Archives for September 2016

Fall Fun – Exciting Family Weekend Activities!

Fall Fun 


Jump into fall with some fun events and activities. Contact your trade coordinator at (770) 591-4343 to purchase any of these. Perfect for adults and kids!



Atlanta Wing Fest 

Join us for a throw down with some of the best chefs in the Southeast including Atlanta, Nashville, Charleston, Charlotte and Savannah at the inaugural Springer Mountain Farms’ Atlanta Wing Fest at The Foundry at Puritan Mill on Sunday, September 25, 2016. For one day only, this festive “Party With A Purpose” event will provide wings, beer, Southern spirits and local music to benefit Atlanta-based charities Angel Flight Soars and Second Helpings Atlanta.

General admission tickets include entry to the event, wing tastes from 25 great local and Southeastern restaurants, eat and greet with the chefs, live entertainment and cash bar. You’ll also be able to dip into some tasty southern sides and grab a complimentary bottle of water (or two) to cool down your taste buds.

The Foundry at Puritan Mill
916 Joseph E Lowery Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
Sunday, September 25, 2016.
150 General Admission tickets for $30 each




Tennessee tri Passes

Includes Ruby Falls, Incline Railway , and Rock City!

$55.00 each


High museum of Art

$20 each




Emory Micheal C. Carlos Museum  

$10.00 each



Adventures Unlimited White Water Rafting

Go white water rafting on the Ocoee River!

½ day rafting for $60.00 per person self-booking certificates available.



ATL Cruzers

Segway Tours of Atlanta!
Enjoy the heart of Atlanta’a Midtown neighborhood on this 2.5 hour tour. As we pass the soaring skyscrapers of the Midtown Business District, we quickly transition to the lovely homes of Ansley Park (Est. 1904), the Midtown restaurant district and historic Piedmont Park.
$59.00 per person


ziplineNorth Georgia Canopy Tours

Experience a heightened perspective on life at North Georgia Canopy Tours! Both Eco-Tours begin “low and slow,” but you’ll soon find yourself zipping at greater heights and speeds through the lush canopy. Enjoy a birds-eye view of the North Oconee River, ravines, ponds, pastures, and wildlife. Soar through the air attached to a steel cable-which will soon disappear from your consciousness. Two certified eco-trained guides lead up to eight participants on each Tour, which include ziplines, sky bridges, moderate hikes through a natural beautiful area, and a dual zip over the Hilltop Pond in front of our Tour Observation Deck.

Great for team building or just for fun!
2 hour tours $69.00 each
3 hour tours $89.00 each



Movie tours

Gift shop & affiliated tour company focusing on films made in Atlanta, including zombie flicks.




Talk of the table
*21 or older*

Twice a week, visitors can belly up to tastings inside the tasting room, savoring Sauvignon Blancs from around the world, Cabernet Sauvignons from Napa Valley, and dry Rieslings from the Finger Lakes in Upstate New York. The boutique pairs these wines with samples of 25 artisan cheeses including aged goat cheese and aged Parmesan.
Enjoy a new theme each tasting, 6 wines and 3 cheeses provided.
On Thursday there is one session that starts at 7pm.
On Saturday starting at 2pm, wine tasting every hour on the hour until 8 pm.


Very casual and very educational tastings.
410 Peachtree Parkway #218
Cumming, GA 30041
(678) 965-4003



Pottery painting, Canvas painting, Art Studio. Splatters offers Art classes, birthday parties, Camps, Ladies night out and more. Bring the family for an afternoon of fun, schedule a ladies night out or your corporate team building event. They will bring the art to you or you can come pick it out and take it with you, its your own “party in a box” great for sleepovers, corporate events & schools



north-georgia-state-fairNorth Georgia State Fair

Thursday September 22,2016- Sunday October 2, 2016




Dual passes

Two guests at the Atlanta History Museum, Historic Houses and Gardens.

And two guests at the Margaret Mitchell House.

$33 for two people 




Six Flags 

Purchase your Six Flags tickets at the TCB office!





