July 5, 2022

60+ Huntsville Area Companies Earn Best Place for Working Parents® Designation

In June, we debuted the Best Place for Working Parents® program in the Huntsville market. We are thrilled to announce that 64 companies earned the designation as of July 5.  The Best Place for Working Parents® is a growing national […]
June 6, 2022

Space Development Agency (SDA) Awards $324M for Networking Centers at Redstone and Grand Forks

Senator Richard Shelby was instrumental in securing funding in FY22 to help SDA locate its Operations and Integration centers at Redstone Arsenal and Grand Forks Air Force Base.
June 2, 2022

Chamber issues statement on GAO review of Space Command HQ decision

The Tennessee Valley Communities look forward to supporting the Air Force's decision to locate USSPACECOM HQ at Redstone Arsenal. Here is a statement the Chamber issued on June 2.
May 19, 2022

Deadline extended for Small Business Awards Nominations to June 24

Nominations are now open for our 37th Annual Small Business Awards! Don't delay -- send in your nominations today!
May 18, 2022

Armed Forces Celebration 2022: Join us for several events June 27-July 1

We invite you to take part in a variety of activities to honor our military in the Huntsville/Madison County community! Here are the events for the upcoming Armed Forces Celebration Week, which is June 27 – July 1, 2022: Monday, […]
May 6, 2022

SBA Recognizes Greg Brown, Alice Lessmann with special honors

Greg Brown was named Alabama Small Business Person of the Year, and Alice Lessmann was recognized with the District Director’s award. Both are outstanding advocates for small business in our community. Congratulations!
May 2, 2022

High School Seniors get a jump start on future at Senior Sprint

As graduation marks the last hurdle for many high school seniors to cross the finish line and move toward the next step in their career paths, it can be daunting for those who have not made firm post-graduation plans. The Senior Sprint Career Fair is designed with those seniors in mind. This career fair creates a bridge from high school to the workforce and provides graduates with many different career and training opportunities right here in the Rocket City.
April 28, 2022

LG Hosts Hiring Fair to Help Solar Operations Employees Find New Opportunities

New opportunities are on the horizon for the LG employees in Huntsville, Alabama who are impacted by the closure of the LG Solar panel manufacturing plant next month. This week, as part of its commitment to assist these employees with their career transitions, LG hosted a two-day job fair specifically for these employees. They met with representatives from several other companies in the area.
April 27, 2022

Huntsville Chamber visits Greenville, SC to learn about Minority Business Accelerator

In April of 2022, a group from Huntsville, Alabama visited the Greenville Chamber in Greenville, South Carolina. There, we learned more about the South Carolina Minority Business Accelerator. The South Carolina Minority Business Accelerator (MBA) program was born from the […]
April 15, 2022

Space Command Site Selection Review Due Soon – Alabama Congressional Delegation and Local Officials remain confident

Members of Alabama’s Congressional Delegation and local officials have stepped up their defense of Redstone as the future home of the USSPACECOM headquarters pending the release of the GAO review. 
April 11, 2022

Greg Brown, Co-CEO of Brown Precision, Inc. named SBA’s 2022 Small Business Person of the Year

The Small Business Persons of the Year Awards recognizes an exemplary entrepreneur from each of the nation’s 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. On Thursday, April 7, SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman announced that Roland G. Brown of Brown Precision, Inc. won the award for Alabama.
April 11, 2022

Huntsville hosts booth at 37th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs

Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle, Chip Cherry, Lucia Cape, and Mike Ward met up with several resident companies throughout the week to discuss Huntsville’s future in space and how the City and Chamber can assist in that vision.
April 11, 2022

First Phase of New Engineering Building Project at UAH Receives Conceptual Approval

The first phase of a new engineering building project at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) has received conceptual approval from the University of Alabama System Board of Trustees. This initial approval authorizes UAH to formally proceed with planning the construction of an 80,000-square-foot, multistory academic and research facility that will accommodate the College of Engineering’s growth and greatly enhance the advanced research and development capabilities of UAH’s faculty, staff and students.
March 29, 2022

This Sunday: Help us identify the next generation of Para-cyclists

Do you know someone who has potential with Para-cycling? The U.S. Paralympics Cycling Development Clinic will be held this Sunday, April 3 from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at the UAH Fitness Center in Huntsville. This is for individuals 18 and up who have physical and/or vision impairments.