Upcoming Events
Connecting Over Coffee
Wednesday, July 27
8:15 - 9:30
Coldwell Banker SSK, REALTORS
1501 Bass Road
This event is at capacity.  
Please call 621-2010 for the wait list


Business After Hours
Thursday, July 28
5:30 - 7:00 PM
Miller-Motte Technical College
175 Tom Hill, Sr. Blvd., Suite 201

Ribbon Cutting
Monday, August 1, 10:30 AM
Tropical Smoothie Cafe
120 Tom Hill, Sr. Blvd., Suite 102

Ribbon Cutting
Friday, August 5, 9:30 AM
Mattress Firm
167 Gateway Drive

Ribbon Cutting
Thursday, August 11, 4:30 PM
Ambassador Personnel
1515 Bass Road, Suite B

Ribbon Cutting
Friday, August 12, 3:00 PM
Village Marketplace
2381 Ingleside Avenue

2016 Workforce Summit
Thursday, August 18
7:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Goodwill Anderson Conference Center
5171 Eisenhower Parkway

Georgia Congressional Luncheon
Tuesday, August 23
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Edgar H. Wilson Convention Center
200 Coliseum Drive

Digital Education Webinar Series
2016 Political Update

Thursday, August 25
9:00 - 10:00 AM

Good Morning Macon
Wednesday, August 31
8:00 - 9:30 AM
Douglass Theatre
355 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.

News
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 Business & Industry Awards.  Click here for more information.  

The next Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) Informational Session will be held Monday, August 1 at 6PM at the Chamber.

The July edition of The Chamber Insider can be seen here.  

The 2016 Total Resource Campaign has wrapped up and many thanks to all of the volunteers who helped this year!  For a recap of the TRC,  click here to be redirected to the TRC site. 

Click here for the June edition of The Chamber Insider.  

Check out the May edition of The Chamber Insider.

Greater Macon Chamber launches Georgia's first Young Entrepreneurs Academy to ignite spirit of entrepreneurship & spur economic growth in Macon-Bibb County!

The April edition of The Chamber Insider can be read here.

Catch up with the latest Chamber news in the March edition of The Chamber Insider.

Click here to watch Mayor Reichert's State of the Community Address.  The 2015 Macon-Bibb Recap Video can be viewed here.

Check out the February edition of The Chamber Insider.

Yulista Aviation to Locate a Facility at Middle Georgia Regional Airport.


Macon Economic Development Commission named one of the top 4 Economic Development Agencies in Georgia by Southern Business & Development.  

Click here to see photos from the 155th Annual Meeting.

Award Winners Announced at 155th Annual Meeting

Check out our new Shop Local video supporting Small Business Saturday, November 28!

Macon Economic Development Commission wins Excellence in Economic Development Award.

2015 Golf Classic team photos can be seen here.  

The Boeing Company to create up to 200 jobs in Macon-Bibb County.   

New tax credits benefit businesses who educate workers. . . 
 

Pat Topping Awarded Recertification in Economic Development Designation.

Macon Chamber Launches "Macon Now 3.0" Campaign to support the continued success in Economic Development with Mr. Virgil Adams as campaign chair.......

First Quality Packaging Solutions, LLC announces Macon as the location for its flagship manufacturing facility investing more than $68 million dollars and creating 115 new jobs.  

Senator John F. Kennedy has been recognized by the Georgia Chamber of Commerce as one of the 2015 Legislators of the Year. 

Changes Announced for Chamber Board of Directors . . . 


Click here to see photos from the 2015 Georgia Legislative Review with Lt. Governor Casey Cagle.
Highlights
Welcome New Chamber Members!

July
The 567 Center for Renewal
Cross Roads Recovery Ministries, Inc.
Downtown Pizza Company
Eason, Eason & Associates Insurance
Georgia Southern Sports Properties
J's On Cherry, LLC
MMI Capital, LLC
ObGyne Consultants
Patrick & Partners, LLC
Pietro's
Ryland Environmental, Inc..

June
Anderson's Bakery, Catering & BBQ
BTBB, Inc. - Architects
Cassidy Dental Associates
Dab's Cafe
DeZoort Agency, LLC
Express Sunrooms of Macon
First Presbyterian Church
Fortson Cleaning Service, LLC
Georgia Center for Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Indie Live Show, LLC
Karats & Keepsakes
Keep Macon-Bibb Beautiful Commission
Kelvin Epps Painting Company
Kristy Jones, CPA, LLC
KUDU Safari Braai, LLC
Liberty Mutual
Marshall Lumber Company, Inc.
Mattress Firm
Mixon Family & Cosmetic Dentistry
New York Life - Will Collins
Oliver's Auto and Truck Repair
Physician Consultants of Georgia, LLC
Rana K. Munna, MD
Re/Max Cutting Edge Realty
The Robby Group
Sky King Fireworks
SMART, Inc.
Solar Tyme USA, LLC
Solomon, Deaton and Buice Insurance, LLC
Southern Trust and Southern Specialty Underwriters
Stembridge Roofing, LLC
Sutton Acura
Taylor Family Companies
TownePlace Suites
Unity-N-Community
Village Marketplace
W. Scott Wilson Properties, LLC
Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC
WXKO LLC, The Fox 94.7

