|Business Opportunity||JAN-DEC||1 per mo.||ABL Membership|
|Public Policy||JAN-DEC||1 per mo.||ABL Membership|
|Education||JAN-DEC||1 per mo.||ABL Membership|
|Membership||JAN-DEC||1 per mo.||ABL Membership|
|Nominating & Governance||JAN-DEC||1 per mo.||ABL Membership|
|Innovation||JAN-DEC||1 per mo.||ABL Membership|
|Strategic Planning||JAN-DEC||1 per mo.||ABL Membership|
Responsible for the development and implementation of programs for ABL members that would increase access to business development opportunities and the expansion of business relationships.
Responsible for the development of continuing education programs, including seminars and training, based on members’ needs. Topics range from personnel management to contracts and bidding.
Governance oversees compliance and fiduciary responsibility of the ABL and its Board of Directors, i.e. board nominations and bylaws, to facilitate the Board of Director’s ability to make sound decisions about the direction of the organization.
Develops and initiates programs and projects that optimize the resources of the ABL. Additionally, the committee will collaborate with the Executive and Membership Committees to educate members about technological trends that have a material impact on ABL partners and stakeholders. The committee also seeks to increase awareness of the League’s support for technology initiatives while creating and implementing action plans that increase the public’s awareness of the League’s activities, projects and programs.
Responsible for planning and implementing programs and events designed to recruit and retain members. The committee recommends and evaluates products and services, which provide direct enhancements and tangible benefits to the membership.
Monitors and coordinates legislative and governmental affairs of concern to constituent body of organization. Create and maintain a legislative and governmental awareness of ABL, its programs and activities.
(Triennial D.C. Fly-In – Three-day trip to the nation’s capital to meet with Georgia’s Congressional delegation and department heads of various federal agencies to discuss legislative matters and business opportunities)
Responsible for establishing the direction and sustainable development of for the ABL by assessing both where it is and where it is going. The strategic plan records the mission, vision, and values, as well as the ABL’s long-term goals and action plans needed to achieve them.
|Congress State of Black Business||JAN-MAY||MARCH 29, 2022||Various ABL Membership|
|CEO Awards Luncheon||FEB-JUNE||MAY 24, 2022||Various ABL Membership|
|Men of Influence Reception||MAY-AUG||AUGUST 2, 2022||Various ABL Membership|
|Women of Vision Breakfast||JULY-OCT||OCTOBER 4, 2022||Various ABL Membership|
|Super Tuesday Conference||JULY-OCT||OCTOBER 4, 2022||Various ABL Membership|
|Annual Meeting Dinner||OCT-NOV||NOVEMBER 15, 2022||Various ABL Membership|
|Congress on the State of Black Business(MARCH – APRIL)||The Atlanta Business League collaborates with many other key organizations, institutions, and businesses to host the Annual Congress on the State of Black Business. The Congress is a full-day event that reviews the current status of black business and explores the business opportunities available in metro Atlanta.|
|CEO Awards Luncheon(MAY – JUNE)||The ABL recognizes local Chief Executive Officers for outstanding participation in minority vendor development and community activities, based, in part, on the willingness of these leaders to support the Atlanta Business League’s efforts to create economic equality for minority enterprises.|
|Men of Influence Reception(AUGUST)||Each year the Atlanta Business League publishes its list of Atlanta’s Influential Black Men. In addition to professional accomplishments, these Men of Influence have demonstrated their commitment to the citizens of Metro Atlanta by maintaining significant involvement and participation in community and civic activities.|
|Women of Vision Breakfast(OCTOBER)||The Atlanta Business League published its inaugural list of “Atlanta’s Top 100 Black Women of Influence” in 1994. Since then the honorees have been recognized at the Women Of Vision Breakfast which provides an opportunity for individuals at all levels, from grade school students to professionals in corporate America, to meet and interact with women in leading positions throughout Metro Atlanta.|
|Super Tuesday Conference(OCTOBER)||The Super Tuesday Conference is a full-day program focused on business owners and professionals, especially women, from throughout the metro Atlanta community. It provides workshops and training for participants, and honors African American female business owners and professionals from diverse business backgrounds.|
|Annual Meeting Dinner(NOVEMBER)||ABL members and friends look forward to the Annual Meeting dinner to review the year’s accomplishments, recognize members and discuss the following year’s goals.|
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