The Collaborative Firm is excited to celebrate 19 years of hosting the South Metro Development Outlook Conference. Thank you for participating in this year’s Virtual Conference.

As we reflect on the challenges of this past year, SMDO 2021 Moving Beyond… will focus on opportunities, revel in successes, and highlight the ongoing plans to secure a solid future for the South Metro region.

Although the conference looks different than in previous years, SMDO 2021 attendees will experience an interactive, unique, and engaging virtual reality. The dynamics of the virtual platform give participants a variety of options that mirror in-person contact.

SMDO 2021 Moving Beyond… expert panelists and speakers will lend thought to economic development, transportation, housing, small businesses, and more.

You can expect the same level of quality content and information as in past years. As always, we highlight and celebrate the accomplishments of the counties of Clayton, Coweta, Douglas, Fayette, Henry, and South Fulton, and the City of Atlanta.

Glad You’re Here

SMDO 2021 gives you access to increase your networking community and enhance your awareness of the south metro region’s priorities. Leverage our virtual platform to:

Gain direct insight from government officials and private sector business leaders

Benefit from informative discussions with live Q & A

Connect with your industry peers throughout the conference

Maximize your position and brand

Explore potential partnerships


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SMDO Agenda

Presenting Sponsor


Premier Sponsor


Connection Sponsors

Contributing Sponsors

Digital Sponsors

Friends of Outlook

Association for Corporate Growth

The Atlanta Airport Chamber

Atlanta Area Chamber of Commerce

Commissioner Felicia Franklin

Empire Board of Realtists

Go See Do ATL

South Fulton Chamber of Commerce