Georgia Chamber

COVID19

Georgia Chamber Announces Legislative Endorsements for the 2022 Midterm Election

Atlanta, GA – Friday, September 30, 2022 – Today, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce announced its slate of legislative endorsements for the 2022 Midterm Election. As the premiere statewide business advocacy organization, the Chamber not only engages in public policy matters, but it also engages politically to ensure candidates for office remain focused on building a better state for business. Each election cycle, the Chamber’s…

CONTINUE READING...

Remembering Former Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal

Georgia Chamber Remembers Former Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal Legacy of educating Georgia’s children and charitable works endure Atlanta, Georgia – August 24, 2022 – The Georgia Chamber of Commerce recognizes the passing of former Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal yesterday in Demorest, GA. “Few women have left such an indelible mark on the State of Georgia as did former First Lady Sandra Deal,” said…

CONTINUE READING...

Georgia Is Well Positioned to Weather the Coming Economic Storm

By Chris Clark, President & CEO, Georgia Chamber of Commerce War in Ukraine. COVID-19 variant BA.5. Rising interest rates. High fuel costs. Soaring food prices. West coast supply chain failures. Chinese economic and banking crisis. Taiwan. Political races across the country. A disconnect between Washington policies and small businesses. Exceptional level droughts around the world. Labor shortages. High home prices coupled with a lack of…

CONTINUE READING...

Georgia Chamber Hosts Annual Congressional Luncheon

More than 1,300 attend bi-partisan event in Macon Atlanta, Georgia – August 11, 2022 – On Tuesday, August 9th, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual Congressional Luncheon in Macon, Georgia at the Edgar H. Wilson Convention Center with a sold-out crowd. Each year, the luncheon brings together over one thousand business leaders, state and federal elected officials, and community champions from all regions…

CONTINUE READING...

Georgia Chamber Endorses Burt Jones for Lieutenant Governor

Atlanta, Georgia – August 10, 2022 – The Georgia Chamber of Commerce announces its endorsement of Burt Jones in the general election for Lieutenant Governor. Each election cycle, the Chamber’s Political Affairs Council vets dozens of candidates for office. After working through the endorsement process, business leaders from across the state are confident that Senator Jones will make effective policy decisions that positively impact free…

CONTINUE READING...

Chamber to Host Annual Congressional Luncheon on August 9th

Atlanta, GA (August 8, 2020) – The Georgia Chamber will be joined by business leaders, state and federal elected officials, and community champions at Tuesday’s annual Congressional Luncheon in Macon, GA. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear directly from members of Georgia’s state and federal delegations on talent and infrastructure of the future. The 2022 Congressional Luncheon will begin on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at…

CONTINUE READING...

Legislators scored on pro-business action during 2021-2022 Session

83% overall approval rating given based on voting, support Atlanta, GA – August 2, 2022 – The Georgia Chamber has officially released its 2021-2022 Legislative Scorecard highlighting how elected officials voted on the business community’s top issues during the most recent legislative biennium. With hundreds of bills introduced and debated each legislative session, the Georgia Chamber’s legislative team along with its members identify the most…

CONTINUE READING...

Statement on Creation of Small Business & Supplier Diversity Manager Position

Atlanta, Georgia – July 13, 2022 –Today, Governor Brian Kemp announced the creation of a position within the Department of Administrative Services (DOAS) to help strengthen and support Georgia’s small business ecosystem. The Small Business and Supplier Diversity Manager will work to broaden communication and engagement with minority-owned businesses. “The Georgia Chamber commends Governor Kemp on this announcement as the creation of this position further…

CONTINUE READING...

FIFA Announces Atlanta to be a Host City for 2026 World Cup

Atlanta, GA – June 16, 2022 – Today the governing body for global soccer competitions, FIFA (International Federation of Association Football), announced Atlanta, Georgia as a host city for the 2026 FIFA World Cup to be played across North America. The match(es) will take place at Mercedes Benz Stadium which is home to the Atlanta United Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise and opened to the…

CONTINUE READING...

Georgia Chamber Announces 2022 ‘Legislators of the Year’

Senator Larry Walker, Representatives Robert Dickey and Rob Leverett recognized for their leadership in the State Thursday, June 9, 2022—Today, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce announced its 2022 Legislators of the Year. These awards are given to those elected officials who focus their legislative efforts on enacting policies that promote economic development, free enterprise and job creation throughout the state. These legislators are voted on…

CONTINUE READING...