Committees & Councils
The Sandy Springs Perimeter Chamber welcomes and encourages its members to actively participate in various activities of the organization. Whether your interested in building businesses, affecting transportation issies, or influencing youth in the Sandy Springs Perimeter area, SSPC committees allow members to support issues they're passionate about while developing leadership skills. Descriptions of our many committees are listed below. Committee meeting information available upon request.
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.
Small Business Council
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.
Women’s Business Network
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.
Sandy Springs Young Professionals
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.
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.
The mission of the Restaurant Council is to promote and market the Sandy Springs Restaurants to both residents and visitors for awareness of Sandy Springs as a destination city for fine dining.There are over 300 restaurants in the Sandy Springs community. Their needs are unique to those of the other businesses, so together as a group they have a greater voice. Restaurants have signage issues, grease problems, safety problems, staying compliant with technology and employee concerns, together as a Restaurant Council they are able to overcome these issues. Also, this is a great way to brand Sandy Springs as an eat, shop, and stay destination.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee
Diversity and inclusion are a company’s mission, strategies, and practices to support a diverse workplace that incorporates a variety of perspectives, backgrounds and experiences that improves decision-making and leverages the positive impacts of diversity for a competitive business advantage. The top diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) priority is the recruitment, retention and support of diverse employees including race, color, religion, sex/gender, national origin, age and sexual orientation.
Recruiting and employing from a diverse pool of candidates means a more successful and collaborative workforce. A diverse and inclusive workplace improves retention and helps businesses avoid employee turnover costs and fosters a more creative and innovative team and working environment.