The Chamber carries out a diverse array of programs throughout the year in order to meet the varied needs of member businesses and organizations. Chamber events are meant to promote members, their products and services as well as the community and its rich offering of resources.
This monthly breakfast program features speakers presenting information that is timely and pertinent to our members. There are multiple networking and marketing opportunities associated with this event and guests may bring informational or promotional materials to share with attendees. Generally held at the Lenawee Country Club, each Adrian in the AM program is sponsored by a member who receives exhibit space and “air” time to talk about his or her business. Cost of attendance is $15 for Chamber members and $20 for non-members and walk-ins. Learn more…
Held on the third Thursday of each month, the Breakfast Club is a great networking and marketing resource that brings local business owners and operators together in an informal setting to participate in a constructive conversation. The price of attendance is $5 and includes a continental breakfast. Learn more…
Business After Hours is a networking event held several times per year in partnership with sponsoring Chamber members. This event is designed to promote the sponsoring member business and help build connections with other business leaders. The sponsoring business opens its doors for Chamber members, offering a behind-the-scenes look at its operation. Usually occurring between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., Business After Hours facilitates night-time networking for those unable to get away for morning and afternoon events. Learn more…
Learn how to maximize the return on your membership investment! Membership 101 meetings cover “What’s in it for Me?” regarding Chamber membership – an introduction to benefits for new members and those who have not yet joined, as well as a refresher course for long-term members. Chamber Ambassadors take an active role in these meetings, which focus on how members can get the most out of their membership.
Chamber 201 Professional Development
The Adrian Area Chamber of Commerce offers Chamber 201 – Professional Development events that are designed to educate and help businesses within specific topic areas. Chamber 201 events are free to attend, although pre-registration is often requested. Check the Chamber Events Calendar for current topics and dates.
The Chamber provides Ribbon Cuttings free of charge to our members for occasions such as: new locations, remodels, anniversaries, and other special occasions. The Chamber promotes Ribbon Cuttings on our website and in our email newsletters, and we also invite Chamber Ambassadors, City officials and other members to join us for the event.
Annual Awards Dinner
The AnnualAwards Dinner honors retiring members of the Chamber’s Board of Directors, while presenting recently-elected Directors to the general membership. Awards are presented recognizing key community leaders for their service, leadership, and commitment to strengthening the greater Adrian area.
Chamber FUNdraiser Party
Held at the beginning of each spring, the Chamber FUNdraiser Party puts the emphasis on FUN even as it raises monies to support Chamber operations. The party features a different theme each year with a great dinner, music, gaming, auctions, networking, entertainment and lots more!
The annual Chamber golf tournament is a major fundraiser for the Chamber, and is one of the most fun and exciting events of the year! The top three teams receive prizes and every golfer gets a swag bag filled with goodies. Team cost includes carts, greens fees, continental breakfast, and lunch. If you are short of a full team, no problem! Individual golfers will be paired up on the day of the event. Learn more…
Senior LifeStyle EXPO
The Senior Lifestyle Expo is a free event for adults ages 50+. This annual event showcases vendors, exhibits, demonstrations, and information about Senior Care, Health & Fitness, Beauty & Skincare, Financial Services, and other services relevant to seniors. There is also entertainment, prizes and drawings during this mid-day event!
The Business-to-Business Expo provides for a day of business growth, relationship building and business-to-business marketing opportunities, allowing participants to showcase their products and services to other exhibitors and attendees from the community.