Macon Works

Action Steps To Advance Macon Works

Business and Industry Awards:

Results: Recognized the Industry of the Year and Small Business of the Year, Startup of the year and Outstanding Young Business Leaders of the year

VIZITECH:

Results: initiated and led creation of pilot program for Technology Innovation Center at the Chamber with support of school system and other key partners

Good Morning Macon and Macon Matters:

Results: Key officials engage with Macon leadeship

Young Professionals Network:

Results: Over 200 members, Networking, Introduction to Community and Professional Development Opportunities

Support Entrepreneurial and Small Business:

Sponsor of Startup Week

Host and promote SCORE as affiliate of the Chamber

Partnership with Bibb County Schools:

Build a workforce talent pipeline

Results: First of its kind in production – Career Guide, growth of school business partnership, internships

Young Entrepreneurs Academy 2017 to 2019:

Results:68 students, over 45 new businesses launched, over $36,000 from investors, 2017 National Director of the Year, Produced 2019 National Finalist

Annual Workforce Summit:

Creative Workforce Solutions

Collaborative Talent Conversations

Chamber Led Initiatives:

Chamber is leading gateway proposal for beautification and branding entrance project at MLK and I-16. Facilitating meetings with community partners and GDOT.

Chamber/Bibb Schools led and executed Celebration Event of Dr. Jones’ National Superintendent of Year Award 

Chamber led opposition to proposed Local Occupation Tax Increase 2019

Results: successfully defeated

Chamber Leadership supported TSPLOST 2018

Chamber Leadership supported ELOST 2019

Results: successful passage

Chamber supported Ocmulgee National Park Legislative momentum and ultimate designation and held dedication ceremony with key officials

Results: National park Designation passed in the House & Senate and signed by President Trump Jan. 2019


Employment and Education Opportunities

Georgia Department of Public Health Job opportunities

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HOPE Career Grant for students- Find out if you are eligible

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Central Georgia Technical College offers FREE online personal development classes

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Macon-Bibb WorkSource employment listings

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