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  • Chamber Events

     

  • Women in Business
  • Women in Business Series

    There's nothing like seeing women inspire and encourage each other. That's what our Women in Business series is all about. These networking events offer a chance to make connections, find personal and professional development, and grow their networks of other women to uplift them.

    February 7, 2024- Breakfast
    July 11, 2024
    - Ladies Night Out
    October 24, 2024- Fall Luncheon

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  • Hometown Expo
  • Hometown Expo

    February 17, 2024 ~ Augusta Expo

    Hometown Expo is a unique community event full of local businesses, organizations and vendors showcasing products, ideas and services for all areas of life! This event is a celebration of local entrepreneurship and an opportunity for the community to discover and support the diverse range of businesses and services available right here in the Valley.

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  • 2024 Business Excellence Awards
  • Business Excellence Awards

    March 28, 2024 ~ Hotel 24 South

    Our largest event of the year, the Annual Meeting and Business Excellence Awards is an evening designed to honor and celebrate business success and Chamber success. Our annual award winners are chosen through a nomination process that is open to our members. These winners represent businesses, organizations and individuals who have demonstrated exemplary planning, operations and community involvement throughout the year. 

    2024 Business Excellence Award Categories:

    • Small Business Excellence Award
    • Large Business Excellence Award
    • Woman-Owned Business Excellence Award
    • Nonprofit Excellence Award
    • New Business of the Year
    • Young Professional of the Year
    • Leadership Excellence Award

    Nominations now open until February 15th. Click here to nominate! 

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  • Voice of Business Luncheon

    April 9, 2024 

    Hear from our State delegation about the 2024 legislative session in Richmond and get a briefing on your Chamber’s legislative priorities.

    This event is hosted by the GARCC Voice of Business Committee. 

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  • Economic Outlook Breakfast
  • Economic Outlook & Business Appreciation Breakfast

    May 7, 2024 ~ Holiday Inn Staunton Conference Center

    The annual economic outlook for our region and a thank you to our business community! Professionals from our economic development offices in Staunton, Augusta County, and Waynesboro share the year's success in business recruitment, expansion and retention, job growth, trends, and a look ahead at the emerging business climate. 

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  • GARCC Golf Tournament
  • GARCC Golf Tournament

    May 17, 2024 ~ Orchard Creek

    Enjoy a day on the greens networking with clients and other area businesses at one of the best golf outings around! Each player will receive a buffet lunch, great swag and plenty of beverages! Two flights will be offered this year- 8:30am and 1:30pm- first come, first served! 

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  • Guys Night Out
  • Guys Night Out

    August 29, 2024 

    Join the Guys Night Out fun. Enjoy networking and a night just for the guys! 

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  • Legislative Breakfast 

    December 10, 2024 ~ Hotel 24 South

    This annual, pre-session breakfast is an opportunity to hear first hand from our State delegation about their top priorities for the upcoming legislative session in Richmond. The Chamber also introduces it’s legislative priorities for the session. The panel of General Assembly members are asked questions regarding these priorities and others that have been identified for the forum.

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  • Business After Hours

    Third Thursday of each month
    5:30pm - 7:30pm
    Locations vary- hosted by Chamber members


    A great way for Chamber members to network with many local businesses in a casual, after-hours environment!

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  • Coffee & Connections

    First Friday of each month
    8:30am - 9:30am
    Locations vary- hosted by Chamber members or held at the GARCC office


    Enjoy a morning making great connections with other local business professionals from the Greater Augusta Region!