Athens Area Chamber of Commerce

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Athens Area Chamber of Commerce



The Athens Area Chamber of Commerce, located in the heart of East Tennessee's beautiful and economically robust region, is a dynamic organization boasting over 500 members. It's a hub for local businesses, providing numerous benefits and hosting unique events that foster community spirit and business growth.

One of the key benefits of joining the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce is the range of promotional opportunities available to members. New members are offered a ribbon-cutting ceremony, with photos published in local newspapers and on the Chamber's Facebook page. The Chamber President, Rob Preston, personally assists members in growing their companies by introducing them to area businesses and community leaders, offering a prime opportunity for making initial contacts. Members can also use weekly email blasts to promote their business, along with a special "Pay to Promote" option for additional exposure​​​.

Networking is a central aspect of the Chamber's activities, with events like "Business Before Hours" offering morning networking sessions hosted by various chamber members. Members receive Educational opportunities through free admission to "Lunch & Learn" seminars. Additionally, each member's information and services are listed on the Chamber’s website, and access to post job openings and member-to-member deals. New members receive a certificate for a free ad in The Daily Post-Athenian and can place promotional materials in the Chamber office​​​.

A highlight event is the "Celebrate Athens Auction and Dinner," which encapsulates the Chamber’s commitment to community and business engagement. Held at The Dairy Barn Arts Center, this event includes a cocktail hour, live and silent auctions featuring items from over 50 member businesses and a dinner catered by local favorites like Texas Roadhouse and Bakery 323. The event celebrates the Athens community and raises funds to support the Chamber's mission to strengthen local businesses​.

Joining the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce offers businesses in the Athens, Tennessee area, a wealth of opportunities for promotion, networking, and community engagement, all within a supportive and proactive environment.

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13, North Jackson Street, Morningside, Athens, McMinn County, East Tennessee, Tennessee, 37303, United States
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