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May Monthly Luncheon


Thursday, May 5, 2016, 11:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
@ Smyrna Community Center
Mike Plant - Atlanta Braves
Mike Plant, President of Development for the Atlanta Braves
Mike Plant was named President of Development for the Atlanta Braves in April of
2016, after serving 13 years as Braves’ Executive Vice President of Business Operations. His responsibilities include overseeing all stadium operations, security, finance, personnel and special events, as well as the operations of the minor league clubs.

As part of the Braves executive leadership team, Plant was instrumental in the Braves’ efforts to secure SunTrust Park and its mixed-use development, and continues to manage the planning and execution of the construction projects, which are scheduled to open in Cobb County in 2017.

Plant joined the Braves after having served as Executive Vice President of Turner Sports since February 2002. In that position, he was in charge of the day-to-day operations of the division, a $500-million acquisition, promotion and production company that broadcast approximately 1,200 hours of sports programming on various Turner networks. 

May Luncheon Sponsor:


May 5th, 2016: How to ask a bank to assist you in starting and growing your business financially.

Business Training by CharterBank
Presented by commercial lending team, Bill Corn, Nancy Eaton, Lisa Sunday and Tony Webb, of CharterBank with Regional President Sylvia Hamby.

Section 1: Tony Webb - What options borrowers have (investors, banks, etc.) & What banks are looking for in borrowers 
Section 2: Sylvia Hamby - What goes into a loan package 
Section 3: Lisa Sunday - How to complete a personal financial statement 
Section 4: Bill Corn - various types of commercial loans Section 5: Nancy Eaton - various SBA loan programs

Morning Business Roundtable

Each attendee makes a one minute presentation about their business and one will give a seven minute presentation on a business or business-related topic.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 
8-9 am @ Locanda Firenze Cafe
1260 W. Spring St. | In Smyrna Market Village
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Bring business cards!
Promote your business!

Growing your Business in 2016

Start out 2016 by learning how to get more customers for your Small Business:
  • How many new clients do you want in 2016?
  • Who is your target market for growing your client list?
  • What strategies for Social Media and traditional Media should you use?
  • How do I start a newsletter offering?
  • How do I get more traffic to my web site?
  • How can I engage more clients and convert them to sales?