Chamber of Commerce

September 12, 2018

Local Chambers Partner to Host Candidate Forum

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Contact:                 David Bradley Athens-Area Chamber of Commerce 706-549-6800 david.bradley@nullathensga.com   Courtney Bernardi Oconee County Chamber of Commerce 706-769-7947 cbernardi@nulloconeechamber.org   […]
May 23, 2018

2018 Chairman’s Message

I want to welcome you to the the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce (AACOC) and invite you to engage with our staff, programs, and members as […]
March 26, 2018

Athens Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Search Moves into Second Phase

(For Immediate Release, March 2018) The Athens Area Chamber of Commerce has launched a nationwide search for a new executive to lead the 800-plus membership organization. […]
March 16, 2018

115th Annual Meeting: A Night of Celebration of Service

The 115th Annual Meeting of the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce was held on Thursday March 8, 2018 at 5:00 PM at the Classic Center. In […]
March 6, 2018

Nominations now being accepted for the LEAD Athens Class of 2018-2019!

Deadline for nominations is Friday April 6, 2018.   What is LEAD Athens? LEAD Athens is a program of the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce designed […]
February 27, 2018

Lenn Chandler named Interim President and CEO of the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce

February 26, 2018 Contact: Shannon Wilder, 706-202-2013, swilder@nulluga.edu Athens, GA – The board of the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce has appointed Lenn Chandler to serve […]
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 […]
December 21, 2017

Eldridge to Resign as President and CEO of Athens Area Chamber

Eldridge to Resign as President and CEO of Athens Area Chamber Effective March 1, 2018 December 6, 2017 Athens, Ga. — Doc Eldridge, President and CEO […]
July 16, 2015

Member Spotlight: Ted Thompson, Kona Ice Athens

Ted Thompson, Kona Ice Athens Q. When and where was your business found? A. We franchised Kona Ice in Athens in 2014. Q. Why did you start your business? A. My wife and I started the business in hopes of fulfilling a longtime desire to own our own business and to be able to give back to the community we work in. Q. Why did you choose to locate your commerce in Athens, Georgia?  A. We felt Athens was a good location to start the type of business we are in, considering its’ young population and the University of Georgia....

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