Category Archives: Events

The MLK Dinner

The 2023 MLK Dinner, presented by Colony Bank, is a celebration of the ideals of unity inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and is hosted by the Albany Area Chamber Foundation and Albany State University, in partnership with the King Day Celebration Committee, and features honored guest and speaker Venessa Harrison, president of AT&T Southeast Coastal States.

Albany Area Chamber Business Awards 2022

Join us as we honor the excellence in business achievement and the community contributions that make Albany and the Albany Area a better place to live and work.

At the November 30 Albany Area Chamber Business Awards reception, we will celebrate this year’s awards finalists and recognize the 2022 Small Business of the Year, Nonprofit of the Year, Women-owned Business of the Year and the Uniquely Albany award recipients.

For ticket and sponsorship information, contact Mary Bickerstaff or call (229) 434-8700.

Business Expo 2022

Market your business to more than 500 people at this fun-filled bash in the name of business. Generate quality business to business leads, improve your opportunities to achieve and sustain success. All in one place, at one time.

Lunch & Learn: Finance & Budgeting

The September 22 Lunch & Learn will feature information presented by Merit Financial on how to plan for and achieve your business goals through smart financial planning and budgeting. 

[The Albany Area Chamber’s Lunch & Learns are casual educational programs that foster community and support the growth and development of businesses and their teams. The 2022 Lunch & Learn series is presented by Merit Financial Advisors and Webb Properties.]

PROPEL: A Women in Business program

PROPEL is an Albany Area Chamber Women in Business program that connects, engages and inspires women in our community, and provides them with the tools they need to design their future.

Our August 24 luncheon will feature a moderated Q&A panel with local women in business, and facilitated table conversation for connection.
Pack value into your Chamber investment and extend your marketing reach through sponsorship and spotlight branding. Opportunities for this event are available at

Lunch & Learn – Cyber Security

If you think you’re too small to get noticed, you’re wrong.

Hackers and scammers go after all kinds of businesses and organizations – big and small – with constantly changing methods. Protecting your computers is more than just installing an antivirus and trusting it to work. It is essential to stay on op of emerging techniques in the digital security world. 

Attendants of the July 26 Cyber Security Lunch & Learn, led by Chamber member CTSI, will learn basic knowledge on how to protect yourself and your business from cyber threat, including:

  • Best practices for password policies
  • How to recognize phishing attempts and deceptive links
  • Potential risks of accessing storage devices such as foreign USB drives and unproven network locations
  • Modern virus protection and emerging viral trends and technology


When: July 26, 2022
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Where: Albany Welcome Center
112 N Front St, Albany, GA 31701

Military Affairs Rise N Shine Breakfast

Join the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce as it honors military personnel and hears important updates from Col. Michael Fitzgerald, commanding officer of Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany, and Maj. Gen. , commanding general of Marine Corps Logistics Command.


When: Wednesday July 27,2022
7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Where: Albany State University
West Campus – Book Store Event Space
2400 Gillionville Road