Business 400 Inc. is inviting companies from Buckhead to Dahlonega to its inaugural monthly networking meeting Tuesday.
About 200 members strong, the newly-formed, Cumming-based organization is the brainchild of Ron Dinsmore, who also created Network for Success.
Hildi Moore, vice president of sales and marketing for the group, said the meeting is not limited to members.
“It’s an open networking group to any businesses, any individuals, anybody that feels they will benefit from networking,” she said. “You have a chance to attend one time as a non-member and just pay the $10 door charge.”
Moore said Network for Success, a local networking group that formed about six years ago, held a similar gathering in October, which drew more than 430 people.
In addition to monthly meetings, which will be held the first Tuesday of each month, Moore said Business 400 members will have access to other helpful programs.
“We will be offering Business 400 members seminars and classes on things that will help them build their business through [things] like social networking, or technology, marketing and things of those lines,” she said.
When Dinsmore launched the organization in February, he said he was excited to incorporate all businesses along the corridor, dubbed the Hospitality Highway.
“You open up a lot of doors of opportunity because people are meeting people they would normally not have had an opportunity to meet,” he said at the time. “We're doing it to help people, to lift people up. We can't bail them out, but we can lift them up."