Networking Events

Ag Appreciation Breakfast

This breakfast is held once a year to honor our local Willamette Valley Ag Producers! The guest speaker presents annually on important issues that affect local Ag producers and businesses.  Bring your friends and family to the Linn County Fair and Expo Center to enjoy eggs, sausage, french toast, and juice.

Emerging Leaders

If you are 40 or younger, or feel 40 or younger, this is the program for you! Our Emerging Leaders program gives emerging professionals a chance to network, make connections, and an opportunity to learn more about future workforce needs, leadership development, and make contacts for the future. The group meets quarterly for a variety of events.

Albany Businesses Extravaganza

Join us for the Chamber’s all day Tradeshow! Held at the Linn County Fair & Expo Center, it’s our kick-off event for the upcoming year and showcases local products and services in our community. The ABE is held every September and provides vendors with the opportunity to get their name out to the community, network, support the local economy, and have FUN!

Business Unwind

Show off the coolest things about your business! Business Unwind is hosted by a different Chamber member quarterly from September through June. Business Unwind provides an opportunity for Chamber members to socialize, network with other businesses, meet prospective clients, exchange business cards and enjoy the hospitality of the hosting business.

As the host of Business Unwind, you have the opportunity to showcase your business, promote upcoming events, and thank customers.

Distinguished Service Awards Banquet

Nominate special businesses or individuals that have inspired, lead and supported the community. Awards will be given to Albany’s most distinguished citizens and businesses.

6:00 PM – Social
6:30 PM – Dinner
7:15 PM – Entertainment
8:00 PM – Awards Ceremony


Don’t have a lot of time, but still want to stay active? Attend weekly meet and “greets” at Chamber member businesses in the Albany Area. Greeters provide business/social-networking opportunities to Chamber members.

Membership Forums

Our widely acclaimed monthly luncheon series features renowned speakers from all over the area. Our Membership Forum luncheons provide relevant information to the community and our members on timely issues. The luncheons are generally held on the last Wednesday of every month from September to June.

Spring Golf Tournament

Our annual Golf Tournament is held at Spring Hill Country Club. It provides people with an opportunity to relax, network with other members, and play a great game of golf while supporting the chamber financially.

Women in Business Luncheons

A forum provided specifically for women in the workforce, designed to address the important topics of the day while providing a great opportunity to network.

**If you would like more information about any of these events contact Nikkita Hatch, Events & Operations.