Category Archives: Chamber News

MILITARY APPRECIATION RISE N SHINE

Join the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce as it honors military personnel during the
Military Appreciation Rise N Shine Breakfast at Merry Acres Event Center.
The event will also feature Col. Alphonso Trimble, the new commanding officer of
Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Merry Acres Event Center | 1500 Dawson Road

7:30 a.m. | Networking & Coffee
8 a.m. | Breakfast & Program
$25 members | $35 non-members
Registration deadline is Monday, July 16.

2018 BUSINESS EXPO VENDOR REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

The Albany Area Chamber of Commerce has opened up “Early Bird” vendor registration for the 2018 Business Expo to be held on Thursday, September 27 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Albany Convention Center at the Hilton Garden Inn. Chamber members will receive a 20% discount by registering now through June 30, 2018 and 10% for those who register between July 1 – 31, 2018. No discounts will apply after July 31.

Download the Business Expo Vendor Registration Form.

Download the Food Vendor Registration Form.

For more information call the Chamber office at 229-434-8700.

CUMULUS BROADCASTING, INC.

Congratulations to the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce Star Business of the Week, Cumulus Broadcasting, Inc. Combining high-quality local programming with iconic, nationally syndicated media, sports and entertainment brands, Cumulus delivers premium content choices across South Georgia. Live, local on-air talent provides advertising opportunities to area businesses across six stations – Rock103, Nash FM, V101.7, Mix 107.7, 102.1 Nash Icon and News Talk WALG. On being an Albany Area Chamber member since 1987, Market Manager Kay Evans says, “Being part of the Chamber keeps us connected to the community and provides us with networking opportunities through Chamber events and Business After Hours.”

Cumulus Broadcasting, Inc.
1104 West Broad Avenue | Albany, GA | 229-888-5000 | cumulus.com

Contact: Kay Evans

 

 

 

Thanks to Dunkin’ Donuts for furnishing our Star Businesses donuts each week.

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JUNE BUSINESS AFTER HOURS

Join us at SOWEGA Council on Aging for a “Margaritaville” Business After Hours! This event is designed to give area business leaders the opportunity to network so don’t forget to bring business cards. Event sponsors will give away a margarita machine in addition to the Albany Area Chamber’s $100 cash prize drawing.

STATE OF THE COMMUNITY – Health Care Education

The Albany Area Chamber of Commerce’s State of the Community brings together community leaders for an insightful update and dialogue about trending topics and the issues that matter most. The June 2018 event will focus on the area’s efforts to meet the growing need for health care professionals and what this means for our economy.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Albany State University West Campus
2400 Gillionville Road | Building C-265 | Albany, GA 31707

$35.00 Per Person – Member
$45.00 Per Person – General Public
Registration deadline is June 18, 2018

Albany Area Chamber launches ‘Albany Under 40’ Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 1, 2018

 Albany Area Chamber launches ‘Albany Under 40’ Awards

 Albany, Ga. – The Albany Area Chamber of Commerce today announced the launch of “Albany Under 40,” an awards program that honors and celebrates the Albany Area’s emerging leaders and professionals. The new program recognizes professionals in a variety of industries, each representing a component of the Albany Area’s diversified talentpool and economy.

“The Albany Area is home to young leaders who are making their mark through excellence in their professions, through their innovation and through their commitment to building a stronger region,” said Barbara Rivera Holmes, president and CEO of the Albany Area Chamber. “Albany Under 40 celebrates these professionals and promotes the breadth and scope of the talent that helps make the Albany Area a regional leader.”

Individuals may be recognized in these categories: Architecture, Engineering, and Construction; Arts and Entertainment; Civics, Government, and Public Affairs; Culinary Arts, Events, Tourism and Hospitality; Defense & Military Affairs; Energy, Mobility, and Transportation; Financial and Insurance Services; Innovation and Start up; Journalism, Marketing, and Public Relations; Legal; Manufacturing, Logistics & Distribution and Fulfillment Centers; Medicine and Health Care; Nonprofit Service; Real Estate; Sports, Wellness, and Fitness; Technology; and Youth and Education.

Finalists will be considered from among those professionals who are nominated. Nominations may be submitted here. Nominations must be received by June 14, 2018. Nominees will be notified of their nomination and will receive the application materials. Winners will be announced at the Albany Under 40 Awards Reception on August 16, 2018. One overall Albany Under 40 award winner, selected from among the category winners, will be announced at the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce’s 109th annual dinner on January 24, 2019.

Candidates must be under the age of 40 at the time of the award ceremony (August 16, 2018).

Sponsorships are available.

2018 LEGISLATIVE RECEPTION

You are invited to join the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce Legislative Affairs Committee as we honor our legislators for a successful 2018 session.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 | 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
The Coach House | 1308 Dawson Road | Albany

$35 per member | $55 per non-member
Register by Monday, May 21

This event is structured reception-style, giving attendees the chance to enjoy refreshments while networking with state legislative leaders and decision makers.

MAY BUSINESS AFTER HOURS – METROPOWER

Join the Albany Area Chamber for Business After Hours on Tuesday, May 15 sponsored by MetroPower. Business After Hours is designed to provide networking opportunities for businesses in the Albany area. Don’t forget to bring your business card to enter the $100 cash prize drawing.