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Sherry Wu Joins BCA for Summer 2019 Internship

The Business Council of Alabama is pleased to announce that Sherry Wu will be joining us for the Summer 2019 term. Sherry is a rising junior at Yale University double majoring in global affairs and economics, with a specific interest in education and healthcare equality. She serves as an undergraduate admissions …

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The Business Council of Alabama announces Montgomery native, Joshua J.R. Williams, Intern for Summer 2019 term

The Business Council of Alabama is pleased to announce that Montgomery native, Joshua J.R. Williams, will be joining us for the Summer 2019 term. Josh is a rising senior at Alabama A&M University in Huntsville and is majoring in English language and literature with an anticipated graduation date of May …

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Business Council of Alabama Names Mississippi State University Sophomore to BCA Internship

  The Business Council of Alabama is pleased to announce Reagan Clark is serving as an intern for the summer 2019 term. Reagan is a rising sophomore at Mississippi State University majoring in Political Science with a minor in Spanish and made the President’s list and the Dean’s list. At …

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Alabama Ahead of the Game as Infrastructure Week 2019 Gets Underway

This week is the seventh annual Infrastructure Week – a national week of advocacy and education that spotlights the need to revitalize, modernize, and invest in infrastructure. The Business Council of Alabama and the Alliance for Alabama’s Infrastructure have joined hundreds business and advocacy groups from across the country, including …

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Alabama Nears the Top in Automotive Manufacturing

Alabama’s major automotive manufacturers greeted the state’s 200thanniversary year with solid 2018 production numbers and have Alabama on track in just a quarter century to become the nation’s No. 2 automaker by 2022, the state’s leading economic developer said. Alabama Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield said Alabama has become a top …

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Mobile-Area Congressman Says Alabama and Nation’s Economies are in Good Shape

U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne told the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce Eggs & Issues breakfast today that Alabama and the nation’s economies and military are in good shape and will only get better. Rep. Byrne, who represents the First Congressional District in southwest Alabama, told the breakfast group that despite …

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2019 Manufacturer of the Year Awards Application Process Begins

The nomination and application process for the Alabama Technology Network and Business Council of Alabama’s 2019 Manufacturer of the Year Awards ceremony scheduled May 1, 2019, in Montgomery, is now open. The nomination window for worthy manufacturers in three categories began Oct. 1 and will end Jan. 11, 2019. The …

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Mobile Chamber Sponsoring SHECONOMY Workshops

The Mobile chamber of Commerce-Growth Alliance Task Force for Small Business Owners is sponsoring three free workshops later this month focusing on women-owned businesses, although men will be welcome. The workshops are scheduled Sept. 25, 26, and 27 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. each night at Bishop State Community …

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CBER Says Alabama’s Economy Will Grow to 2.2 percent This Year

The Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Business said Alabama’s economy will end 2018 with an impressive 2.2 percent growth rate compared with 2017, a 70 percent increase. “After growing 1.3 percent in 2017, and 1.2 percent in the first quarter of …

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