Chamber Programs

Monthly Networking Luncheon

On the 2nd Wednesday of every month, the Athens Chamber of Commerce holds their Monthly Membership Luncheon. This luncheon is a great networking opportunity for individuals and businesses alike. Held at the prestigious Athens Country Club, members and their guests enjoy a freshly prepared lunch with getting to mingle and meet new business contacts. The seminar is hosted by a different Chamber member each month and focuses on providing information that is valuable to the community. Doors open at 11:30. Lunch is $15.00 per person, which includes a non-alcoholic beverage and dessert. All major credit cards are taken at the door. You may also pay by cash or check.

Ribbon Cuttings, Grand Re-Openings, Anniversary & New Location Celebrations

Whether you are celebrating your new business, a newly remodeled office space, new location, or milestone anniversary the Athens Chamber of Commerce can help you celebrate. We can come to your location or you can come to ours. Various members will arrive to show their support and watch as your business is awarded the official Athens Chamber of Commerce plaque, a Certificate of Congratulations and the gateway to networking success. Ribbon cuttings are fun events whether you run a one man show or have 50 people on staff. And yes, we provide the big red ribbon and giant scissors!

Business After Hours

Combining business and pleasure, Business After Hours is a social mixer held at a different Chamber member’s business location each month. Finger foods and beverages are served while Chamber Members have an opportunity to relax and unwind after a busy day.

Henderson County GO TEXAN Rodeo

Now in it’s 34rd year, the GO TEXAN Rodeo is an experience you don’t want to miss. Located at the Henderson County Fair Park Complex on Highway 31, the rodeo is full of everything you expect and more. Cowboys, bucking broncos, calf roping and barrel racing are of course part of the show. Vendors will be set up selling various merchandise, crafts and goods. The GO TEXAN Rodeo is an exciting event the whole family will enjoy.

Farm and Ranch Tour

Now in its 56th year, the Farm and Ranch Tour has become an annual tradition in Athens. The tour begins its journey at the United Methodist Church. In past years, patrons have seen watermelon patches, horses and cattle just to name a few. Once the tour is complete, the buses return to the United Methodist Church for the Farm and Ranch Tour banquet. (DATES TO BE DETERMINED)

  • "Membership brings credibility to your business." -Justin Weiner Attorney
  • You can increase positive perception among consumers and business owners when you're identified as a member of the Athens Chamber.
  • "The Athens Chamber of Commerce's fundamental mission is to generate more business activity for the community." -Ashley McKee
  • Athens Chamber generates a positive economic impact by involving the entire membership and utilizing their individual expertise.
  • "Make business contacts and acquire customer referrals." - Dr. Jay Kinzer TVCC