September 30, 2022

Update: 84 Huntsville Area Companies Earn Best Place for Working Parents® Designation

Here's an updated list of the Huntsville-area companies that have earned the designation! If you haven't taken the assessment yet, we encourage you to do so today!
September 6, 2022

The Artemis Waiting Game

The next launch windows for the Artemis I mission are October 17 – October 31, 2022: with 11 launch opportunities excluding October 24, 25, 26, and 28. Should those dates not work, the next preliminary dates are Nov. 12 through Nov. 27, with no availability on Nov. 20, 21 or 26 and Dec. 9 through Dec. 23, with no availability on Dec. 10, 14, 18 or 23.
June 13, 2022

Meta Pairs Expansion Announcement with Education Funding for Raise Your Hand & ASCTE

Meta announced Thursday it will expand the Huntsville Data Center campus with two new buildings, reaching nearly 3.5 million square feet. This expansion raises the company's investment in Huntsville to more than $1.5 billion, and once it’s completed, the data center is expected to support more than 300 operational jobs.
June 9, 2022

Boeing celebrates 60 years in Huntsville with two $60K grants

In recognition for Boeing’s 60th anniversary in Alabama, the company awarded two $60,000 grants. The recipients of these grants were the Boys and Girls Club’s STEM programs and the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes program.
June 3, 2022

2022 Best Places to Work® – Here are the Contenders!

We are excited to share the list of Contenders for the 2022 Best Places to Work® Awards! These are based on employee surveys, and we're thrilled to celebrate with you on Tuesday, Aug. 16 in the South Hall of the VBC. Register for the luncheon!
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 13, 2022

Tuberville on GAO Space Command Report

The GAO confirmed that during the U.S. Air Force’s comprehensive process, Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama was the highest scoring location in the Evaluation Phase, the highest ranked location in the Selection Phase, and the location with the most advantages in the final decision matrix. That is why the U.S. Secretary of the Air Force ultimately selected Redstone as the preferred location for SPACECOM HQ.
May 13, 2022

Drake State Community & Technical College and Western Governors University Announce Partnership Agreement

Drake State Community & Technical College announced a partnership with nonprofit, online Western Governors University (WGU), allowing Drake students and employees to pursue four-year and graduate degrees in high-demand sectors critical to the Huntsville area and Alabama employers.
May 13, 2022

HSV Approved to Land Commercial Space Vehicles

Huntsville International Airport Is First Commercial Airport in the U.S. to Receive License to Land Commercial Space Vehicles Initial License Specific to Dream Chaser Space Vehicle, Supports Concept of other Space Reentry Vehicle Landings Huntsville International Airport has been approved […]
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 4, 2022

Professional Development Series – Past presentations

The Chamber’s Professional Development Series is a multidimensional support initiative designed to provide assistance to small businesses and middle market companies.
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.