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August 8, 2016

How to Build a Personal Brand

Join Johnny McCutcheon & Richie Knight on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at this month’s Small Business Breakfast as they outline a plan for creating a vision for your future and implementing that vision can lead to: A better job Better contacts and clients for your company Industry recognition And much more! If you’re looking for a better job, you want your potential boss at your ideal company to associate your personal brand with something that she needs on her team. If you’re looking to grow the sales for a company, you want potential clients to associate your personal brand with...

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July 25, 2016

Join the United Way for Their 2016 Kick Off

On August 4, 2016 join the United Way at 440 Foundry Pavilion at The Classic Center from 5:00pm – 8:00pm as they kick off their annual campaign with a bang! They’re hosting the ultimate family friendly fun night. What better way to welcome everyone back-to-school within the Athens area. The United Way hopes you will join them in their mission to motivate and mobilize resources to meet the highest priority of needs of the people living in Northeast Georgia. Entry to the event is free and tickets for the low country boil are $12 for adults and $7 for kids....

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July 11, 2016

How to Give a Powerful Presentation

How to Give a Powerful Presentation Plan ahead This has probably been drilled into your head too many times to count, but it really does make all the difference. Take any presentation anxieties out of the equation by planning ahead as much as possible. Get there early to prepare your technological components, scope out what space you have to work with, and even the audience you’ll be presenting to. Don’t drown your audience with too much information No matter what topic you’re covering, you probably won’t be able to cover everything in the time your presentation allows. If you try to...

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June 8, 2016

Athens-Clarke County Seeking Citizens for Five Policy-Making Boards by June 17

The Athens-Clarke County Unified Government posted news today that they are seeking qualified candidates to fill eleven terms on five important policy-making boards. From the report: “Two positions on the Athens Downtown Development Authority for a term of two years. One position must be a downtown business owner* and one must be a downtown property owner. Two positions on the Division of Family and Children Services Board. One position is for a term of five years* and one position is for a partial term expiring on June 30, 2019. One position on the Historic Preservation Commission for a term of three...

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June 1, 2016

June Athens Chamber Events

Be sure to visit our event calendar to see everything happening in Athens this March.   June 7th: Network Lunch Carrabba’s Italian Grill (Atlanta Hwy), 11:30 a.m. Special Presentation Topic: “What Happens After the Paychecks Stop?” Speaker – Denise Ricks For just fifteen dollars per person, our Network Lunch is hosted at Carrabbas on a monthly basis. Network with local entrepreneurs, business owners, and enjoy a hearty meal while you’re at it. June 14th: Women in Business Athens First Bank & Trust (Hancock Ave), 11:30 a.m. Special Presentation Topic: “What Happens After the Paychecks Stop?” Speaker – Denise Ricks Join us for one of the month’s most...

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May 5, 2016

Caterpillar’s Athens Plant Wins State Manufacturer Award

The Athens Banner-Herald reported on Sunday that Caterpillar’s Athens plant has been named Georgia’s large manufacturer of the year! The award was announced by Governer Nathan Deal at the Governer Awards Luncheon on April 21st. From the ABH report: “’Caterpillar is honored to be recognized by Governor Deal of the great state of Georgia as large manufacturer of the year,’ said Todd Henry, head of operations at the Caterpillar facility in Athens. ‘From our first meeting with the state economic development team and subsequent meetings with leaders from Athens-Clarke County, Oconee County, Athens Technical College and Georgia Quick Start, we...

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April 27, 2016

3rd Annual SoundBoard Marketing Conference

SoundBoard Date is Announced! Perfect Pitch Concepts has announced the date of its 3rd Annual SoundBoard cross-functional marketing conference! On Thursday, May 5th, Soundboard will aid business and marketing professionals at every skill level to ameliorate they’re online marketing campaigns and boost their bottom line. The event will take place in the center of downtown Athens at the 105 year-old (but recently renovated) venue, Morton Theatre. It will be an all-day conference with events from 8am to 5pm.   What can you get out of SoundBoard? SoundBoard works with a cross-functional approach to modern, online marketing and focuses on the core...

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April 13, 2016

April Athens Chamber Events

Be sure to visit our event calendar to see everything happening in Athens this March. April 1: Resource Hours Four Athens Building, 10:00 a.m. This event is the perfect opportunity to gain insight from industry experts. Whether you’re in law, marketing, finance, HR or a related field, at our Resources Hours, you can ask questions and get advice from industry leaders in a casual environment. <a href="https://www tablets for weight loss.athensga.com/events/network-lunch-2/” target=”_blank”>April 5: Network Lunch Carrabba’s Italian Grill (Atlanta Hwy), 11:30 a.m. Special Presentation Topic: “How to Sell Yourself” Speakers – Johnny McCuetchon and Josh Melton For just fifteen dollars per person, our Network Lunch...

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February 26, 2016

March Athens Chamber Events

Be sure to visit our event calendar to see everything happening in Athens this March. March 3: YPN Goes to the Movies! Pouch Pies, 5:30 p.m. Athens Young Professionals Network (YPN Athens) will host its March networking event from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM on Thursday, March 3 in the Lounge of The Carmike Ovation 12 (formerly Carmike Cinema) located at 1575 Lexington Road. Attendees will enjoy beverages for purchase and appetizers provided courtesy of Carmike Ovation. Guests will hear from an Ovation representative who will discuss the theater’s recent renovations and the new trend of bars and restaurants in...

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