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 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 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.
TARGETED INDUSTRY SECTORS
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.
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.
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.
Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon
Business on the Green Golf Tournament
Networking & Connections