Category: Chamber News

Hard at Work in 2020

With diligence and enthusiasm, your volunteer Chamber leaders are hard at work in 2020 to support our capable and dedicated staff as they identify new ways to make Macon-Bibb the best place to do business. As my predecessor Jim Manley has shared, our strategic planning…

2019 Chamber Goals & Progress Report

The Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce challenges you to do the math. 159 years. 1,000 members. 50,000 employees. One unified vision. It all adds up. When community stakeholders collaborate, the sum is greater than the parts. Ultimately, we are Greater Together. The Greater Macon Chamber…

Workforce development crucial in Macon

By Randy Southerland  – Contributing Writer, Atlanta Business Chronicle Dec 15, 2019, 6:00am EST https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2019/12/15/workforce-development-crucial-in-macon.html Developing a high-tech workforce geared to the demands of local industry is a community effort in Macon-Bibb County. Increasingly the local school system and technical college are working with companies and local leaders…

Health care companies expand in Macon’s market

By Fran M. Putney  – Contributing Writer Dec 15, 2019, 9:00am ESThttps://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2019/12/15/health-care-companies-expand-in-macon-market.html Significant investments by the two primary health care providers in the Macon area have not only resulted in major improvements in health care access and delivery to area residents, but have also become a catalyst for…

The music is back in downtown Macon

By Randy Southerland  – Contributing Writer, Atlanta Business ChronicleDec 13, 2019, 11:41am ESThttps://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2019/12/13/the-music-is-back-in-downtown-macon.html  Macon’s downtown has undergone a revitalization that few would have thought possible just a decade ago. “There have been a lot of partnerships over a long period of time that have gotten us to…

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