Business Expo now at Lanier Technical College

NEW VENUE – Lanier Technical College
Chamber Business Expo is February 21

Over 60 Exhibitors – Annual Business Luncheon – Taste of Gainesville

The Greater Hall Chamber’s Business EXPO presented by MegaPrint on Thursday, February 21 will be held at the new LANIER TECHNICAL COLLEGE Ramsey Conference Center from 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm.  Lanier Tech’s new campus is located off I-985 at 2535 Lanier Tech Drive, Gainesville, GA 30507.  Entrance to the campus is located at the traffic light on I-985 with RaceTrac gas station.  Link here for MAP / Lanier Tech.

The event features the Annual Business Luncheon (11:30 am – 1:00 pm), over 60 interactive exhibits and A Taste of Gainesville at Business After Hours (4:00 pm – 6:00 pm).  FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!  No Admission Fee and FREE Shuttle Service!


Learn tips for business growth and development from entrepreneur Amanda Wilbanks, founder & CEO of Gainesville’s own Southern Baked Pie. Amanda is keynote speaker at the Business Luncheon presented by Delta Community Credit Union on Thursday, February 21 from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm at Lanier Technical College.  Headquartered in Gainesville with three retail bakery locations, Amanda’s savvy marketing techniques have led to online alliances with retail powerhouses such as Dean & Deluca, Garden & Gun Mercantile and Williams-Sonoma. She’s a frequent guest lecturer and a cookbook author. Come hear Amanda’s keys to success.  $15 Chamber Members; $25 Non-members.  Reservations required.  Space Limited.  Lunch reservations and Business EXPO exhibit info:  Mandy Lathem, 770-532-6206 x 115. Email  Reservations Online:  Business Lunch Reservations

1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Free & Open to the Public

  • 60 + Exhibitors (Limited Exhibit Space Available)
  • Business-to-Business Networking
  • Prizes and Giveaways
  • No Entry Fee
  • Free Shuttle Service


Door prizes will be MANY and drawings will occur throughout the day.  Here’s a few:

Chicopee Woods Golf Course – Free Foursome ($180 Value)

Delta Community Credit Union – Gift Card ($50 Value)

Georgia Mountain Food Bank – Hand Painted UGA Popcorn Bowl & Voucher for a Ticket to the 2019 Empty Bowl Lunch ($100 Value)

Humane Society of Northeast Georgia – 2 Tickets to the 10th Annual Art with Heart Auction ($100 value)

Key Storage – Gift Card to Crossroads Grille ($50 Value)

Lanier Islands – One Night Stay with Breakfast for Two

Lanier Tent Rentals – Gift Certificate ($100 Value)

Longstreet Clinic – Golf Umbrella ($40 Value)

Oakwood Occasions (Encore Elite Events) – Gift Certificate ($100 Value)

SCR Consulting Services, LLC – Amazon Gift Card ($50 Value)

The Arts Council – 2 Tickets to the Robin Williams Tribute Show by impressionist David Born ($57.68 Value)

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
$5 Entry

Join Chamber members and friends for great food, drink and networking.  Participating restaurants that will be serving specialty menu items include:

  • 2 Dog Restaurant
  • Chicken Salad Chick
  • Fajitas Mexican Restaurant
  • Gainesville Seafood Market
  • Mountain Fresh Creamery
  • Panera Bread
  • RLM Affairs
  • Sliced


TITLE:  MegaPrint & Signs
LUNCHEON:  Delta Community Credit Union
GOLD:  Milton Martin Honda, Alliant Health Plans, Lanier Tent Rental, Oakwood Occasions
SILVER: SCR Consulting Services, Spectrum Enterprise, Lanier Technical College

For more information on Business Expo 2019 exhibit space or sponsorships, contact Mandy Lathem, 770-532-6206 x 115. Email