The 2011 Gwinnett Chamber Business Expo & Job Fair offers opportunities for more than 200 exhibitors to generate new business and job seekers to approach companies with openings on Thursday, Aug. 18, at the Convention Center at Gwinnett Center from noon to 5 p.m.
The Business EXPO and Job Fair follows a chamber General Membership Luncheon featuring Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens as the speaker.
A new attraction at the Expo this year is a silent auction presented by Delta Community Credit Union. The silent auction requires potential bidders to scavenge for ‘credits’ to use to bid on items by visiting booths. No money is required to participate in the silent auction.
Prizes include a Gwinnett Braves Suite for 20 people including snacks, an overnight stay at Lake Lanier Legacy Lodge & Conference Center, a pair of Georgia Force football lower level sideline season tickets, a Micro II portable music station for iPod and/or iPhone, a flip video, Stars and Strikes Family Entertainment Family Fun Packs, a golf foursome at The River Club, and more.
The schedule for the Expo and Job Fair follows:
- 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.: General Membership Meeting
- Noon-5 p.m.: Business Expo
- Noon-5 p.m.: Job Fair
- Noon-4:30: p.m.: Silent Auction
- 1:15-3:20 p.m.: Free Educational Seminars
- 5-7 p.m.: Business After Hours
Gwinnett Medical Center, which has campuses in Lawrenceville and Duluth, is the presenting sponsor for the Business Expo and Job Fair.
Attendance is free of charge, but registration is required to attend the Job Fair. To register for the Job Fair and for more information on the Expo, visit www.gwinnettbusinessexpo.com.
Advance registration is required for the General Membership Meeting. The cost is $45 for members and $55 for non-members. To register, visit www.gwinnettchamber.org/events.