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  • June 14, 2017 Birmingham Leaders Win Entrepreneur of the Year Awards
  • June 6, 2017 Hubbell Power Systems to expand in Leeds
  • May 26, 2017 Kansas-based Watco to Train U.S. and International Employees in Birmingham
  • May 12, 2017 Governor Ivey to sign Historic Tax Credit bill
  • May 5, 2017 Birmingham-Based Coca-Cola United Expands by 40 Percent
  • April 28, 2017 STERIS/IMS Announces Expansion
  • April 21, 2017 Birmingham hosts India’s Consul General
  • April 14, 2017 2016 jobs, capital investment announced for Birmingham region
  • April 7, 2017 Honda announces $85 million expansion
  • March 24, 2017 FBI seeking local executives to serve on Cybersecurity Advisory Council
  • March 17, 2017 Birmingham named one of the best cities in the South
  • March 10, 2017 Birmingham grabs national attention in The Washington Post
  • March 3, 2017 Spanish Auto Supplier to Establish  Manufacturing Facility in Jefferson County
  • February 24, 2017 Publix Super Markets’ New Distribution Center To Create 300 Jobs In Jefferson County
  • February 17, 2017 Infrastructure investment could secure more jobs in Birmingham
  • February 10, 2017 Historic Tax Credits a top priority for BBA
  • January 27, 2017 UAB Technology, Research Commercialized To Bring Football Helmets To Market
  • January 20, 2017 President Obama makes Birmingham Civil Rights District a national monument
  • January 13, 2017 Work begins in Birmingham for $6M America’s Promise Grant
  • January 6, 2017 Birmingham has record-breaking 2016 for accolades
  • December 22, 2016 Workforce Development resources explored at BBA workshop
  • December 16, 2016 Two BBA Spark mentoring companies win big in Alabama Launchpad competition
  • December 12, 2016 BBA celebrates innovation, announces new officers
  • December 5, 2016 BBA Chairman’s Luncheon next week
  • November 17, 2016 Newcomen Society of Alabama honors Proassurance and CEO W. Stancil Starnes
  • November 11, 2016 Birmingham holds groundbreaking for new Birmingham HQ
  • November 7, 2016 Support builds for Amendment 14
  • October 25, 2016 Amendment 14 affects every county in the state of Alabama
  • October 18, 2016 MöllerTech chooses Bibb County for $46.3 million investment
  • October 7, 2016 BBA to participate in first Talent Pipeline Management Academy
  • September 30, 2016 Birmingham recognized as best place for women to start a business
  • September 23, 2016 Universities Announce Record Enrollment
  • September 16, 2016 Birmingham receives top rankings this week
  • September 9, 2016 2016 Innovation Week Birmingham Another Success
  • August 26, 2016 Plastipak Packaging Inc. to expand in Jefferson County
  • August 18, 2016 P&R Metals Expands in Birmingham
  • August 11, 2016 Historic preservation key to Birmingham’s rise
  • August 4, 2016 Startup pharmaceutical manufacturer reveals new facility in Birmingham
  • July 28, 2016 Next week: BBA’S College-to-Career Intensive (C2Ci) career fair
  • July 21, 2016 The BBA welcomes Jonathan Nugent as Vice President of Innovation and Technology
  • July 14, 2016 Total Quality Logistics to open new Birmingham office
  • July 7, 2016 Birmingham’s Sister Cities program wins two awards
  • June 30, 2016 Innovation Week to kick-off August 19
  • June 24, 2016 Austrian automotive supplier brings $11.1 million investment to Birmingham
  • June 17, 2016 German automotive supplier to invest $14.5 million in Pell City expansion
  • June 10, 2016 The Magic City shines bright with various accolades this week
  • June 3, 2016 Merchants Foodservice opens $8 million expansion
  • May 27, 2016 Brookings Scholar “Blown Away” by Birmingham
