GNFCC Events and Programs
Annual Chairman’s Gala
This FUNdraiser is exactly that - a FUN, festive, black-tie optional event that highlights the Chamber's achievements of the prior year and sets the agenda for the year ahead. It’s a night of great food and entertainment, dancing, and fellowship with your Chamber colleagues. The 44th Annual Chairman's Gala, presented by Northside Hospital, was held Saturday, April 29, 2017 at The Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead. Click HERE for highlights of this year's Gala (photos courtesy of Clark Savage, Clayton CameraCraft Photography.) Contact Debbie Ryals for details on the 2018 event, scheduled for January 27, 2018 at The Hotel at Avalon.
Business After Hours
An informal and fun networking opportunity in a relaxed setting hosted by GNFCC members in their place of business. Locations include some of the hottest restaurants and entertainment venues across greater North Fulton. These events are typically held the second Thursday of each month. Check the GNFCC Calendar of Events for dates and locations. With questions, contact Debbie Ryals.
Held the second Tuesday of each month, this one-hour session gives new members, existing members who are new to their company, or potential members, an introduction to the Chamber and gives an overview of the many services, programs, and benefits of Chamber membership. Make the most your membership in the Greater North Fulton Chamber and attend this free event! With questions, contact Deborah Lanham.
SMALL BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR
Each year the Chamber honors leaders that display a vast knowledge and expertise in their industry and a commitment to the economic prosperity, quality of life and positive reputation of the region.
- Click here to download the Small Business Person of the Year nomination form.
NONPROFIT LEADER OF THE YEAR
GNFCC is also proud to celebrate and support nonprofit leaders in our community for their dedication to the service and welfare of others. The Nonprofit Leader of the Year award was created to honor these individuals for their extraordinary contributions on behalf of their organizations.
- Click here to download the Nonprofit Leader of the Year nomination form.
Eggs & Enterprise Breakfast
Monthly breakfast sessions feature distinguished keynote speakers with timely topics and issues facing the region. From education to economic development, to public policy and political advocacy, this is the place to be to stay on top of the issues and meet the leaders making the decisions, and at the same time, make valuable contacts. Check the GNFCC Calendar of Events for dates and locations. With questions, contact Debbie Ryals.
Executive Lunch Connection
Monthly networking and interactive workshops with educational speakers on timely topics of interest to you and your business. These events are guaranteed to give you knowledge and business leads that you can use. Excellent opportunity to network and gain exposure for your company. For more information, contact Deborah Lanham.
GNFCC Golf Classic
Held each fall, the Chamber’s Annual Golf Classic is just that… a classic. Always a sell-out, the tournament is held at one of the many prestigious golf courses in North Fulton and brings together more than 220 Chamber members and special invited guests for a day of fun and golf competition. The 2017 GNFCC Golf Classic will be held Mon., Sept. 25 at The Golf Club of Georgia. Download sponsorship and registration info HERE. View highlights from the 2016 tourney HERE. With questions, contact Debbie Ryals at 678-397-0556.
Leadership North Fulton
This program is sponsored by the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce. Leadership North Fulton (LNF) identifies and develops leaders by promoting community awareness, instilling civic responsibility and building relationships. This nine-month leadership program selects individuals from businesses and organizations operating in the North Fulton area to provide a challenging environment that develops their leadership efforts. Click HERE for detailed information or contact Olivia Watson.
- Click here to download the LNF nomination form.
North Fulton Business Expo
The 9th Annual North Fulton Business Expo was held on March 10 at the Alpharetta Marriott. It was a huge success featuring over 80+ exhibitors and 800+ attendees. The Expo offers an excellent opportunity to bring companies together to build relationships and showcase those businesses. Educational seminars are conducted throughout the day. Food was provided by our restaurants and caterers. Contact Debbie Ryals for information on the 2018 North Fulton Business Expo.
And CLICK HERE to see photos from the 2017 Business Expo!
ProAlliance Networking Group
This networking group meets every Wednesday at 7:30am in the Chamber offices. Join us for networking in small groups and be prepared to give a 30-second overview of your business. Great way to make new business contacts!
Small Business Consulting
Through a special partnership with the Small Business Development Center of GSU, members can access free, confidential services from a professional business consultant. Help develop and update your business plan, identify sources of capital, analyze financial statements, develop marketing strategies and design and conduct market research at no cost. Appointment required.
TAG North Fulton
The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) & The Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce have joined forces to offer another monthly series, this time, under the banner of “TAG North Fulton.” The motivation behind the initiative was TAG’s growing membership northeast of Atlanta and the desire of our two organizations to work collaboratively to deliver content to the north metro region. These events offer a uniquely intimate setting to network and learn from some of the region’s most influential and strategic thinkers. The TAG North Fulton luncheon is held monthly at Stoney River Steakhouse in Roswell. Members of GNFCC are admitted at the TAG member rate.
TAG North Metro
The North Fulton & Gwinnett Chambers of Commerce have joined forces with the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) to offer this monthly series. This initiative was motivated by the desire of these three organizations to work collaboratively to provide a venue in the North Metro area for persons in the technology industry to network and learn about timely topics. The TAG North Metro luncheon is held monthly at Pampas Steakhouse in Alpharetta and as a member of GNFCC you are admitted at the TAG member rate.
Young Business Professionals (YBP)
Quarterly informal networking opportunity for young professionals or anyone new to their career field, offering an opportunity to network with peers. Connect with the GNFCC YBP here.
Leadership North Fulton
Leadership North Fulton identifies and develops leaders in the North Fulton area by promoting community awareness, instilling civic responsibility, and building relationships. Nominate someone for LNF, or apply yourself!