The Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce’s new highlight reel showcases progress in its Imagine a Greater Montgomery Strategy while paving the way for the plan’s third phase.
Among the achievements from 2010-2016 in the video are:
- 9,415 announced jobs and more than $2 billion by new expanding and existing industry;
- 1,000 employees at 65 companies trained through the new Montgomery Regional Workforce Development Center;
- 12,000 entrepreneurs and small businesses mentored, counseled and trained; and
- $1.4 million in daily spending by visitors.
Leslie Sanders, vice president of the Southern Division of Alabama Power, said there will be chances in the next phase of Imagine to build on the successes.