Affiliate Update 2018

At the Georgia Chamber, we strive to promote a healthy business environment within our state. In doing so, we’ve collaborated with three organizations whose goal is to preserve the economic impact and development of Georgia for many years to come. Our three affiliates are collectively made up of the Georgians for Lawsuit Reform, the Georgia Travel Association, and the Georgia Transportation Alliance. The Chamber’s affiliation with these three organizations help foster a stable and thriving business environment for our great state.

Affiliate Update: Georgians for Lawsuit Reform (GLR)
Georgians for Lawsuit Reform (GLR) is an organization focused on creating a fair, balanced, and efficient legal climate for all Georgia citizens. GLR is focused on implementing common sense civil justice reforms through legislation and working to reduce lawsuit abuse to eliminate frivolous claims against Georgia businesses. We invite you to help us reduce lawsuit abuse by signing up for the GLR newsletter, sharing your abusive lawsuit stories with us, and engaging your local elected officials when key initiatives move through the legislative process.

If you would like more information about our organization and how you can get involved please contact GLR’s Community Affairs Coordinator Reid Smith: 404.223.2291,

Affiliate Update: Georgia Travel Association (GATA)
The Georgia Travel Association held its annual State of Tourism Breakfast on Tuesday, January 23, at the College Football Hall of Fame. With over 400 guests in attendance, attendees heard from hospitality and tourism industry leaders and stakeholders. Gubernatorial candidates were provided the opportunity to discuss their vision for Georgia’s long-term economic future. Upon the conclusion of the event, guests attended Tourism, Hospitality, and Arts Day at the State Capitol, where professionals from the tourism industry were recognized for their $60.8 billion contribution to Georgia’s thriving economy.

For more information about the Georgia Travel Association and how to get involved, please contact Morgan Law at

Affiliate Update: Georgia Transportation Alliance (GTA)
On Wednesday, January 24, 2018, over 300 guests gathered to celebrate Georgia’s strong leadership and investment in transportation at the Georgia Transportation Alliance’s State of Transportation Breakfast. This year’s breakfast featured a discussion panel led by Senator Brandon Beach, and Representatives Kevin Tanner and Calvin Smyre.  Governor Deal served as the keynote speaker, as this event was the first of the year dedicated solely to transportation.    Following the breakfast, Gubernatorial candidates addressed their vison and concerns regarding infrastructure and mass transit. During the forum each candidate discussed the sacrifices and investments needed to improve transportation across the state.

To learn more about the Georgia Transportation Alliance and how to get involved, please contact Seth Millican at


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