Industry Appreciation 2015

The Greater Hall Chamber’s 7th Annual Industry Appreciation Luncheon is Tuesday, November 17 at 11:30 a.m. at the Chattahoochee Country Club. The Industry Appreciation program is presented by Lanier Technical College and includes awards honoring area existing industries.

Dozens of area industries were nominated for the awards based on economic impact, corporate responsibility, and workforce excellence. Awards will be presented in three categories based on number of employees (large, medium, small). 2014 Industry of the Year Award Recipients included Aerocom Systems Inc. (1-50 Employees); SYFAN Logistics, Inc. (51-200 Employees); King’s Hawaiian (201+ Employees); Marel Stork (Employer Recognition); Cargill, Inc. (Corporate Citizen Recognition); KIK Custom Products (Environmental Steward Recognition); Tatsumi Intermodal USA, Inc. (Safety Recognition).

SPEAKER: Jackie Rohosky, Technical College System of Georgia assistant commissioner of economic development programs and head of Quick Start, will be guest speaker at the luncheon on November 17. Quick Start is Georgia’s internationally acclaimed economic development program that provides customized workforce training at no cost to qualified new, expanding and existing businesses in Georgia. Since 1967, Quick Start has trained more than 877,000 employees through 6,000 projects with a broad range of industries.

SPONSORS: The Industry Appreciation Luncheon and Program is presented by Lanier Technical College. Gold sponsors include Merial, Rushton & Company and Liberty Utilities. Silver sponsors are AT&T, Georgia Power, Jackson EMC, King’s Hawaiian, Spherion Professional Recruiting and SYFAN Logistics, Inc.

RESERVATIONS: Industry Appreciation Luncheon: $35 Chamber Members; $50 guests. Limited Table sponsorships are available, $400 (seats 8). Reservations: Amanda Lewis, 770-532-6206 x 111. Email: