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The World Chamber of Commerce Supports Swift Passage of the VISIT-USA Immigration Bill »
There are 1.5 million homes now in foreclosure and another two million in preforeclosure. Of those still in their homes, eleven million are worth less than the mortgages on them. House prices have dropped fifty eight months in a row. Robert Shiller, professor of Housing Economics at Yale, said our house prices could drop another 25% in the next five years. With the seventy six million Baby Boomers aging and now spending less and less every year and the 46 million generation X unable to take up the slack, we must look to foreign buyers to stimulate our real estate markets. Read more

The World Chamber of Commerce Supports Our Turkish Friends in Atlanta Following the Tragic Earthquake »
The World Chamber of Commerce is shocked to learn of the recent devastating earthquake in Turkey which has killed and injured many and would like to extend sincere condolences to all those impacted by this tragedy. Our deepest sympathy goes out to the families of the victims and all those who have lost everything as a result of the earthquake. Read more

The World Chamber of Commerce Elections Open »
As the World Chamber of Commerce election season unfolds, the organization grants the local and international business community a chance to have a presence and benefit through its efforts to stimulate international trade by participating in its upcoming elections. Read more

Today We Remember… »
A decade ago today, our nation experienced perhaps the most tragic event in its history. The world watched as terrorists committed calculated incomprehensible acts of treachery and destruction against both the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. In a matter of minutes, our nation was devastated, resulting in the unfortunate and tragic loss of countless precious lives. We all mourned together as a nation, as we considered those we loved, and the horrific events of that fateful day. All seemed lost, and to many, it seemed impossible to believe that anything good could come from this tragedy. Read more

Woodruff Arts Center Hosts World Chamber Meeting »
Atlanta’s World Chamber of Commerce announced its new board members and honored more than a dozen individuals for their contributions to the city’s emergence as an international commercial and cultural center at an evening reception Feb. 2 held at the Woodruff Arts Center in Midtown. Read more

World Chamber Partners With ASO for Annual Meeting »
The growing reach of Atlanta’s World Chamber of Commerce will be on display Feb. 2 during its annual meeting and awards gala, which is drawing local officials as well as former ColombianPresident Alvaro Uribe. Read more

World Chamber Elections Open »
As the World Chamber of Commerce election season unfolds, the organization grants the local and international business community a chance to have a presence and benefit through its efforts to stimulate international trade by participating in its upcoming elections. Read more

A Conversation with Solange Warner of The World Chamber of Commerce »
Just more than four years ago, the Dunwoody, Ga.-based World Chamber of Commerce (WCC) didn’t exist. Tonight, it’s hosting an impressive and sold-out “International Hero Awards and Networking Event” at the Woodruff Arts Center, with Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young slated to appear. Hartman Simons partner Andy Litvak will be among the attendees. Read more

Sen. Butler Re-Elected to Serve on Board of Directors of the World Chamber of Commerce »
Sen. Gloria Butler (D-Stone Mountain) was recently re-elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the World Chamber of Commerce at the chamber’s Annual Membership Meeting and Awards Dinner held at the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta. Read more