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  • Chamber Events & Programs


    Annual Events

    Annual Celebration and Awards

    The Chamber’s most prestigious event, the Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon is a gathering of some of Fayette County's most influential business and community leaders. The meeting includes a review of the Chamber's work over the past year and sets the vision for the year ahead. The meeting concludes with the “Exchange of the Gavel” to the incoming Board Chair. Outgoing Board members are honored and prestigious annual awards are presented including:

    • Outstanding Business Person of the Year
    • Small Business of the Year
    • Dreambuilder Award
    • Chet Wells Award
    • Nonprofit Award of Excellence
    • Young Professional of the Year
    • Ambassador of the Year


    Business on the Green Golf Tournament

    This premier golf tournament is a favorite Chamber event and provides an opportunity for members to build relationships with other golfers, clients and prospects. Usually held the last week of March, the Business on the Green Golf Tournament raises funds to support the Chamber’s strategic mission throughout the year.

    Community Expo

    The largest tradeshow in the county, the Expo routinely draws thousands of Fayette area consumers to visit 100+ exhibitors showing off the best products and services that can be found in Fayette. Expo is traditionally held the third week of September.

    Leading Women

    Held once a year, Leading Women is a summit-style event to provide inspiring useful information for women business leaders.  Leading Women is presented in conjunction with American Business Women’s Association – McIntosh Chapter, Business Women of Fayette and Coweta and Fayette Woman magazine.


    Advocacy Events

    Fayette County Day at the Capitol

    The Chamber’s Government Affairs committee invites members to spend a half day at the Georgia State Capitol to observe first-hand the inner workings of the current legislative session. Dome Roam traditionally takes place in February.

    Huie and Bea Bray Elected Officials Appreciation Dinner

    The Chamber is proud of its long standing tradition of recognizing and thanking our elected officials for their service to the community. Huie and Bea Bray hosted the"fish fry" at their home for many years. Hundreds of fish later, the Chamber continues to honor our local, state and national leaders by hosting a dinner in June to show appreciation for the work they do to keep our community strong and healthy.

    Pancakes & Policy

    Pancakes & Policy brings local, state, regional and federal policy leaders to the Chamber to discuss issues that affect Fayette County. Held three times a year, the April event focuses on accomplishments of the Georgia General Assembly. The August event focuses on federal policy issues and the November event provides local updates from County and municipal leaders. All Chamber members are invited to attend. (This event was formerly known as the Government Liaison Meeting.)


    Business Education and Networking Events

    Business After Hours: What better way to get familiar with a great Fayette Chamber business than by attending Business After Hours? Network with fellow Chamber members, enjoy appetizers and a beverage while you mix and mingle.  (4th Thursday of each month, except March and September) 

    Business to Business Luncheons (B2B):  They are back! B2B Luncheon is a monthly business education series that features various business topics and presenters, as well as opportunity to connect with other business leaders. The Chamber has convened a Small Business Committee to collaborate and bring you relevant speakers and topics that will help grow and elevate your business. If you are interested in sponsorship a B2B Luncheon meeting, please call the Chamber at 770-461-9983. 

    Chamber 4-1-1: The benefits of Chamber membership are many! Meet Chamber staff, learn about the Chamber’s mission and  learn how you can leverage your member benefits. Attendance during the first year of membership qualifies for $25 credit off 1st year renewal. First Fridays of the Month! 



    The Fayette Chamber strives to be the leader and catalyst for creating a vibrant business climate and building a premiere Fayette community. To foster community engagement and leadership development, the Chamber provides rich programming for members and the community at large.

    Leadership Fayette

    Leadership Fayette provides existing and emerging leaders with opportunities to enhance their civic knowledge of Fayette County, hone their leadership skills and network with community leaders. Participants will better understand how their community works and be inspired to use their talents to serve the community. Leadership Fayette is an eight month program. 

    Congratulations to the Class of 2018 who graduated on May 17, 2018. 

    The next Leadership Fayette program session will begin in August 2019. The application window has closed, but keep a lookout for the class of 2020 in the community!





    Leadership Fayette Class of 2018


    An intro to Leadership Fayette, Catalyst is a half-day packed full of community engagement information culminating in an after-hours reception. Leadership Fayette Alumni are invited to join the class for the reception.

    YP Fayette

    YP Fayette is the Chamber’s Young Professionals network whose mission is prioritizing a culture of community building where young professionals, ages 21-40, are energized, engaged and empowered to shape a legacy of progress and growth in Fayette County. Programming focuses on professional development, opportunities to get connected with business and community leaders, and more ways to get engaged at the Chamber and in the County. All young professionals in and around Fayette County are welcome to join our monthly events, which rotate locations around the county.


    Workforce and Education Committee
    Objective:  Workforce & Education Committee is designed to bring together education and industry partners in an effort to share training resources, work-based learning programs, and collaboration opportunities. Chamber member HR personnel, workforce development representatives, and education partners are encouraged to attend.

    Healthcare Council
    Objective:  Healthcare Council is designed for businesses and support organizations within Fayette County’s Healthcare industry to share best practices, align resources, and coordinate common enablers to successfully serve the Fayette and surround community. Sub-committees meet throughout the year on specific initiatives.

    Manufacturers Council
    Objective: Manufacturers Council is designed for best practice sharing, benchmarking, and programing for manufacturing businesses in and around Fayette County. Past programming has included 5S best practices, lean manufacturing, and workforce resources. Chamber member Manufacturers and education partners are welcome to attend.

    StartUp Fayette
    Providing startups and entrepreneurs on the south side of Atlanta access to the education and training they need to succeed. Meetings delve into the insights, relationships, and tools needed to turn ideas into a businesses. Whether you’re just getting started, stuck on issue a particular, or are in need of a refresher, these sessions are for you. Check the Chamber Calendar for monthly meeting dates.‚Äč
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    Community Expo

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