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The Georgia Power Luncheon is the Paulding Chamber of Commerce’s monthly Membership Luncheon. Held at the Paulding County Senior Community Center on the 1st Thursday of each month (excluding January and July) from 11am-1pm, the Georgia Power Luncheon is our largest monthly gathering. Participants at the monthly Georgia Power Luncheons are treated to an incredible lunch catered by Atlanta’s Finest Catering, endless networking opportunities, an entertaining and enlightening program featuring high profile keynote speakers with relevant topics and a mini Business Expo showcasing our monthly Sponsor and 15 local businesses. The cost is $20 for members and $25 for non-members in advance. Please RSVP for this event.

Power up Paulding presented by GreyStone Power Corporation is a great way to start your day. Held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 8am-9am, Power up Paulding is far more than just another networking group. Sure, there are plenty of opportunities to network, but Power up Paulding offers so much more including guided tours of some of Paulding’s biggest and best industries, a delicious free breakfast and a chance to walk away with $100 cash in our Power drawing. Please check your weekly and monthly emails for the featured host Industry location of the month. There is no charge for Paulding Chamber members to attend Power up Paulding. Guests are $20 each.

The Lunch & Learn program sponsored by Synovus is a series of 2 hour learning sessions that are held quarterly in the Hal & Becky Echols room downstairs at YOUR Paulding Chamber of Commerce. The name says it all. The Lunch & Learn features a delicious free lunch compliments of Synovus and timely and educational information taught by experts in their field. The educational takeaways are designed to help your business grow and to help you and your business perform with maximum efficiency. The Lunch & Learn is free for Chamber members, but you must RSVP. Please check your weekly and monthly emails for upcoming dates and topics.

The Empowering Women program presented by Cobb EMC is a program designed to foster and support professional relationships among women in Paulding County. This quarterly program provides opportunities to empower, educate and enrich women leaders so that they can achieve their full potential. Please check your weekly and monthly emails for upcoming quarterly programs. The annual Empowering Women Conference is May 15, 2018.

The Small Business Alliance is a group of diverse business owners who meet on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 9:00am at the Paulding Chamber of Commerce. The Small Business Alliance is committed to creating a CEO sanctuary embodied by mutual trust, loyalty, and feedback. Participants freely share their expertise to enable other members to nurture the growth of their entrepreneurial spirt through advice, accountability, education, support and solutions, leading to individual and joint success.

The Paulding Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs Committee sponsored by AT&T is the voice of business in Paulding County. They meet on the 4th Monday of the month at 9:00am. Working at the local, state and federal level, the Chamber works for business advancement by building relationships with local officials, legislators and congressmen. Our focus on regional issues like water and transportation will positively impact our community long into its future. The committee establishes a State and Federal Legislative Agenda each year and organizes a Washington Fly-In for its members to visit with Federal Officials on issues affecting business in Paulding County.

The Workforce Development Committee meets the 1st Tuesday of the month at 8:00am. The Chamber recruits business people to introduce county students to local job opportunities and help them prepare for “the real-world workplace.” This Committee works closely with the Paulding County School District, Kennesaw State University, Georgia Highlands College and Chattahoochee Technical College to educate and prepare the future workforce for Paulding County.

The Paulding Chamber of Commerce Insurance Alliance is an organization that supports local Insurance Service Companies by providing these agents an opportunity to network, provide resources, share product information and act as a collective voice for improving and educating local citizens to purchase insurance locally. The Insurance Alliance meets on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 3:30pm.

The Paulding Chamber of Commerce Ambassador program consists of committed members who have a good understanding of the benefits and services available to our members. The Ambassadors assist with promoting the advantages of being a member of the Chamber of Commerce to the business community and they assist us with welcoming our new members. This select group of 25 are chosen based on their commitment and volunteerism to the Chamber. The Ambassador Committee meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at noon.

Connections Paulding provides a quarterly event with other business organizations in surrounding communities to add value to your business. Relationships are important for growing your business and this unique opportunity is designed to connect you with others that can be an asset to help you meet your business growth goals. Come meet and mingle for stronger connections.

Leadership Paulding's purpose is to provide emerging leaders with a greater awareness of and participation in community issues, needs, services and resources. The program accepts 20-30 individuals each year who have been identified as leaders possessing a sincere comm itment to making our community a better place in which to live and work. Monthly meetings cover various aspects of Paulding County from education to economic development.