• Welcome to the Barnesville-Lamar County Chamber of Commerce

  • Message From the President

  • Welcome to the Barnesville-Lamar County Chamber of Commerce website, and to our community. Barnesville-Lamar County is truly one of the best places in Georgia to live, work and raise family.

    The Barnesville-Lamar County Chamber of Commerce understands that in order to have a strong economic environment you must have a strong community. We are blessed to have leaders, business owners, educators and citizens who believe that we all share in the responsibility of creating economic success and happiness within our community. It takes a village, and the Barnesville-Lamar County Chamber of Commerce wants to be your business connection and resource.

    As we all work to recover, it is the chamber's goal to work together to improve the quality of life in our community through support of our members, volunteers, and committees. The Barnesville-Lamar County Chamber of commerce is proud to host events throughout the year such as educator's appreciate, networking opportunities, shop local, Awards Celebration, the Illumination Celebration, Buggy Days Festival, and BBQ & Blues Festival, just to name a few. These events benefits our members, and our community.

    We have many new things planned for our members for a great 2022! We will start off with Chamber CHAMPS, this group is on the move and their mission is to support, visit, and encourage our members. Look for the CHAMPS to surprise you soon! We are all trying to rebuild and refocus, the Barnesville-Lamar County Chamber of Commerce is not an except. It is an honor to work  alongside  of our dedicated board of directors who share the same vision for a healthy community environment, and improve our membership experience. As with most things, to really benefit from the chamber your involvement is crucial to your rewards.

    If you are not a member of the Barnesville-Lamar County Chamber of Commerce, I encourage you to join us today! Your membership will benefit your business and the community. We look forward to you being a part of the journey.

    It has been a honor to serve as the President of the Barnesville-Lamar County Chamber of Commerce for the last three years, I am looking forward to working with you for another successful year. I have a fresh sense of purpose and passion for our community. 

    Best Regards,

    Melissa Lee


  •  2022 Investor Partnership

    Please click on the logos for more information about our Partners!

    Diamond Partner Investors: 


    Emerald Partners:

    Ruby Partners:


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  • Meet the Barnesville-Lamar County Chamber & IDA TEAM

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  • Kathy Oxford

    IDA Executive Director

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  • Bianca Romero

    Executive Assistant

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  • Melissa Lee

    President and CEO

  • Buggy Days

    Known as the benchmark festival of Barnesville, join us this September for the 46th Annual Barnesville Buggy Days Festival! September 19-20, 2020.

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  • You—Our Members!

    Spotlighting our members who stand out in the community, making differences and striving to make Barnesville and Lamar County a better place to do business!

  • BBQ & Blues

    Get those BBQ Cook Teams ready! We are getting ready for some smooth blues and amazing BBQ.