Our Programs

  • Business leads – Use the Membership Directory to locate businesses or attend the monthly Rise and Shine and Business After Hours functions to expand your business contacts.
  • Accurate local maps – Chamber members have access to free local maps that are accurate and up to date.
  • Membership labels – Contact the Chamber office for mailing labels to get your information to all members or a selected group of members.
  • Leadership Waycross – The purpose of Leadership Waycross is to identify, recognize and develop leaders in the Waycross-Ware County area. Through a series of one-day sessions over a nine month period participants receive an in depth explanation of our community. Use these links for an more information and an application.
  • Ribbon cuttings and ground breakings – Call the Chamber to introduce your new business to the community.
  • Monthly Rise and Shine breakfast meeting – Find out what’s happening in Waycross and Ware County as Chamber members share up to date news about their organizations. Check the Calendar for this month’s event. For suggestions on hosting this event see the How-To Guide for Rise and Shine Breakfast.
  • Monthly Business After Hours – Need more time to network. See the Calendar for the location of this month’s Business After Hours. For suggestions on hosting this event see the How-To Guide for Business After Hours.
  • Other networking events
  • Various discount programs
  • Your information distributed to newcomers – Call the Chamber for more information.
  • Entrepreneur program – The Chamber sponsors the State Entrepreneur Friendly program. A guide to starting a business in Waycross and Ware County is available. Chamber Staff is available to assist you.
  • Online membership directory
  • Daily emails of special events and offers
  • Governmental advocacy
  • Annual Okefenokee Occasion in Atlanta
  • Lunch and Learn programs