Georgia Chamber

Legislative Updates

2019 Rural Prosperity Summit Recap

The Georgia Chamber of Commerce hosted a successful third annual Rural Prosperity Summit on Tuesday, Oct. 1 and Wednesday, Oct. 2 in Tifton. This year’s event hosted nearly 500 business leaders, community advocates and state elected officials, along with notable speakers who discussed vital topics centered around Georgia’s rural communities. The two-day event offered conversations and networking opportunities for those who are passionate about sharing…

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Georgia Chamber Hosted a Successful Rural Prosperity Summit

The Georgia Chamber of Commerce hosted a successful third annual Rural Prosperity Summit on Tuesday, Oct. 1 and Wednesday, Oct. 2 in Tifton. This year’s event hosted nearly 500 business leaders, community advocates and state elected officials, along with notable speakers who discussed vital topics centered around Georgia’s rural communities. The two-day event offered conversations and networking opportunities for those who are passionate about sharing…

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New Members in September

We’re excited to announce our list of new members who officially joined the Chamber last month. We look forward to working with each company throughout the year and appreciate their support! Acreage Compass Georgia, LLC Alchemix, a Nitro Quimica Company Averitt Center for the Arts Banyan Communications, Inc CCA and B, LLC Charbonneau Industries, Inc. Clarion Advantage LLC Coastal Plain Ventures, LLC d/b/a American Steel…

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GSEC Celebrates One Year Anniversary

One year ago, the state’s largest and most productive film studios came to the Georgia Chamber with an idea – to develop an industry-focused affiliate to promote and protect the film, television and digital entertainment industry in Georgia. Thus, the Georgia Screen Entertainment Coalition (GSEC) was created. The Coalition is going strong with over 30 members representing the broad ecosystem of businesses that contribute to…

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Montane Sparking Spring Water

Authentic Georgia is proud to highlight Montane Sparkling Spring Water as an exceptional member. In 2017, Hollis Callaway launched Montane as a way to share the remarkably pure spring water that had been in the Callaway family for four generations and 87 years. The healthy, refreshing beverages of the company align with their deeply-rooted values of benefiting both people and the planet — a family…

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Georgia Chamber Presents U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson with Business Champion Award

Today, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce proudly presented U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson with its Business Champion Award while surrounded by members of Georgia’s Congressional Delegation and other business leaders during the annual D.C. Fly-In in Washington. The Georgia Chamber’s Business Champion Award is presented to elected officials and other advocates who exhibit unparalleled servant leadership, and promote policies positively impacting free enterprise at the state…

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Op-Ed – Rural Renaissance

Op-Ed | Rural Renaissance By Chris Clark, President & CEO of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce I’m a child of rural Georgia. I was born and raised in Ben Hill and Irwin Counties with ample time spent in Brooks and Colquitt Counties.  I stayed in rural environments through college at Georgia Southern and grad school at Georgia College. My first chamber job was on the…

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New Members in August

We’re excited to announce our list of new members who officially joined the Chamber last month. We look forward to working with each company throughout the year and appreciate their support! AAS Transport AV Stumpfl Inc. Battle Evolution Inc Bob Vandergriff Racing Brookhaven Innovation Academy Brown and Caldwell City of Savannah Claxton Poultry, Inc. DeWalch Technologies Goza Tequila, LLC Griffith Power Systems Growing Leaders International…

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2019 Congressional Luncheon Recap

It was an honor to host two keynote speakers at this year’s event. First, U.S. Senator David Perdue gave guests updates from Washington D.C. on trade, technology, and infrastructure as well as encouraged continued free enterprise efforts. Next, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao spoke on how the U.S. Department of Transportation is reducing costs, promoting new innovation in transportation, and making it easier…

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Proper Pepper

In 2014, Deanna Bibb, founder and owner of Proper Pepper, researched how she could turn an impassioned hobby into a business. She made pimento cheese for 15 years using a recipe shared by a friend, and knew it was special because of the numerous rave reviews by her family and friends. Bibb wanted to test the market objectively, so she entered two of her flavors…

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