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 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 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.
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 10, 2021

HudsonAlpha expands biotech campus

HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology broke ground virtually on two new buildings. The first is 90,000 square feet, and will be home to Discovery Life Sciences' Global Headquarters. The second will be 13,000 square feet in greenhouse and lab space that will allow HudsonAlpha to take the next large step with plant genomics research for sustainable agriculture work.
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.
April 12, 2021

Spectator Guide: U.S. Paralympics Cycling Open, April 17-18

We've created this Spectator Guide to help you with information about road closures, parking, and where to locate to watch the Para athletes. The event is free - we hope to see you in Cummings Research Park this weekend!
March 26, 2021

SWDA Letter to Businesses

As our community continues to grow and we welcome new industries into our area, the Solid Waste Disposal Authority of the City of Huntsville wants to remind our local manufacturers and industrial processing partners of our shared responsibilities to properly manage the scrap and waste coming from manufacturing and industrial processing facilities. This is a letter from SWDA Executive Director John "Doc" Holladay.
February 8, 2021

Marshall’s Role in Artemis & SLS

The Biden administration said last week it is committed to the Artemis program, which will return Americans to the Moon. Join us for a virtual event on Feb. 17 at 12 p.m. CT, broadcast to a national audience about all the work Marshall Space Flight Center is doing for these missions. You'll learn something new, whether you're new to Huntsville or a native!
February 8, 2021

DAU Annual Acquisition Update

DAU - South Region will host its virtual annual Acquisition Update on February 17-18. The theme is "Acquisition 2021: Change is Inevitable - Transformation is a Choice." Hear from senior government and industry leaders on such topics as reimagining how we develop our workforce, changing the way DoD does business, cybersecurity resilience, DevSecOps, sustainment planning in technology development, adaptive contracting in an agile environment, increasing industrial competitiveness, software acquisition, and more.
December 21, 2020

U.S. Space & Rocket announces selection of Dr. Kimberly Robinson as new Executive Director and CEO

The Alabama Space Science Exhibit Commission is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Kimberly Robinson as Executive Director and CEO of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center. A 31-year veteran of NASA, Dr. Robinson will assume her role Feb. 15, 2021.
October 14, 2020

Toyota Alabama Named Supplier of the Year by AAMA

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., (Oct. 8, 2020) – The Alabama Automotive Manufacturing Association (AAMA) recently named Toyota Alabama as a 2020 Supplier of the Year.
October 12, 2020

Chamber, FAME announce new partnership to develop technical talent

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (October 9, 2020) – The Huntsville/Madison County Chamber is excited to announce its partnership with the Alabama Federation […]
October 1, 2020

Women’s Business Council (WBC)

The Women’s Business Council (WBC) is an advocate for women-owned businesses with the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber. The Council strives to be the leader in developing and sustaining a fertile, creative environment in which diverse, women-owned businesses maintain a high level of success and make significant contributions to the economic well-being of our community. The Women’s Business Council creates dynamic programming and networking opportunities bi-monthly in an effort to support women in business.