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 process will open in the spring of 2019. To be placed on a "Potential Candidate Contact List" or for more information, email Paige@FayetteChamber.org.
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 brings together energetic, motivated young professionals who live, work or have an interest in Fayette County. With a focus is on networking, community involvement and leadership development, participants can plug into the community while developing important relationships and leadership skills. This program is an asset for rising business and community leaders ages 21-44 to be involved at the Chamber, providing an avenue for young professionals to connect with seasoned leaders of the business community and to engage with the community as a whole.
TARGETED INDUSTRY SECTORS
Chamber non-profit organizations meet quarterly to discuss important topics geared towards nonprofits. The meeting includes presentations from various speakers, networking, and sharing upcoming events and best practices.
The Health & Wellness Council’s mission is to enhance and expand the businesses in Fayette County’s health and wellness industry by building a community and providing tools to grow the sector. Its goal though the quarterly meetings is to provide a resource for information and collaboration and to serve as a connected network of providers.
StartUp Fayette is for people looking to start that nontraditional business, particularly in the tech, creative or maker arenas. These entrepreneurs have unique opportunities as well as challenges and StartUp Fayette is building that ecosystem to catalyze innovation and growth for entrepreneurial startups. Events includes Fifth Thursdays and the Southside StartUp Forum.
Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon
Business on the Green Golf Tournament
Networking & Connections