TAG Members may attend many of the general meetings of the organizations listed below at their membership rate! Applicable programs will be listed on the TAG event calendar and you need to register on the affiliate organizations website. Questions? Please contact Derek Howard, firstname.lastname@example.org or call (404) 817-3333.
ATP is where IT professionals come together to connect and learn. The non-profit organization, now in its 15th year, hosts monthly events that dive deep into industry trends and business drivers that are changing the world of connectedness. Its annual awards gala, CIO roundtable, and golf tournament are recognized as premier industry events in Atlanta.
In a world where everyone has too many “contacts” but not enough face-to-face interaction, ATP is all about facilitating authentic relationships among industry peers. That’s why members say, “It’s where you go to build your real network, not just your LinkedIn® Network.” People do Business with People – Not Connections, Followers, or Other Online “Friends,” so we hope you’ll get involved! Here’s what to expect from our ATP events …
Monthly Panel Events: Held in January, February, April, June, August, November, these events are hosted at the Westin Perimeter North. Dress is business casual to business professional and typically consists of pre-event networking, with cocktails and light hors d’oeuvres, followed by the panel event and additional networking. Check out our event calendar for a complete list of topics.
The MIT Enterprise Forum of Atlanta is a volunteer, non-profit organization whose mission is to provide educational programs and services that promote and strengthen innovation at the intersection of business and technology in the Southeast.
The Project Management Institute (PMI®), established in 1969 and headquartered near Philadelphia, USA, is the world's leading not-for-profit project management professional association, with over 200,000 members representing 125 countries. Currently there are over 240 chartered and approximately 20 potential chapters geographically dispersed over 67 countries. PMI professionals come from virtually every major industry including, aerospace, automotive, business management, construction, engineering, financial services, information technology, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, and telecommunications. PMI establishes Project Management standards, provides Seminars, Educational Programs and Professional Certification that more and more organizations desire for their project leaders.
PMI Atlanta Chapter serves the North Georgia and Metro Atlanta area. Ranked as the top five chapters in the world for Membership, PMI Atlanta's 4,500+ members are employed across all industries, with a majority in the IT and Telecommunication fields. Our consistent growth has made us one of the largest PMI chapters. However, size in itself is not the goal. As a large chapter, we are able to offer better programs and better networking. We also have a more significant impact on businesses in the metro Atlanta area as we strive to bring serious recognition to the profession of Project Management.
We are the leading global professional association dedicated to alliance formation and practice. We provide a forum to exchange alliance best practices, resources, and opportunities that drive corporate performance. We strive to be recognized as the go-to organization to learn how to harness alliances as growth engines to drive corporate performance. The Atlanta/Southeast Chapter of ASAP focuses on addressing the difficult issues that impact alliances today. We accomplish this by bringing in alliance practitioners and consultants to share their experiences with our membership base.
Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development markets Gwinnett County globally as a premier location in Metro Atlanta and the State of Georgia for growing and doing business. By encouraging investment and trade into the county through relocation and expansion assistance, the organization works with local and regional partners to bring information & technology solutions, health sciences and services, supply chain management, advanced manufacturing and professional & corporate headquarters to the community. Home to Fortune 500 and 1000 companies, Gwinnett County hosts a wide range of businesses from industry giants, to international companies and homegrown startups. For more information on Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development, visit www.gwinnettchambereconomicdevelopment.com.
The IndUS Entrepreneurs (TiE) is a global, not-for-profit organization created for the advancement of entrepreneurship. At TiE, Talent, ideas, Enterprise define the core values in building the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem. Entrepreneurs, Corporate Executives and senior professionals with roots or interest in the Indus region charter this organization. TiE membership is open to all with the explicit goal to benefit entrepreneurs.
conexx: America Israel Business Connector
conexx’s mission is to connect Americans and Israelis through the vehicle of business.
Established in 1992 as a non-profit / non-governmental business organization under the name of the American-Israel Chamber of Commerce, Southeast Region, conexx is recognized as one of the most effective bi-national business organizations, delivering great value to our many stakeholders – Israeli companies, Israeli companies, our members and the economies of the regions where we are engaged.
Our 500+ members help companies, organizations, and institutions develop relationships and explore market opportunities. Through conexx, Israeli companies discover how the Southeast can be an effective gateway to the entire American market and American investors. conexx works closely with the region’s companies to identify Israeli innovation that can contribute to their growth.
conexx is home for those looking to be part of a powerful network enhancing US-Israel business!
With more than 100,000 constituents in 180 countries, ISACA® (www.isaca.org) is a leading global provider of knowledge, certifications, community, advocacy and education on information systems (IS) assurance and security, enterprise governance and management of IT, and IT-related risk and compliance. Founded in 1969, the nonprofit, independent ISACA hosts international conferences, publishes the ISACA® Journal, and develops international IS auditing and control standards, which help its constituents ensure trust in, and value from, information systems. It also advances and attests IT skills and knowledge through the globally respected Certified Information Systems Auditor® (CISA®), Certified Information Security Manager® (CISM®), Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT® (CGEIT®) and Certified in Risk and Information Systems ControlTM (CRISCTM) designations.
The premier chapter in the southeast region, ISACA Atlanta was founded in 1979. Currently, ISACA Atlanta consists of approximately 1,200 members, including internal & external auditors, internal & external consultants, security managers, IT operations managers, academics, CIOs, CFOs, & CEOs.
