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March 1, 2019
Marion Hatcher Center
519 Greene Street
ABOUT THE EVENT /
The Augusta Economic Development
Authority’s Celebration of Industries event
is an opportunity for key leadership from
the multitude of industries located in
Richmond County to celebrate success
over the past year. Manufacturing excellence will also be celebrated through the 2019 Small, Medium, and Large
Manufacturer of the Year awards.
What time should I arrive?
Check-in will begin at 6:30 PM. Dinner buffet lines will open at 7:00 PM with the program beginning as soon as everyone has passed through the line and taken their seats.
Will there be a cash bar?
When you arrive you will receive two free drink tickets. After that, the bar will be a cash bar.
The dress code is black tie optional. What do I wear?
Wear whatever makes you the most comfortable! But if you're still not sure, here are some suggestions below.
Formal (floor length) evening gown
Dressy cocktail dress
A "little black dress"
Blue suit, white tuxedo shirt, black bowtie
Dark suit, white dress shirt, tie
Dress shoes and dark dress socks
Will there be food served?
Yes, a full buffet dinner will be served starting at 7:00 PM.
Is the event over after the awards are given out?
No! Immediately following the awards program Emerald Empire Band will be keeping the party going on the dance floor.
Where should I park?
Guests can use the parking lot directly behind the Marion Hatcher Center, on Ellis Street. The parking lot of the MAU building (on the Ellis St. side) and across the street is available for guest parking also.