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.
DID YOU KNOW?
Gwinnett has more than 26,000 businesses!
County and City Leadership Focused on Economic Growth
The county’s government and business leaders are committed to ensuring economic growth and high quality job opportunities for residents, and seek to make Gwinnett County a leader in investment and job creation in the metro area. Coupled with the efforts of 16 municipalities, Gwinnett is a visionary community focused on quality of life and a strong economy.
Community Improvement Districts
Gwinnett now has five Community Improvement Districts (CID) — Evermore, Gwinnett Village, Gwinnett Place, Lilburn and Sugarloaf . CIDs are created to improve business development opportunities and enhance property values by developing and promoting coordinated transportation and community character improvements to benefit property owners, business owners, and residents in their specific district. Essentially, property owners in a defined area voluntarily tax themselves in order to fund improvements within the district’s boundaries.
The Gwinnett County Chamber of Commerce
The Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce serves the business community as the areas largest business advocacy organization, working to strengthen existing businesses, facilitate the growth of quality job opportunities, and enrich the community’s quality of life. The chamber provides services, programs and networking opportunities to more than 2,000 members while also advancing economic development in
Partnership Gwinnett, a community and economic development initiative, is a public-private effort dedicated to bringing new jobs and capital investment to Gwinnett County. As the county’s economic development arm, Partnership Gwinnett is supported by over one hundred companies, municipalities, Gwinnett County Government, K-12 and higher education systems.
The initiative works to recruit and expand targeted industries which include technology, health sciences and services, advanced manufacturing, supply chain management, and the corporate headquarters sector.
Business & Networking Organizations
There is a wealth of information and resources available to business people in Gwinnett. One of the most valuable ways to grow your business is to meet, talk and network with other business owners and managers. We’ve gathered a list of some of the most active groups in the area that can provide
Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce
Buford Business Alliance
Dacula Business Association
Duluth Merchants Association
Greater Eastside Chamber of Commerce
Gwinnett Association of Business Entrepreneurs
Gwinnett Young Professionals
Gwinnett Leadership Organization for Women
Johns Creek Chamber
Lawrenceville Trade Association
Lilburn Business Association
North Georgia Business Connection
Peachtree Corners Business Association
Snellville Commerce Club
Southwest Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce
Sugar Hill Business Alliance
Suwanee Business Alliance