Growth Industries

Forsyth County is recognized as the fastest growing area in the country. Our strong economy, highly educated and talented workforce, home to nearly 70 international companies and driving entrepreneurial spirit keep us on the leading edge of business.

Located on the northeast edge of the booming metro Atlanta region, Forsyth County has been consistently ranked as one of the 10 fastest growing communities in the nation since 1995, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Recently, Forbes Magazine named Forsyth County as one of the “Best Places in America to Get Ahead” and the 13th wealthiest county in the nation.

The Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce welcomes new business to Forsyth County and we are focused on supporting your business in our community.

In light of the county’s rapid growth, four areas of industry stand out as catalysts for our rapid growth. In response to this, the Chamber created segmented organizations with a sole focus on each of the following industries:


  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • International
  • HR Council 


To learn about the Chamber’s initiatives for a particular industry click on the industry title listed above.

The Healthcare Association of Forsyth County

The Healthcare Association of Forsyth County (HCA) is a business unit of the Cumming Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce. One of the fastest-growing and influential industry sectors in Forsyth County is the healthcare industry. The HCA is a collective voice for current healthcare issues affecting Forsyth County and provides a conduit for information and resources to ensure the highest quality of healthcare to meet the needs of those living and working in our community.

The Manufacturing Society of Forsyth County

The Manufacturing Society of Forsyth County supports competitive, world-class manufacturing by providing a forum for plant managers from across various industry sectors to address issues impacting their operational competitiveness. The Society's initiatives include:

  • Developing a strong, networked leadership base of manufacturers in our community
  • Sharing of best practices and learning experiences among this base
  • Facilitating engagement with governmental and other leaders
  • Providing training and information to support the manufacturing community

International Engagement Initiative

The Cumming Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce is committed to connecting Forsyth County’s business community to global opportunities and leveraging resources and investments to maintain and expand Forsyth County as an international trade leader.

The Cumming Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce has hosted and participated in numerous international trade and business development trips around the world.  At the same time, we have promoted international visits to Forsyth County, whether for business, tourism, education, or investment.

Additionally, the Chamber's International Engagement Team is a dedicated group of professionals who have been assembled to provide a high level of service to businesses new to Forsyth County from outside the United States. This team strives to provide assistant to incoming companies and their employees in the areas of real estate, banking and finance, education and community involvement. To learn more about the International Engagement Team please view the video below.



Human Resource Council of Forsyth County

The Cumming Forsyth County Chamber's Human Resource Council education training seminars and conferences provide businesses with the vital information they need to operate. Attorneys and specialists are used as sources to help you understand the laws and regulations, keeping you on top of your field and free from litigation.

The Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce provides free mentoring to small business owners and entrepreneurs, along with classes, seminars, and special events to benefit small businesses across the county.

The Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce is ready to help you start up a business, grow your business, or work through difficult business management issues.

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