Press Release

FROM Georgia News, Press Release · Sep 20, 2017

Global Commerce Generates $6.33 Billion in Investments

Georgia Chamber President and CEO Chris Clark and Metro Atlanta Chamber President and CEO Hala Moddelmog give their support towards Georgia’s continued economic development growth. “Georgia celebrates a record-breaking $6.33 billion in economic development investment and an announcement by Area Development magazine that Georgia was named the #1 place for business for the fourth consecutive… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News, Press Release · Sep 8, 2017

State of Emergency County Contact Information

Governor Deal has issued a state of emergency for a total of 30 counties including Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Glynn, Liberty, and McIntosh Counties. “Ahead of Hurricane Irma, I’ve issued an executive order prohibiting price gouging and waiving rules and regulations for motor vehicles transporting supplies, equipment, personnel, goods, and services associated with disaster assistance and relief,”… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News, Press Release · Aug 31, 2017

Georgia Power files recommendation to complete construction of Vogtle nuclear expansion

Georgia Power today filed a recommendation with the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) to continue construction of the Vogtle nuclear expansion near Augusta, Georgia. The project’s co-owners, Oglethorpe Power, MEAG Power and Dalton Utilities, all support the recommendation. The recommendation is based on the results of a comprehensive schedule, cost-to-complete and cancellation assessment. The Georgia PSC is… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News, Press Release · Aug 17, 2017

Georgia Chamber Hosts Annual Congressional Luncheon

On Tuesday, August 15, the Georgia Chamber hosted their annual Congressional Luncheon at the Macon Marriott City Center with a sold-out crowd. Each year, the luncheon brings together over 2,000 business leaders, state and federal elected officials, and community champions from all regions of the state.   “Congressional Luncheon is an incredible opportunity to network… Continue Reading


FROM Press Release · Aug 7, 2017

Registration Opens for Cyber Georgia @ Augusta University

Registration is officially open for the fourth annual Cyber Georgia @ Augusta University, which will bring the nation’s top cybersecurity experts to the area. Hosted by Augusta University and the Georgia Chamber, Cyber Georgia @ Augusta University fosters collaboration among industry, academia, and government to strengthen the nation’s cybersecurity. “Augusta University is at the center… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News, Press Release, Priority News · Jun 15, 2016

Georgia Chamber’s Government Affairs Council Announces Legislators of the Year

For Immediate Release GEORGIA CHAMBER’S GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS COUNCIL ANNOUNCES LEGISLATORS OF THE YEAR How they voted supports strong pro-business policy agenda ATLANTA – June 15, 2016 – Each year, the Georgia Chamber’s Government Affairs Council recognizes legislators for their votes on critical business legislation. During this year’s spring meeting Senator Jeff Mullis, Representative John Meadows… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News, Press Release · Apr 11, 2016

Another Transportation Win For Georgia

Multiyear Highway and Transit Bill Passed ATLANTA – November 11, 2015 – Last week, the U.S. House passed a bipartisan, multiyear Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act (STRR) by an overwhelming vote of 363-64. The STRR Act has an estimated $340 billion in highway and transit funding. The leadership of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News, Press Release · Apr 11, 2016

Georgia Ranked No.1 State In U.S. For Business

ATLANTA – November 4, 2015 – Governor Nathan Deal announced earlier this week that Georgia has been named the No. 1 state in the nation to do business for the third consecutive year by Site Selection magazine, a leading economic development trade publication. “Once again, Georgia has been named the top state in which to… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News, Press Release · Apr 11, 2016

2016 Eggs and Issues

The Georgia Chamber of Commerce’s annual Eggs & Issues Breakfast is a kick-off to the annual legislative session.  Held concurrent to the convening of the General Assembly each year, this annual event attracts over 2,000 Georgians, including many of the state’s top level elected officials and business leaders This year’s breakfast will feature U.S. Senator… Continue Reading


FROM Press Release · Apr 11, 2016

The 56th Red Carpet Tour Begins Today

ATLANTA – April 6, 2016 –  Business leaders from around the world are invited every April to be part of the Red Carpet Tour®, a premier economic development event designed to showcase Georgia’s thriving business community.  Since its inception in 1960, the Red Carpet Tour® has generated more than tens of billions in revenue and… Continue Reading