Oconee Chamber
Georgia's most suitable place to call home.
Membership Benefits
1. Monthly Coffees and Business After Hours

2. Annual Meeting - A special recognition event to honor special people and projects, and to award Sharon Johnson Volunteer of the Year, Chamber Volunteer of the Year, Larry Risse Agribusiness Person of the Year, James McClain Leadership Award.

3. Annual Business Expo - An opportunity to display your business' products and services to the trade population.

4. Membership Directory & Website Listing - A complete listing of members along with mailing addresses and email addresses will be provided to you as requested.

5. Oconee County Maps - Up-to-date maps of Oconee County.

6. Business/Industry Seminars - Selected seminars for business and industry based on their need and membership feedback, sponsored by the Economic Development Committee.

7. Annual Fall Festival and Scarecrow Road Race - The largest single event in Oconee County featuring original arts and crafts, food, entertainment, children's events and road race.

8. Farm/City Tour - An opportunity to view agriculture and business working together for a better economy.

9. Education Foundation Of Oconee County, Inc - The support of public and private education in the county through the further enhancement of existing educational efforts. Supports Education Foundation Mini-Grants.

10. Public Forums - The opportunity to hear from political candidates and the discussion of public issues which enlighten voters and citizens in the trade area sponsored by the economic development committee.

11. Weekly Newsletter - An opportunity to stay up-to-date on current and future Chamber actvities and networking opportunities among Chamber membership.

12. Youth Leadership Oconee - Tenth and eleventh grade students who live in the county or attend school in the county have an opportunity to enhance their leadership skills through involved learning experiences.

13. STAR - Student Teacher Award Recognition of the outstanding student and teacher from Oconee County High School, North Oconee High School, Athens Academy, Westminster Christian Academy, and Prince Avenue Christian School.

14. Teacher Of The Year - Further recognition of the teachers from each of the nine public school locations.

15. 3rd Grade Ag-Day - An opportunity for students to learn more about agriculture and its role in our regional economy. Sponsored by the Agribusiness Committee.

16. Annual Golf Tournament- An opportunity for members to enjoy a round of golf in a relaxed atmosphere.

17. Leadership Oconee - Adult leadership project for persons interested in learning more about Oconee County and Sharpening their leadership.

18. Ambassador Program - A mentoring program for new members, as well as outreach to exisiting members as a means to increase member retention and improve member participation in events and committees.

19. Ribbon Cuttings/Groundbreakings - Support to announce new businesses and/or new additions to exisiting businesses.

20. AM Exchange - Monthly program to network among business peers

Gold Sponsors

For Information on becoming a Gold Sponsor, please email scaven@oconeechamber.org