Deal Makers, Trail Blazers, and Ground Breakers - ACBR Expert Series

13 Feb

Deal Makers, Trail Blazers and Ground Breakers - ACBR Expert Series

Deal Makers, Trail Blazers and Ground Breakers - ACBR Expert Series

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 (9:00 AM to 12:00 PM)
3.00 CE Hours
Atlanta REALTORS® Center, Atlanta, Georgia ACBR, Commercial CE

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2018 was a pivotal year for our City and our State. With so many focused on the Amazon site selection process, top economic development agencies were also completing many highly significant relocations and expansions such as Pandora, thyssenkrupp, and Salesforce. This illuminating Expert Series will consist of two very large case studies - SK Battery, a major industrial and manufacturing facility looking to invest in both facilities and workforce, and BlackRock, bringing their new Innovation Center to Atlanta and another 1,000 jobs. In addition, hear from some of the strongest economic development professionals in our area as they discuss workforce development, team strategies and forecasts.

Atlanta REALTORS® Center
Atlanta REALTORS® Center
5784 Lake Forrest Drive
Atlanta, GA 30328

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Brenda Robbins

Brenda's expertise and talent as a member of Georgia Power’s business recruitment team speak for themselves through the 160+ companies she's helped locate in Georgia, resulting in more than 45,000 jobs created and $8 billion in capital investment. Brenda personally assists site selectors and companies by identifying best-fit communities and sites, providing market information and engineering assistance,  acting as liaison with business leaders and state agencies, and facilitating field visits. Brenda has contributed to a number of Georgia’s most notable economic development successes including headquarters relocations by Mercedes Benz USA, NCR, thyssenkrupp Elevators, and Norfolk Southern;  innovation and information technology hubs established by Anthem, BlackRock, General Motors, and Starbucks; and data center locations by QTS, Google, Zayo and Facebook.

Brenda graduated from Auburn University with a business administration degree in marketing, and completed her Masters degree in Business Administration at Georgia State University.