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Each month, BizConnect will present an in-depth interview with a Chamber member for the purpose of learning about the people behind the company. Each program is approximately 8 minutes long and will showcase small, medium, and large companies.
Showcased businesses will remain online for 30 days, and the video will appear on the Sandy Springs Perimeter Chamber website, the featured company's website, and all social media platforms.
The Ambassadors are a prestigious group of Chamber members who want to volunteer their time to be a more active member within the Chamber as well as within the Sandy Springs/Perimeter business community. The Ambassador’s annual goal is to reinforce the benefits of Chamber membership, increasing members’ knowledge about programs and services of the Sandy Springs/Perimeter Chamber of Commerce, and keeping the channels of communications open between the membership and the Chamber’s Board of Directors. Ambassadors are very important in the day-to-day operation of the Chamber. Ambassadors are liaisons for the Sandy Springs/Perimeter Chambers of Commerce. Their commitment and participation in any Chamber event is critical to the success of the Chamber and is greatly appreciated. For more information and to learn how to get involved view the Ambassador page here.
The Small Business Council was created to promote small businesses in a lucrative direction, encourage the assembly of effective partnerships, and to thrive in the Sandy Springs community. The Council aims to: provide oversight for Small Business committees and programs, develop the structure and outreach for specific small businesses addressing specific target audiences, and to help provide small businesses in Sandy Springs with the tools, training, information, and support that empowers them to succeed.
For more information and to learn how to get involved, view the Small Business Council page here.
The Women's Business Network's goal is to provide a forum for women in business to form relationships with their peers, provide an educational platform, give back to the community and be a source for professional women to be mentored. The Women's Business Network will focus on the areas of Networking, Community, Education and Mentorship. For more information and to learn how to get involved, view the Women's Business Network page here.
The Workforce Development Council aims to collaborate between businesses and local educators to match the needs of the local growing workforce. The Council also provides the “Principal for A Day” program, which allows local business executives to see what goes on inside our classrooms and how his/her company can assist the school on an ongoing bases. For more information and to learn how to get involved view the Workforce Development Council page here.
There are over 300 restaurants in the Sandy Springs community. The needs of restaurants are much different than those of the other businesses. The Restaurant Council aims to assist local restaurants with these needs by creating a group with a stronger voice. Problems include: signage issues, grease problems, safety problems, staying compliant with technology and employee concerns; Restaurant Council members are able to tackle these problems as a group. The Council also aims to brand Sandy Springs as an Eat, Shop, and Stay destination by developing signature local events such as Food That Rocks! and Sandy Springs Restaurant Week. For more information and to learn how to get involved, view the Restaurant Council page here.
The Sandy Springs Young Professionals program is a community-based organization of young professionals in the city of Sandy Springs whose mission is to develop a dynamic and diverse group of peers with a passion for making a difference, a willingness to learn, the desire to build important relationships, and the energy to get involved in the community. Learn more here.
The Executive Roundtable is a group of 8-12 small or medium-sized business owners who meet for monthly breakfasts to come together with an executive of a successful company and share ideas, thoughts, and strategy. This program is an excellent way to stay connected with businesses and to meet other like business leaders. For more information and to learn how to get involved, view the Executive Roundtable page here.
The Membership Committee's objective is to guide the Sandy Springs Perimeter Chamber’s membership recruitment and retention efforts by recommending specific tactics or activities, provide oversight for membership activities and committees, and assist in outreach and recruitment of new members targeted by the Chamber.
The vision of the Health & Well-Being program is to equip you for the Ultimate U. Health & Well-Being aims to offer an array of services and programs that propel U: the individual, the business, the Sandy Springs community, the global community, and beyond! Learn more here.
The Sandy Springs Perimeter Chamber provides networking opportunities to enable Chamber members to connect with other business professionals, expand their businesses, and gain insights. Building relationships within the Sandy Springs business community and enabling businesses to prosper is one of the Chamber's primary objectives. Networking is not merely having lunch or chatting over a glass of wine, it is about exchanging knowledge, creating partnerships and aiding in the success of each other’s business.
Our networking programs are specifically designed and coordinated to maximize your networking opportunities. To ensure all members are able to participate, the Chamber hosts morning, lunch, and evening events. To read more and learn which event best accommodates your schedule, view our array of networking opportunities below.
On the last Friday of each month, Dunwoody Perimeter and Sandy Springs Perimeter Chamber team up for a networking event designed to bridge the business communities! Coffee and Contacts is open to all business professionals in the community and locations vary. We encourage you to come and to invite anyone that may benefit by attending. Enjoy breakfast and a chance to meet potential customers. Be sure to bring plenty of business cards to share with all of your new contacts! To learn more and register for the upcoming Coffee & Contacts, please visit our calendar.
Lunch, we all do it. Since you will be eating anyway, why not get the most you can out of it by expanding your business and building relationships? Networking at Noon is a unique and relaxed networking opportunity in which each guest has a chance to strategically connect with a diverse group of business professionals in the Sandy Springs business community. This is achieved by giving guests 30-seconds to present their business over lunch. Attendees are given the opportunity to meet everyone in attendance, without even leaving their seat. Networking at Noon is the third Thursday of the month (schedules are adjusted for holidays - please see our calendar for the most up-to-date information).
The Small Business council (SBC) is a dedicated group of volunteers whose goal is to provide small businesses in Sandy Springs with the tools, training, information and support that empowers them to succeed and to recognize those that are successful. The SBC is responsible for small business training and education and small business advocacy and recognition. The Small Business Council of Sandy Springs Perimeter has a lot to offer small businesses in the Greater Sandy Springs Perimeter area. It is committed to providing small business leaders and managers with the tools they need to grow and prosper, both personally and professionally.
