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FROM Georgia News, Press Release · Feb 4, 2019

Georgia Chamber of Commerce Endorses Patten in State House Special Election

The Georgia Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the endorsement of Franklin Patten in the State House District 176 special election to take place on February 12th. After working through the endorsement process, the Georgia Chamber is confident that Franklin Patten is the pro-business candidate who will work to keep Georgia the #1 state… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Jan 31, 2019

New Members in January

We’re excited to announce our list of new members who officially joined the Chamber last month. We look forward to working with each company throughout the year and appreciate their support!


FROM Georgia News, Press Release · Jan 31, 2019

Georgians for Lawsuit Reform Hires Former Representative Hanson

Georgians for Lawsuit Reform (GLR), an affiliate of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the recent hire of former State Representative Meagan Hanson as Executive Director. Hanson brings a tremendous amount of skills and background needed to be effective as she leads the organization to great success. “I am thrilled to join… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Jan 31, 2019

SMART Plan Update

The Georgia Chamber and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield shaped a way for small businesses across Georgia to have access to more affordable healthcare by creating the Georgia Chamber SMART plan that launched in October 2018. The innovative health plan works to keep employees and their families healthy and connected to quality care by… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Jan 29, 2019

InVenture Prize Competition

In keeping with its desire to expand innovation and entrepreneurship across the state, the Georgia Chamber is set to host the inaugural Georgia InVenture Prize competition on April 3-4, 2019. This competition will be an annual event that highlights Georgia’s innovation ecosystem and its high-potential, ambitious and growth-oriented student entrepreneurs. In order to participate in… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Jan 29, 2019

Executive Leadership in 2019

The Georgia Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Sonny Deriso as 2019 Chairman of the Georgia Chamber. Deriso is also the newest member of the Georgia Chamber’s Executive Committee and brings many years of business leadership experience to the Chamber team. “It is an honor and privilege to serve as 2019 Chairman of the… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News, Press Release · Jan 17, 2019

Georgia Leaders Appointed to 2019 Georgia Chamber Executive Committee

The Georgia Chamber of Commerce announces the transition of its leadership effective January 16, 2019, with Walter M. “Sonny” Deriso, Jr. succeeding Kessel D. Stelling, Jr. as Chairman. Kessel Stelling, Chairman & CEO of Synovus Bank, served as the Chair of the Georgia Chamber for 2018 and has served on its Board of Governors over… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News, Press Release · Jan 17, 2019

2019 Eggs and Issues Recap

The Georgia Chamber hosted its annual Eggs & Issues Breakfast at the Georgia World Congress Center on January 16, 2019. Elected officials and industry leaders from across the state provided a legislative overview and discussed issues pertinent to Georgia’s changing economy. The Chamber also released their official list of 2019 Legislative Priorities, which can be… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Jan 10, 2019

New Georgia Economy 2019

Georgia’s economy is drastically changing. It’s offering us incredible new opportunities along with new risks. To take advantage of that and to help our state, our businesses, and government prepare for the next decade, The Georgia Chamber is excited to launch its 2019-2020 Strategic Plan — New Georgia Economy. In the New Georgia Economy, the… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Jan 3, 2019

Get Involved in 2019

The month of January doesn’t just mark the start of a new year, it also represents the start of new possibilities and growth for you and your business. As a member of the Georgia Chamber, you have access to endless engagement opportunities that could help multiply your business while making meaningful connections with other leaders… Continue Reading