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May 19, 2021

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May 14, 2021

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Michael Baptiste will join the Metro Atlanta Chamber as vice president of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) beginning Monday, June 14. In this capacity, Baptiste will continue to elevate DEI and racial equity at MAC and across the metro Atlanta business community. He will lead the ATL Action for Racial Equity initiative as well as work to position Atlanta as the location of choice for diverse talent. Baptiste will report directly to MAC President and CEO Katie Kirkpatrick and serve as an important member of the senior leadership team. ... Read More

April 20, 2021

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Metro Atlanta’s Share of Black-owned Businesses Nearly Triple That of U.S.; Latest Playbook Offers Path to Further Strengthen Region as Location of Choice for Black Entrepreneurs ... Read More

February 9, 2021

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Atlanta Hawks, Coca-Cola, Cox Enterprises, Delta Air Lines, Newell Brands, Prime Revenue, UPS and Others Step Up to Address the Effects of Systemic Racism, Embracing Atlanta’s Rich Legacy of Collaboration for Social Justice... Read More

January 22, 2021

"The Metro Atlanta Chamber and the Atlanta Sports Council are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of sports legend and beloved community leader Henry “Hank” Aaron. Aaron embodied the spirit of courage and perseverance that define metro Atlanta. He touched and inspired so many lives far beyond the sports world, and he will continue to do so for generations to come. We extend our heartfelt condolences to the Aaron family and join the rest of the world in mourning the loss of such an incredible man. He will be missed."... Read More

January 6, 2021

The metro Atlanta business community stands united in calling for an end to the violence taking place in Washington, D.C. and across our nation. Our Constitution and the freedoms it guarantees depend on each generation of Americans carrying out a peaceful transfer of power from one administration to the next. We urge all Georgians to speak out, call for an end to violence of any sort, and help defend our country’s democratic principles. Our collective spirit of unity, our public health and our economic recovery depend on it.... Read More

December 4, 2020

November 3 marked another pivotal election day where Americans and Georgians enthusiastically participated in the democratic process to elect leaders who represent our views and values. In this moment, accepting the result of the people's vote and turning our energy to what is best for our nation, state and region should be our focus.... Read More

November 19, 2020

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Leading Business Organization Welcomes Delta Air Lines’ CEO Ed Bastian as Incoming Board Chair, Announces Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic as 2022 Chair-Elect... Read More

October 14, 2020

The Atlanta Sports Council (ASC) announced today that the city has won the bid to host the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Regional, including the Sweet 16 and Elite 8, at State Farm Arena in 2025. The winning proposal was submitted in February and crafted by the ASC in partnership with the Atlanta Visitors Convention Bureau, Georgia Tech and State Farm Arena. Georgia Tech will serve as the host institution for the games. ... Read More

October 5, 2020

Awards honor metro Atlanta business leaders advancing regional economy and sustainability... Read More

August 5, 2020

Governor Kemp has signed legislation that will provide a process for rehabilitated Georgians to move beyond their criminal history by restricting and sealing certain conviction records – a process most states call expungement.... Read More

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