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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 held at the Paulding County Senior Community Center on the 1st Thursday of each month (excluding January and July) from 11am-1pm.

Power Up Paulding presented by GreyStone Power Corporation is a great way to start your day. There are plenty of opportunities to network, but Power up Paulding offers so much more including an inside look at some of Paulding’s most successful businesses topped off with 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 host location each month. There is NO charge for Paulding Chamber members to attend Power up Paulding. Non-Members are $20 each.

The Empowering Women program presented by Cobb EMC is a program designed to promote and encourage women in executive leadership roles by providing opportunities to share common interest, goals, ideas, and experiences. Please check your weekly and monthly emails for upcoming quarterly meetings.

The Small Business Alliance is a group of diverse business owners who are 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. 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 works closely with the Paulding County School District, Kennesaw State University, Georgia Highlands College, Chattahoochee Technical College and the business community to educate and prepare the future workforce for Paulding County. The Chamber recruits business people to introduce county students to local job opportunities and help them prepare for “the real-world workplace.”

The Paulding Chamber of Commerce F.I.R.M. Alliance is a program that supports Chamber Financial Services, Insurance, Real Estate and Mortgage Members. This program provides like businesses the opportunity to build key relationships with their peers, become a resource for each other, share product information and act as a collective voice adding value to our community by educating, serving and stimulating our local economy while promoting the importance of purchasing these services locally.

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.

Connections Paulding partners with other business organizations quarterly in a joint effort to provide a valuable networking experience. This program allows other organizations, chambers or established networking groups to meet and mingle with our Chamber members to make stronger connections within our business community and the surrounding areas.

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 commitment 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.