May
ACS, Inc.
ADP
AFLAC Central Georgia Region
The American Heart & Stroke Association
Appraisal Associates Group, LLC
Avis Car Rental
Bank of Dudley
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Heart of GA
Carrie's Bridal Collection
Crook Wealth Management
Donnelly's Peach Services
Donny's Propane Gas
Ebenezer Stone Gifts & Boutique
Electrical Fixers
Five Star Painting of Central Georgia
The FSL Group
Georgia Neurosurgical Institute
Hargray
Hendricks Diesel Repair
L B Construction Group, LLC
Lee Gerdes - State Farm Insurance Agent
Macon Mayhem Hockey
Macon Volunteer Clinic
MidState Mortgage Co. LLC
Motivating Youth Foundation, Inc.
Our Favorite Things
Piedmont Brewery and Kitchen
Plantation Gutters & Electrical Services
Prodigy Woodworks, LLC
Reeves, Roland & Abbott Insurance
Rosenberg Financial Group
Shell
Stewart, Seay & Felton Trial Attorneys
TikkunOlam & Company Insurance
Tommy's
Your Corner Drug Store

Thank you for your support of the Chamber of Commerce!

Member News
Macon-Bibb Planning & Zoning Commission seeking public input about future transportation plans for the Macon area.

Infinity Network Solutions will hold a Technology Carnival, Thursday, August 4 as part of their Business Roadmap 2016 event schedule.


The next Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) Informational Session will be held Monday, August 6 at the Chamber.​

The UGA Small Business Development Center will be hosting "Medical Practice Profit Drivers" Thursday, August 11.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will be hosting an EEOC Atlanta Technical Assistance Seminar August 25-26.

The UGA Small Business Development Center, in conjunction with Macon-Bibb County, will be holding a FREE Contractor Academy beginning Sept.7 and running through April 2017.  You must register to attend!

The Thunder Over Georgia Air Show will be October 1 & 2 at Robins Air Force Base.  Gates will open at 9 AM with the Opening Ceremony beginning at 11 AM each day.  Admission and parking are free!​

Read United, an initiative of the United Way, has launced a new website and opened volunteer registration.  

Geotechnical & Environmental Consultants, Inc is celebrating 25 years in business!

iHeartMedia is offering Chamber Members special Back-to-School advertising specials.  Contact Sarah Clark at 478-491-0179 for more info.

Between the Bread is now serving breakfast Monday-Friday from 7-10 AM.  

Congratulations to M&R Marketing Group for being named Best of the Best in Macon for both Graphic Design and Website Design!

The Leadership Macon Class of 2016 announces their class project, receives grant from Peyton Anderson Foundation.  


Resource Development Systems receives thanks and recognition from US Navy for ten years of leadership support.

The Governor's Office of Student Achievement recognized the student achievement growth at Burdell-Hunt Magnet School with a Gold Award.

Bibb County High Schools name Valedictorians, Salutatorians . . .


Birch Communications names Tony Tomae as President and CEO.

Sheridan Construction announces new President, CEO.

Infinity Network Solutions announces acquistion of Computer Troubleshooters NRD.

Clark Nexsen partners with Just Tap'd owners on Macon Brewpub

Middle Georgia Spherion Owner Michael Chalmers receives national recognition for 2015 Revenue Achievements

Four Bibb County School District High Schools have been named AP Honor Schools by the Georgia Department of Education.

James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP announces the addition of attorneys William H. Noland and Lauren N. Schultz.

Congratulations to Barnes Exterminating for 35 years of business!

Parrish Construction Group, Inc. has announced that Rodney Smith has been promoted to President.

Former State Bank Executives join James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP.

Birch celebrates 20 years in business!

Alexander II Magnet School designated as highest performing reward school by GaDOE

Bibb High Schools see strong gains in Graduation Rates!

Congratulations to Morgan Jarvis!  The Howard High School teacher has been named the 2016 Bibb County Teacher of the Year. 

Congratulations to the NewTown Macon Partners in Progress Award Winners!

M&R Marketing Group wins IFEA Silver Award for "Best Ad Series" for their International Cherry Blossom Festival advertising campaign.

Helms College has named Kevin M.R. Mayne as their new Senior Vice President.  

The Cherry Blossom Festival recently won three awards at the International Festival & Events Association/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards Competition.  

Bibb County School District honored at State Capitol for Farm to School Achievements.  

First Presbyterian Day School's Elementary School and Alexander II Magnet School have both been named National Blue Ribbon Schools!
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