The Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a one-day leadership conference on Friday, October 1st with tickets available to both Chamber members and the general public. The Chamber’s ‘Leadership Symposium’, hosted by Reinhardt University, will be held at the Falany Performing Arts Center on the university campus in Waleska.

“The Leadership Symposium will feature four speakers who will share thought provoking information to be used both on the job and in life,” remarked Chamber Chairman Adam Smith, Synovus Senior VP & Commercial Banker. Speakers will include Chris Parker, Author & Coach, Parker Resources; Ann Cramer, Senior Consultant, Coxe Curry & Associates; Ashley Saville, Chief Development Officer, Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation; and Rodney Bullard, Executive Director, Chick-fil-A Foundation.

“The Chamber is excited to partner with Reinhardt University for the fifth consecutive year on this impactful one-day high energy event that provides opportunities for seasoned leaders to refocus while also encouraging emerging leaders to better grasp their leadership potential.  Continuous development of Cherokee County’s array of leaders – business, government, civic, cultural, faith based, etc. – is vital as our community works diligently to remain at the top of its game,” shared Chamber President & CEO Pam Carnes.

The day will begin at 8:30 AM with registration and the final wrap-up is at 3:30 PM.  An optional campus tour will follow.  The cost is $65 for Chamber members and $90 for future members and includes continental breakfast, lunch, and two networking/snack breaks. Sponsors in addition to Reinhardt University who are making this event possible are session sponsor Georgia Power Company; breakfast sponsor State Farm Insurance – Jey Willis Agency and networking/snack break sponsors Live Clean, Inc. and North GA CPA Services.  For event details, including speaker bio information, visit, or call the Chamber office at 770-345-0400.

The mission of the Cherokee County Chamber, a Georgia Certified Chamber of Commerce, is to promote business and the community while expanding the economy and enhancing the quality of life.