High Velocity Radio Features the Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce

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BusinessRadioX®'s High Velocity Radio hosts a panel discussion about business growth in the City of Dunwoody, Georgia

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Dunwoody is a well-situated, vibrant, fun place to live, work and visit...

On October 8, 2012, co-hosts Lee Kantor and Stone Payton welcomed to the studio a panel to discuss the city of Dunwoody, Georgia and the Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce. BusinessRadioX®'s High Velocity Radio featured Debbie Fuse, Executive Director of the Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce, Katie Bishop, Executive Director of the Convention and Visitors Bureau of Dunwoody, and Michael Starling, Director of Economic Development for the City of Dunwoody.

Fuse describes Dunwoody, Georgia as a well-situated, vibrant, fun place to live, work, and visit, that is different from any other place in the Metro Atlanta region. There’s something about its convenient lifestyle that draws young singles, established professionals, growing families, and empty-nesters to create a thriving community.

Explains Fuse, "To accommodate the future growth of Dunwoody, the city is working to incorporate the latest thinking on how the physical space of the community is created, focusing efforts on enhancements to livability and creating a unique sense of place." These concepts include mixed-use development, transit-oriented development, smart growth, and green building design.

Bishop, with the Convention and Visitors Bureau of Dunwoody, describes working in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce, in addition to being a member. "We are the marketing and promotional arm of Dunwoody," explains Bishop. The City of Dunwoody was established just a few years ago, and the Convention and Visitors Bureau is funded by the City's hotel tax. Bishop's primary goal is to bring business to the city and its five hotels.

Focusing on the economic development of Dunwoody, Starling is responsible for leading the City’s efforts to expand the local economy through business development efforts. His priorities for the City include retention of existing businesses, recruitment of new firms, and the redevelopment of existing commercial areas.

According to Starling, "Dunwoody was fortunate to have a Chamber of Commerce founded at the same time as the City to offer guidance in the needs of the business community and the benefits of local businesses to homeowners." He further explains that the Chamber has been instrumental in guiding the development of city ordinances so that business can operate in harmony with the residential community.

To learn more about growing business opportunities and events in the City of Dunwoody, please listen to the complete interview on the High Velocity Radio page for BusinessRadioX®.

About Stone Payton:
For over 24 years, Stone Payton has been helping organizations and the people who lead them drive their business strategies more effectively. He is a managing partner at BusinessRadioX® and the author of SPEED®: Never Fry Bacon In The Nude: And Other Lessons From The Quick & The Dead, and has dedicated his entire career to helping others produce better results in less time.

About Lee Kantor:
Lee Kantor has been involved in Internet radio, podcasting and blogging since he started the Dr. Fitness and the Fat Guy show in 2005. Since then, Lee has interviewed well over 1000 entrepreneurs, business owners, authors and celebrities on a variety of shows and at live events. In addition to his hosting duties, Lee is a managing partner at BusinessRadioX® and is committed to helping entrepreneurs and business owners in Atlanta learn how to use radio to dramatically grow their businesses.

About High Velocity Radio:
High Velocity Radio celebrates Top Performers Producing Better Results In Less Time. The show brings in business leaders and experts to talk about their methods and to help listeners develop the Competence, Confidence, and Commitment to Succeed With SPEED.

About BusinessRadioX®:
BusinessRadioX® provides a turnkey solution for business owners who want to leverage the power of internet radio to meet their best prospects, establish credibility for their organization and heighten the placement of their brand in search engines rankings. With a professional venue and a proven formula, BusinessRadioX® helps hosts podcast their shows and create a regular stream of dynamic content to share with their prospects and feed the search engines every week. Programs are recorded and streamed live to the internet from our studios in the greater Atlanta area. For more information or to hear a live show, visit: http://www.businessradiox.com.

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