Polk County, Georgia
Welcome to Polk County, Georgia, the place where life and business are relaxed, yet productive. Our location only one hour west of Atlanta and its Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport – and part of the ABC (Atlanta-Birmingham-Chattanooga) Triangle – means we can grow our businesses with all the benefits of being close to the Southeast’s major centers of industry, while growing our families in the friendly, unhurried communities of Cedartown, Rockmart or Aragon.
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About the Chamber
The Polk County Chamber has a passion to serve, connect, grow, and learn together. We are a member-based organization. Member businesses benefit from networking, referrals, business development, advertising opportunities and much more. Investing in the Chamber is investing in the growth and prosperity of Polk County.
Our Vision: To serve and represent business members while sustaining a strong sense of community.
Our Mission: To enhance, support, and advocate for a prosperous community.
Programs & Events
Youth Leadership Polk
Youth Leadership Polk is focused on sophomores from Cedartown and Rockmart High School. The program covers topics such as understanding leadership, communication and team building, economic development, appreciating differences and planning for tomorrow!
Ribbon Cuttings, Grand Openings & Ground Breakings
The Polk County Chamber of Commerce understands the importance of a ribbon cutting ceremony and we’re happy to play a part in the festivities. This is a time for celebration–a time to enjoy the fruits of all the hard work that went into planning and preparing for the day when the doors are finally open.
Polk County Economic Fast Facts:
- 56.8% of the population is of working age (18-64)
- 42,853 population (2018)
- Labor Force of 966,918 with a 45-minute drive time
- Population projected to grow 3.0% by 2050
- Nearly 41.9% of area residents have college experience
Frequently Asked Questions
At the heart of the local economy and the backbone of the nation’s economy, you’ll find a chamber of commerce. Celebrating and promoting the diversity and uniqueness of their communities, chambers of commerce shape the fabric of America.
What is a Chamber of Commerce?
Chambers of commerce are business and community associations, generally incorporated as a 501(c)(6) business. Chambers of commerce are not part of local, state, or federal government, though chambers do often partner with government to accomplish the chamber mission.
How is the Chamber funded?
Chambers of commerce are funded by membership dues as well as non-dues items, such as events, sponsorships, contracts, and sales of various products and services. The vast majority of chamber membership rolls are small businesses with fewer than 20 to 35 employees, on average. Today’s chamber of commerce, rather than being narrowly focused on one particular industry, issue, cause, or activity, focus on a broad range of activities and support for both businesses and communities.
What do Chambers do?
Chambers of commerce provide opportunities for members to make an impact on critical business and community issues. Together with other talented leaders in business, community, and government, chamber members and professional staff work to make the community a better place to work, live, and play by building leading businesses and communities.
Your Polk County Chamber of Commerce is a community organization of businesses, non-profits, and individuals who have joined together to promote the economic well-being of our community. The Chamber serves as the voice of business in Polk County and supports the growth of business and industry in the area through a variety of programs and events. Whether it’s offering business classes and seminars to member companies, supporting the efforts of the school system to increase the graduation rate, promoting tourism through festivals and events, or encouraging business-to-business relationships among members, the Chamber plays a positive role in Polk County.
What are the benefits of membership?
The Polk County Chamber of Commerce has been able to endure in our community for so long because of the value that we generate for our members. While we are a vehicle for the business community as a whole, our members receive unique advantages that are more beneficial now than ever. We continue to generate new ways to add value to our membership as the climate of our country and community change. Click here to view a list of some of the benefits organizations will receive as a member of the Polk County Chamber of Commerce.
What programs does the Chamber offer?
- State of the Community
- Candidate Meet & Greet
- Youth Leadership Program
- Chamber After Hours
- Member Annual Breakfast
- Downtown Advisory Committee
- Education & Workforce Committee
- Business Development Committee
- STAR Student/Teacher
Cedar Valley Chops
At Cedar Valley Chops, located in Cedartown, GA we provide entertainment for the whole family. With our highly trained staff, our goal is to ensure you have fun and have an axe-citing experience! With seven axe throwing lanes, there’s plenty of fun to be had for all! An immersive environment for people of all ages. Our axe throwing venue in Cedartown is perfect for groups – or just bring family and friends!