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Vinings Business Association
Proudly Serving Vinings Since 2006




The Vinings Business Association (VBA) Has 2 Meetings/Events Per Month


  Lunch: First (1st) Tuesday, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm, Social Vinings Restaurant


 After Hours: Third (3rd) Tuesday, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm (unless stated), Location Varies


(Scroll further down for details on all events)


Membership Info


"Join Us - Grow Your Business"
The VBA is now accepting new members

No industry restrictions


VBA Membership Levels


View membership levels and select your level

Then click "Membership Information" above

Basic membership begins at $95 for 12 months, re-newing on the
month of enrollment.

Or contact a Board member for information



 Thanks to All Who Participated...
May 19
Braves Game Motor Coach Trip
Event Sponsors     
(Online Time Clock)
                  National Peanut Board                  
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Next Lunch June 2
Lunch Sponsor
Health and Fitness Challenge
Jai-Leta Colvard
 Ambassador of Visalus

Jai-Leta Colvard is an Ambassador of Visalus Sciences. She joined Visalus in 2013 to fight childhood obesity.  She is committed to helping individuals become healthier physically and financially by joining the Challenge. She is passionate about helping people transforms their life, health, and prosperity.
June 2 Lunch Speaker:
John Stephenson
College Football Hall of Fame Atlanta

John Stephenson was named president and CEO of Atlanta Hall Management, Inc. in December 2011 and was asked to assume the role permanently in February of 2013.  As president and CEO of Atlanta Hall Management, Stephenson is responsible for guiding the broader efforts to construct, develop and operate the 94,000-sqare foot attraction known as the College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience in downtown Atlanta.


Prior to joining the Hall, Stephenson was a corporate attorney at the law firm of Troutman Sanders.  He joined the firm in 2000 and was named a partner in 2007.  Having served as counsel to a number of clients in the hospitality, sports, and entertainment industry, Stephenson was retained by project organizers in 2009 to assist with efforts to move the College Football Hall of Fame to Atlanta from its previous home in South Bend, Indiana.


Stephenson was born and raised in Atlanta. He holds undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Georgia.

Guests Are Always Welcome at All Events, No Industry Restrictions
         JOIN US For an Outstanding Event 
All Attendees, need to pre-register on line at least 24 hours in advance.  You can pay online with card, or after registering, you can print out an invoice and bring with you.  Plan on cash or checks only at the door, but usually (if Chris Heuser is there) we'll have cc/swipe capability.
Lunch is $15.00 for Members and $20.00 for Non-Members/Guests
(convenience charge may appear for non-member online credit card purchases)
          Includes an AYCE buffet lunch        
General Format
Networking; Buffet Lunch; Updates on Vinings Events and VBA Activities; Speaker; Community Announcements
General info:          
Lunch Program is from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm at:
Social Vinings restaurant
3621 Vinings Slope Dr
(directly across from the Marriott Courtyard)








We need 24 hours in advance to guarantee

your lunch and your seat
Pay online and avoid the line!
Be sure to bring your receipt if you pay online.

Plan on Cash or checks only at the door for lunch, occasional cc capability


Social Vinings Restaurant
3621 Vinings Slope Dr
Atlanta, GA 30339


(directly across from the Marriott Courtyard Vinings and next to QuikTrip gas station)
Please pre-register for lunch.



Upcoming Lunch Speakers/Programs  

June 2
John Stephenson
President/CEO College Football Hall of Fame
July 7
Kriston Sellier
"Brand Identity" for Business

 Upcoming  Lunch Sponsors  

June 2
Health and Fitness Challenge
Jai Leta
July 21
Alexander Software/Time Cue
Harold Alexander
August 4
(New) Hotel Indigo Atlanta Vinings
(will be same location as Marriott, 2857 Paces Ferry Rd)
Amanda Minitti
 Oct 20
Marietta Signs
Louis DeLuca

VBA Lunch Sponsorships Available


Lunch Sponsorship Benefits
We provide to you 1 month FREE advertising with your logo and link on the VBA website; your information included in our email blasts and advertisements; able to put flyers/cards at lunch table-place settings; 5 minute lunch presentation.
$100 VBA member, $150 Non Member
Checks made to: Vinings Business Association
Or you can sign up with credit card online, for an available month, contact below 


To sponsor a lunch and for lunch sponsor benefits,  please contact


Glenn Christian




 Upcoming After Hours


Usually 3rd Tuesdays, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm, unless stated:


May 19
Braves Game Motor Coach Trip
5:00 pm - approximately 10:30 pm
Parking and Reception:  5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fidelity Bank Vinings
3020 Paces Mill Rd
Coach leaves at 6:00 pm and returns after game
June 16
Fidelity Bank Vinings
3020 Paces Mill Rd
July 21
August 18
 Delmar Gardens
404 Kings Springs Village Pkwy
South Cobb Dr @ King Springs Rd
November 17
(New) Hotel Indigo Vinings
(same location as: Atlanta Courtyard Vinings Hotel)
2857 Paces Ferry Rd

Would you like to sponsor an after hours event 3rd Tuesday's of the month, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm?

Even if you are not a restaurant/bar, you can sponsor the event for your company at a local venue or your Vinings-area office.

Contact for information on how we can help you promote your business and help your event succeed.





VBA Lunch Meetings 1st Tuesdays








Executive Club is on hiatus until further notice
If you are interested in participating in the Executive Club  


2015 VBA Officers


Katrina Kaiser, President
 Richard Block, President Elect
Glenn Christian, Chairman,
Chris Heuser, Past President and Treasurer; Email
  Todd Ash, Past-President   
Charles Rea,  Vice President
Judy Brinkley, Membership
Bill Borden , Secretary