Jump TNT
Jump TNT is proud to offer the exciting sport of Trampoline & Tumbling. We are located north of Atlanta in the Johns Creek/ Suwanee area of Georgia. Jim Dowling is credited with making history as the first USTA (United States Trampoline & Tumbling Association) organized team in Georgia, formed in January 2010. This is an awesome new avenue to take your skills to a whole new level. The sport of trampoline & tumbling will teach you skills you never dreamed you could do! It is available to boys and girls ages 4 and up.



grand-slam-sports-centerGrand Slam Sports Center: Baseball Training and Batting Cages!

As a development group, we strive to build a program that produces knowledgeable baseball players.

Batting cage rentals available! Includes baseballs, bats, helmets and L-Screen The batting cages are rented out in 1/2 hour, or 1-hour increments. Call ahead and tell them you are with The Barter Company to ensure we have availability and reserve your time at regular pricing.

Private baseball instruction also available!


Call today at (770) 664-8211
Located at 10985 Jones Bridge Road
Alpharetta, GA 30022



  jump-start-gymnasiumJump Start                      


Come join us for the best birthday party in town. Our well trained staff will provide age appropriate games and instruction to ensure your child has a great time. Your child and guests will talk about their party at Jump Start Gym for years to come!






Private Swim Lessons, Birthday Parties, Group Swim Lessons. Aqua-Tots offers swim lessons for children 4 months up! Start your child in swimming lessons today so they’ll be safe and confident in the water! Investing in kid swim lessons is investing in life!

(678) 331-8687 




Play Tickets Stage Door Players

(8) Barefoot in the Park


(4) Let Nothing You Dismay 



Reservation are required, based on availability.

All tickets are $30 each

(678) 901-5844



civil-right-museum-1Center for Civil and Human Rights

Expires 11/11/16

$20.00 each



Capitol Tour Guest Pass

Swan House at Atlanta History Center was one of many Georgia set locations used during the filming of the movies

The Hunger Games.The Capitol Tour experience includes a guided tour through Swan House showcasing the rooms that were used during filming.



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Beating Out the Big Box

Beating Out the Big Box


Your business is going along well – you have satisfied customers, sales are coming in, and you’re managing overhead. Then suddenly, a sign goes up across the street from your company that says something like “coming soon – big box store.” Immediately, you break out into a cold sweat thinking about how you will compete with one of the large national chains. Will your customers leave and shop there instead?


Before the big box store becomes a reality, take some time to examine your business operations. Here are a few key questions to help you prepare for this new competition:


  • What can your company offer customers that the big box can’t? Maybe you have the ability to locate one-of-a-kind items or produce custom-made products. The big box store will struggle to offer anything unique or hand-crafted.


  • Are you recognized for having great customer service? If not, now is the time to focus your efforts on making sure each and every customer is happy with your company. And, help them tell others about their positive experiences through online review services and social media. Most big box stores are notorious for having poor customer service.


  • What’s your USP (unique selling proposition)? This is what differentiates you from the competition – both large and small. What’s your secret weapon? It doesn’t have to be about product or price. Maybe your organization is passionate about a particular charity or you have a really cool story to tell about how your business was founded.


Don’t think you can match a big box store just on price. However, effectively managing costs and cash flow is now more important than ever. Make sure you keep an eye on administrative costs and look for ways to save money. Don’t forget how barter can help you pay for business expenses without outlaying cash. It might just help you knock that big box down a few notches!


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Troo Sale

Troo Sale 

You do not want to miss our huge inventory of amazing scarves, ponchos, tees and yoga wear!

Our collection is fun, hip, trendy and takes you from work to the gym to date night to Saturday funday and everything in between. Kids sizing also available. From our Americasmart showroom we also have house wear, knick knacks, leather goods and great giftables for Holiday shopping!! All at the wholesale pricing. Bring your kids and be prepared to shop till you drop!


Saturday, September 10 at 10am-3pm
10010 Campestral Ct. Duluth, Georgia 30097













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