Category Archives: Events

Summer School! An Evening with Ron Clark


Join the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce and Dougherty County School System for Summer School! An Evening with Ron Clark on Thursday, July 20 at 5:30 p.m. Ron Clark, known as “America’s Educator” will present a keynote speech then follow up with a teacher-only breakout session. Contact Mary Beth Hobby for group ticket sales – 229-567-5100 or Learn more here:

Military Appreciation Rise N Shine Breakfast

The Albany Area Chamber of Commerce will honor military personnel during the Military Appreciation Rise-N-Shine Breakfast at Merry Acres Event Center. This annual event is held to bring military together with the business community.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Merry Acres Event Center | 1500 Dawson Road
7:30 a.m. | Networking & Coffee
8 a.m. | Breakfast & Program
$25 members | $35 non-members

Preferred pricing ends July 5, after which registration increases by $5. Registration fee is non-refundable after July 10.

Register here at or contact Yvonne Jones at or (229) 434-8700.

40 Under Forty

Lunch is complimentary for 40 Under Forty recipients. Guests and children ages 12 and older are welcome for lunch at $30 per guest. Due to limited seating, reservations are required by June 23, 2017.

Register here or contact Yvonne Jones at or (229) 434-8700.

Georgia Chamber Georgia 2030 2.0 Tour

The Albany Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to host the Georgia Chamber of Commerce as they continue their Georgia 2030 statewide conversation. Join us as Georgia Chamber President & CEO, Chris Clark, digs deeper into last year’s findings and discusses innovative solutions important to our community.

June 22, 2017
11:30 a.m. – noon | Networking & Lunch Registration
noon – 1 p.m. | Lunch Program
Albany State University, L. Orene Hall Building
504 College Drive, Albany, GA 31705

Register Here

State of the Community: After the Storms

The Albany Area Chamber of Commerce’s State of the Community brings together community leaders for an insightful dialogue about trending topics and the issues that matter most. After The Storms: Commerce and Community focuses on how storm-impacted government and businesses are rethinking, retooling and reinvesting in ways that drive innovation, efficiency and a competitive edge.

The panelists will include Mayor Dorothy Hubbard, City of Albany; Chairman Christopher S. Cohilas, Dougherty County; David Castellano, Georgia Center Manager, Hamilton Relay; and Werhner Washington, Plant Manager, Procter & Gamble.

Salty Sandbagger Golf Tournament

POSTPONED: Due to the weather conditions forecast for May 23, the spring Salty Sandbagger has been postponed until a later date.

Please join the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee for the Salty Sandbagger Golf Tournament on May 23 at 11:30 a.m. at River Pointe Golf Club. $40 per person, which includes lunch, cart and green fees. Chamber members should register with Leland Burkart at or Yvonne Jones at Please reserve your slot by May 16.

Legislative Luncheon

Please join the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce Legislative Affairs Committee as we honor our legislators for a successful 2017 session. $25 per person. RSVP to Yvonne Jones at or 229.434.8700 by May 5, 2017.

May 10, 2017
Registration | 11:30 a.m.
Luncheon & Program | 12 p.m.

Albany Welcome Center
112 N Front Street
Downtown Albany

Women in Business Roundtable Luncheon

Women who own and/or manage a local business share what it takes for success. Sponsored by Renasant Bank.
Facilitated by Terri Stumpe of Royal Collection – 2016 Small Business of the Year

Callie Walker | Hughey & Neuman, Inc.
Katie Gatewood | Hughey & Neuman, Inc.
LaKisha Bryant Bruce | United Way of Southwest Georgia
Judy Randle | Central Monitoring
Charlene Glover | Trumpet of God Ministries & Training Center | Healthy Living Farms

$20 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Includes lunch.
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