UGA Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Kennesaw State University to collaborate in the Education/Seminar Content Development
Atlanta, Georgia, April 29, 2015 – Atlanta Foodservice Expo LLC (AFSE) announced today a partnership
with the UGA Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Kennesaw State University (SBDC-KSU) to
assist with the development and content of the 2015 education program.
than the average Georgia business with a 29.6 percent increase in sales growth.
The UGA Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Kennesaw State University is part of a partnership
program between Kennesaw State University, The University of Georgia and The U.S. Small Business
Administration, working together to benefit small businesses in Georgia.
“We are very excited to be the education partner for the Atlanta Foodservice Expo.” commented Drew
Tonsmeire, Area Director of the SBDC-KSU. “According to the Georgia Restaurant Association, every $1
spent in Georgia restaurants generates an additional $1.12 in sales for the state’s economy. Working with the
Atlanta Foodservice Expo as the education partner will enable us to bring continuing education to restaurant
owners and managers to aid growth in the restaurant industry and support our mission to grow Georgia
“We are very pleased to partner with the SBDC-KSU and their team which will further enhance the education
offerings to our attendees. Education continues to be a key objective of the event and with this partnership we
will be able to add even more value and content for our attendees.” added Stephanie Everett, EVP & COO of
Atlanta Foodservice Expo is the only event in Georgia to bring together under one roof all sectors of the
restaurant, foodservice, and hospitality industries with a broad range of the best suppliers. The third edition
will be held October 19 – 20, 2015 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia.
For more information please visit www.AtlantaFoodserviceExpo.com.
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