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Nov 20, 2014, 09:52 ET

MAC Honors Health IT Leaders with Phoenix Awards

The Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC), in conjunction with the Health IT Leadership Summit, selected four of the region's most innovative health IT...

Oct 06, 2014, 11:24 ET

GSMA Honors Metro Atlanta Chamber Mobility Task Force with Smart City Initiative Award

The Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) Mobility Task Force was honored with a Smart City Initiative Award during the first-ever GSMA Mobile 360-North...

Sep 25, 2014, 11:31 ET

Mobile Technology Leaders Convene For Mobility LIVE!

 Mobile technology's key thought leaders produced a sell-out crowd of more than 900 attendees for the this year's Mobility LIVE! event...

Sep 19, 2014, 09:55 ET

Metro Atlanta Chamber Announces Lineup for 2014 Mobility LIVE, a National Mobility Event Highlighting Mobile Strategies and Innovation

The Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) announces the lineup for the 2014 Mobility LIVE conference, a national event that brings together key thought...

Apr 23, 2014, 18:19 ET

Metro Atlanta Chamber names 2014 Global Impact Award winners

Four companies were selected as Atlanta's most notable leaders in international business selected by the Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) at the 2014...

Dec 04, 2013, 13:30 ET

Atlanta's Clean Economy Driving Job Growth

Report highlights region's job creation strengths in top clean tech sectors The metro Atlanta region is poised to become a global industry...

Nov 21, 2013, 09:47 ET

Metro Atlanta Chamber names Hala Moddelmog President

Gellerstedt and Wood named 2015 and 2016 MAC Chairs-Elect  The Metro Atlanta Chamber, which represents more than 4,000 member companies...

Nov 08, 2013, 08:39 ET

Higher Education Report Shows Metro Atlanta is a National Leader in Several Higher Education Indicators

Metro Atlanta leads the nation in college enrollment growth of African-American students and in continuing higher education opportunities...

Jun 11, 2013, 16:52 ET

Workforce Report Shows Positive Sign in Job Recruitment for Key Industries

A workforce trends report, issued today by the Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC), shows that online job postings in metro Atlanta have grown 4.5 times...

Jun 07, 2013, 16:43 ET

Metro Atlanta Chamber Recognizes Four Atlanta Entrepreneurs at the 27th Annual Business Person of the Year Awards

 Four local entrepreneurs were honored for their innovation, leadership and success in business at the Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) and Atlanta...

May 29, 2013, 10:55 ET

Metro Atlanta Chamber Receives National Economic Development Award

 The Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) has been designated as one of the top 10 economic development organizations in the nation, according to Site...

May 02, 2013, 16:08 ET

Metro Atlanta Chamber and Syracuse University Host Professor Carl Schramm and Thought Leaders to Discuss How Entrepreneurs Grow the Economy

 Former president & CEO of the Kauffman Foundation and University Professor at Syracuse University Carl J. Schramm joined a panel of local...

Apr 24, 2013, 15:28 ET

Metro Atlanta Chamber Honors Global Business Excellence, International Business Leaders at 2013 Global Impact Awards

 Four of Atlanta's most notable leaders in international business and global operations have been selected by the Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC)...

Mar 25, 2013, 17:40 ET

Metro Atlanta Chamber Honors Organizations, Businesses and Individuals Creating Sustainable Solutions at Inaugural E3 Awards

Awards represent innovation in building, water conservation, supply chain and urban renewal  Eight companies, individuals and...

Feb 25, 2013, 18:29 ET

AirWatch Announcement Lifts Atlanta's Technology Industry

MAC applauds AirWatch funding round as key indicator of Mobility strengths The Metro Atlanta Chamber is celebrating a huge win for an...

Dec 07, 2011, 15:03 ET

MAC Assesses Metro Atlanta's Technology Workforce Gap

How do we create a work ready future? Technology and education experts participated in a forum on workforce development today held at the...

Nov 17, 2011, 14:39 ET

MAC Identifies New Area of Job Opportunities

Metro Atlanta is a leader in clean tech jobs The Sustainable Economic Growth Initiative (SEGI), led by the Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC),...

Jun 27, 2011, 15:47 ET

MAC Members Grow Atlanta's Bioscience Reputation

Metro Atlanta is building its reputation as a bioscience center with the recent partnership announcement of Emory University and Children's...

May 25, 2010, 11:44 ET

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Georgia Leads the Nation in Comprehensive School Board Reform

New School Board Legislation A National Model – Today Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue signed into law landmark legislation that gives Georgia the...

Apr 05, 2007, 01:00 ET

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Metro Atlanta Leads Nation in Population Growth

ATLANTA, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Metro Atlanta added more people than any metro in the nation from 2000 to 2006 -- with a 20 percent increase --...