December 4, 2023

Initiatives – December 2023

We are excited to debut our cover story for our December issue of Initiatives magazine, to be delivered this week! As we kick off nominations for next year's Best Places to Work® Awards, we spotlight three companies in our Best Places to Work Hall of Fame. Read the issue online.
December 4, 2023

HREGI Profile: Avion Solutions, Inc.

Evan Wagner is President & CEO of Avion Solutions, Inc., a 100% Employee-Owned engineering and logistics services company. We profile him in our December 2023 issue of Initiatives magazine. He shared what he learned from his company’s participation in Best Places to Work®.
October 23, 2023
Group photo, taken at Childcare funding announcement on October 23, 2023. (Huntsville/Madison County Chamber)

Huntsville Community Partners announce new funding to support Childcare Initiatives

(October 23, 2023) – The Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville and the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber announce three new grant-funded initiatives targeted at addressing increased capacity for childcare in Huntsville. Childcare has been consistently identified as a critical workforce challenge, and these efforts aim to support and increase the industry.
October 16, 2023
A group poses for a photo in Tokyo, Japan.

Cape, Finley represent Huntsville/Madison County at Southeast U.S. – Japan Meeting

The Chamber’s Lucia Cape and Madison Mayor Paul Finley represented Huntsville/Madison County at the 45th Annual Southeast U.S.-Japan Meeting in Tokyo on Oct. 12-13. The Alabama delegation was led by Secretary of Commerce Greg Canfield and supported by Senator Arthur […]
October 3, 2023

Initiatives – October 2023

Our October issue of Initiatives explores local investments made by our community to improve quality of life. These include music and entertainment, recreation, and more.
October 2, 2023

HREGI Profile: Phoenix

Meet David Perez, President and CEO of Phoenix Industries. You’ll quickly learn that David has a heart for helping people!
September 28, 2023

Announcing the Winners of the 38th Annual Small Business Awards

The Huntsville/Madison County Chamber honored local small businesses and individuals during the 38th Annual Small Business Awards Gala, held at the Von Braun Center on Thursday evening. Congratulations to all the winners!
September 28, 2023

Announcing the Return of SHOP LOCAL-OPOLY!

The Huntsville/Madison County Chamber is excited to bring back SHOP LOCAL-OPOLY for the 2023 holiday season! It's easy -- shop among our 26 spots on the board and save your receipts, to turn them in for a chance to win great prizes.
September 27, 2023

2023 State of the City: Mayor Battle’s Presentation / photos from the event

Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle presented his 15th Annual State of the City Address on September 26, 2023. Here, you can watch the video and view the slides from the Mayor's presentation. 
September 21, 2023

Huntsville: #1 Best Job Market in the U.S.

SmartAsset examined employment, income, commute, benefits and affordability data for 340 of the largest U.S. cities and Huntsville ranked #1. Huntsville is fairly inexpensive to live in based on average job pay. On average, housing costs make up only 15.9% of the $70,757 annual median salary. Unemployment was 3.9%, compared to an average of 6.9% across all cities.
September 6, 2023

Small business owners, take 12 minutes to describe your past year

Owners and key financial decisionmakers of for-profit businesses, share your recent experiences. How would you rate the financial condition of your business? Did your business seek financing such as loans or lines of credit in the last 12 months? Within the past 12 months, did your business sustain losses from a natural disaster? Take the 10-minute survey now.
August 25, 2023

MSFC marks 50 years since launch of Skylab, plus additional work of developing and supporting space stations

This year, the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) is celebrating 50 years of leadership supporting critical roles in the development and sustainment of America’s space stations. On May 14, 1973, the U.S. launched our first space station, Skylab, into orbit, using the third stage of a Saturn IVB rocket that was converted into an orbiting laboratory and habitation module.
August 20, 2023

Go Rocket City! Sports

VIDEO: The Rocket City is home to sports lovers of all kinds! From professional teams in hockey, soccer, basketball, and baseball to Division 1 & 2 college athletics and more, Huntsville offers it all. Learn more about the sports community in north Alabama at
August 17, 2023

Huntsville #1 Best Place to Live for Families in the U.S.

The City of Huntsville ranks #1 for The Best Places to Live for Families in the U.S. for 2023-24! The ranking from U.S. News and World Report was based on affordability, quality of life and the job market.