Your DeKalb Farmers Market Robert Blazer to Keynote DeKalb Chamber 2016 APEX Business Awards
DECATUR, Ga., – May 6, 2016 – The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce has announced Robert Blazer, Founder and Owner of Your DeKalb Farmers Market, will serve as the keynote speaker for its 2016 APEX Business Awards on Wednesday, May 25.
As the keynote speaker, Robert Blazer will share his journey of founding Your DeKalb Farmers Market. The luncheon will also feature an awards ceremony where local businesses will be honored for their exemplary standards in business development, employee programs, business innovation and contribution to DeKalb County and the metro Atlanta region.
“Robert Blazer is a respectable businessman who has grown his business from a small greenhouse on Medlock Road to a travel destination in DeKalb County,” said Ted Cummings, Chair of the APEX Committee. “We are very fortunate to have Robert Blazer support and speak to the business community.”
Since founding Your DeKalb Farmers Market nearly 40 years ago, Robert has employed an ethnically diverse staff representing 50 different countries. The farmers market serves an average of 100,000 customers per week.
The awards luncheon will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Atlanta Marriott Century Center on 2000 Industrial Boulevard NE in Atlanta.
Tickets to attend are $60 for Chamber members and $75 for nonmembers and guests. For more information and to register, please visit www.bit.ly/2016ApexAwards.
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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 78 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.