Industry Councils

Partnership Gwinnett Councils meet quarterly to discuss industry-releated topics and network among existing companies and leaders to ensure that Gwinnett can continue to lead the region and Southeast in forward thinking economic development and target sector growth.

Industry Council Benefits

  • Network with other industry leaders and Council members to promote business development;
  • Learn about local, national and global industry trends, products and services;
  • Hear first about new companies relocating to and expanding in Gwinnett;
  • Discuss best practices and opportunites for business and sector growth;
  • Connect with lead generations as new business comes to the area requiring services your business may offer; and
  • Recognition in Preferred Vendor Resource, subscription to VISION Magazine and a link to your website on

Manufacturing & Supply Chain Council
Through site visits, seminars, forums and task forces, the Manufacturing & Supply Chain Council works to provide solutions to common challenges and foster an environment of collaboration, learning and growth for Gwinnett companies in the manufacturing and supply chain management sectors. All membership meetings include a tour of the host facility, with target industry companies also receiving a $500 discount on their first year of membership to the Georgia Tech Northeast Metro Lean Consortium and discounts in excess of 50 percent on special Georgia Tech Manufacturing Extension Partnership training events. Annual membership cost is $1,000 for target companies and $2,500 for service providers.

Technology Council
The Technology Council is an influential network of local industry professionals dedicated to the promotion and growth of the region’s technology community. Task forces within the Council focus on areas such as workforce development, business community involvement and infrastructure. Benefits for members include a discount on monthly TAG North Metro events, free attendance to special networking and after-hours council events and an invitation to attend exclusive facility and company tours. Target companies receive the additional benefit of a personal invitation to an annual executive strategy session. Annual membership is complimentary for approved target company executives, $1,000 for company business development professionals and $1,500 for service providers.

Entrepreneurship Council
The Entrepreneurship Council connects economic development professionals, small business support services, and entrepreneurs in Gwinnett and the metro Atlanta region.  The goal of the Council is to create networks and programs to develop the best possible environment in Gwinnett for business startup and growth.

Healthcare Council
As a collaborative effort of the healthcare sector and related entities in Gwinnett, the Healthcare Council strives to facilitate cohesive and constructive community-wide healthcare, peer-to-peer information sharing and advocacy of the industry’s importance. Council membership includes healthcare institutions, providers, support industries and educators.

Redevelopment Council
With a limited amount of greenfield land left that is appropriate for development, redevelopment in communities with existing infrastructure is, of necessity, the dominant form of growth for the future. Recognizing this imperative, the Redevelopment Task Force was formed to help guide planning and facilitating for responsible and innovative redevelopment in Gwinnett County.

Global Business Council
The Global Business Council works to identify opportunities for making Gwinnett more attractive to global business, trade and investment, while providing the resources and capabilities for Gwinnett companies to take advantage of international business opportunities. Members have the opportunity to attend regular meetings with and formal presentations by potential global partners and investors.