Alpharetta Chamber Announces Inaugural Alpharetta Business Summit Presented By Aprio


Deborah Lanham

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ALPHARETTA, Georgia – The Alpharetta Chamber of Commerce (ACC) in partnership with the City of Alpharetta and Alpharetta Convention & Visitors Bureau today announced the first Alpharetta Business Summit Presented by Aprio.  The event will take place on Thursday, November 9, 2023, at the Alpharetta Conference Center Avalon in Alpharetta, GA from 7:30 AM – 1:30 PM. For more information or to register, visit

This Summit will feature three keynote speakers: Shane Jackson, President of Jackson Healthcare headquartered in Alpharetta, Cindi Filer, CEO & Founder of Innovative Outsourcing, and Jeff Levitan, Founder of All For One. The event will include two panel sessions covering topics and discussions around sales, marketing, and finance, that directly impact the success of business and benefit every business professional.

“The City of Alpharetta is looking forward to launching the first-ever Alpharetta Business Summit in collaboration with the Alpharetta Chamber. This summit underscores our unwavering commitment to empowering our local business community, regardless of size. By bringing together industry leaders like Jackson Healthcare and tailoring discussions to address the unique needs of small businesses, we are fostering an environment of growth, innovation, and shared success. The Alpharetta Business Summit is not just an event – it's a reflection of our dedication to providing invaluable resources that will propel our businesses forward and strengthen the economic fabric of our city." - Mayor Jim Gilvin

The event begins at 7:30 AM with Coffee & Commerce at the Summit and will provide a light breakfast and time of connection and networking. Sponsors and guest exhibitors will be available during the Summit to provide complimentary business resources and information for attendees.

Breakfast and lunch are included in the ticket price. 

“Every business enters into inflection points where they either grow or fail,” says National Practice Director for Aprio, Eric Krucke. “It is the leaders’ job to know what to do to prepare for those moments in the future.  This is the type of event where business leaders can come together to set their focus on the future and gain clarity on their pathway to growth.” – Eric Krucke, National Practice Director, Aprio

“The vision for the year involved creating a place to shine and a value-oriented signature business event for our vibrant community, says Ted Schwartz, Chairman of the Board – Alpharetta Chamber of Commerce. “The key to business success is to be present and ready to learn.  Our hope is that attendees at the Alpharetta Business Summit will pick up a few nuggets to propel their business forward in 2024.” 

To schedule a media interview or for more information about the Alpharetta Chamber of Commerce, or if you would like to become a member, please visit or call Deborah Lanham, President & CEO at 404-545.0212.

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ABOUT Alpharetta Chamber of Commerce: Established in 2013 by business leaders who wanted to build a business identity in Alpharetta.  The goal was to create an organization that instills community and collaboration among its members and to help strengthen the business economy.  This year the Chamber celebrates its 10-year anniversary and has grown significantly in membership since its inception with over 475 members in 2023. It has established itself as a valuable resource in the business community and has built strong partnerships with the City of Alpharetta and the Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau (Awesome Alpharetta) and Tech Alpharetta.

The mission of the Chamber is to promote a vibrant business climate and economy while enhancing the quality of life within the surrounding community.