SBC members are also invited to attend several SBC events throughout the year, which provide great networking opportunities to grow your personal and professional relationships. Join Now!
VISION: The Small Business Council is the premier champion of small businesses in the Sandy Springs / Perimeter area.
MISSION: The Small Business Council's mission is to promote, grow, and develop small businesses by providing tools, information, training, resources, and fostering strategic partnerships designed to stimulate sustained growth, development, and financial success of small businesses in the Sandy Springs / Perimeter area.
Learn, network, and grow with Small Business Council's regular events:
Join your peers for an informative lunch session covering specific small business topics.
Small Business After Hours
Loosen your tie, let down your hair, and make some connections! Our Small Business Happy Hours are a great way to network in a laid-back atmosphere. Events are hosted at SSPC members' locations and take place from 5:00 - 7:00 PM.
Sandy Springs is served by two major limited-access highways, Georgia 400 − which runs north-south − and I-285 − which runs east-west. Major surface streets include Roswell Road (U.S. 19 south of I-285 and Georgia 9 entirely), Hammond Drive, Spalding Drive, Johnson Ferry Road, Abernathy Road, Glenridge Drive, and Dunwoody Club Drive.
Harstfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is located 23 miles from Sandy Springs.
MARTA (Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority)
MARTA provides public transportation via bus and rail service.
Four MARTA rapid rail stations serve Sandy Springs
◾N8 – Medical Center Station – 5711 Peachtree-Dunwoody Road, NE
◾N9 – Dunwoody Station – 1111 Hammond Drive
◾N10 – Sandy Springs Station – 1101 Mount Vernon Highway
◾N11 – North Springs Station – 7010 Peachtree-Dunwoody Road
Enterprise Rent a Car
6189 Roswell Road
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
Hertz Rent a Car
7555 Roswell Road
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
Budget Rent A Car
6590 Roswell Rd NE
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
Cooper Atlanta Tranportation
2711 Peachtree Square
Atlanta, GA 30360
Groups and parties may want to check out the Chattahoochee Trolley, available for weddings, charters and corporate events.
The Sandy Springs Perimeter Chamber
Six Concourse Parkway (King Building)
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
To park, guests can park in the 1 hour parking lot located directly in front of the King building or enter one of the concourse parking garages and park in the non-reserved 2 hour visitor parking.
We invite you to join our many local businesses and organizations of the Sandy Springs Perimeter communities and become a member of the Sandy Springs/Perimeter Chamber of Commerce. Take advantage of the networking, educational programs, issue advocacy and community building activities the Chamber provides.
The Sandy Springs Perimeter Chamber is an extended family of individuals and organizations working together for each other and our community so that we can all thrive, not just survive. Your Chamber membership is both an investment in your own company and in the mission and vision of the Chamber.
Our membership continues to prosper each year and our members continue to renew their memberships because value proposition on their investment. Listed below, are the most-often mentioned benefits of a SSPC membership:
On behalf of the of the Sandy Springs Perimeter Chamber, thank you for your interest in Sandy Springs! Whether your company is part of the Fortune 500, a mom-and-pop cafe, or something in between, our city offers a dynamic environment for growth and prosperity. Due to its convenient central location, diverse and educated workforce, and supportive local government, the Sandy Springs/Perimeter area is regularly recognized as one of the best places in the country to conduct business.
Sandy Springs is a desirable place for working because it is a wonderful place to live. The city has a wide variety of housing options to offer its residents who want a short commute and a high lifestyle - everything from established, traditional neighborhoods to state-of-the art apartments to beautiful townhomes. Sandy Springs offers an array of parks so its workers and residents can get outside and enjoy the beauty of Sandy Springs' forests and the majestic Chattahoochee River that defines a large part of our city limits. Finally, anything that you can't find in Sandy Springs is only a short drive or MARTA ride away, such as the nightlife of Buckhead, professional sports at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Phillips Arena and SunTrust Park, or the high-rises of Midtown and Downtown.
2018 will prove to be the most exciting year ever in Sandy Springs with the opening of City Springs, the new heart of the City's civic and cultural life. This $200 million development, years in the making, will boast a world-class 1100-seat performing arts center, a gleaming multi-use City Hall, a 3-acre park, and over 20,000 sf of restaurant and retail space. For businesses, the development provides a variety of unique rental space options for meetings and entertaining customers and employees. City Springs will define Sandy Springs for generations to come and provide us even more options for enjoying our great city.
There is no better time to be a member of the Sandy Springs Perimeter Chamber. The Chamber is a strong and respected voice for the business community with our local and state government on issues that impact all of us. It is active in in promoting and cultivating entrepreneurship and workforce development, as evidenced by the recently opened and Chamber-supported Sandy Springs Innovation Center. The Chamber hosts an expansive mix of events, from informal social gatherings to educational seminars to lunches with influential guest speakers providing our members unrivaled networking opportunities with fellow members, prospective customers and community leaders.
If you’re not already a Chamber member, we strongly encourage and invite you to join the SSPC. Visit our website at www.sandyspringsperimeterchamber .com to learn more about our upcoming events and programs and how you can join our great organization. We look forward to meeting you.
The Chamber greatly appreciates its members and sponsors and works hard every day to provide a significant return on your investment. We look forward to a fun and prosperous year for all!
2018 Chairman of the Board
Sandy Springs Perimeter Chamber
The Sandy Springs Perimeter Chamber is happy to hold Ribbon Cutting/Grand Opening ceremonies for New Businesses that join the Chamber!