Category Archives: Events

Strive2Thrive Update Rise N Shine Breakfast

 Join the Albany Area Chamber for Strive2Thrive Update Rise N Shine Breakfast on December 6 from 7:30 a.m. – 9 a.m. at Sowega Council on Aging. The Strive2Thrive Update Rise N Shine Breakfast celebrates the successes of its families, acknowledges its community partners and volunteers and reports on the future of Strive2Thrive.

Marketing Wonderland – Prepping Your Business for the Holiday Season

Marketing Wonderland
Livestream Lunch and Learn
November 1, 2017
11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Albany Welcome Center – 112 N Front Street

Live Streaming

· Google: ‘Tis ​the ​Season ​for ​Site ​Optimization

· Facebook: Don’t ​forget ​your ​mittens ​and ​mobile ​phone ​to ​grow ​your ​business ​this ​holiday ​season

· Constant ​Contact: Email ​all ​the ​way ​to ​your ​best ​holiday ​season ​ever

· Square: Get ​Your ​Business ​Ready ​for ​the ​Holidays

· Lunch Included

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Business Expo 2017

Join us for the 2017 Business Expo on September 28, 2017 at Hilton Garden Inn Conference Center from 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. FREE with a valid business card or pay a $5 entry fee. For information on reserving a booth for you business, call the Chamber at 229-434-8700, or fill out this form and return to Mary Bickerstaff by email at or by mail at 225 W. Broad Avenue, Albany, GA 31701. All forms much be received no later than September 15.

State of the Community: Work Force Development

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. “Work Force Development” focuses on how the community’s educational partners are addressing 21st century needs and how multi-sector partnerships are creating opportunities for students, employers and the region.

The panelists will include Dr. Art Dunning, Albany State University; Dr. Anthony Parker, Albany Technical College; Chris Hatcher, Commodore Conyers College and Career Academy; Geoffrey Sudderth, Deerfield Windsor School; Ken Dyer, Dougherty County School System; David Clifton, Marine Corps Logistics Command.

Work Force Development is presented by Albany State University and further sponsored by Albany-Dougherty Economic Development Commission; Albany CEO; Albany Technical College; P&G; and LRA Constructors, Inc.