150+ seek workforce at Gwinnett Chamber Business Expo and Job Fair

The 2015 Gwinnett Chamber Business Expo and Job Fair, presented by Gwinnett Medical Center, will deliver opportunities for more than 150 exhibitors to cultivate new business while giving job seekers a platform to get in front of organizations looking to hire qualified talent. The Business Expo & Job Fair will be held 1 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20 at the Gwinnett Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway in Duluth.

At no cost, professionals can learn from the region's top business experts at the event's complimentary seminars highlighting branding, communication, customer service, employee engagement, leadership, sales and social media.

"The Business Expo & Job Fair does a fantastic job of showcasing the internal collaboration of business, education, and government along with Gwinnett's solid reputation for job creation and business growth," said Randy Dellinger, District Manager at Jackson EMC and 2015 Gwinnett Chamber Board Chair.

Business Expo & Job Fair Schedule:

11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.: General Membership Meeting featuring United States Senator David Perdue (requires additional registration)

1-7 p.m.: Business Expo

1-5 p.m.: Job Fair

1-5 p.m.: Educational Seminars

5-7 p.m.: Business After Hours

"Based on our chamber involvement including the Business Expo, Gwinnett Medical Center associates, prospective vendors and the community can discuss how we can work together on today's business issues," said Phil Wolfe, President & CEO of Gwinnett Medical Center. "This type of engagement – combined with other activities – allows prospective vendors and GMC associates to collaborate on best practices in the evolving healthcare climate."

Concluding the Expo & Job Fair will be the Gwinnett Chamber's largest Business After Hours event of the year, featuring food, entertainment and networking opportunities.