Serving Our Members & Community

Since 1904, we have served our members and the community by fostering relationships and strengthening the ties that have secured Athens’ position as the hub of northeast Georgia.

Today 246 West Hancock Avenue serves as a “one-stop shop” for business in Athens by housing not only the Chamber of Commerce but also the Clarke County Mentor Program, the Department of Economic Development of Athens-Clarke County, Industrial Development Authority and Athens Cultural Affairs Commission. Under the leadership of former mayor Doc Eldridge, the Chamber has realized its vision of being the regional leader on issues vital to a thriving business community.

Latest Updates

February 22, 2018

Athens Area Chamber of Commerce Preparing for Executive Search

The leadership of the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce has initiated an executive search process to fill the president and chief executive officer’s position. Current president […]
January 30, 2018

Tickets to the 115th Annual Meeting On Sale Now

Plans are well underway for the 115th Annual Meeting of the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce. This year’s event is set for Thursday March 8, 2018 […]
December 21, 2017

2018 ATHENA Nominees Announced at Annual Luncheon

The 2018 ATHENA Nominees were announced at the ATHENA Luncheon on Friday December 8, 2017 at The Classic Center. Sponsored by AT&T and The Classic Center, […]
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