Gwinnett Chamber Showcases Keynote Speaker for 2016 Small Business Summit
Radio host and author Jim Beach was the keynote speaker for the 2016 Small Business Summit, which took place 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, at the Infinite Energy Forum. As a result of his belief that anyone can be an entrepreneur when they forget about risk,... Read more
Guide To Gwinnett: Business
Gwinnett County is known for its thriving business climate, fueled by strong governmental and private leadership, a skilled and growing workforce, and an outstanding school system and higher-education options. Home to Fortune 500 companies and small businesses alike, Gwinnett is an expanding hub for technology, bioscience and manufacturing companies.... Read more
CETPA Searching for a Bilingual Chief Executive Officer
CETPA is searching for a full time bilingual (English-Spanish) Chief Executive Officer to advance its mission in providing culturally and linguistically appropriate substance abuse, mental health counseling and prevention services with priority to the Latino community. The successful candidate should the ability to (i) lead, motivate and coordinate the efforts... Read more
AGCO’s Martin Richenhagen Reappointed to President Obama’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa
AGCO Corporation (NYSE: AGCO), a world-leading manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, announced today that Martin Richenhagen, Chairman, President and CEO of AGCO, has been reappointed to the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA). U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker announced earlier today the 23 business... Read more
Developer Chosen for Infinite Energy Center Master Plan Development
The vision for the redevelopment of the 110-acre Infinite Energy Center (IEC) complex took a step forward this week, as the Gwinnett Convention and Visitors Bureau (GCVB) announced Atlanta-based North American Properties has been selected to enter into exclusive negotiations as the lead developer for the private development portion of the IEC... Read more
AGCO Presented at RBC Capital Markets’ Global Industrials Conference
AGCO, Your Agriculture Company, a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and infrastructure, participated in the RBC Capital Markets’ 2016 Global Industrials Conference on Thursday, September 8, 2016. The conference included a presentation by Greg Peterson, AGCO’s Director of Investor Relations. Investors may listen to a webcast of... Read more
Jackson EMC Foundation Awards $67k to Agencies Serving Gwinnett County Residents
The Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors awarded a total $92,275 in grants during their July meeting, including $67,500 to organizations serving Gwinnett County. $15,000 to the Hi-Hope Service Center in Lawrenceville to help fund part-time nursing and nutrition services for 20 developmentally disabled residents from Gwinnett and Barrow... Read more
Wayback Burgers to Open in Buford This Fall
Wayback Burgers, America’s hometown burger joint, serving delicious, 100-percent ground beef burgers, hand-dipped milkshakes and more, today announced its fourth Georgia restaurant, located near the Mall of Georgia at 3264 Buford Drive in Buford, slated to open this fall. Once opened, Wayback Burgers of Buford will add nearly 30... Read more
GCPS Receives $10,000 from Fundraiser Sponsored by Local Company
Vulcan Materials teamed up with the Gwinnett Village Community Improvement District to raise $10,000 to benefit students in the Meadowcreek Cluster. The money—earmarked for Meadowcreek High School, Radloff Middle School, and Meadowcreek Elementary— was raised through the first annual Quarry Crusher Run held at the Beaver Ruin Road quarry... Read more
Masino Promoted to Chief Economic Development Officer
The Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce announced today the promotion of Nick Masino to Chief Economic Development Officer for Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development and Partnership Gwinnett. In this role Masino will continue to oversee the business recruitment and retention efforts for Gwinnett, as well as the implementation of the award... Read more