Event Details

The best way to advocate for you, your family, and your business is to be engaged. That is why the DeKalb and Dunwoody Perimeter Chambers invite you to join us for our 2022 Legislative Preview Forum.


Elected Officials will provide details about what the local and business community can expect for the 2022 Legislative Session.


As this is a virtual event you will have the opportunity to ask your questions during registration and also during the actual event.


*All speakers and topics subject to change based on availability and scheduling.



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Agenda

10 AM - 10:05 AM
Welcome
Join us as we provide an overview of this event and provide a brief 'how-to' of the technology.
10:05 AM - 10:30 AM
Keynote
In the wake of the pandemic, poor infrastructure has struggled to keep up with a sharp increase in consumer demand – resulting in added costs for businesses and delays for consumers. The Uni...
In the wake of the pandemic, poor infrastructure has struggled to keep up with a sharp increase in consumer demand – resulting in added costs for businesses and delays for consumers. The United States ranks 13th globally in terms of the quality of our infrastructure, and the American Society of Civil Engineers gave the condition of our infrastructure a C-. As the economy continues its strong recovery, President Biden and the Congress are seizing this historic moment to Build Back Better: improving infrastructure in every state in the union, growing the economy and helping Americans get back to work, while advancing justice and opportunity for all.
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10:35 AM - 10:45 AM
Meet Your Senators & Representatives
It's important to know who your representation includes as well as their interests.
10:45 AM - 12 PM
Breakout Sessions
Transportation & Infrastructure - We know that there are three main challenges - congestion, sprawl and cost - their complexity require strategy and creativity.Health & Wellness - The pandem...
Transportation & Infrastructure - We know that there are three main challenges - congestion, sprawl and cost - their complexity require strategy and creativity.

Health & Wellness - The pandemic continues, making health and wellness a hot topic not only at the dinner table - but for government as well.

Economic & Workforce Development - Growing skills and developing tools success are vital to the future of our economy, learn how elected officials are engaged in the conversation.
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12:05 PM - 12:10 PM
Closing Remarks
Join us for a brief overview of conversations and where we go from here.
12:10 PM - 12:30 PM
Speed Networking
Wrap up by connecting with other guests 1:1 via speed networking. It’s one of the best parts of a Hopin event!

Speakers

  • Tonya Anderson (Senator at 43rd District • Democrat)

    Tonya Anderson

    Senator at 43rd District • Democrat

    https://www.legis.ga.gov/members/senate

    Enthusiastic, strong, motivated, visionary are just a few powerful words to describe Senator Tonya P. Anderson. Sen. Anderson was first elected to the Georgia State Senate to represent Georgia’s 43rd Senate District in 2016. Her district includes parts of DeKalb, Rockdale, and Newton counties.

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  • Frankie Atwater (President & CEO of DeKalb Chamber of Commerce)

    Frankie Atwater

    President & CEO of DeKalb Chamber of Commerce

    https://www.dekalbchamber.org/

    Develops well-conceived strategies, leverages well established networks, and cultivates executive-level relationships to achieve and advance each organizations goals and directives.

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  • Becky Evans (Representative at 83rd District • Democrat)

    Becky Evans

    Representative at 83rd District • Democrat

    https://www.legis.ga.gov/members/house/4946?session=1029

    Becky Evans serves as the state representative for House District 83, which includes portions of DeKalb County.

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  • Kim Jackson (Senator at 41st District • Democrat)

    Kim Jackson

    Senator at 41st District • Democrat

    https://www.legis.ga.gov/members/senate/4981?session=1030

    Senator Kim Jackson, a Democrat, was elected to serve
    as the Senator for Georgia’s 41st Senate District in November of 2020. After calling Georgia home for over a
    decade, Senator Jackson represents portions of Gwinnett and DeKalb counties in the Georgia Senate

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  • Hank Johnson (Congressman for Georgia's 4th District at House)

    Hank Johnson

    Congressman for Georgia's 4th District at House

    https://hankjohnson.house.gov/

    In his eighth term in the U.S. House of Representatives from Georgia’s Fourth Congressional District – which encompasses parts of DeKalb, Gwinnett and Newton counties and all of Rockdale County – Congressman Hank Johnson has distinguished himself as a substantive, effective lawmaker and a leading national progressive voice. Named one of the most effective Democrats in Congress by a University of Virginia and University of Vanderbilt study, Rep. Johnson has proven his ability to get things done.

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  • Emanuel Jones (Senator at 10th District • Democrat)

    Emanuel Jones

    Senator at 10th District • Democrat

    https://www.legis.ga.gov/members/senate/28?session=1029

    Senator Emanuel Jones, a Democrat, was first elected to the Georgia Senate from Georgia's 10th District in 2004. Senator Jones represents Southwest DeKalb and Henry County. He is the current Chairman of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Advisory Council and formerly served as Chairman of the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus for two consecutive legislative sessions.

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  • Dar'shun Kendrick (Representative at 93rd District • Democrat)

    Dar'shun Kendrick

    Representative at 93rd District • Democrat

    State Representative Dar’shun Kendrick represents the citizens House District 93, which includes East DeKalb and South Gwinnett. She was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2010 as the second-youngest member of the state legislature at the age of 27.

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  • Billy Mitchell (Representative at 88th District • Democrat)

    Billy Mitchell

    Representative at 88th District • Democrat

    https://www.legis.ga.gov/members/house/172?session=1029

    Bill Mitchell was overwhelmingly elected to his first term on the City Council of the historic City of Stone Mountain in 1995 and was then unanimously selected by his colleagues to serve as mayor pro tem (vice mayor). He also served as chairman of the Finance Committee, where he led the City to "outstanding financial status," as reported by independent auditors. He held the distinction of having sponsored more legislation than any other then present council member, including the legislation permitting the City’s erection of the "Freedom Bell" commemorating Martin Luther King, Jr.’s exhortation to "let freedom ring, even from Stone Mountain of Georgia!" in his immortal "I Have a Dream" speech.

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  • Elena Parent (Senator at 42nd District • Democrat)

    Elena Parent

    Senator at 42nd District • Democrat

    https://www.legis.ga.gov/members/senate/768?session=1029

    Sen. Parent is the Vice Chair of the Special Judiciary Committee and a member of the Education and Youth, Judiciary and Rules Committees. She has also been appointed to serve on the Georgia Code Revision Commission, the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council, and the Public Defender Council Legislative Oversight Committee.

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  • Shavonne Reed (Chair at Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber)

    Shavonne Reed

    Chair at Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber

    https://opuatechnologies.com

    Shavonne Reed is a world traveled marketing and communications executive. She has been instrumental in designing successful global product launches, employee wellness and engagement programs, and executing million-dollar marketing and advertising budgets. She is a multi-talented leader with a passion for advancing economic prosperity for all. Shavonne is the ‘21 Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber Chair and she runs a marketing firm that specializes in health communications for multi-cultural audiences and support mobilizing communities for positive behavioral change to improve the health of all communities. She is one savvy entrepreneur, and she lights up the room and spreads happiness everywhere she goes.

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  • Mike Wilensky (Representative at 79th District • Democrat)

    Mike Wilensky

    Representative at 79th District • Democrat

    https://www.legis.ga.gov/members/house/4944?session=1029

    State Representative Mike Wilensky represents House District 79, which includes portions of DeKalb County.

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Community

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Tickets

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Social Media Promotion (Pre-Event)
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Logo & Link on External Reception
Expo Booth
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100 Word Description in Post-Event Email
Inclusion in Digital Event Bag
Social Media Promotion (Post-Event)
Access to Attendee Lists
Access to Event Recordings

Standard Price $5,000