Business Events: June 2019
As Augusta’s pace slows down for the summer months, June is the perfect time take an hour or two to check out some great learning, networking and business opportunities at events going on around town this month, from economic luncheons to events for women in business. Check out what’s going on around this month:
Tuesday, June 4
Women Who Mean Business, 11:30 a.m., Palmetto Terrace, North Augusta Municipal Building, 100 Georgia Ave., North Augusta. Four women leading their respective industries will speak. Scheduled speakers are Patricia Allen, Savannah River Remediation; Dr. Julie Blankenship, Brantley Chiropractic; Amy Hane, Long Term Liaisons; and Lt. Col. Rachael O’Connell, Cyber Command Battalion. Registration is required. For more information, visit northaugustachamber.org.
Wednesday, June 5
Columbia County Chamber Executive Luncheon Series, 11:30 a.m., Savannah Rapids Pavilion, Martinez. This luncheon will celebrate women professionals with the theme “Empowering Women to Lead the Future.” Keynote speakers are state Reps. Jodi Lott and Gloria Frazier. During the luncheon, the Chamber will award its 2019 Business Woman of the Year. For more information, visit columbiacountychamber.com.
Friday, June 7
First Friday Means Business, 7:30 a.m., 117 Newberry St. NW, Aiken. Informative breakfast meeting with a keynote speaker. For more information, visit aikenchamber.net.
Thursday, June 13
Energizing Your Team, 3:30 p.m., Western Carolina Fair Foundation, 561 May Royal Drive, Aiken. An educational event. For more information, visit aikenchamber.net.
Business, Banter & Brews, 4 p.m., Western Carolina Fair Foundation, 561 May Royal Drive, Aiken. A networking event. For more information, visit aikenchamber.net.
Monday, June 10
Chamber Member Town Hall, 4 p.m., Augusta Metro Chamber Office, 1 10th St., Augusta. Topics to be discussed are downtown parking, with featured guest Marcus Campbell, chief of staff for Mayor Hardie Davis; and providing a local employee pipeline with featured guests Kelly Tabor, recruiting and employee relations manager for TaxSlayer, and Phil Wahl, business education advisor, Security Federal Bank. Registration is required. For more information, visit augustametrochamber.com.
Tuesday, June 18
Women in Business, 11:30 a.m., Legends Club, 2701 Washington Road, Augusta. Effective leadership and communication will be discussed in “Lead/Communicate: A Workshop for Success.” The workshop will be led by Wendy Perry, CEO, and Michael Perry, COO, of Catalyst Executive Advising. Registration is required. For more information, visit augustametrochamber.com.
Thursday, June 20
Member Economic Luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center, 2 10th St., Augusta. The 2019 Top 10 in 10 Young Professionals to Watch will be recognized. Guest speaker Scott Hilton, executive director for Georgians First Commission, will speak on “People Ingenuity Meets Business Innovation.” Registration is required. For more information, visit augustametrochamber.com.
Networking for Leads, 4 p.m., Columbia County Chamber of Commerce, 1000 Business Blvd., Evans. A structured program designed to cultivate meaningful business relationships. For more information, visit columbiacountychamber.com.
Monday, June 24
Business After Hours, 5 p.m., Mount Vintage Golf Club, 375 Mount Vintage Plantation Drive, North Augusta. A networking and relationship-building experience. Registration is required. For more information, visit northaugustachamber.org.
Thursday, June 27
New Georgia Economy, 7:30 a.m., Georgia Cyber Center, 100 Grace Hopper Lane, Augusta. A half-day workshop co-sponsored by the Georgia Chamber of Commerce and the Augusta Metro Chamber that will look at emerging trends and risks and the impact to small business, innovation and entrepreneurship. Registration is required. For more information, visit augustametrochamber.com.
Ribbons Cuttings Scheduled
June 3: Concerned Women, 104 Johns St., Grovetown, 4 p.m.
June 5: Sprint Foods, 2480 Crosscreek Road, Hephzibah, 9 a.m.
June 14: Greenbrier Veterinary Services, 1715 General Wood Pkwy., 8 a.m.
June 14: Eye Care by Design, 217 Bobby Jones Expressway, 12 p.m.
June 20: Hyatt House, 1268 Broad St., Augusta, 4 p.m.