About Our Programs


Annual Meeting - Held in the first quarter each year, this event features high-profile speakers, the traditional passing of the gavel, and the presentation of the Lester S. Moody Award of Excellence. This event unveils upcoming chamber priorities and the past year’s accomplishments. Cost to Attend: $60 for members, $75 prospective members. Learn more about sponsorship opportunities and availability.


The Chamber Member Economic Lunch

Member Economic Luncheon - These quarterly events promote and stimulate economic growth through timely and insightful programs on a broad range of topics with emphasis on global economic trends, corporate success, and turnaround. Cost to Attend: $35 for members, $45 non-members. Learn more about sponsorship opportunities and availability. 

 

In the Member Economic Luncheon series, the Chamber also recognizes the greater Augusta region’s business community achievements through the Top 10 in 10 Young Professionals to Watch awards and the Augusta’s Entrepreneur award.


The Chamber Pre and Post Legislative Breakfast

Pre-Legislative Breakfasts - Each fall, members gather to focus on the activity of state government and its impact on local business. These events allow lawmakers and members to engage in a focused discussion on Georgia public policy. Cost to Attend: Complimentary for members, $25 prospective members. Learn more about sponsorship opportunities and availability.



Meet.Mingle.Mesh - (Formerly Business After Hours). Strategic networking opportunities to connect, engage and grow your business in a relaxed, social setting. Companies host these events to showcase their business and to offer a service to their fellow Chamber members. Cost to Attend: Complimentary for members, $25 prospective members. 

Please contact Sabrina Balthrop, sabrina.balthrop@augustametrochamber.com about interest in hosting.


Third Thursday Business Builder - The Third Thursday Business Builder provides topical intelligence on key issues for businesses.  Local industry experts present relevant information on topics important to successful business operations and growth. Cost to Attend: Complimentary for members, $15 prospective members, lunch is provided.



Small Business Marketing Academy, presented by South State Bank - Comprehensive. Classroom Style. Curriculum Driven. The Academy is an opportunity for small businesses to learn, share and plan for a growing thriving business. Participants come together once a month over 6 months to learn from local industry experts and develop a customized strategic marketing plan. Must apply to attend. Classes run from January-June, or July-December. Cost to Attend: $150 for members, $300 prospective members. Learn More.

Apply today for Jan-Jun 2019 Class. Visit augustametrochamber.com/marketingacademy to download an application. Deadline to apply is January 18, 2019. 


Women in Business Luncheons - These monthly luncheons offer women and men the opportunity to have lunch, socialize, and learn about topics that affect their personal and professional lives. Cost to Attend: $30 for members, $40 prospective members.

The Annual Women in Business Signature Event - Held each fall, the Signature Event is one of the largest events in Augusta featuring nationally renowned speakers that exemplify role models. Cost to Attend: $55 for members, $65 prospective members. Learn more about available sponsorships!


The Chamber Annual Golf Classis

Annual Golf Classic - Held each May, this annual golf outing is played on the beautiful 27–hole Gordon Lakes Golf Course featuring an 18–hole shotgun start scramble with over 200 players. The Golf Classic is a great opportunity to network with other members and executives, and enjoy a fun day out of the office. 

Learn more about sponsorship opportunities and availability.


Member Town Hall - These meetings are an opportunity to meet and converse with the leadership of the Chamber and learn more about Chamber initiatives. Members are encouraged to share feedback and opinions on the state of the business community and Chamber programs. Cost to Attend: Complimentary for members, $25 prospective members.