Welcome to the Clayton County Chamber of Commerce

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"Where we make Business Personal" 

Who we are: The Clayton County Chamber of Commerce is a non-partisan membership organization
whose mission is to promote a healthy and productive business climate in Clayton County. We are a convernor
of information and work collaboratively to ensure that Clayton County is the ideal place for people to live, work,
play, and learn!

Why are we here: We exist to promote prosperity and growth for Clayton County.

What we are about: We advocate for the business interest of our members in the areas of 

  • Public Policy
  • Economic Development
  • Business Recruitment, Retention & Expansion 
  • Transportation
  • Education

How we make it happen: We leverage our collective strengths to offer a variety of programs,
services, events, and networking opportunities that help our members grow and sustain successful
businesses in our county. 

Where is Clayton County and why should I invest there? 
We are located 15 minutes south of downtown Atlanta and have the most highly connected location in the
metro Atlanta Region. We have an abundance of available real estate and tax incentive programs that make
investing here highly attractive. 

We take pride in our many community assets:  

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport -- "World's Busiest Passenger Airport"
which has an economic impact of more than $23 billion annually

A robust transportation infrastructure includes: MARTA, access to interstates 75, 85, 285 and 675. 

A nationally recognized and award winning Water Authority 

The Georgia International Convention Center is a world-class venue that is directly linked to the
Airport’s ATL SkyTrain this system makes GICC the only U.S. convention center that is connected
to a major airport. 

Nationally ranked higher education institution (Clayton State University)

Clayton County is home to several national companies such as Clorox, Fresh Express and Toto USA.

Aside from being a great place to live and invest, Clayton County’s communities offer a sense of place and belonging. 
From small town charm with historic downtown districts, to urban shopping centers with lots to see and do--
Clayton County is a place that we are certainly proud to call home.  

While our cities each have a unique character and personality, we all work collectively to make
Clayton County Strong. 
Be sure to stay connected to the Clayton County Chamber of Commerce online,
through our social media sites and in person. 

We look forward to connecting with you at some of our signature events soon!  

7th Annual Principal Partner's Day Luncheon

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Annual Veterans Day Luncheon

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                                                    We need you to  support our 19th Annual Veteran's Day Luncheon

This is how our Chamber shows appreciation to those who serve!  This event FREE to Active Duty Military and Veterans 
This event is also supported 100% through sponsorship funds and donations. We have a sponsorship level that
is right for everyone regardless of your budget.

Gold Sponsors - $1000.00
Silver Sponsors - $750.00
Bronze Spnsors - $500.00
Military Table Sponsor - $350.00
Exhibit Sponsor - $150.00
Individual Sponsor - $35.00

Regional Collaboration  

Register for Atlanta's first-ever In Town Inter-City Visit!
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Announcing On Board Atlanta: An In Town Inter-City Visit

The Atlanta Regional Commission and the Regional Business Coalition are hosting a partnership
event to create a regional conversation about metro Atlanta’s future. Join Atlanta’s business and civic leaders to learn from the leading experts and case studies on enhancing our region through civic engagement, community and economic development, engaging the millennial workforce, infrastructure assets, and creating a sense of place. Also hear from expert speakers from peer communities,
including Dallas, Chicago, Charlotte, Denver, and Washington, D.C.

Monday, Oct. 10, 2016
Cobb Galleria Centre

7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Keynote Presentations
5 to 7 p.m. Wine and Cheese Reception

Speakers and Moderators:

Mike Alexander,
Director, Center for Livable Communities, Atlanta Regional Commission

Mayor Mike Bodker,
City of Johns Creek & President, Georgia Municipal Association

Bill Bolling,
Chairman & Senior Advisor, Food Well Alliance

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle,
State of Georgia

Israel Cordero,
Deputy Chief School Leadership, Dallas Independent School District

Roosevelt Council,
Interim GM, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Art Guzzetti,
VP-Policy, American Public Transportation Association (APTA)

Carol Henderson,
Director, Business Incentives Consulting, Cushman & Wakefield Atlanta

Doug Hooker,
Executive Director, ARC

Edward Johnson,

Tad Leithead,
Chairman, Cumberland CID

Craig Lesser,
Managing Partner, Pendleton Group

Irene Munn,
General Counsel and Director of Policy, Lt. Gov. Office

Sam Olens,
Attorney General of Georgia

Michael Paris,
President & CEO, Council for Quality Growth

Keith Parker,
General Manager/CEO, MARTA

Karl Racine,
Attorney General of Washington, D.C.

Maria Saporta,
Contributing Writer, Atlanta Business Chronicle

John Schuerholz,
Vice Chairman, The Atlanta Braves

Sen. Lindsey Tippins,
Ga. State Senate, Chairman, Education Committee

Ron Tober,
APTA Hall of Fame Inductee

Joshua Waller,
Dir. of Policy & Gov't Affairs, GDOT
Many more speakers to be announced!

Brought to you in partnership by:

In collaboration with the Council for Quality Growth and the
Metro Atlanta Community Improvement Districts.

For more information, contact the ARC/RBC summit coordinator and RBC board member,
Slade Gulledge at 770-859-2322 or sgulledge@cobbchamber.org.



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