Greater Augusta Day 2018

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On Thursday, February 1, a group of more than 40 public and private sector leaders from the region will travel to Atlanta to participate in ‘Greater Augusta Day’ at the Capitol. The trip is a collaborative effort of the Augusta Metro, Burke County and Columbia County Chambers of Commerce.

This annual trip, held during the session of the Georgia General Assembly, is a regional initiative aimed at advocating for legislative issues that are important to the Greater Augusta Region. Participants also use the opportunity to strategically highlight the existing economic strengths of our region for future business and commerce.

Highlights of the day’s itinerary include:

  • Panel discussion on Hull McKnight Georgia Cyber Center for Innovation & Training
  • Afternoon meetings with the Honorable Lt. Governor Casey Cagle and the Honorable Speaker of the House Representative David Ralston
  • Updates from Georgia Department of Transportation and Georgia Board of Regents
  • Legislative discussions with Greater Augusta Delegation


The Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce is the regional Chamber representing more than 1,100 business members and employees. The mission of the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce is to lead the business community by serving as its advocate, promoting our region, enhancing the business climate and promoting quality membership programs and services. To learn more about the Augusta Metro Chamber, visit