2019 Regional Business Summits

April 4, 2019

Employer Committees locally and the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will co-host 12 Regional Business Summits and Networking Events across the state, "Employers In the Know 2019".

The summits are designed to provide managers, human resources professionals, business owners, and supervisors seeking guidance and tips for handling management, compliance and operational effectiveness challenges within the legal climate affecting the 2019 workplace.

This annual event, "Employers in the Know 2019" provides an opportunity to:

  • Meet and hear from Commissioner of Labor Mark Butler, as he shares valuable information on current GDOL initiatives and programs.
  • Get information from a Labor Law expert that help plan your business policies and actions during this complex legal and regulatory business environment. Learn about new and amended regulations and legislation, how to avoid workplace investigations and other legal hot topics.
  • This year we will have experts on hand to present valuable information on Sexual Harassment for Managers...A New Look, Unemployment Insurance updates, GeorgiaBEST@Work, and more.
40.00 - Early Bird Registration - Up to three weeks before the event
50.00 - Regular Rate applies for three weeks before event
60.00 - On site Registration
All summits start at 8:50 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Lunch is included.  
Registration and networking begins at 8:00 a.m.
This program has been pre-approved for 5.25 Continuing Education hours under SHRM-HRCI.
Don't miss the chance to attend this informative and impactful event that is certain to leave you "In the Know."
Date: Wednesday, April 24
Area: Region 5 - Barrow, Jackson, Clarke and surrounding counties
Location:  The Graduate - Athens
Date: Wednesday, June 12
Area: Region 4 - Carroll, Spalding, Troup, and surrounding counties
Location: West Georgia Technical College - Callaway Conference Center - LaGrange                                
Date: Wednesday, June 19
Area:  Region 9 - Laurens, Jeff Davis, Toombs and surrounding counties 
Location: Vidalia Community Center - Vidalia 
Date: Wednesday, July 31
Area: Region 2 - Forsyth, Hall, White and surrounding counties 
Location: Forsyth Conference Center at Lanier Technical College - Cumming  
Date: Wednesday, August 7
Area:  Region 3N & 3S - Metro Atlanta and surrounding counties  
Location: Henry County Chamber of Commerce - McDonough
Date: Wednesday, August 28
Area: Region 1 - Whitfield, Floyd, Gordon and surrounding counties
Location: Northwest Georgia College & Career Academy - Dalton
Date: Wednesday, September 4
Area: Region 10 - Dougherty, Lee, Thomas and surrounding counties
Location: Southern Regional Technical College, Bldg D Rm 106/107 - Thomasville
Date: Wednesday, Sep 25
Area: Region 7 - Columbia, McDuffie, Richmond and surrounding counties  
Location: Savannah Rapids - Martinez  
Date: Wednesday, October 9
Area: Region 11 - Lowndes, Coffee, Tift and surrounding counties 
Location: Wiregrass Technical College - Valdosta  
Date: Wednesday, October 23
Area: Region 6 - Bibb, Houston, Peach and surrounding counties
Location: Hutchings College and Career Academy - Macon
Date: Wednesday, October 30
Area: Region 12 - Chatham, Effingham, Glenn and surrounding counties
Location: Embassy Suites by Hilton - Brunswick
Date: Wednesday, November 6
Area: Region 8 - Crisp, Muscogee, Sumter and surrounding counties
Location: South Georgia Technical College - Cordele