The primary purpose of ISACA Atlanta is to promote the education of the governance, control, and application of Information Systems. To achieve this purpose, the Chapter will be guided by the following objectives:
- To expand the knowledge and skills of its members in the interrelated fields of auditing, quality assurance, security, and Information Systems audit and control
- To encourage a free exchange of Information Systems audit and control, quality assurance, security techniques & approaches, and issue resolution among its members
The Georgia Music Industry Association is a conduit to empower, educate, and elevate songwriters and musicians, and all those in Georgia who aspire to succeed in the music industry. Its members include people and companies from all aspects of the music business from the creative to the technical and everything in between. Visit us on Facebook !
The Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. (GMSDC) is a not-for-profit organization that fosters value-driven partnerships that may otherwise not be possible between corporate entities, ethnic minority-owned businesses and government entities in the state of Georgia. With 182 national and local corporate members and more than 750 certified minority business enterprises, GMSDC celebrates over 35 years as a leader in supplier diversity and minority business development in Georgia. GMSDC is headquartered in Atlanta and is an affiliate of NMSDC. GMSDC was named NMSDC 2009 “Council of the Year” for providing exemplary programs, services and connections throughout the state that has impacted the corporate, public sector and ethnic minority business community and enriched the economy of Georgia. For more information, call 404-589-4929 or visit www.gmsdc.org.
International Institute of Business Analysis, founded in 2003, (IIBA) is the independent non-profit professional association serving the growing field of business analysis to the international business community. The organization is comprised of more than 25,000 members worldwide in fields ranging from requirements management and requirements analysis to project management and consulting. a global member-focused technology organization that delivers programs and services for the professional well-being of its constituents. The Greater Atlanta Chapter (GAC) was founded in 2005. We pride ourselves to be the chapter where business analysts can grow their skills, knowledge and professional network.
The Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) is a professional association dedicated to evolving the technical skills, business acumen and interpersonal skills of the IT business professional and the profession of information technology business. Founded in 1951, AITP is comprised of over 6,500 IT professionals, academicians, and university students throughout the United States, Canada and in other countries around the world. To learn more about AITP, visit www.aitp.org.
The Innovation Crescent is both a geographic area and a coalition of more than 15 counties and economic development entities focused on life sciences and technology in Georgia. The organization exemplifies the spirit of cooperation and collaboration that can be found throughout the region. For more information, visit www.innovationcrescent.com.
The Wireless Technology Forum is a platform for industry professionals to learn about the business of emerging wireless and mobile technologies, network with other like-minded professionals, and apply these technologies to their existing business or creation of new business.
The Institute of Management Consultants is the premier professional association and sole certifying body dedicated to individuals consulting to management. Our mission is to promote excellence and ethics in management consulting through certification, education, and professional resources. We exist to support our members in their professional and practice development, creating an environment for learning and building relationships that translate into growth and collaboration on client initiatives.
Events include mastermind roundtable discussions, social events and speaker/panel events, many of which are jointly presented with our affiliate partners. Please take a look at our event calendar: http://www.imcusa.org/members/group.aspx?id=38612 for our programming and contact information for our board members. Please contact us with any questions!
The Atlanta Quality Assurance Association (AQAA) was founded in 1984 with the belief that no one company or individual can learn everything that is needed to assure a Quality Environment. AQAA is a not-for-profit organization which is organized to share state-of-the-art Quality Assurance methods, tools and techniques among its members. Our membership is comprised of professionals working primarily in the information systems industry. The AQAA is a Quality Assurance Institute (QAI) Federation Chapter.
AQAA provides local interaction among member organizations in the Atlanta Area, to mutually support each other and to supplement the exchange of information about Quality Assurance, Software Testing, and Total Quality Management. Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month, check out our website www.aqaa.org for more information or follow us on LinkedIn or Twitter.
The Georgia Game Developers Association (GGDA) seeks to elevate the video and electronic game manufacturing industry of Georgia to a position of international recognition as a leading contributor of industry growth and maturity. GGDA promotes the growth and success of game manufacturers in Georgia by providing oversight and guidance of government and academic involvement, identification and availability of resources, creation and application of best practices and certifications.
High Tech Ministries is a nonprofit organization that leads people into a life-changing relationship with Jesus Christ. High Tech Ministries creates business environments where people can explore faith within the workplace. This includes Atlanta’s annual High Tech Prayer Breakfast, now in our 25th year,@Work Bible studies, and the HTM Classic Golf Tournament.
Georgia Health Information Management Association (GHIMA) is a Component State Association of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). There are approximately 103,000 members in AHIMA and Georgia’s association has over 3100 mem-bers including students and non-active members.
Membership diversity includes the majority of members working in hospital health systems and physician practice settings, however members also work in education, government, insurance, legal, health IT, health information exchange, long term care and many other settings. Our field is an accredited discipline through CAHIIM, and there are thirteen programs offering AS, BS and graduate degree programs throughout Georgia. We are governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.
To learn more about our current educational offerings to keep our members and community informed about the latest regulatory, legal, and industry standards, please visit our calendar and on-demand education center.
There are three regional associations within Georgia: North, East and West GHIMA.