Georgia Chamber

Press Release

SBA Disaster Loans Available to Georgia

SBA Disaster Loans Available to Georgia: The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced that certain Private Non-Profit organizations (PNP)s in Georgia that do not provide critical services of a governmental nature may be eligible to apply for low-interest disaster loans. PNPs located in Banks, Carroll, Cherokee, Dawson, Douglas, Fannin, Forsyth, Franklin, Gilmer, Habersham, Hall, Haralson, Heard, Lumpkin, Paulding, Pickens, Rabun, Stephens, Towns, Union and White…

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Georgia Chamber Eggs and Issues Event Attracts over 3,000 Participants

The Georgia Chamber all-virtual Eggs and Issues event, presented by AT&T, Atlanta Gas Light, Chick-fil-A, Delta Air Lines, Inc., and Georgia Power aired virtually this morning to more than 3,000 business and community leaders across the state. Governor Brian Kemp, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan, Speaker David Ralston, U.S. Congresswoman Carolyn Bourdeaux, Georgia Chamber President and CEO Chris Clark and newly appointed 2021 Board Chair and…

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2021 Georgia Chamber Executive Committee Announced

During the 2021 Eggs and Issues all-virtual event, the Georgia Chamber recognized Peter Carter, EVP and Chief Legal Officer of Delta Air Lines, for his leadership as Chairman of the Board in 2020 and welcomed incoming Chair Teresa White, President of Aflac U.S. For a full list of this year’s Executive Committee, see below.

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Georgia Chamber Launches New 401K Plan, Partners with Transamerica and Gallagher

The Georgia Chamber, in partnership with Transamerica and Gallagher, announce the launch of the Retirement Plan EXCHANGE®. This new 401K program offers small business a wide range of retirement management services and compliments the Chamber’s popular SMART Health Insurance Plan offered through Anthem. “In 2020, we doubled participation in the SMART Health Insurance program, reaching tens of thousands of enrolled members,” said Chris Clark, President…

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Georgia Chamber Issues Official Statement Regarding Election Runoffs

The Georgia Chamber has represented business in political and policy matters for well over a century and we are proud to actively serve on the Georgia Bipartisan Task Force for Safe Secure and Accessible Elections. The business community cares about access and fairness of elections because we believe that free enterprise and democracy are tied together. Based upon careful review and honest engagement with elected…

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U.S. Chamber and Georgia Chamber Launch Issue Advertisement in Georgia Senate Run-Off Contests

December 1, 2020 | WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the U.S. Chamber and Georgia Chamber of Commerce released a new $2 million issue advocacy campaign in the state of Georgia. The advertisement, titled “This Holiday Season,” thanks and encourages Senator David Perdue and Senator Kelly Loeffler to continue fighting for pandemic relief that has saved thousands of Georgia’s small businesses and jobs. U.S. Chamber Vice President and National Political…

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Op-Ed | Georgia On My Mind

Georgia On My Mind By Chris Clark, Georgia Chamber President & CEO   We know we have it good in the Peach State and, when we work together, we accomplish great things. We celebrate our wins and lament our challenges, but we do this together as one statewide community. We travel from the mountains to the sea to catch up with friends and relatives. We…

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Reflections of Gratitude in 2020

Reflecting on this truly unbelievable year in our history, we can easily highlight its faults, shortcomings, epic failures, and unexpected challenges. However, I have spoken with a number of business leaders, family, friends, neighbors, fellow church members, public servants, and my team here at the Georgia Chamber, and what I have learned, and personally experienced, is that there have also been some truly positive outcomes…

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Changing for a More Inclusive Future

This year has been nothing short of unequaled in our lifetime. From a global pandemic wreaking havoc on our lives and livelihoods to the social and racial injustices that we watched unfold on our televisions and in our backyards around America, 2020 has truly offered much hindsight from which to learn. And that, is a good place to start. When we are in a place…

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Georgia Chamber Announces Small Diverse Business Program, Sponsored by Fiserv

Program will provide free Georgia Chamber memberships to eight qualifying small, diverse businesses The Georgia Chamber of Commerce is proud to offer eight Chamber memberships to qualifying small, diverse businesses based in Georgia. The Small Diverse Business program, sponsored by Fiserv, embodies the Chamber’s vision for promoting diversity through leadership programs with an intentional focus on equity and inclusion as part of Georgia’s small business…

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