Rural Prosperity Summit
October 6-7, 2020
UGA's Tifton Campus Conference Center
Addressing today’s challenges and preparing for tomorrow’s opportunities in rural communities.
The Georgia Chamber's Rural Prosperity Summit (RPS) is an annual two-day event that brings together hundreds of business leaders and elected officials who are passionate about creating vibrant, robust rural communities throughout the state. The 2019 Summit featured expert speakers, practitioner panels, and small group conversations that presented meaningful solutions for challenges facing today’s struggling communities. This unique event offers attendees an opportunity to share new ideas, make connections, and much more, all centered around improving rural prosperity in the southeast.
Registration Now Open for the 2020 Summit!
Join the Georgia Chamber for the fourth annual Rural Prosperity Summit in Tifton, Georgia. New in 2020, the summit will have a strong focus on improving rural efforts for the entire U.S. southeast region. We welcome neighboring states to be a part of this important conversation as we present meaningful solutions to challenges facing today’s rural communities. This unique two-day event offers attendees an opportunity to share new ideas, make connections, and much more, all centered around improving rural prosperity in the southeast.
The 2019 Rural Prosperity Summit featured policy leaders, senior governmental officials from Washington, DC and Atlanta, successful entrepreneurs and business owners, recognized academics, local economic development practitioners, and other key partners who are positively impacting rural communities.
Topics concentrated on pervasive issues affecting our rural communities such as healthcare, education and workforce, housing, economic development trends and tactics, civic health, and entrepreneurship.