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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


FROM Georgia News · Jan 2, 2019

New Georgia Economy Series

The Georgia Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with local chambers, is proud to announce the 2019 New Georgia Economy Series – ‘An empowering series for Georgia’s leading innovators.’ This half-day workshop will provide unique insights into emerging trends and risks, and the impact to small business, innovation, and entrepreneurship. The series is an excellent opportunity… 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 Georgia News · Oct 12, 2018

Read This Before Heading to the Polls

Over the last year, the Georgia Chamber has connected with candidates across the state to share our ‘8 for 18’ initiative in which we defined the pro-business platform. For more details on our ‘8 for 18’ initiative and where the candidates for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Secretary of State stand on the issues important to… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Jul 25, 2018

Election Results

On behalf of the Public Affairs Team at the Georgia Chamber, we would like to extend congratulations to those candidates who secured victory in yesterday’s Primary Runoff Election. We would like to give special recognition to two Chamber-endorsed candidates, Paula Hastings (House District 102, Gwinnett county) and Donna Sheldon (House District 105, Gwinnett county) on… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Jul 5, 2018

Tax Incentives for Georgia Tourism

House Bill 793, sponsored by Representative Dominic LaRiccia (Douglas)extends Georgia’s existing tax exemption on construction materials for the expansion of the Georgia Aquarium and creation of a new museum in Cartersville. How does House Bill 793 impact Georgia’s economy? House Bill 793 helps facilitate a $100 million expansion of the Georgia Aquarium through a tax… Continue Reading