Monday

New Member Reception - 11:30 a.m. Gwinnett Chamber John D. Stephens Education Center. New Chamber members are invited to attend this luncheon to learn about Chamber programs and services, benefits of membership and involvement opportunities. Sponsored by Smarter Ideas Inc. For information, contact Angelia Risher at 770-232-1273 or angelia@gwinnettchamber.org.

Tuesday

Gwinnett Technology Forum - 7 to 8:30 a.m. - Scientific Atlanta Auditorium, Busbee Center, Gwinnett Technical College, 5150 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, GA, 30043. Attend the Technology Forum for networking, company presentations and business leads. For information, contact Alicia Krogh at 770-232-8809 or Alicia@gwinnettchamber.org.

Wednesday

Gwinnett Safety Professionals Conference - 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. John D. Stephens Education Center. Join us for the annual Safety Professionals Conference. Members interested in promoting the advancement of safety and accident prevention as well as exchanging ideas in the health, safety and environmental professions are welcome. Contact Delaine Snell for reservations at 770-232-8812 or delaine@gwinnettchamber.org. Guest fees are $65, Safety Professional Organization members are free.

Thursday

Network Gwinnett - 7:30 a.m. Gwinnett Chamber John D. Stephens Education Center. Members interested in serious networking and lead generations are invited to attend this weekly leads group. All attending are encouraged to bring business development leads for other Chamber members. Cost is $5. First time visitors are free. For more information, call 770-232-3000 or visit www.gwinnettchamber.org.

Human Resource Management Association - 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. The 1818 Club. Human resource managers meet on a monthly basis to discuss HR related issues and topics. Call 770-232-3000 or visit www.gwinnettchamber.org for information.

Business After Hours - 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. GHS Resource Center, 665 Duluth Highway 120 Lawrenceville. Join more than 200 Gwinnett Chamber members for an evening of networking. Sponsored by Gwinnett Medical Center. Free to Chamber members, $20 for nonmembers. For directions visit www.gwinnettmedicalcenter.org. Contact Angelia Risher at 770-232-1273 or angelia@gwinnettchamber.org.

Friday

Small Business Academy - 8 to 10 a.m. Duke Weeks Conference Room. A cooperative program with UGA's Small Business Development Center, will bring leading professionals and emerging business owners together during a six-week course designed to prepare entrepreneurs with information resources and techniques to operate a business successfully. The curriculum incorporates marketing, finance, personnel and time management, accounting, taxes, procurement and international trade, and concludes with a graduation and reception. Classes are offered separately and participants completing the series will be awarded a certificate. This session on financing will be held May 20 and June 3, 10, 17, 24. The cost is $50 per session for Chamber members $60 per session for nonmembers. Contact Meghan Beard at 770-232-8816 or Meghan@gwinnettchamber.org.

Network Gwinnett - 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Gwinnett Chamber John D. Stephens Education Center. Members interested in serious networking and lead generation are invited to attend this weekly leads group. All attending are encouraged to bring business development leads for other Chamber members. Cost is $5. First time visitors are free. For more information, call 770-232-3000 or visit www.gwinnettchamber.org.

Small Business Development Breakfast - 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 1818 Club. Join us for "The Art of Raising Capital." Throughout the year, the Chamber offers monthly luncheons, forums and seminars on important issues facing small businesses. Cost is $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers, advanced registration is required. For more information, please contact Meghan Beard at 770-232-8816 or meghan@gwinnettchamber.org

May 24

Education Action Group - 8 a.m. Gwinnett Chamber John D. Stephens Education Center. Members of the business and education communities join together for programs, projects and networking. For more information, contact Gail Macrenaris at 770-232-8803 or gail@gwinnettchamber.org.

May 25

General Membership Meeting - 11:30 a.m. 1818 Club. Join us for the Education Awards. Cost is $35 for members and $45 for nonmembers. For more information, please contact Meghan Beard at 770-232-8816 or meghan@gwinnettchamber.org.

Red Gwinnett - 6:30 to 8 p.m. Gwinnett Chamber John D. Stephens Education Center. Networking in Spanish. Members interested in serious networking and lead generation are invited to attend this weekly leads group. All attending are encouraged to bring business development leads for other Chamber members. There is no cost to attend this event. For more information, call 770-232-3000 or visit www.gwinnettchamber.org.