As one of the largest and most affluent counties in Georgia, Gwinnett County is the premier location for commerce and economic vitality in the Southeast. Leading Metro Atlanta’s job creation, the stable business environment found in the community provides companies looking to create or recreate their presence in the region with a highly-educated workforce and an exceptional quality of life.
With advanced infrastructure, providing quick access to an international airport, major interstates, rail and ports, the community has become home to headquarter operations for seven Fortune 1000 and Global 500 companies- including Asbury Automotive and NCR; more than sixty such companies have a significant presence in the community. Home to the nation’s top performing urban school district, and just minutes away from internationally renowned universities like The University of Georgia, Georgia Tech and Emory; workforce development is of paramount importance in Gwinnett. The community is also home to local resources like Georgia’s flagship technical college, Gwinnett Tech, and Georgia Gwinnett College, one of the fastest growing four year institutions in the US. Not only has the community received numerous national awards for their sustainability efforts, but it has also gained recognition for its extraordinary parks, excellent libraries and state-of-the-art water treatment facilities.
The Sixth Annual Redevelopment Forum presented by Georgia Power, will be held on:
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Studio Movie Grill
3850 Venture Dr.
Duluth, GA 30096
7:30 am – Registration
8:00 am – 1:00 pm – Program
$65/Local Government or Nonprofit
Forum topics will include:
- Community Initiated Re-development
- Millennials, X’ers, and Boomers – Oh My!
- Redevelopment Costs and Benefits
- Public Private Partnerships
Keynote Address: “Sustaining Vibrant Communities through Redevelopment”
Ellen Dunham Jones, Georgia Tech
To register, please visit www.gwinnettchamber.org/events
For more information, call 770/232-1174 or email Haley – firstname.lastname@example.org
To view the Forum, click on the links below.
To view presentations from the event, click on the links below.
Session 1: Housing Redevelopment Trends: Recession Survival Tactics and Moving Forward
Session 2: From Revitalization to Destination
- John Kelley, VP of Development, North American Properties
- Bob Voyles, CEO & Founder, Seven Oaks Properties
- Ken Bleakly, President, Bleakly Advisory Services
- Jerald Mitchell, Director of Innovations, Savannah Economic Development Authority
Becoming a Redevelopment Ready Community
For more information on Gwinnett’s redevelopment efforts and upcoming Forums, please visit http://revitalizegwinnett.com.