Airport Area Chamber of Commerce

Small Business Concerns Around Inflation

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Small Business Concerns Around Inflation Grow as Prices Soar and Economic Instability Continues Staff Report Wednesday, April 13th, 2022 Nearly one in three (30.5%) business owners report feeling extremely worried about inflation and rank it as a top business concern and another 62.5% say they are generally concerned about inflation and are keeping an eye… Read more »

Flowering Forest Tree Tribute to John Lewis Keeps Growing

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The multi-year project to create the Flowering Forest, a Tree Tribute to John Lewis continues to grow. On the weekend of February 25-26, 2022, there will be two days of volunteer tree plantings which will extend the living memorial along John Lewis Freedom Parkway. The public is invited to sign up to volunteer on Sat.,… Read more »

Multijurisdictional Human Trafficking Collaborative

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Hartsfield-Jackson, Mayor Andre Dickens and Airport Partners Launch Multijurisdictional Human Trafficking Collaborative Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) officials and Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens were joined by Georgia’s First Lady Marty Kemp, Attorney General Chris Carr and a host of state, county and local partners to launch the new multijurisdictional human trafficking collaborative, “Not in My… Read more »

John Hope Bryant, Operation Hope takes Position at CAU

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John Hope Bryant Named First Entrepreneur Scholar-in-Residence at Clark Atlanta University’s School of Business NEWS PROVIDED BY Operation HOPE, Inc.  Nov 17, 2021, 06:00 ET ATLANTA, Nov. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Clark Atlanta University (CAU) President George T. French, Jr., Ph.D., announced today that financial literacy entrepreneur and businessman John Hope Bryant has been appointed the first Entrepreneur Scholar-in-Residence at CAU’s School of Business… Read more »

Georgia Ranks in Recovery for Unemployment Claims

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States Experiencing the Fastest Recovery for Unemployment Claims Tuesday, November 9th, 2021 New unemployment claims decreased week-over-week on October 25, and were 96% below the peak during the COVID-19 pandemic. To help add some context to these statistics, WalletHub just released updated rankings for theStates Whose Unemployment Claims Are Recovering the Quickest, along with accompanying videos… Read more »

SKU Expanding Program Into Atlanta

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SKU Launching in Southeast United States to Accelerate Growth in the Region SKU, the nation’s first accelerator for consumer packaged goods (CPGs) announced today it is expanding its program into Atlanta in February 2022. SKU Atlanta will focus on elevating brands throughout the entire Southeast United States. SKU works by equipping startups with the tools… Read more »

Delta Reveals TSA Precheck Lobby, Bag Drop

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Delta Reveals First-Ever Dedicated TSA Precheck Lobby, Bag Drop Traveling through Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport will be even easier for Delta customers enrolled in TSA PreCheck starting next month with the expansion of new facial recognition capabilities and the opening of the first-ever Delta-TSA PreCheck® express lobby and bag drop. Customers with both the Fly Delta… Read more »

Clark Atlanta University Wins at NBMBAA

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Clark Atlanta Win First Place & $25K in Scholarships During NBMBAA Competition   On Friday, September 17, 2021students from the Clark Atlanta University MBA program won first place in a highly competitive business case competition held at the National Black MBA Association Conference held in Chicago, IL. Clark Atlanta University’s first place team members were; Christine Fasuyi, Rasheeda Muhammed, and Shannon Smith…. Read more »