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General Assembly Presents 5 Days Dedicated to Building Atlanta

by Ryan Waller

Building Atlanta Week is a week full of panel discussions, mixers, and fireside chats to explore Atlanta’s progress as an innovative city. The vision is to showcase people and organizations from a variety of industries who are actively “Building Atlanta” and helping to position it as a global contender.

When?  May 9 – May 13 (7 Sessions)

Where? GA Atlanta @ Ponce City Market, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE 2nd Floor
Atlanta , GA 30308 Building-Atlanta-Week

The Schedule
Cornerstones: Atlanta’s Fortune 500 | Monday, 9 May 6:30 – 8:30 pm EDT
Atlanta has the 3rd highest concentration of Fortune 500 companies. We’re discussing how they’ve contributed to the growth of Atlanta’s booming economy and planning to take our city to the next level. RSVP

Product Chiefs: How to Make It in Atlanta | Tuesday, 10 May 8:30 – 10 am EDT
In this Product Chiefs session, we will talk to Melissa Proctor – Chief Marketing Officer of the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks and Philips Arena, and Junior Gaspard – SVP of Product, Sales, and Marketing at Experience, about their roles as high-level product and marketing decision makers in the sports industry. RSVP

Moving Atlanta Forward | Tuesday, 10 May 6:30 – 8:30 pm EDT
Atlanta’s landscape is steadily changing both economically and structurally. Learn something new about your city from an incredible lineup of Atlanta Experts. Hear fifteen-minute presentations and get your questions answered by Ryan Gravel, the Atlanta Beltline, Invest Atlanta, Atlanta Regional Commission, Advance Atlanta and Rodney Mims Cook from the National Monuments Foundation! Learn what these organizations are working on to Atlanta forward and how to get involved. RSVP

The Future of Atlanta: A Millennial Mixer | Wednesday, 11 May 7 – 9 pm EDT
Atlanta is an incredible place to be a young professional right now. There is an amazing young energy brewing and It seems like a new startup or opportunity emerges every day. This is a night of mixing and mingling with young professionals who live, work, and choose to play in Atlanta. RSVP

Rediscover Atlanta with Jamestown | Thursday, 12 May 6 – 8 pm EDT
Matt Bronfman, CEO of Jamestown, will give an in-depth talk about the redevelopment of Ponce City Market and Westside Provision District. Learn about his vision for the future of our city and how you can be apart of helping Atlanta rise. RSVP

Women in Tech Breakfast | Friday, 13 May 8:30 – 10 am EDT
This is an interactive breakfast discussion for Women in Technology. We’re featuring great female leaders in tech to give their insight on how they reached their level of success, advice on navigating the workplace, and how we can help the next generation of women in tech. RSVP

PCM Happy Hour | Friday, 13 May 5 – 7 pm EDT
Live, work, or play at PCM? Celebrate the end of the week with your friends, colleagues, and neighbors at a special GA Happy Hour. RSVP

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