Partnership Gwinnett Celebrates Local Manufacturing & Supply Chain Leaders at the 13th Annual Movers & Makers Awards

Staff Report From Georgia CEO

Friday, May 10th, 2024

Partnership Gwinnett hosted the 13th annual Movers and Makers Awards at the Gas South District this morning. The event served as a platform to honor and recognize the exceptional achievements of manufacturing and supply chain companies in Gwinnett County.

The Movers and Makers Awards, a flagship event for Partnership Gwinnett, spotlighted companies that have demonstrated innovation, excellence, and significant contributions to the local economy. This year's ceremony featured distinguished keynote speaker Glenn Case, Founder & Chief Technologist at Hermeus, who inspired attendees with his journey through the technology industry and his insights into its future.

Among the highlights of the morning were the presentations of seven prestigious awards:

  • MVP Award: Mighty 8th
  • Corporate Citizen: Peachtree Packaging & Display
  • Supply Chain Pioneer (Small): Volcanica Coffee
  • Supply Chain Pioneer (Large): NEMA, Inc.
  • Manufacturer of the Year (Small): Bitzel’s Chocolate
  • Manufacturer of the Year (Medium): Eclipse Gaming Systems
  • Manufacturer of the Year (Large): RealTruck

Deven Cason, Vice President of Economic Development at Partnership Gwinnett, congratulated this year's deserving recipients, stating, "The Movers and Makers Awards celebrate the remarkable achievements of our local manufacturing and supply chain leaders, whose innovative spirit and dedication consistently drive economic growth. We extend our heartfelt congratulations to all the finalists and winners and commend them for their outstanding contributions."

Cason also expressed gratitude to all the event sponsors for their invaluable support in making this year's Movers and Makers Awards possible. Their partnership and commitment to fostering economic prosperity in Gwinnett County are instrumental in the success of initiatives like these.

Partnership Gwinnett remains committed to its mission of leading and managing business development, talent development, and community development efforts across the county. For more information on these initiatives and more, visit