Food Network Competitor to Help DeKalb Chamber Recognize Business Leaders in DeKalb
Food Network Competitor to serve as emcee and moderator of women business panel
DECATUR, Ga., – June 17, 2019 – On June 26, eight local businesses will be honored at the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce 2019 APEX Awards, an awards luncheon recognizing businesses for their exemplary standards and contributions to DeKalb County and the metro Atlanta region.
“Every day our DeKalb businesses play a role in strengthening our workforce and stimulating the economy,” said Katerina Taylor, DeKalb Chamber President and CEO. “The APEX Awards is our way to thank these businesses for choosing to make a difference in DeKalb.”
With nearly 100 guests in attendance, the luncheon will include a presentation of the following awards: Business of the Year ($1 to 5, $5 to 10, and $10 million and up revenue categories); Emerging Business; Business Advocacy; Nonprofit (small and large organization); and Youth Entrepreneur.
During the event, DeKalb Chamber will feature a keynote panel focused on overcoming barriers to entrepreneurship. The women business panel includes Eva Jane Bunkley, Creator of The Makeup Bullet; Veronica Maldonado-Torres, Principal of VMT Consulting; Katherine Morales, President/Founder of the Inflection Point Communications; and Zulma Lopez, Immigration Lawyer of Lopez Immigration LLC.
Ebonie Carzo, Competitor of Food Network’s “Wedding Cake Championship” and Owner and Lead Cake Designer of Scrumptious Cakery, will serve as the emcee and moderator.
The awards luncheon will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott Atlanta Decatur Downtown/Emory, 130 Clairemont Avenue, Decatur. Tickets to attend are $60 for Chamber members and $75 for nonmembers and guests. For more information and to register, please visit bit.ly/2019ApexAwards.
ABOUT DEKALB CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce is a membership-based organization with the mission to support, promote and sustain business development in DeKalb County. With 81 years of service in the community, DeKalb Chamber focuses on four critical areas including education, workforce and economic development, public policy, and business member services. We are the primary resource for businesses in DeKalb County. For more information on DeKalb Chamber, please visit their website at www.dekalbchamber.org or call 404-378-8000.