2009 Press Release

The Atlanta Business Journal magazine is gearing up for its 12th Annual Georgia Minority Business Awards to be held Thursday, February 19, 2009 at the Georgia International Convention Center in College Park, Georgia.

This event is designed to provide an excellent opportunity for local, national, and international businesses to network and develop business relationships. It brings together a diverse group of people, races, and cultures. The awards program recognizes a wide range of businesses and business leaders that exemplify leadership, commitment and professional growth, have a major impact on business and have demonstrated diversity in the workplace.

Businesses will benefit from attending this prestigious event by having the opportunity to reach and connect with chamber members, CEO’s, non-profit organizations, political leaders and organizations from various industries all in one evening.

The evening will encompass multicultural visions and an overflow of gratitude to eleven of Georgia’s successful individual and businesses. The Georgia Minority Business Awards categories are:

  • CEO Diversity Award
  • CEO Cultural Diversity Award
  • International Business of the Year Award
  • Technology Industry Award
  • Real Estate Industry Award
  • Healthcare Industry Award
  • Entertainment Industry Award
  • Neophyte Award
  • Tenacity Award
  • Heritage Award
  • Non-profit of the Year Award

Prior to the award’s dinner presentation will be a Private VIP Reception to honor the eleven awardees beginning at 5:00pm.

Doors are open to the public at 7:00pm. Tickets are $100 and available at www.gaminoritybusinessawards.com or contact us at 770-969-7711.

The 2009 Georgia Minority Business Awards is co-sponsored by Lockheed Martin, Bank of North Georgia, Sam’s Club, 1st Choice Credit Union, Wachovia/Wells Fargo Bank, Comcast, Holiday Inn Select and the law firm of Mozley, Finlayson & Loggins.

After the event, attendees and audiences will be able to view the event on Comcast’s Zeel TV Channel 25.