The Macon Area Chamber of Commerce is an independent membership funded organization which serves as an advocate for business and community, organized for the purpose of advancing commercial and civic interests within the Macon county area. The Chamber works to improve the growth, diversity, and health of the business community; encourages residents to shop locally; and supports the efforts to recruit new businesses to Macon County. The office provides visitors with many items such as area maps and information on lodging, restaurants, recreation, local entertainment, and community events. The Chamber also sends packets of information to prospective residents and businesses to inform them of the opportunities awaiting them in Macon.
The Chamber is governed by a 10-person board of directors with an executive director hired to perform all daily operations.
Membership offers many benefits such as networking opportunities, business referrals, a local gift certificate program, monthly membership luncheons, daily emails, ribbon cuttings and grand openings, an in-city transportation service, a visitors center, and much more.
The Chamber organizes two events throughout the year - our Chamber Challenge Golf Tournament and A Twilight Tour.