GEORGIA CHAMBER RECOGNIZED AS 2017 STATE CHAMBER OF THE YEAR

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The Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) named the Georgia Chamber the 2017 State Chamber of Year at its annual convention in Nashville. Chamber of the Year is the nation’s only award recognizing the leadership role chambers have in their communities. Those honored with the Chamber of the Year designation have demonstrated organizational strength… Read more »

SpaceMax Storage Open House

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Chamber Member SpaceMax Storage’s, Chris Poholek cuts the ribbon at their Grand Opening Celebration on March 30th. He is joined by other SpaceMax employees and other Chamber members.  Chris says they are now open for business and welcome you to come and take a look at their beautiful facility at 3118 Sylvan Rd Hapeville GA 30354.

Accolades for AACOC Board Members and Corporate Partners

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The 2017 Georgia Minority Business Awards held their annual awards gala on March 16. Included among the honorees were Airport Area Chamber of Commerce’s Board Member, Dr. Gary A. MaGaha, President of Atlanta Metropolitan State College; AACOC’s Platinum Corporate Partner, Georgia Power’s Pedro Cherry, Executive Vice President Customer Service & Operations; and Chamber  member Aerotropolis… Read more »

Legislative Update to be Rescheduled

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The Chamber’s Legislative Update 2017,  to have been held on Wednesday, March 15th, is going to have to be rescheduled. We regret any inconvenience this may have caused.  Please check back on this web-site for details as they become available.

Shelley Lamar named Executive Director of the Aerotropolis Atlanta Alliance

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Pedro Cherry, CFA, Georgia Power issued the following  statement to Aerotropolis Atlanta Alliance Board Members, “I am pleased to announce that Shelley Lamar has been named the first executive director of the Aerotropolis Atlanta Alliance. The hiring committee considered several outstanding candidates, and Shelley’s qualifications are best suited for the job. She comes from JAT… Read more »

In preparation for Georgia Small Business Week

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AACOC will partner with Atlanta Metropolitan State College in hosting “Small Business Workshop – Resource Round-Up 2017.”  Mark your calendars and save the date:  Tuesday, February 21st from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM.  The location is:  Atlanta Metropolitan State College: 1630 Metropolitan Pkwy SW  Atlanta GA 30310.  The cost is $15.00.  Details and Registration access… Read more »

Atlanta’s New Airport General Manager

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Roosevelt Council, Jr. was named Airport General Manager at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in January 2017. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is a Gold Corporate Partner with the Airport Area Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Council oversees Airport operations as well as a $6 billion capital improvement program that will pave the way for growth over the… Read more »