• News

    Results Found: 11
    Wednesday, May 01, 2019
    The Community Foundation for Greater Rome and its partners officially launch their Blooms on Broad effort tomorrow (May 2) at 10:00 am with a brief ceremony at the corner of Broad Street and 2nd Avenue.  The City of Rome, the Downtown Development Authority and the Rome-Floyd Chamber of Commerce have provided services or financial contributions to the effort will participate in the launch as ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber
    Tuesday, April 16, 2019
    The most recent meeting of the Greater Rome Existing Industries Association (GREIA), an association of the Rome Floyd Chamber, celebrated numerous recent investments, expansions, new companies and new jobs in Rome and Floyd County. Congratulations to our community! The announcements represent an unprecedented period of economic development in Floyd County. The diversity of these announcements ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Economic
    Wednesday, March 20, 2019
    The Rome Floyd Chamber delegation arrived in Washington D.C. last Wednesday, March 6, 2019, for its annual Issues and Opportunities Trip. The group returned on Friday, March 8, 2019. Rome and Floyd County issues were discussed at scheduled meetings as the group advocated for our community. These meetings included Senator Johnny Isakson, Congressman Tom Graves, the Appalachian Regional Commission, ...read more
    Tuesday, December 11, 2018
    Rome, Georgia – December 11 – The Rome Floyd Chamber is pleased to announce the dedication of the renovated Rome Floyd Chamber Executive Boardroom, 1 Riverside Parkway. The Barron – Ferguson Executive Boardroom was dedicated Monday evening, December 10, in honor of W. Frank Barron, Jr. and J. Paul Ferguson, M.D.   “It was an honor and a privilege for the Board of Directors of the Rome Floyd ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Press Release
    Monday, March 19, 2018
    Rome, Ga.  ­­­­— A delegation of Rome and Floyd County business leaders representing small business, technology, healthcare, aviation, manufacturing, primary and secondary education attended the Rome Floyd Chamber’s annual Issues and Opportunities Conference.     During this year’s trip, community officials met with the Federal Aviation Administration, Federal Highway Administration, Department ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Political
    Thursday, October 19, 2017
    Company headquarters location to invest $39 million in Floyd CountyRome, Georgia – October 19 – The Rome Floyd Chamber, the City of Rome and Floyd County today announced that Candor USA will invest $39 million in Rome and Floyd County and create 25 jobs over the next five years.  Candor has developed a smartphone app and chatbot to help Millennial consumers find appropriate health care coverage ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, August 28, 2017
    The Rome Floyd Chamber, the City of Rome and Floyd County are pleased to announce that Advanced Tax Solutions LLC is concentrating their operations center in Rome, GA at 316 E 7th Street SW.  Advanced Tax Solutions LLC is a growing software development company with a focus on the income tax industry. Their mission is to “Deliver a superior, cloud-based professional tax product at affordable price ...read more
    Thursday, August 24, 2017
    ROME, GA - The Rome Floyd Chamber is pleased to announce the ALL THINGS DIGITAL Economic Leadership Initiative for Rome and Floyd County. With this initiative, we bring several entities together and broaden our scope in identifying specific business sectors under a collaborative brand.   Meeting consumer demand in an industry that travels at warp speed requires us to have people and a plan in ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Monday, August 14, 2017
    ROME, GA – Governor Nathan Deal has reappointed Albert M.  Hodge, Jr., President and CEO, Rome Floyd Chamber, to the Department of Community Affairs Board of Directors.  Mr. Hodge was previously elected and served as Chairman of the Department of Community Affairs.“What an honor and what a compliment to Al’s leadership,” said 2017 Rome Floyd Chamber Chairman, John Quinlivan, CEO of Redmond ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Economic, Press Release
    Thursday, July 13, 2017
    STEMCO Rome Friction Factory cuts the ribbon celebrating their Grand Opening for the new brake friction production plant.  The 43,000 square foot facility manufactures brake shoes and friction components for heavy duty road vehicles such as buses and trucks. “STEMCO has expanded and invested $16 million adding 50 jobs in Rome and Floyd County,” said Rome Mayor Jamie Doss. “Using this innovation ...read more
    Tuesday, April 18, 2017
    ROME, GA - The Rome Floyd Chamber is pleased to announce that the 172 acre site previously occupied by Florida Tile has been purchased by an investment partnership.  Phillip Hight of Hight Property Group and Hardman Knox of Knox Properties recently acquired the site from Caterpillar.   The partnership between Hight Property Group and Knox Properties will result in a combined $10 million ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release