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Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber & PCIDs Host Perimeter Transportation Summit

The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber, in collaboration with the Perimeter Community Improvement Districts (PCIDs), will host its Perimeter Transportation Summit on Thursday, November 29, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The summit will be held at the Atlanta Marriott Perimeter Center at 246 Perimeter Center Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30346.

The summit will focus on the Metro Atlanta area’s growing transportation needs. Over a delicious plated lunch, attendees will have the opportunity to hear from a panel of industry experts: Richard Fatzynytz, Administrative Services Director of State Farm Insurance Company; Scott Haggard, Director of Government & External Affairs of the ATL Transit Authority/State Road and Tollway Authority; Ann M. Hanlon, Executive Director of the Perimeter Community Improvement Districts (PCIDs); Vanessa Levingston, Program Communications Manager of the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT); and Melissa Mullinax, Chief of Staff, Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA). The summit’s panel will be facilitated by Bill Baker, General Manager of Perimeter Mall – Brookfield Properties. The Chamber is looking forward to the launch of the summit in hopes that it will facilitate necessary & productive conversations about improvements in transportation and infrastructure.

“While we are excited about the rapid growth that we are experiencing in the Perimeter and Metro Atlanta region, we also understand that it is important to address the needed resources to accommodate this growth. One of the major resources needed to fulfill future needs is that of transportation,” President & CEO Stephanie Freeman said, “we hope that this summit will provide business leaders and community members with insight on what is being done to accommodate our transportation needs, so that we can have the full infrastructure to readily experience the economic growth in the region.”

Attendees are required to register in advance. Advance registration will end on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at 1 p.m. The cost of attendance for members is $45.00; the cost of attendance for prospective members is $55.00. Payment is required by credit card at the time of registration. 

About the Perimeter Community Improvement Districts (PCIDs)
The Perimeter Community Improvement Districts (PCIDs), representing both the Central (DeKalb) and Fulton Perimeter CIDs, are self-taxing districts that use additional property taxes to help accelerate needed transportation and infrastructure improvement projects. The PCIDs are leading the charge to implement vital transportation enhancements coupled with land use and zoning strategies that will enhance mobility and improve access to the Perimeter activity center.

About the Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber advances economic prosperity.   The Chamber serves as an impact organization for businesses by engaging in economic development, fostering collaborative regional leadership, and advocating for business prosperity. For more information concerning the Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber, please visit www.perimeterchamber.com or call (678) 244-9700.

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