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Urgent: Speak Out Against ‘Greased Pig’ Event

Please urge the Newport Recreation Department and the Newport Area Chamber of Commerce to cancel the "Greased Pig on Ice" event. The post Urgent: Speak Out Against ‘Greased Pig’ Event appeared first on PETA.

All Change At The Top Of India's Biggest Business Organization.

Established in 1927, The Federation of the Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is the largest and oldest business organization in India. Representing most of the biggest Indian business houses, money speaks to power and is listened to carefully. Though it tends to make its voice heard in a soft and [...]

Grads Of LifeVoice: How Unconventional Talent Pools Produce Workplace Standouts

According to research cited in a recent report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, “Managing the Talent Pipeline”, 92% of executives surveyed report that Americans are not as skilled as they need to be and close to 50% are finding it difficult to fill jobs, making finding talent one of the top concerns of today’s business leaders. And the problem is only getting worse.

Manhattan Chamber of Commerce names new leader

The Manhattan Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday that it has hired Jessica Walker as president of the nonprofit, effective Feb. 22. She will replace Nancy Ploeger, who left the organization to... To view the full story, click the title link.

FL: Greater Tampa Chamber Ponders Transportation Sales Tax Poll

Jan. 30--TAMPA -- The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce is considering polling Hillsborough County voters to gauge their appetite for a half-cent sales tax to finance road, trail and transit projects. The chamber's money and influence woul

‘What passes for acceptable school choice rhetoric is frightening’

This past week was School Choice Week with no less than 16,140 events held across all 50 states, according to the School Choice Week websites.  They took place in 13,224 schools, with 1,012 chambers of commerce and 808 homeschooling groups staging events too. Twenty seven governors and more than 200 mayors/county leaders issuing proclamations to […]

‘What passes for acceptable school choice rhetoric is frightening’

This past week was School Choice Week with no less than 16,140 events held across all 50 states, according to the School Choice Week websites.  They took place in 13,224 schools, with 1,012 chambers of commerce and 808 homeschooling groups staging events too. Twenty seven governors and more than 200 mayors/county leaders issuing proclamations to […]

Bernie Sanders And Big Business Find Something They Can Actually Agree On

Hillary Clinton has tried to convince Democratic primary voters that she is firmly opposed to the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. But the president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the country's leading business...Show More Summary

Chamber of Commerce Lobbyist Tom Donohue: Clinton Will Support TPP After Election

In an interview from Davos with Bloomberg TV on January 20, Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donohue, a top lobbyist for the pro-corporate-power Trans-Pacific Partnership [TPP] agreement, assured viewers that if Hillary Clinton wins the Presidential election, Clinton will support the TPP, even though she opposes it now. Show More Summary

SOM Tour 2016: New Hampshire is a Hotbed of Innovative Manufacturing

A State of Manufacturing Tour guest blog post, by Jim Roche, President of the Business & Industry Association, New Hampshire’s Statewide Chamber of Commerce  Today, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)...

The Elegant Entrepreneur: The Female Founders Guide To Starting And Growing Your First Company

Earlier this month, the U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce issued a detailed statistical report and “wake-up call” highlighting the disparity between the number of women business owners in America and their revenues. As CEO of the U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce, Margot Dorfman, notes, “The obstacles to growth facing women [...]

Joslin Diabetes Center's Dr. Lori Laffel, Chief of Pediatrics, Named 2016 Pinnacle Award Honoree for Achievement in the Professions

The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce has awarded Lori Laffel, M.D., MPH, Chief of the Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult Section at Joslin Diabetes Center and Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, the Achievement in the Professions distinction for the 2016 Pinnacle Awards.

French Entrepreneurs: Ready For The US

A new project spear-headed by the NextGen Committee – part of the American Chamber of Commerce in France - is mobilizing the country’s fledgling entrepreneurs.

DICCI To Set Up 4 Startup Incubators For Dalits

The Dalit Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DICCI), which espouses the cause of dalit businessmen and entrepreneurs in India, is planning

United We Stand, Divided We Fall

Last week, U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Tom Donohue delivered his State of American Business address. He spoke of the challenges and opportunities that businesses in the United States see...

25% of US companies in China are planning to leave, says AmCham survey

2 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A growing number of US companies operating in China say they plan to move their business out of China according to a recent survey by the American Chamber of Commerce in China. [ more › ]

Survey of U.S. companies in China shows not all's well

More than three-fourths of American companies in China feel less welcome than in the past and 45% say revenue is dropping or flat, a survey released Wednesday by the American Chamber of Commerce in China indicates. The report comes amid a slowdown in the Chinese economy, which in recent decades...

The TPP Is All About the Details

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is in DC, and one of the things he is talking about is the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).  Addressing the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, he said this: So, when I’m speaking to some of your legislators later today I‘ll be encouraging them to support the TPP. Show More Summary

Six charts that explain why U.S. companies feel unwelcome in China

2 weeks agoNews : BlogPost

American companies feel significantly less welcome in China than in the past, the American Chamber of Commerce in China said Wednesday. According to its China Business Climate Survey Report, U.S. companies are concerned not just about the economic environment but also about inconsistent and unclear applications of regulations and laws, and rising labor costs. A […]

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