Looking for Work? Head to Gwinnett Job Fair on Thursday

Peachtree Corners Patch and other Gwinnett Patch community news sites will be on hand at the Gwinnett Chamber Business Expo & Job Fair on Thursday, Aug. 23.

The Expo will showcase 150 exhibitors following a Chamber General Membership Luncheon featuring Gov. Nathan Deal, according to a press release issued by the chamber.

Human Resource professionals from Gwinnett companies that are currently hiring will be available to meet with job seekers in the Job Fair.

Peachtree Corners and other Patch community news sites in Gwinnett County will be participating in the 2012 Gwinnett Chamber Business Expo & Job Fair from noon to 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, at in Duluth.   

Learn about advertising opportunities, meet local editors, and sign up for email newsletters at the Patch booth.

Gwinnett Medical Center is the presenting sponsor for the event.

Here is a schedule of activities:

  • 11 a.m.-1 p.m.: General Membership Meeting featuring Gov. Nathan Deal
  • Noon-5 p.m.: Business Expo
  • Noon-5 p.m.: Job Fair
  • Noon-4:30: p.m.: Silent Auction
  • 1:15 p.m.-2:30 p.m.: Free Educational Seminars
  • 5 p.m.-7 p.m.: Business After Hours

Delta Community Credit Union is sponsoring a silent auction. Attendees earn credits to bid on items in the silent auction by visiting exhibitor booths.  

Prizes include win a Gwinnett Braves suite with 20 tickets, an iPod nano with a Nike Plus running chip, Georgia Force season tickets, “Sesame Street Live” and “War Horse” tickets, Lake Lanier Canopy Tours (zip lines), a River Club golf foursome with lunch, and more.

Attendance to the Expo and Job Fair is free, but registration is required to attend the Job Fair. To register for the Job Fair and for more information on the Expo, visit www.gwinnettexpo.com.

Wallflower August 23, 2012 at 12:43 PM
This is happening today. Was there a previous announcement for this?
Judy Putnam August 23, 2012 at 04:51 PM
Yes Karen. The story posted yesterday and the event was also listed on the calendar.


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