Awards & Recognition

GACCE is proud to recognize the accomplishments of its members annually at our professional development conferences.  We provide members with multiple opportunities for professional recognition:

Legacy Award
The GACCE Legacy Award recognizes long-term executives who have excelled over a period of years in leading and innovatively building their Chamber.  This award is presented at the Executive Leadership Conference in July.

Georgia Certified Chamber Executive (GCCE) Program
The GCCE program is a designation that exemplifies excellence and professionalism of Georgia's Chamber Executives. The program is based on experience, service to GACCE, training & continuing education, and personal achievement.  This designation is presented at the Executive Leadership Conference in July.

GACCE Certified Chamber Program
The GACCE Certified Chamber program is designed to provide a peer review process of generally accepted Chamber of Commerce organizational benchmarks in order to assess the applying chamber's knowledge and practice of key organizational areas.  This award is presented at the Board Development Conference in November.

Scholarships
GACCE Scholarships are presented to GACCE members to attend the US Chamber's Institute program, ACCE's Convention, and GACCE's three professional development conferences.  Scholarships are presented at the Staff Development Conference in March.

Service Awards
GACCE awards a Certificate of Service in recognition to our chamber members upon each five years of service in chamber work.  Staff members are recognized at the Staff Development Conference in March and Executives are recognized at the Board Development Conference in November. 

 

More information on each of these programs will be made available throughout the year.