About The Chamber

Welcome to the Newton County Chamber of Commerce

The Newton Chamber of Commerce has been the voice for business in Covington-Newton County County since 1951, and we are committed to providing members with a measurable return on their chamber investment and while making Newton County a great place to live, work, and play.

Our efforts and commitment to our members and the community have earned us a spot among the top chambers in the country:

We are a 4-Star accredited Chamber of Commerce by the US Chamber of Commerce, ranking us among the top 3 percent of chambers in the country.
Only 198 of 7000 chambers in the United States has this title.    

The Newton Chamber of Commerce is a private, membership-driven organization comprised of more than 550 business enterprises, civic organizations, educational institutions, and individuals. Its mission is to provide leadership that facilitates the creation of a prosperous local economy and effective advocacy for its members.

Our Mission

The Newton Chamber of Commerce will be a catalyst for business growth, an advocate for businesses among our community partners, and a champion for a quality of life.


The Newton County Chamber of Commerce shall be the catalyst to improve the quality of life for all Newton County citizens.  We shall work toward providing a positive community vision, which will support a growing, dynamic and diverse local economy.


The Chamber is an outgrowth of the Newton County Businessman’s Association and was officially designated as a Chamber of Commerce on April 14, 1958.  It reflects the conscience and will of the business community-the conscience to seek out the community faults and the collective will of its members to overcome them.


It is an organization of business and professional men and women who have joined together with an overall objective to foster progressive, orderly community development and to assure a high climate for a sound, expanding economy.

Our First Chairman was S.A.Ginn

Economic Development

The Chamber works to promote economic development and business growth through initiatives.

In addition, the Chamber hosts regular events and programs designed to help businesses network and connect with potential customers.

As the leading advocate for business in Newton, the Chamber is committed to helping its members thrive.


The Chamber’s programming is designed to create a vibrant business community in Covington and Newton County. By investing in the Chamber, businesses are supporting a program of work that includes public policy, business attraction, retention, growth, and expansion.

The Chamber offers a variety of resources and programs to help businesses grow and thrive, including networking events, educational seminars, and marketing opportunities.

The Chamber advocates for business-friendly policies at the local, state, and federal level, and works to attract new businesses to the community. The Chamber also provides resources and networking opportunities to help businesses grow and expand.

In addition, the Chamber is committed to enhancing the quality of life in Newton by supporting community initiatives such as beautification projects and economic development.

As a result of the Chamber’s work, businesses in Covington and Newton County can thrive and the community can prosper.

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