Press Release

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, 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, 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, Press Release · Nov 2, 2018

Georgia Chamber Launches Georgia Chamber SMART Plan

The Georgia Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, launched the Georgia Chamber SMART Plan, a new comprehensive health program that offers rate stability and potential savings for groups with 2 to 50 eligible employees. For small business employers with at least two employees enrolled on their medical plan and… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News, Press Release · Oct 15, 2018

Hurricane Michael Recovery

HURRICANE MICHAEL RECOVERY We all know how disasters like Hurricane Michael can impact our communities and lives, and now that the worst is behind us, it’s time for us to step in and assist those impacted. We’ve been monitoring the damage the storm left behind, and the impact it had on businesses and communities throughout… Continue Reading


FROM Press Release · Sep 13, 2018

2018 State Chamber of the Year

The Council of State Chambers, (COSC) named the Georgia Chamber of Commerce the 2018 State Chamber of Year at its annual award ceremony held in New Orleans, Louisiana. “I am proud to say for the second year the Georgia Chamber has been named Chamber of the Year by two accrediting organizations,” said Georgia Chamber President… Continue Reading


FROM Press Release · Sep 12, 2018

Announcing the Launch of the Georgia Screen Entertainment Coalition

The Georgia Chamber of Commerce announced the launch of the Georgia Screen Entertainment Coalition (GSEC), a statewide advocacy group focused on ensuring the long-term viability and success of Georgia’s screen entertainment industry. “The founding members of GSEC represent Georgia’s top industry and private sector leaders, coming together in a unique collaboration with Georgia’s deep crew… Continue Reading


FROM Press Release · Aug 29, 2018

Georgia Chamber of Commerce and Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Establish Partnership

On Tuesday, August 28th, the Georgia Chamber and Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce announced the launch of their strategic partnership as their newest initiative to promote inclusive economic growth and development. As both organizations have a long-standing history of supporting businesses across the state, their alliance seeks to foster the relationships between Hispanic and Non-Hispanic… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News, Press Release · Mar 22, 2018

Georgia Chamber of Commerce Issues Its Statewide Candidate Assessment

As the Chamber’s official statewide prosperity agenda, the “8 for 18” priorities addresses eight of the state’s most pressing economic issues. The initiative proposes areas of focus to improve the quality of life and business climate across the state. Additionally, it serves as a legislative strategy to advance economic prosperity and inform political candidates on issues of importance to… Continue Reading