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Vinings Business Association
Proudly Serving Vinings Since 2006




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



First (1st) Tuesday, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Lunch Location may vary see below for current month

 After Hours:

Third (3rd) Tuesday, Usually 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm (unless stated)

Location Varies

Special Events Scheduled Periodically
With Dates and Times Provided on Website

(Scroll further down for details on all events)


Membership Info


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


Guests and Visitors Welcome, No Industry Restrictions
Glenn Carver
(Dynamic Entrepreneur)
"Pay Attention, Look for Signs, Connect the Dots, Be Successfull!”

Glenn Carver is the Vice President of Business Development for DeltaWing Technology Group, a company founded in 2015 by serial entrepreneur billionaire, Don Panoz, who built Chateau Elan in Braselton, Ga.


In 2012, Glenn released his first book entitled “Stand in the HEAT – Lessons from Legendary Entrepreneurs on Staying Cool under Pressure.” He is on the Boards of the Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame, the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Atlanta chapter and the Atlanta Concours d’Elegance.

Lunch Location
Conference Room - Lobby Level
Overlook III
2859 Paces Ferry Rd
Atlanta, GA 30339
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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 at the door, occasional card swipe ability.
Lunch is $20.00 for Members
  • $25.00 for online pre-registered Non-Members/Guests
  • $30.00 for Non-Members/Guests at the door without pre registration
  • (convenience charge may appear for non-member online credit card purchases)
    Guests and Visitors Welcome, No Industry Restrictions
    General Format
    Networking; Lunch; Updates on Vinings Events and VBA Activities; Speaker; Community Announcements
    Lunch Sponsor
    BrightSide Cobb - 
    Allan and Cathy Lipsett 

    Our monthly Bright Side community newspapers have a tradition of local news coverage with a positive view. We keep the community informed about upcoming events – concerts, awards, festivals, local businesses. . . the events of families, schools, churches and civic groups, plus a full calendar of events to help plan your coming month.

    The Bright Side reaches more than 40,000 homes across southern Cobb County with its two editions – Smyrna-Vinings and South Cobb. The Bright Side Community Newspaper is published once a month and delivered by direct mail to residents in the Zip Codes listed above. The Bright Side is delivered by the U.S. Postal Service (not thrown on the ground.



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    Official VBA FaceBook Page 

    Next After Hours
    June 21
    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Members and Guests Welcome
    Dogwood Golf Club
    A Truly Unique Hybrid Club:  Open to the Public M-F
    4207 Flint Hill Rd
    Austell 30106
    Dogwood is a VBA Member
    One of the best kept secrets in Cobb County, Dogwood is a semi-private facility in West Marietta. Located just off the East-West Connector, halfway between Cumberland and Town Center Malls, it is convenient from the Vinings, Marietta, and Kennesaw areas. Our 11 membership categories are extremely competitive and our staff of professionals takes pride in treating our members as family.
     Truly Unique Hybrid Club: Open to the Public Mon-Fri
    Open to the public Monday - Friday and selected times available Saturday & Sunday, Dogwood's amenities include a driving range, practice green, grille, and a fully stocked pro shop (with big box store prices).  FORE magazine calls our club, "one of the Atlanta area's more unique golf facilities, even though the club remains little known in metro area golf circles outside its surrounding area."
    No Cost and No Registration Necessary
    Some Food and Drinks Included
     Some Door Prizes and Specials Will Be Awarded




    Meet Our New Corporate Members




    Upcoming Lunch Speakers/Programs 

    June 7
    Glenn Carver
    Dynamic Entrepreneur
    July 5
    Roger Tutterow
    KSU Econometric Center
    "Business Prosperity in a Political Environment"
    August 2
    Drew Tonsmeire
    Small Business Development Center
    Sept 6
    Oct 4
    Cobb Public Safety Recognition
    Nov 1
    Speakers:  5 Finalists for VBA Business of the Year
    and Veterans Recognition
    Dec 6
    Winner Announcement, Business of the Year
    and Speaker TBA

     Upcoming  Lunch Sponsors  

    June 7
    BrightSide Cobb
    July 5
    Vinings Lifestyle
    Donald Hawkins
    Aug 2
    Sept 6
    Oct 4

    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, view the above list of available months and then email your request with an alternate month requested to:

    Glenn Christian


     Upcoming After Hours


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

    (usually no charge unless stated)

    June 21
    Dogwood Golf Club
    July 19
    Provident Village
    Aug 16
    Sept 20
    Fidelity Bank Vinings

    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.





    2016 VBA Officers


    Glenn Christian, Chairman
    Charles Rea, President
    Chris Heuser, Treasurer
    Bill Borden, Corp Secretary
    Katrina Kaiser, Immediate Past-President
    Raphael Fisher, Membership
    VBA Lunch Meeting
    1st Tuesday of the Month








    Executive Club is on hiatus until further notice