Georgia Speaker of the House Discusses the Legislative Session at the Atlanta Press Club

Georgia’s House Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge), will be the featured guest at an Atlanta Press Club Newsmaker Luncheon on Wednesday, March 8. Communities in Schools of Atlanta is the presenting sponsor of this event. Georgia EMC is the program sponsor.



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Since 2010, David Ralston has served as Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives and has served in the House since 2002.

Ralston was named the 2010 Georgian of the Year by Georgia Trend magazine. In 2011, Governing magazine named him as one of the 16 Republican legislators in the nation to watch.


Wednesday, March 8
11:30 a.m. – Registration
Noon – Lunch
12: 25 p.m. – Remarks and Q&A
1:15 p.m. – Adjourn


The Commerce Club
49th Floor
191 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30303

Dress at The Commerce Club is business or business casual attire.

The ticket price does not include parking. Parking is available in the 191 Building parking deck with entrances on Ellis Street and Peachtree Center Avenue. Discounted parking vouchers for this deck will be available for $5 at the event. Guests must bring the ticket they receive upon entering the deck to receive a discount. The Peachtree Center MARTA station is also very convenient.


The Atlanta Press Club offers sponsorship opportunities and promotion for your company with this event. Please contact development director Carolyn Proffitt at or 404-228-5392 for details and benefits.


This luncheon is open to the public.

Working journalists who wish to cover this event but not partake in lunch may attend for free. Reservations are still required and can be made by calling 404.577.7377 or emailing

APC member prices
General admission ticket – $30
Table of 10 – $300
Sponsor table of 10 with table sign and program listing – $325

Nonmember prices
General admission ticket – $40
Table of 10 – $400
Sponsor table of 10 with table sign and program listing – $450

Tickets and tables may be purchased online or by calling 404-577-7377. Payment must accompany reservations and there is a 48-business hour cancellation policy.