American Rural Prosperity Summit

Addressing today’s challenges and preparing for tomorrow’s opportunities in rural communities.

October 4-6, 2022

Athens, GA

Join the Georgia Chamber for its 6th Annual American Rural Prosperity
Summit (ARPS) in Athens, Georgia, October 4-6, 2022.

The Georgia Chamber’s American Rural Prosperity Summit (ARPS) is an annual event that brings together hundreds of business leaders and elected officials who are passionate about creating vibrant, robust rural communities throughout the nation.









How to Register

This unique three-day event offers attendees an opportunity to share new ideas, make connections, and much more, all centered around improving rural prosperity in the southeast.

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Hear from
Leading Experts

Past American Rural Prosperity Summits featured policy leaders, senior governmental officials from Washington, D.C. as well as local leaders from key southeastern, micropolitan markets, successful entrepreneurs and business owners, recognized academics, local economic development practitioners, and other experts who are positively impacting rural communities.

Relevant Topics

With a focus on recovery in a post-COVID economy, ARPS will drill down into the issues facing rural America today and explore what can be done to move our country to a more resilient future.

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About Athens

Visiting Athens for the American Rural Prosperity Summit? Be sure to check out all the great city has to offer.

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Tailored Training / Learning Tracks

In addition to general sessions on rural challenges and solutions, the American Rural Prosperity Summit will offer tailored programming for its attendees in three key areas:

The Art of Telling Your Story | Downtown Revitalization & Mainstreet Cultivating a Start-Up Community | Entrepreneurship & Small Business Housing Strategies | Community Development

Attendees may choose one of these three tracks to experience in-classroom education, and an interactive, solutions-based discussion for their track of-choice. A certificate of completion will be provided at the conclusion of the conference.