July 29, 2021

Huntsville Leads the U.S. in 2021 Economic Growth

By Ken Smith / Senior Director, Research & Information Services According to a recent study by Stessa, the Huntsville metro […]
July 26, 2021

Web Call (July 13) – Housing Market Update for Madison County

Our guest, Josh McFall, CEO of Huntsville Area Association of REALTORS® discussed the current state of the housing market in Madison County, challenges to new construction, and what REALTORS® are doing to keep homes affordable and attainable in North Alabama.
July 26, 2021

Several Para-cyclists who competed in Huntsville advance to Tokyo

Team USA is finally in Tokyo, and the Olympics are well underway. The Paralympics are scheduled to take place between […]
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 14, 2021

Accenture Federal Services opens innovation space at The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Accenture Federal Services (AFS), a subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has opened a new innovation space at the Invention to Innovation Center (I2C) on the campus of The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), a part of the University of Alabama System.
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 10, 2021

Orbital Effects expands to Huntsville, bringing cutting-edge radar satellite technologies and new jobs

A Michigan-based company is expanding in Huntsville, adding more than two dozen jobs as it establishes a location in the Rocket City. Orbital Effects brings cutting-edge radar satellite technologies to address the nation’s most critical national security challenges. The company is already hiring here, and will bring on a total of 25 people to support its Huntsville operations.
June 10, 2021

Web Call (June 8) – NASA’s Budget Release, Madison County’s latest vaccination percentages, and more

Our featured guest was Jody Singer, Director of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. Jody discussed NASA's Budget Release and its impact to the North Alabama workforce. She also shared the latest on launching Artemis. We covered a variety of other topics, too.
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!