. The program...

Ribbon Cutting- SMILE Pleasant Hill

Ribbon Cutting- SMILE Pleasant Hill

On Friday, January 6, 2023, Dr. Julia Kinser and the SMILE Pleasant Hill family celebrated the ribbon cutting and grand opening of their new dentist office in Lilburn, GA. Smile Pleasant Hill Dentistry is a startup office that incorporates all aspects of general...

Ribbon Cutting- Tommy’s Express

Ribbon Cutting- Tommy’s Express

Tommy's Express Car Wash is a new car wash facility in Lawrenceville, GA that held their grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, January 5th. Congratulations! Your next-level neighborhood car wash, featuring express washes on our flat, easy-to-load dual...

On Topic with the FBI

On Topic with the FBI

The Gwinnett Chamber recently hosted experts from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) during its December OnTopic membership luncheon presented by Rocket IT.  During the presentation, FBI experts shared insights and key strategies for how the Bureau works to...

2022 Gwinnett Chamber Washington D.C. Fly-In

2022 Gwinnett Chamber Washington D.C. Fly-In

The Gwinnett Chamber’s Washington D.C. Fly-In presented by Jackson EMC offers our members an opportunity to connect with Members of Gwinnett's Congressional Delegation. As our mission to champion business was relayed to our delegation, fly-in guests also had the...

Ribbon Cutting- WeCare Pharmacy

Ribbon Cutting- WeCare Pharmacy

WeCare Pharmacy held their ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, December 16, 2022, to celebrate the opening of their new pharmacy. WeCare Pharmacy is Buford's newest independent pharmacy serving Buford and the surrounding areas. WeCare Pharmacy is founded by pharmacists...

Ribbon Cutting- Turnaround Community Outreach, LLC

Ribbon Cutting- Turnaround Community Outreach, LLC

On Thursday, December 15, 2022, Turnaround Community Outreach held their ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony in Suwanee, GA. Turnaround Community Outreach is a mental and behavioral health counseling service that works with individuals who deal with challenges...

Ribbon Cutting- Virani Company’s USA

Ribbon Cutting- Virani Company’s USA

Virani Company's USA celebrated the opening of their new cosmetology school on Tuesday, December 13, 2022 with a ribbon cutting in Duluth. ​  

Gwinnett Chamber Announces 2022 Small Business Award Winners

Gwinnett Chamber Announces 2022 Small Business Award Winners

Annual event celebrates excellence, Honors 10 winners from more than 100 finalists  The Gwinnett Chamber hosted the annual Small Business Awards this morning at 12Stone Church in Lawrenceville. The program, presented by Atlanta Small Business Network, named ten...

2022 Elections: Congratulations to the Winners

2022 Elections: Congratulations to the Winners

The 2022 election cycle officially conclude last night and with no shortage of eager anticipation throughout the evening. All eyes were on Georgia as incumbent Senator Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker went back and forth for the lead as votes...

Ribbon Cutting- Riverwell Chiropractic

Ribbon Cutting- Riverwell Chiropractic

On Wednesday, December 7, 2022, Riverwell Chiropractic held their ribbon cutting ceremony in Lawrenceville, GA to celebrate the opening of their new practice. This office is affiliated with the 100 Year Lifestyle and Dr. Minott is a member of The Family Practice, an...

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