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The Madison Chamber of Commerce proudly announces its official accreditation by the Alabama Chamber of Commerce Association for the 2024-2028 term. This esteemed recognition solidifies the Chamber’s commitment to excellence and dedication to serving its members and the local business community.

Pictured left to right: Shannon Mullins (Administrative Assistant); Michelle Epling (President), Emily Jordan (Administrative Assistant); Haley Dixon (Marketing Director); Shari Moore (Vice President of Membership)

The Alabama Accredited Chamber of Commerce (AACC) designation signifies that the Madison Chamber of Commerce has met rigorous standards of organizational effectiveness, professional conduct, and community impact. The accreditation process, which includes a comprehensive application and evaluation, highlights the Chamber’s efforts to enhance its services and uphold the highest standards of excellence.

“We are honored to receive this accreditation from the Alabama Chamber of Commerce Association,” said DeWayne Howell, Chairman of the Board of the Madison Chamber of Commerce. “This recognition is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team, as well as the continued support of our members and community partners.”

The accreditation was officially presented to the Madison Chamber of Commerce during the Night of Champions on Tuesday, April 23, as part of the Alabama Chamber of Commerce Association’s Executive Leadership Conference in Florence, Ala. The event brought together chamber executives, business leaders, and community stakeholders to celebrate achievements and discuss strategies for advancing economic development across the state.

“As we celebrate this milestone, we are grateful for the ongoing support of our members, volunteers, and sponsors who have contributed to the success of the Madison Chamber,” said Michelle Epling, President of the Madison Chamber of Commerce. “This accreditation reaffirms our commitment to our city and inspires us to continue our work as the catalyst for economic growth and prosperity in our community.”

Pictured left to right: Ali Rauch (President of Opelika Chamber); Michelle Epling (President of Madison Chamber); Paige Hutto (President/CEO of the Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama)

In addition to the Madison Chamber earning its accreditation, Michelle Epling was awarded the 2024 Chamber Champion Award which recognizes the commendable performance and leadership of an emerging Alabama chamber professional with under 5 years experience in the industry. 

“I am thrilled to see our Madison Chamber of Commerce receive this well-deserved accreditation,” said Mayor of Madison Paul Finley. “The Chamber’s dedication to fostering connections, supporting our growing business landscape, and actively building our city’s future reflects the spirit of Madison. This accreditation not only recognizes their exceptional work but also solidifies their pivotal role in helping shape Madison’s success for years to come.”

The Madison Chamber of Commerce remains dedicated to its mission of “Creating Community Connections and Growing Businesses.” Through community events, member networking opportunities, organizational excellence, and collaboration, the Madison Chamber aims to empower businesses and drive economic progress throughout the region.

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