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Executive Speaker Series Luncheon: The Essential Economy

DeKalb Chamber of Commerce

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM (EDT)

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DeKalb Chamber of Commerce 

In Collaboration With The

 Chamblee Chamber of Commerce

Presented By: 


 Hosts Executive Speaker Series

Luncheon on The Essential Economy


 Gold Sponsor

DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Foundation


Silver Sponsor

Bronze Sponsors




Date: Wednesday April 16, 2014



Place: Chamblee Civic Center

3540 Broad St.ChambleeGA30341



Sam Zamarripa, Former State Senator and Co-Founder and Co-President of The Essential Economy Council


The essential economy describes an occupational cluster that includes cooks, crop pickers, dishwashers, housekeepers, janitors, landscape crews, nursing home aides, poultry workers, stock clerks and so forth – low-wage, low-skilled, labor-intensive jobs that often are held by immigrant workers.

“This is a big, big part of our overall workforce. These jobs don’t go offshore, and there’s only so much you can do with technology. You can’t outsource these jobs,” says Zamarripa, who served in the state senate from 2003 to 2006 and runs his own private equity firm, Zamarripa Capital Inc.

Sam's topics will include immigration and workforce.


  For more information contact Noelle Lloyd at (404) 378-8000 ext. 224 or email nlloyd@dekalbchamber.org


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When & Where

Chamblee Civic Center
3540 Broad St., Chamblee
Chamblee, GA 30341

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM (EDT)

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DeKalb Chamber of Commerce

With over 70 years of history, The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce is a membership-based organization who's mission is to support, promote, and sustain business development in DeKalb County.

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