Vakili to serve as a County Liaison as Economic Development Director
December 18, 2018

New Position Created With new efforts to attract businesses to locate or expand in Forsyth County, the Forsyth County government appointed Vivian Vakili to the position of Economic Development Director. This went into effect on October 1, 2018. Vivian will be working closely with the Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce...


Two Forsyth Companies Win ORBATL 2018 Atlanta Metro Export Challenge
December 14, 2018

Forsyth County Winners of Atlanta MEC On November 5, 2018, ORBATL announced the winners of the Atlanta Metro Export Challenge (Atlanta MEC). Two of the 30 winners are businesses from Forsyth County: LivFul: a producer of a plant-based bug repellent in the Bioscience & Healthcare field Quantum Pharmaceutical Supply & Services,...


2018 MODL Award Winners
December 12, 2018

The MODL Awards The Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the South Forsyth Rotary Club, will host the second annual Manufacturers of Distinction and Leadership (MODL) Awards. These awards serve as an opportunity to recognize the exceptional, local companies involved in the manufacturing, processing or distribution of tangible products and...


Company Culture Can Put Your Business on the Map
December 5, 2018

How Does Establishing Company Culture Put Your Company on the Map? Establishing a thriving and unique company culture will completely change the way you do business. Just the simple act can gain the trust of your employees, set you apart as a powerhouse in your industry, and encourage growth. But...


MODL Award Finalists
November 30, 2018

Finalists The Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce released its list of 2018 Manufacturers of Distinction and Leadership (MODL) finalists. These finalist companies include: American BOA - a manufacturer of metal products for industrial and automotive markets Hansgrohe - a manufacturer of luxury bath and kitchen fixtures LG-MRI - a manufacturer...


Nominate the Best Local Manufacturers for the 2018 MODL Awards
October 31, 2018

The MODL Awards The Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the South Forsyth Rotary Club, will host the second annual Manufacturers of Distinction and Leadership (MODL) Awards. Lanier Technical College presents the MODL Awards. They serve as an opportunity to recognize the exceptional, local companies involved in the...


Five Hiring Insights for Attracting Talent
October 24, 2018

The War for Talent is Getting More Fierce In 2018, it is increasingly important to attract and hire the best talent. Competition—both here and abroad—has become more and more intense. Whatever sector or industry, it is clear that talent is going to separate your company from its competitors. The job...


National Manufacturing Day is an Opportunity for Forsyth’s Workforce Development
October 8, 2018

A Day for Opportunity Recently the Manufacturing Society of Forsyth partnered with the Forsyth County Schools’ College and Career Development Department and local manufacturers. They spent the day with high school students participating in National Manufacturing Day 2018: October 5th. During the morning, students from all Forsyth County high schools...


Low Crime Rates = High Quality of Life
August 22, 2018

The Facts Recently, the GBI released its crime statistics for nine counties that make-up central Metro Atlanta. They include: Clayton, Cherokee, Cobb, Dekalb, Forsyth, Fulton, Hall, Henry and Gwinnett. Forsyth County had the lowest crime rates in six of the seven tracked categories including: rape, robbery, assault, burglary, larceny and...


Introducing the Alliance Academy of Innovation & JA Discovery Center of North GA
July 23, 2018

Forsyth County Welcomes Two Exciting Additions for Middle and High School Students! The Alliance Academy of Innovation Alternative High School was opened alongside the new Junior Achievement Center. It will offer a unique experience for Forsyth County students. This new alternative high school boasts a robust curriculum and takes a different approach...