In 2010 the Alabama State Board of Education adopted math and English standards that aligned with the Common Core State Standards, a non-partisan effort led by the National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State Schools Officers. Business, education, and parent groups across the state and across the country have rallied behind the standards to correct misinformation and explain benefits of the Alabama College & Career Ready Standards. Read More
Science and Engineering Services (SES) announced on July 15 that it expects to add 450 jobs in Huntsville over the next five years as part of a nearly $70 million expansion of its Alabama manufacturing operations. SES officials made the announcement at the Farnborough International Air Show after a meeting with Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley, Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield and Huntsville leaders. Read More
Cummings Research Park is the second largest R&D park in the United States. It is a leading model for transforming research into business success. With a vibrant mixture of Fortune 500 companies, local and international high-tech enterprises, U.S. space and defense agencies, a thriving business incubator and competitive higher-education institutions, Cummings Research Park (CRP) is the center of attention for research and technology. Read More
Huntsville, Alabama USA
Huntsville/Madison County, Alabama, is geographically near the center of the southeastern United States with more than 430,000 people in the Metro area. Madison County and its surrounding counties form a thriving regional market with a population of more than 1 million people. The Huntsville community serves as the primary economic engine for the northern Alabama and southern Tennessee region.
"The Sky is Not the Limit"
The Huntsville/Madison County area is renowned for its highly educated workforce and cutting edge technologies. In the '50s and '60s, Dr. Wernher von Braun and his team of rocket scientists literally launched an economic boon when they designed the propulsion system to take man to the moon.
Saturday, September 20, 2014
The Business Expo is the Chamber's premiere annual event designed for members to showcase their products and services both locally and regionally to other businesses as well as consumers.