As we prepare for summer to end and to welcome our students back to Athens, our event organizers are hard at work filling our calendar with great networking events for the month of August. They’re all great ways for Chamber members to take a productive break from settling into the fall months.

Women in Business Luncheon: Dressing for Success

August 4, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Michael Brother’s Building
320 East Clayton Street, Athens, GA, 30601
Cost: $10

johnnyJoin us in learning how to dress dashingly and professionally from Johnny McCutcheon, owner of J. Mac’s Clothiers.

Johnny founded JMac’s Clothiers out of his desire to follow his passion with all of the risk and faith that accompanied this new business and personal adventure.

The Athens Area Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business group is one of the most active committees in addition to being one of the most popular monthly functions. The group seeks to recognize women as leaders, to provide a business network and to educate and motivate women in business.

RSVP today to reserve your spot.

The Women in Business group meets on the first Tuesday of each month.

NetWORK Lunch

August 11, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
3194 Atlanta Highway, Athens, GA, 30606
Cost: $15

carrabbas-logoPreviously held at Buffalo’s, our NetWORK Lunch will be making its debut at Carrabba’s in Athens this month. NetWORK Lunch offers Chamber members an opportunity to network and fellowship in a casual environment. Everyone will have a chance to introduce themselves, so be sure to bring plenty of business cards and other promotional items to this event. The cost is $15.00 per person. RSVP is required to attend.

NetWORK Lunch meets on the second Tuesday of each month.

Small Business Breakfast Club: The Top 10 Best Productivity Apps: Bring Your Business to the Cloud

August 18, 8 – 9:30 a.m.
Athens Area Chamber of Commerce
246 West Hancock Ave., Athens, GA, 30601
Cost: $10

RichieKnight_HeadshotThe Small Business Breakfast Club is the place for small businesses hoping to move forward to learn from representatives from Athens’s business community.

This week’s topic is productivity. Too many businesses struggle each day managing their operation on the go. Learn how HW Creative Marketing discovered the best apps to manage projects and improve communication, which ultimately led to doubling their revenue.

This session will be presented by Richie Knight, who co-runs HW Creative Marketing, a marketing agency based in downtown Athens, dedicated to creating web and inbound marketing solutions for clients across the nation. Richie also coordinates the annual Success Summit, an all-day event that promotes core business fundamentals through a series of educational breakout sessions, valuable resources, experienced speakers and great networking opportunities.

This event is sponsored by Athens Cleaning Company.

RSVP now to join us for breakfast.

Small Business Breakfast Club is held on the third Thursday of each month.

Business After Hours

August 20, 5:30 – 7 p.m.
Saucehouse BBQ
830 East Broad St. Athens, GA 30601
Cost: Free

saucehouseBusiness After Hours is our most popular networking function each month. Each event typically draws more than 75 Chamber members. It’s a great way to meet and network with a diverse group of people in a comfortable and welcoming environment. Hosted by a different Chamber member each month, Business After Hours has no attendance charge; however, you must be a member of the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce in order to attend. RSVP to join us at the anticipated new restaurant Saucehouse BBQ for a great networking opportunity.

Business After Hours is held on the third Thursday of each month.

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