Greater Macon

Chamber of Commerce
305 Coliseum Dr, Macon, GA 31217


A Taste of Macon

The annual "A Taste of Macon-Bibb" is an exciting event hosted by the Bibb County Legislative Delegation at the historic Freight Depot in Atlanta during the State of Georgia's legislative session. This event provides a platform for interactive discussions with the State Senators and Representative from our region. It also gives attendees an opportunity to meet and network with state officials and department heads in every capacity of state government. A Taste of Macon-Bibb hosts approximately 1,000 people, showcasing the art and cuisine of local Macon restaurants as well as highlighting Macon-Bibb as a "Southern adventure that is sure to be good for your Soul!"

Annual Meeting and Awards

This quality networking event is the chamber’s annual meeting and installation of new officers which attracts 350 business people. We also honor our community’s businesses as well as outstanding chamber members with awards such as Ambassador of the Year, Citizen of the Year and the Robert F. Hatcher Award.


 
Business After Hours

Business After Hours events are held monthly, allowing a different Chamber member to showcase their venue. After you join the Chamber, you will receive a complimentary ticket to attend your first Business After Hours event.



Connecting Over Coffee

A breakfast event that allows 30 attendees the chance to give a 2-minute commercial about their company and while enjoying breakfast and coffee. These speed networking events provide Chamber members with an innovative type of networking in an environment designed solely for creating new business relationships.

Golf Classic

An annual event that attracts up to 128 players who vie for fun and prizes. This is a great way to make new contacts and network. The 2018 Golf Classic presented by Macon Occupational Medicine was held on Monday, October 15th at Idle Hour Country Club.

Good Morning Macon

Attended by 100 to 150 business executives in the Macon region, this event presents topics focused on military affairs, legislative developments of all areas, public policy, education and other top community issues. A continental breakfast is served



New Member Reception

Each fall the Chamber welcomes all new members with a cocktail reception held at the ‘Chamber of Commerce. Approximately 80 - 100 attend this event designed to help new members get introduced to the Chamber facility, meet Board members and other new members and learn ways to maximize their membership. In addition to new members, Board members and Ambassadors are invited to the event. The event will be held in September/October, 2018.

Party Patrol

Several times each year, Chamber Ambassadors along with Chamber staff head out on "Party Patrol." This group visits approximately ten businesses in a different sector of the community as a way to meet members and thank businesses for their membership. You never know when your business may be visited by an upcoming Party Patrol!

Salute to Business

Each year, the Chamber and MEDC recognize the leading Business, Small Business and Startup Business in Macon. This year, the Chamber will also recognize Macon's top "Young Business Leader" with an award. Approximately 200 people come together to celebrate these special businesses with an annual luncheon. Nominations are accepted for any organization/person that meets the selection criteria. A selection committee made up of local business leaders carefully evaluates the information provided by the nominees. Following the careful review of the nominee packages, the committee makes their final decisions.



State of the Community

A signature event for the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce, The State of the Community Luncheon features an address from the Macon-Bibb Mayor with an update on the state of our local government, as the Mayor's vision for our community and plans to reach that vision. The event will be held in January/February 2019 at a local venue. This event draws approximately 300 top business professionals.


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