Welcome to the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce!
Our Vision: The Gwinnett Chamber's vision is simple – we’re about success. Your success. Your company’s success. And our community’s success. That’s why our community’s motto is “Success Lives Here.” And the Chamber’s servant-leadership role is captured in our motto, “In Business For You.”
Everything Businesses Want
Located just 20 minutes northeast of downtown Atlanta and covering 437 square miles, Gwinnett is one of the southeast’s leading high-tech hubs. A leading research and development center, it is linked to the top six research colleges and universities in Georgia, and is home to more than 850 manufacturers, 1,300 high-tech companies, 275 bioscience-related and 375 international firms. Gwinnett is home to more than 10 percent of the total metro Atlanta high-tech companies and seven of the region’s top 25 high-tech employers operate facilities in Gwinnett. The current labor force is approaching 400,000 and includes more bioscience employees than any other county in Georgia.
The long-term economic development strategy outlined by the community's long-range community and ecocnomic development strategy, Partnership Gwinnett, identified the following target industries as those with the best opportunities for strong future growth in Gwinnett: Health Care; Distribution and Trade; Headquarters, Regional Offices and Professional Services; Information Technology; Advanced Communications.
Economy and Demographics
Gwinnett County and metro Atlanta consistently rank among the nation's best economies year after year. Unemployment remains low and per capita income remains high. At the heart of the region's success lies a diverse and growing blend of people and cultures from every corner of the globe. The quality of growth and ability to mix native traditions and newcomer influences has shaped a population full of vitality, diversity, and prosperity. According to the U.S. Census, Gwinnett’s population has nearly doubled in each decade over the past 30 years, adding almost 348,000 residents since 1990 alone. Its estimated median household income is $66,036 per year, higher than Georgia’s at $58,659 and that of the U.S. at $48,775. Gwinnett’s current estimated population of more than 739,170 residents is also becoming increasingly diverse, with an influx of international residents and corporations. It is fast becoming a tapestry of nations.
Accolades for Gwinnett County and Metro Atlanta
The best place to live and work is Gwinnett County in the metro Atlanta region of Georgia. Many factors make Gwinnett an ideal place to live and work. But don't just take our word for it. Take a look at some of our more recent accolades.