Gwinnett Young Professionals Program Inspires Millennials to Live, Work, Play and Stay in Gwinnett
Gwinnett Chamber to Unveil Newest Program at Launch Party
After an extensive study of more than 25 Chamber young professional programs across the country, the Gwinnett Chamber is proud to announce the unveiling of its newly revamped Gwinnett Young Professionals program at the Young Professionals Launch Party on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Eagle Rock Distributing Company in Norcross.
The Gwinnett Young Professionals is a personal and professional development program led by Chamber in partnership with Georgia Gwinnett College that encourages young business people to develop and enhance leadership skills, exchange ideas, share common interests, learn more about the area’s business community and engage in the community’s future. The Gwinnett Young Professionals group targets individuals who are ages 21 to 35.
“We are delighted to offer a multi-faceted program for young professionals,” said Gwinnett Chamber President & CEO Dr. Dan Kaufman. “One of our goals at the Chamber is to attract and retain young professionals in the Gwinnett community. We envision this program as an important way to help young professionals develop both personally and professionally as they prepare themselves for leadership positions in business and in the community.”
Gwinnett Young Professionals seeks to be a primary resource for young professionals by providing diverse opportunities for professional development while inspiring them to Live, Work, Play and Stay in the Gwinnett community. Program opportunities include professional development, community involvement, social connections and the opportunity to participate in the Gwinnett Young Professional Leadership Institute.
“By 2020, Millennials will comprise 50 percent of the United States workforce,” said Sean George, Manager of Membership Services at the Gwinnett Chamber and program manager of Gwinnett Young Professionals. “Our mission is to attract Millennials to the Chamber when they first enter the workforce and engage and empower them through community, professional and social opportunities.”
For more information on Gwinnett Young Professionals or the Launch Party, visit GwinnettYoungProfessionals.com.
About the Gwinnett Chamber
The Gwinnett Chamber serves as the voice for businesses, facilitating quality job growth opportunities while enhancing the community’s vitality and quality of life. The Chamber offers the metro Atlanta business community a wealth of growth opportunity by collaborating with regional partners to drive economic and community development initiatives throughout Georgia. Through its fundamental objectives to help create quality jobs and wealth, strengthen the community, and grow business, the Chamber serves more than 2,000 member companies in metro Atlanta while delivering innovative programs to connect businesses locally, regionally and globally.