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FROM Georgia News · Jan 12, 2018

The Chamber Connection – December 1, 2017

CYBER SECURITY CENTER EXPANSION Augusta based center receives $35 million in state funding. MAKING THE GRADE  Mercedes-Benz to partner with local college. HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS Experience the magical lights at Atlanta’s Botanical Gardens. HR LIBRARY Learn more about the Georgia Chamber’s Human Resources Library. NEW MEMBER WELCOME Learn more about the organization that focuses on empowerment. LOCAL BIZ SPOTLIGHT… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Jan 12, 2018

The Chamber Connection – November 17, 2017

SPECIAL ELECTION RECAP 2017 Special Election results and December runoffs. ATLANTA BELTLINE  City of Atlanta Invests $60 Million to complete BeltLine Corridor. FALL FAVORITES Experience the Savannah riverboat for a Thanksgiving cruise. GEORGIA CHAMBER PAC Learn more about the Georgia Chamber’s Political Action Committee. NEW MEMBER WELCOME Learn more about the organization that focuses on empowerment…. Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Jan 12, 2018

The Chamber Connection – November 3, 2017

MODERNIZING NAFTA U.S Chamber fights for NAFTA. INVEST GEORGIA Invest Georgia allocates $1.5 million state dollars in Engage Ventures. FALL FAVORITES Experience Augusta, one bite at a time at the Augusta Food Tours. HR LIBRARY Learn how to take advantage of this investor benefit today. NEW MEMBER WELCOME Read more about the organization that changing the lives… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Jan 12, 2018

The Chamber Connection – October 20, 2017

GOLF TOURNAMENT Recap of our Business Champions Golf Classic. 1st for EDUCATION Georgia names its first Chief Turnaround Officer. FALL FAVORITES Join the tradition at this year’s Steeplechase at Callaway Gardens. EXPERIENCE COLOMBIA Discover your business opportunity in Colombia. NEW MEMBER WELCOME Meet the company that’s taking a new approach to hospitality. CHAMBER SPOTLIGHT Encouraging community members to… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Jan 12, 2018

The Chamber Connection – October 6, 2017

LIVE COVERAGE State Senate to stream capitol committee meetings. PLANT VOGTLE U.S. Department of Energy proposes $3.7 billion in federal funding. FALL FAVORITES Kick-off the fall season at Stone Mountain’s annual Pumpkin Festival! ICELAND RECAP Our recent adventure to the Land of Fire and Ice was anything but ordinary. NEW MEMBER WELCOME Meet the influential… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News, Press Release · Jan 11, 2018

ANNUAL EGGS & ISSUES BREAKFAST RECAP

Georgians from all areas of the state made their way to Atlanta as the Georgia Chamber hosted their annual Eggs & Issues Breakfast at the Georgia World Congress Center on January 10, 2018. Community and industry leaders provided a legislative overview, and discussed issues relevant to Georgia’s economy. Featured guests and speakers included Governor Nathan… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News, Press Release · Jan 4, 2018

Georgia Chamber CEO, Business Council of Alabama CEO Place Bet on 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship

Although playing in the National Championship is nothing new for our neighboring state, this year’s game is filled with hope and history for many Georgians. With the excitement filling the state from Dade County all the way down to Camden County, Georgia Chamber of Commerce President & CEO, Chris Clark, has decided to make things… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News, Press Release · Dec 21, 2017

The Georgia Chamber Issues Statement on PSC Decision for Plant Vogtle Completion

The Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) today voted unanimously to approve the continued construction of Plant Vogtle units 3 & 4. In a detailed 15-part motion, the PSC recognized the long-term significance of this project to Georgia’s future energy diversity. “The Chamber welcomes today’s decision by the Georgia PSC. It provides certainty to the project’s… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News, Press Release · Dec 19, 2017

Georgia Chamber Announces Trip to Cuba in May 2018

The Georgia Chamber announced their next international travel destination: a cultural excursion to Cuba on May 8-15, 2018.  The eight-day, seven-night cultural excursion to Cuba will feature multiple cities- Camaguey, Trinidad, Cienfuegos, and Havana. Destination highlights include colonial cities, architectural tours,  cigar factories, Old Havana, Valley of the Sugar Mills and much more! The total… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News, Press Release · Dec 14, 2017

Georgia Chamber of Commerce Issues Statement on House of Representatives Rural Development Council Recommendation Overview

Following months of anticipation, the Georgia House of Representatives Rural Development Council disclosed its initial report of findings and recommendations. In their pursuit to provide actionable solutions to address economic issues pertinent to rural Georgia, the legislative council offered their overview of recommendations to improve education, workforce, healthcare, infrastructure, and economic development incentives. Georgia Chamber… Continue Reading