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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…

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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…

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Georgia Chamber Announces New Affiliation with Georgia Research Alliance

Atlanta, GA – June 2, 2022 – The Georgia Chamber today announced the creation of a new affiliate partnership with the Georgia Research Alliance (GRA). This new partnership will have statewide presence and share the common goals of strengthening Georgia’s knowledge-based economy and building a stronger workforce. The two organizations will form a symbiotic relationship to increase their collective impact on Georgia’s economy, its research…

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Hyundai Motor Group Charts New Era for Georgia with Plant Announcement

Vehicle manufacturer to open second location with investment, creating thousands of jobs Atlanta, GA – May 20, 2022 – Governor Brian Kemp today announced that the Hyundai Motor Group, with an already established presence in Georgia, is investing in a second vehicle assembly plant. Located within the Savannah Harbor-Interstate 16 Corridor Joint Development Authority which includes Bryan, Bulloch, Chatham and Effingham counties, the new electric…

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Georgia Chamber Endorses Brian Strickland for the 17th State Senate District

Atlanta, Georgia – Friday, May 20, 2022 – The Georgia Chamber of Commerce announces its endorsement of Brian Strickland in the primary election for State Senate District 17, which includes portions of Walton, Morgan, Henry and Newton counties. 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…

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Georgia Chamber Endorses Dale Washburn for the 141st State House District

Atlanta, Georgia – Friday, May 20, 2022 – The Georgia Chamber of Commerce announces its endorsement of Dale Washburn in the primary election for State House District 141, which includes portions of Bibb, Monroe, and Jones counties. 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…

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Georgia Chamber Announces Honor for Georgia Screen Entertainment Coalition Founding Member

Trilith Studios Recognized for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Contributions Atlanta, GA – Tuesday, May 17, 2022 – Today, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that Fayetteville’s very own Trilith Studios, which is a founding member of the Georgia Screen Entertainment Coalition, an affiliate of the Georgia Chamber, has been selected as the inaugural recipient of the 2022 Jeana Stanley Award. The award, named in…

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Georgia Chamber Endorses Kay Kirkpatrick in 32nd State Senate District

Atlanta, GA – Tuesday, May 17, 2022 – The Georgia Chamber of Commerce announces its endorsement of Senator Kay Kirkpatrick, M.D. in the primary election for State Senate District 32, which includes portions of Cobb and Cherokee counties. 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 Dr….

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Georgia Chamber Endorses Mike Hodges in 3rd State Senate District

Atlanta, GA – Monday, May 16, 2022 – The Georgia Chamber of Commerce announces its endorsement of Mike Hodges in the primary election for State Senate District 3, which includes Brantley, Camden, Charlton, Glynn, McIntosh, and portions of Ware Counties. 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…

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Georgia Chamber statement on House Higher Education Subcommittee

Atlanta, Georgia – May 16, 2022 – The Georgia Chamber commends House Speaker David Ralston (R–Blue Ridge) and House Higher Education Chairman Chuck Martin (R–Alpharetta) for taking bold steps to address the labor crisis that is facing businesses in Georgia and nationwide. “As the Georgia Chamber team travels the state meeting with businesses of all sizes, we consistently hear one message: we need workers,” said…

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