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Chamber to Host Business Diversity Symposium

Posted November 4, 2013    

Chamber to Host Business Diversity Symposium
Making the Business Case for Diversity and Inclusion
 
COLUMBUS, Ga., Nov. 4, 2013 – The 2013 Business Diversity Symposium will be held on Nov. 6 from 8 a.m. to noon at Green Island Country Club and is hosted by the Greater Columbus Georgia Chamber of Commerce. Joining the Chamber in sponsoring the event are Aflac, Georgia Power, Goodwill Industries of the Southern Rivers, and PMB Broadcasting.
 
This year’s symposium will focus on the theme “Making the Business Case for Diversity and Inclusion”.  Featured speakers include Brenda Mullins, 2nd Vice President, Human Resources and Diversity at Aflac and Douglas Bryant, III, Financial Advisor and Assistant Vice President with the Bryant Houser Group of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management.  Bryant serves on the National Diversity and Inclusion Council for Bank of America/Merrill Lynch.  Guest speakers include Mitch Grossman, Vice President of Operations for Goodwill Industries of the Southern Rivers and Erica Bracey, Business Consultant at the UGA Small Business Development Center.
 
Breakout sessions will allow discussion on Creating an Inclusive & Culturally Competent Workplace and Certifications: A Marketing Strategy for Winning Contracts.  Attendants will also have the opportunity to network with other guests and presenters.
 
“The aim of the Business Diversity Symposium is to highlight diversity in our region and to provide information to our members on how they can benefit from incorporating diversity and inclusion into their business,” said Mike Gaymon, President & CEO Greater Columbus Georgia Chamber of Commerce.
 
Tickets and tables are available for purchase through the Chamber of Commerce. For more information about the Symposium, please visit www.columbusgachamber.com.
 
 
About the Chamber
The Greater Columbus Georgia Chamber of Commerce is an energetic and visionary non-profit membership organization representing more than 1200 businesses. The Chamber’s mission is to promote business success by being the leader in economic and community development in the region. The GCGCOC was the first five-star accredited Chamber in Georgia and has served the local business community since 1845. Find out more about the Chamber at www.columbusgachamber.com.

 

 

 

 

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