Monday, May 20, 2013
More than 150 local businesses showcased their products and services Thursday at the Cobb Chamber Business-to-Business Expo.
More than 150 local businesses had to opportunity to showcase their products and services Thursday at the Cobb Chamber Business-to-Business Expo. The free event attracted thousands of attendees at the Cobb Galleria Centre right here in the Smyrna-Vinings area. Cobb Chamber Chairman Greg Morgan said this year's expo has been the largest one the chamber has ever held. Exhibitors included Keep it in Cobb, which encourages residents to buy local, and business associations from across the county.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Thursday's event starts at 3 p.m. at the Cobb Galleria Centre.
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. on Thursday 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.
Monday, March 11, 2013
Sharon Mason has been promoted from a membership vice president.
Monday, March 11
Sharon Mason of East Cobb is the new chief operating officer of the Cobb Chamber of Commerce. Mason, who had been a vice president for membership, is now second in command at the chamber, which has 35 employees and represents more than 2,600 business in Cobb. For the moment, Mason is working with the United 4 Kids campaign that is advocating passage of the March 19 Cobb Education SPLOST. In a profile last week in The Marietta Daily Journal, she talked about the connection between business and education. She and her family live in the Timber Ridge Elementary School area.
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 …
Monday, February 18, 2013
The March 3 event is open to all military members, Department of Defense civilians and dependents.
Monday, February 18
From a press release via the Cobb Chamber of Commerce: On March 3, Dobbins Air Reserve Base will host a free job, education and veteran benefit fair open to all military members, Department of Defense civilians and dependents. The 94th Airlift Wing Human Resource and Development Council is partnering with the Community Action Information Board, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, the 94th AW Education and Training Office, and several Fortune 500 companies to aid Dobbins personnel and their families achieve success in their careers and education. “Dobbins Air Reserve Base is dedicated to our military members and their families,” said Maj. Brande Newsome, 2013 Fair coordinator. “By partnering with us on this 2013 Fair, many agencies …
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.
Sunday, January 13, 2013
The commission chairman will speak at a Cobb Chamber breakfast Monday morning.
Monday, January 7, 2013
The commission chairman will speak at a Cobb Chamber breakfast next Monday.
Monday, January 7
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. …
Saturday, December 15, 2012
The Center for Family Resources received a donation this week from the Cobb Chamber-affiliated group.
Saturday, December 15, 2012
On Thursday, Jason Sleeman, 2012 Chairman of the Cobb Young Professionals presented a charitable donation to The Center for Family Resources (CFR) at the networking group’s holiday social at the Arena Tavern in Kennesaw. The donation was raised during the Cobb Young Professionals Fall Golf Tournament. “It’s easy to recognize the value that an organization like The Center for Family Resources provides for our community. I know our donation will further enhance CFR’s programs that truly empower Cobb’s families in need,” said Adam Emrich, of Georgia Power. As part of the winning tournament foursome, Emrich and his teammates chose to donate the tournament’s proceeds to The Center for Family Resources. Cobb Young Professionals is a group …
Thursday, November 15, 2012
The Cobb Chamber's East Area Council honored the longtime civic and education activist Wednesday.
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Thursday, November 15, 2012
The Cobb Chamber of Commerce named Karen Hallacy the 2012 East Cobb Citizen of the Year at the East Cobb Area Council breakfast meeting at Indian Hills Country Club on Wednesday, Nov. 14. Hallacy has been a tireless volunteer and resident in the East Cobb community since her children started school in the area more than 10 years ago. A parent in the Walton High School district, she is known in the community as an advocate for local students and public education. Hallacy was nominated by former Cobb Commission Chairman and current Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens for her passion for helping the community through her involvement, especially in the Parent Teacher Association at the local, council and state levels. “Karen Hallacy is someone…