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    Thursday, September 22, 2016
    Rome, GA – The Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce, Floyd County and the City of Rome are pleased to announce Carlsen Precision Manufacturing is locating their first United States operations in the Floyd County Industrial Park on U. S. Highway 27 South.  Carlsen will start operations on five acres and will employ 20 people and invest $5,000,000 over a three year period. “We are very excited to bring ...read more
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    Monday, August 08, 2016
    ​Rome, GA – The Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce, the City of Rome and Floyd County are pleased to announce that Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (SYKES) is opening a new customer contact center in Northwest Georgia. SYKES Rome will move into the Berry Corporate Center located at 25 Legacy Drive bringing more jobs to the Rome area. “We’d like to welcome SYKES to Georgia,” said GDEcD Commissioner ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 06, 2016
      Rome, Ga. -- Broomfield, Colorado-based Ball Corporation announced this morning the company will invest multiple million of dollars to expand production at the Ball Metal Beverage Container facility at 110 Ball Drive in Rome, Georgia. The expansion will bring 40 new primary jobs to Floyd County. Ball Metal Beverage Container facility in Rome was acquired by Ball Corporation in 2009 and ...read more
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    Thursday, March 17, 2016
    Rome, Ga. -- A delegation of Rome and Floyd County Business Leaders representing small business, technology, healthcare, aviation, primary and secondary education, and manufacturing concluded a three-day visit to Washington, D.C. this afternoon, as part of the Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce’s annual Issues and Opportunities Conference.   During the trip, the group met with U.S. Senator Johnny ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 09, 2016
    Rome, Ga. — The Greater Rome Convention & Visitors Bureau (GRCVB) and the Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce will welcome 16 International Trade representatives, Thursday, March 10, 2016.  Rome was selected as one of three cities in Northwest Georgia by the Georgia Department of Economic Development to tour the representatives. Several local officials from Rome, Floyd County and Cave Spring will ...read more
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    Friday, March 04, 2016
    ROME, GA. — The Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce announced Friday morning the return of its two-day innovation conference in the heart of downtown Rome: Confluence. This year’s conference will be held on Thursday, April 14th and Friday, April 15th 2016 at the Historic DeSoto Theatre, 530 Broad Street.​Confluence is a two-day conference of inspiration, technology and motivation for business ...read more
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    Monday, February 01, 2016
    Rome, GA — In observance of Georgia Small Business Week, the Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Action Council is hosting a full slate of programs to celebrate in Rome and Floyd County, starting on February 12th. Georgia Small Business Week highlights the vital contributions of Georgia’s entrepreneurs and small business owners to the Georgia economy. Governor Nathan Deal declared ...read more
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