July 23, 2021

Senate Armed Services Committee approves National Defense Authorization Act for 2022

Senator Tommy Tuberville serves on the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) and was instrumental in making sure that the legislation included a number of items that were on the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber’s Federal Agenda. The Senate Armed Services Committee passed its fiscal year 2022 defense policy bill Thursday after closed door markup sessions. The bill passed the committee on a 23-3 vote.
July 23, 2021

Upcoming WBC Events: Mark these on your calendar

The Women's Business Council (WBC) is the advocate for women-owned businesses with the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber. Ladies, we invite you to join us for these upcoming events.
July 22, 2021

Deloitte’s new report on DEI in the Defense Industry Base

Deloitte and the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber partnered on this report about the Defense Industry Base (DIB). According to Deloitte's findings, in order to be more innovative, the DIB needs to be more diverse.
June 29, 2021

Survey Results: Impact of COVID-19 on Regional Business

Earlier this year, local community and business leaders solicited input from area businesses on their response to the COVID-19 pandemic. They asked businesses of all sizes to take a survey in order to learn how the regional infrastructure supported their sustainability and resiliency. Here is what we learned.
June 25, 2021

Alabama Healthcare Organizations Launch Statewide Grassroots Effort to Encourage Vaccinations

With vaccinations proving to be the best weapon against the virus, and Alabama being the second worst state in terms of its vaccination rate, Alabama’s leading healthcare organizations are joining together to launch “We Can Do This Alabama” to encourage greater participation.
June 11, 2021
2021 Armed Forces Celebration

Upcoming Events: 2021 Armed Forces Celebration

We are planning several events in the next few weeks for our annual Armed Forces Celebration, and we hope you'll join us. This year, Redstone Arsenal marks 80 years of supporting our nation!
June 2, 2021

Mazda Toyota Manufacturing Unveils First Vehicle in Production Line Up, the all-new Corolla Cross

On June 2, Mazda Toyota Manufacturing (MTM) celebrated the unveiling of the first vehicle in its production line up – the all-new Corolla Cross - on the heels of Toyota’s announcement earlier in the day. The MTM joint venture partnership between Mazda Motor Corporation and Toyota Motor Corporation is in a hiring boom to prepare for production on the Corolla Cross later this year, along with an as-yet-to-be-announced Mazda vehicle.
May 24, 2021

Save The Dates for In-Person Events!

We are excited to announce the return of in-person Chamber events! Please go ahead and put these dates on your calendar -- we look forward to seeing you!
May 21, 2021

Dr. Joe Burke, Interim President of Calhoun Community College, Announces Retirement

Calhoun Community College interim president Dr. Joe Burke recently announced his retirement after almost 35 years with the Alabama Community College System. Dr. Burke has been the interim president at Calhoun for the past three years. His last day at the school will be May 28.
May 3, 2021

1961-2021: Huntsville marks 60 years since Alan Shepard’s historic spaceflight

This Wednesday, May 5 marks a special anniversary: 60 years since Alan Shepard became the first American in space. He traveled in the Freedom 7 spacecraft aboard a Mercury-Redstone Rocket, which was developed and built right here in Huntsville.
May 3, 2021

Huntsville/Madison County Chamber wins Mac Conway Award for third straight year

The Mac Conway Awards for Excellence in Economic Development, from Site Selection magazine, are awarded to the top 25 local and regional U.S. economic development groups based on an index of corporate job creation and facility-related capital investment data calculated both cumulatively and per capita.
April 30, 2021

Grants Available to Child Care Programs

Don’t miss out on this opportunity for funding. We've included more information and link to apply.
April 22, 2021

Chamber partners with Hiring Our Heroes to Accelerate Workforce Recruitment

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (April 22, 2021) — The Huntsville/Madison County Chamber and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation announced today a formal partnership through Hiring Our Heroes (HOH). Huntsville has been selected as the newest site for a full-time program manager to support the HOH Corporate Fellowship Program and other recruitment resources for transitioning military service members.
April 20, 2021

Huntsville’s Kim Lewis tapped to serve on TVA Board of Directors

President Joe Biden has nominated Kim Lewis, CEO of PROJECTXYZ, Inc., to serve on the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority.