Save the date for the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner Meeting & Awards Gala on Thursday, January 25th, 2024!


We hope that you’ll join the us at our Annual Dinner Meeting & Awards Gala, where we will celebrate the achievements of our members and establish a new board to guide the Chamber through 2024.

Details on this evening of networking, community building, and celebrating the winners 2023 Athens Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards will be coming soon!


In the meantime, please scroll down below to read about our Call for Nominations for our 2023 Annual Awards





Moments from the 2022 Annual Awards and Dinner Meeting:

2022 Chamber Award Winners, left to right: Tim Peacock and Melissa Wales of Stuart’s Opera House (Holzaepfel Economic Impact); Mollie Fitzgerald (Young Professional of the Year); TJ Hooper of 740 Audio (Best New Business); Melissa Bailes-Jewell (Ambassador of the Year); Ben Holter of Shrivers Pharmacy and Wellness (Jon Sparhawk Small Business of the Year); Leslie Schaller (Distinguished Service); Bill L’Heureux and Annie Valeant of The Southern Ohio Copperheads (Community Support).

Call for Nominations for 2023 Annual Awards

Help us identify the businesses, organizations, and individuals who have worked hard in 2023 to better the Athens Area by filling out the following nomination form. Each of our six awards focuses on a different type of community impact, and you can read more about criteria for each award and see a list of previous winners on our Annual Awards page.

Nominations are due by Friday, December 8th.

Nominations are quick and easy! You do not need to nominate a business or individual in each category, and you do not need to be a Chamber member to make a nomination. Your name and contact information will only be used if follow-up information is required.