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The Cobb Chamber will host the 2022 Economic Development Summit, presented by Frenik Marketing Group, on Wednesday, October 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cobb Galleria Centre. This summit brings together state and local leaders to cover the latest trends and advancements in logistics, workforce development, international trade, and transportation impacting Cobb County and the surrounding region.

A number of speakers will be present at the luncheon summit, including:

  • Commissioner Pat Wilson, Georgia Department of Economic Development
  • Chancellor Sonny Perdue, University System of Georgia
  • Commissioner Greg Dozier, Technical College System of Georgia
  • Stacy B. Watson, Director of Economic & Industrial Development, Georgia Ports Authority
  • Chris Green, Director of Economic Development, University System of Georgia
  • Kim Menefee, Executive Director, Cumberland CID
  • Tracy Styf, Executive Director, Town Center CID
  • Caroline Whaley, Executive Director, Gateway Marietta CID

Additional speakers are in the process of being confirmed.

Registration is now open at https://bit.ly/3AdY9Ak. Tickets are $60 for Cobb Chamber members and $100 for non-members. The Economic Development Summit is presented by Presenting Sponsor, Frenik Marketing Group; Lunch Sponsor, Comcast; Gold Sponsors, Cobb EMC, Croy Engineering, Cumberland Community Improvement District, Cushman & Wakefield, Georgia Power, Kennesaw State University, Smith and Howard, Taylor English, Taylor English Decisions, and Town Center Community Improvement District; and Silver Sponsors, Bank of America, CERM | Corporate Environmental Risk Management, Council for Quality Growth, Deloitte, Gateway Marietta Community Improvement District, Genuine Parts Company, and Verizon.