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Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce
305 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 3121 7
478-621-2000
T he Chamber Insider

Monthly Newsletter: January 2018

Upcoming Chamber Events

Tuesday, January 9
Ambassador Meeting
12:00 P.M.
Chamber of Commerce
Infinity Network Solutions Boardroom

Thursday, January 11
Grand Re-Opening
Walsh Honda
11:00 A.M.
2056 Paul Walsh Drive

Monday, January 15
Chamber Office Closed
Observance of MLK, Jr. Day

Thursday, January 18 
State of the Community
11:30 A.M.-1:30 P.M.
Macon Centreplex
200 Coliseum Drive

Thursday, January 25
Business After Hours
Coliseum Northside Hospital
5:30-7:00 P.M.
400 Charter Boulevard

Tuesday, January 30
Connecting Over Coffee
Rehabilitation Hospital Navicent Health
8:15-9:30 A.M.
3351 Northside Drive

Tuesday, January 30
Groundbreaking Ceremony 
Renasant Bank 
4:15 P.M.
North Macon Street @ Bass Road

For more information about any of our
upcoming events, please call 478-621-2000
 Principal For A Day
    
Thursday, January 11

The Business Education Partnership (BEP) and the Bibb County School District invite business and community partners to participate in Principal for a Day. This is a great opportunity to spend a couple of hours in the morning or afternoon learning first-hand what is happening in our schools and how we are preparing students for college or career. 


Save These Dates
Business After Hours 
Tuesday, February 13
5:30-7:00 P.M.
Navicent Health
Heart Center

Taste of Macon 
Tuesday, February 27
5:30-7:30 P.M.
Georgia Freight Depot
Atlanta, GA
New Members
HR Beginnings
Jimmy Johns #2
Olive Garden
Cornerstone Level
Members







A Message from the President
Happy New Year from your Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce! The Chamber is excited to begin implementation of our 2018 Strategic Plan which will make an impact in our community for years to come.
Looking ahead, a few key goals of our Strategic Plan include:

*Implementing quarterly meetings of small business owners and entrepreneurs to share best practices and exchange information.

*Formalizing a comprehensive Existing Industry Program to encourage and support business growth and retention.

*Advancing the implementation of the following transportation projects: Sardis Church Road Extension, Middle Georgia Regional Airport Runway Extension, Export/Import Highway, and High Speed Passenger Rail.
State of the Community Luncheon
        
Thursday, January 18
11:30 A.M. Registration
12:00 P.M. Program & Luncheon

Edgar H. Wilson Convention Center
Macon Centreplex
200 Coliseum Drive


Speaker
Mayor Robert Reichert


Presented By




Gold Sponsors
 
   
 

Silver Sponsors

             

       

Member $30
Future Member $50

                    Business After Hours

Sponsored By



Thursday, January 25
5:30-7:00 P.M.
Coliseum Northside Hospital 
400 Charter Boulevard

Member
 Advance $10  
Future Member
$20

                  Connecting Over Coffee

 

Sponsored By

Tuesday, January 30
8:15-9:30 A.M.

Rehabilitation Hospital Navicent Health
Riverside Cafe
3351 Northside Drive

FREE MEMBERS ONLY

                    YEA! We Need You!
           Calling all Young Professionals
Annual Meeting Award Winners

  pictured left to right: 
Rob Betzel, Infinity Network Solutions -  "Chairman's Award"
Pat Topping, MEDC - "Lifetime Achievement Award"
Patty Burns, Fickling & Company - "Ambassador of the Year"
  Blake Sullivan - "Citizen of the Year"
Pearlie Toliver - "Robert F. Hatcher Award"
George Greer,
Spivey, Pope & Greer- "President's Award"
Member News 
Mission:
Advance regional business success
Vision:
Creating the best place for business

Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce
305 Coliseum Drive, Macon, GA 31217 
  Telephone: (478) 621-2000 
 Fax: (478) 621-2021

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