Outstanding Networking to Grow Your Business
Meet and talk with community and business leaders at our luncheons, after hours events, Business EXPO and the VBA Executive Club.
Monthly Luncheon with Sponsorship Opportunities
Our monthly luncheon is 1st Tuesdays of the month, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm. Luncheon sponsorships are available which allows the sponsoring company or individual to address the audience, place promotional items at place settings and have your logo and company information on our website for one month. Contact us for more information.
VBA After Hour Events with Sponsorship Opportunities
We have a regular after hours event in the community the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm. The event is usually FREE (unless notification is given) and includes some after hours drinks and food. No RSVP necessary. Past sponsors and locaitons have included: Social Vinings, Fidelity Bank, VHPS, SOHO, Garrison's, Marlow's, FIGO Pasta, Academy Ballroom, The Aberdeen, Tilted Kilt, South City Kitchen Vinings, Delmar Gardens, The Grape, Keller Williams, Marriott Courtyard Vinings, Sip @ Riverside, Century Ridge Apartments, Cobb Galleria Inn, Old Vinings Inn, Meyring Law Firm, La Paz, Vinings Main Condos, Vinings Corner Apts, First Citizen's Bank, Mutual of Omaha, 53 Bank, Noche' and others. Additional events are held and announced frequently. If you want to sponsor and promote your business or hold an event at your location or a location in Vinings, just contact us, email@example.com.
Our "Community Committee" participates in events that benefits Vinings area business and residents. Look for announcements on the website.
Powerful Guest Speakers
We have a lineup of community, education, business and political leaders to keep you informed on issues that affect your business. Previous speakers include: US Senators Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson, Nathan Deal (as governor candidate), Congressmen Tom Price and Phil Gingrey, GA Dept of Labor Commissioner Mark Butler, Cobb County Commissioners Tim Lee and Bob Ott, Cobb Chamber President David Connell, Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine, reinvention specialist Jim Mathis, Turner Magic founder Joe M. Turner, High Achivers guru Doug Grady, former Atlanta Falcon Michael Reid, marketing trainer LynnMarie Earl, Business Coach Donna Lang, TV weatherman & Atlanta personality Paul Ossmann, Georgia SBDC Director Drew Tonsmeire, Action Coach Russ Hall and Rick Crain, Contacts-R-Gold founder Terry Arrington, Certified Health Coach Joy Povenz, LinkedIn Specialist Oliver Yarbrough, motivational speakers Randy Gorek and Glenn Carver, America's Fitness Coach Dave Hubbard, and other business leaders.
Targeted Committee Participation
We are always looking for volunteers to contribute their expertise and help with our Committees: Community, Membership, Programs/Communication and Vinings Business of the Year. To participate, contact us.
VBA Executive Club, VBA Members Invited
VBA members are invited to attend and participate in this networking, roundtable-type group. Meets 3rd Tuesday, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm at Social Vinings restaurant. Visit the homepage of this website FMI.
The VBA has various membership levels that allows individuals or companies to select the level that best helps promote and grow their business. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org with your company name, number of employees and your website address to review your choices. As the VBA is non-profit, your membership may be tax deductible.
$95 Basic $250 Bronze
$500 Silver $1000 Gold
2014 VBA Business Expo, Coming April 21, 2014, 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The next VBA Business Expo, April 21, 2014, is for members and non members and companies that want to promote and showcase their business and upcoming events, and will be held at the Marriott Courtyard Vinings, 2857 Paces Ferry Rd, from 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm. The EXPO will feature 30+ exhibitors with drawings, door prizes, free food samples, cash bar and more. To participate or to offer your help in planning the 2014 event, contact: email@example.com
Exhibitors MUST register and pre-pay online in advance
$125 VBA members, $195 non members
Exhibitor set up is from 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
FREE Public Admission
VBA Councils for Member Participation
We have 4 VBA Councils as a point-of-contact for members and businesses in the Vinings area. Contact us to participate in any of the following:
- Hospitality (includes restaurants, hotels and tourism)
Business Services (includes real estate).
Taste of Vinings
The VBA will work with local organizations on a proposed "Taste of Vinings" schedule TBA; contact us for more information, or firstname.lastname@example.org
Vinings Vision Plan
The VBA is active in the proposed Vinings Vision Plan for development in the area. Contact us for additional information.
2013-2014 VBA Printed Membership Directory With Advertising Opportunities
The VBA prints a color Directory each year with members profiles and local info on Vinings area businesses. To participate, check the website for updates and contact us with questions.
Braves Game Motor Coach Trip
At least once per year, usually on a 3rd Tuesday, we take a luxury motor coach to a Braves home game. Check the website for dates/times and sponsorship opportunities. Do the Chop Chop with the VBA!
We Are: "The Most Interesting Business Association in the World!"
Attend any of our events and find out why!