Category Archives: Events

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.
Purchase tickets here:

2017 Small Business Celebration

Join the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce a Spring Carnival dinner and awards banquet. The 2017 Small Business of the Year will be announced. The event is the highlight of the Chamber’s Celebrate Small Business Week, which promotes the impact of small businesses.
$35 per person | $325 for a table of 10

Industry Celebration Week Rise ‘N Shine Breakfast

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Join us for the EDC’s 2017 Albany-Dougherty Industry Celebration Rise ‘N Shine Breakfast. This event highlights the community’s existing industries and recognizes their successes. Preferred pricing ends April 14, after which registration increases by $5. Registration fee is non-refundable after April 14.

April 19, 2017
7:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Hilton Garden Inn
$25 members | $30 non-members