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Who We Are

About the Athens-Limestone County Chamber of Commerce

The Athens-Limestone County Chamber of Commerce serves as the voice of the business community in support of increasing prosperity for our community by supporting businesses, industries, and agriculture to advance economic growth.

Supporting Small Business Development

The Athens-Limestone County Chamber is the leader in establishing programs that promote growth in existing and new businesses in our community. We support and encourage our existing businesses and inspire relationships with new retail, commercial, industrial, and technology-based businesses as well.

The Chamber also backs initiatives that promote a balanced and quality commercial environment for business and industry.


Government & Advocacy

The Chamber’s civic and governmental council strives to create a positive business climate by focusing on local issues impacting our business community. We support policies and legislation that encourage economic growth and promote a prosperous environment. 

We frequently host city, county, state, and national civic leaders to provide updates on issues that impact our community. These events include:

  • Legislative Reception
  • Legislative Wrap-up
  • State of the City Address
  • State of the County Address
  • Political forums prior to each election

Networking & Leadership

Through the Chamber’s Leadership Programs and Networking Events, the chamber helps business owners and professionals develop relationships to help grow their business, enhance their visibility, raise public awareness, and strengthen their business development skills and goals.

Leadership Athens Limestone

Lunch & Learn series

Chamber Coffee networking events

New Member receptions

Business After Hours

Industrial tours of local industries

Education & Workforce

The Athens-Limestone County Chamber is dedicated to developing a highly qualified and skilled workforce for Limestone County, which starts with education. The Chamber aims to encourage workforce preparedness through collaboration with strategic education partnerships and to advocate student workforce awareness at every level of education. In addition to hosting the annual State of Education Address, our workforce and education activities include:

Partners in Education

Job Shadowing Program

Limestone Leaders Encouraging a Difference (LEAD)

Calhoun Community College Tech Prep

Our Community Partners

We are grateful for the support from and continued collaboration with our partners throughout critical sectors of our community, all contributing toward greater prosperity and a better quality of life for everyone in Athens and Greater Limestone County.