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We have over 20 upcoming events that you are sure to enjoy.  Scroll down to see our Plant Tours, Networking, and Educational sessions for this month and v isit our website to REGISTER TODAY!  

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Veterans Business Resource Group Lunch & Learn - November 17 - Atlanta

Join us for complimentary lunch and a presentation from Mr. Joe Palmeri,  President of The Coca-Cola Company's Veterans Business Resource Group.  Mr. Palmeri will focus on key learning tips for establishing and running a business resource group (BRG). This event is part of the Veterans Transition Support Task Force that is sponsored by APICS Atlanta and the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance.   You are welcome to stay and tour VEO after the presentation.

ZF Industries Plant Tour - November 28 - Gainesville
(2 Plant Tours - Morning)

Plant 1: This is the site for 3 of ZF's divisions producing axle drives & steering components for passenger cars and heavy commercial vehicles.
Plant 2: Originally designed to produce gear boxes for wind turbines, they now also produce axles and transmissions for the construction, bus, and rail industry.

LinkedIn Lunch & Learn - November 30 - Atlanta  (Cobb Galleria Area)

Are you ready for the "NEW" LinkedIn and the changes to the desktop and mobile app? Bring your laptops and cell phones for this hands-on workshop with "The LinkedIn Guy", Gregg Burkhalter, and learn what makes a strong LinkedIn profile for your brand and business.

Networking Events - Alpharetta, Atlanta, Gainesville, Suwanee

These monthly sessions help GMA service providers and manufacturers connect and expand their referral network.  Only one professional per business category is allowed which makes you the "go to" person for your industry.

Altech Panel Systems Plant Tour - December 6 - Cartersville

See the entire engineering, fabrication and manufacturing process for the patented Accu-Trac aluminum composite wall panel systems.  Altech's composite wall panel systems utilize materials produced by world class manufacturers such as Alpolic, Reynobond, Alucobond and Larson. 

Georgia Port Authority Tour - December 12 - Garden City

This tour will give you an insider's look at the  Georgia Ports Authority  Garden City Terminal.  It is the fourth-busiest container port in the United States and provides access to 44% of U.S. consumers in 2-3 days. At 1,200 acres, it's North America's busiest single-terminal container facility.  

International Manufacturing Lunch & Learn
December 14 - Alpharetta

Wondering how to start planning your international opportunities? Coordinating a product launch or outreach effort?  Ready to jump start in-country distributors and maximize existing global activity? Join Joanne Sanders, GMA's international liaison to discuss best practices, common pitfalls, and local resources to help you expand your global efforts. 

7 Secrets to Successful Selling - December 19 - Duluth

Steve Hillis, past president of Beaulieu Carpets and now Senior Consultant with FMI, will share his trade secrets in this 2-hour sales and marketing workshop.  Key topics include: 1. Motivating your Team 2. Moving from Bureaucracy to Empowerment  3. How to Build Motivational Accountability, Loyalty and Reduce Turnover.  Start 2018 with a sales & marketing plan that will lead your business to success!

Bar-B-Que & Bowling Party - December 27 - Dacula
GMA Members & Families 

Unwind and relax at our after-Christmas party at Stars & Strikes.  Only $5 per person for a night of action-packed bowling and entertainment for the whole family!  Enjoy great fellowship  with other GMA Members and a delicious Bar-B-Que buffet

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