The Chamber exists to promote Commerce, Community, and Tourism.

2014-2017 Strategic Plan

The board and staff met at the Georgia Center in Athens to develop a strategic plan.  After reviewing the prior program of work and the leadership’s input to the facilitator, the mission was revised, the vision statement eliminated and the values will be transferred to the Board’s policy manual, “The board and staff will be guided by these values when making decisions:  Member Driven, Innovation and Accountability.” Click here to view the full 2014-2017 Strategic Plan.

Six goals were set with strategies suggested to span the duration of the plan:  2014-2017.

1. Business & Community Development

2. The Unifying Voice of Business

3. Tourism Marketing

4. Events & Programs

5. Membership Value

6. Chamber Strength