  • May 19, 2016 Mayor Bell talks Birmingham with Rotary Club of Wall Street
  • May 12, 2016 Birmingham accomplishments highlighted at 2016 Regional Economic Growth Summit
  • May 5, 2016 BBA Economic Growth Summit next week
  • April 28, 2016 BBA to report on community at May 12 Economic Growth Summit
  • April 21, 2016 Innovation Depot’s $1.4 billion impact
  • April 14, 2016 Birmingham companies win in Alabama Launchpad
  • April 7, 2016 Birmingham records $1.1 billion in capital investment in 2015
  • March 24, 2016 Birmingham seeks national park status for Civil Rights District
  • March 17, 2016 Southern Light begins work on Birmingham network
  • March 10, 2016 Vote for your favorite Alabama Launchpad competitor
  • March 3, 2016 Birmingham’s Schreiber receives trade award
  • February 25, 2016 India ambassador finds innovation, opportunity in Alabama
  • February 18, 2016 Alabama Launchpad spurs millions in funding in 2015
  • February 11, 2016 Birmingham ranked among best places to visit in 2016
  • February 04, 2016 Birmingham named a top economic development city
  • January 28, 2016 National magazines feature Birmingham
  • January 21, 2016 Auto supplier breaks ground on $100M plant in Jasper
  • January 14, 2016 BBA releases 2016 legislative priorities
  • January 7, 2016 Travel Channel: Birmingham a Top Global Destination
  • December 17, 2015 Wells Fargo hiring 300 in Homewood
  • December 10, 2015 Don’t miss next week’s BBA Chairman’s Luncheon
  • December 3, 2015 STERIS CEO to address BBA investors on eve of expansion
  • November 19, 2015 Save the date for the BBA’s Annual Chairman’s Luncheon
  • November 12, 2015 • Birmingham’s Sarah Parcak Awarded $1M 2016 TED Prize
  • November 5, 2015 • Birmingham Awarded $20M for Bus Rapid Transit
  • October 29, 2015 • BBA Names Small Business Awards Winners
  • October 22, 2015 • Flex-N-Gate Approved for $23M Project
  • October 15, 2015 • Auto Supplier to Invest $100M to Build Jasper Plant
  • October 8, 2015 • Grandview Medical Center Opens New $300M Hospital
  • October 1, 2015 • 2015 BBA Wage & Salary Survey Available For Purchase
  • September 24, 2015 • Mercedes-Benz Announces $1.3B Expansion
  • September 17, 2015 • Alabama Workforce Training Center Open House
  • September 10, 2015 • Strategic Export Plan Topic of First International Trade Leadership Series Seminar
  • September 3, 2015 • Oxford Pharmaceuticals Breaks Ground on New $29.4M Manufacturing Facility
  • August 27, 2015 • BBA Events During 2015 Innovation Week Birmingham
  • August 21, 2015 • Coming Soon! 2015 Innovation Week Birmingham
  • August 14, 2015 • $530 Million Expansion for Kamtek in Birmingham
  • August 5, 2015 • Birmingham, BBA Part of White House Initiative to Train in Tech Jobs
  • July 30, 2015 • Annual AABC Luncheon This Friday
  • July 23, 2015 • BBA’s Jackson Discusses Partnership Between Education and Business on National Panel
  • July 16, 2015 • Monday Deadline for Wage & Salary Survey
  • July 9, 2015 • BBA sets September for Washington Fly-In
  • July 2, 2015 • Detroit Entrepreneur to Keynote AABC Luncheon
  • June 25, 2015 • Next Week is BBA Business@Breakfast
  • June 18, 2015 • 2015 Innovation Week Birmingham Set for August 31 Through September 4
  • June 11, 2015 • Kazakhstan Delegation Learns Sustainability Lessons in Birmingham
  • June 04, 2015 • Two Birmingham Companies Headed to Launchpad
  • May 28, 2015 • Last Week to Sign Up for 2015 BBA Wage & Salary Survey
  • May 21, 2015 • CNN, The Street highlight Birmingham
  • May 14, 2015 • BBA to honor outstanding small businesses and professionals
  • May 7, 2015 • Senator Shelby to speak Monday at BBA Congressional Forum
  • April 30, 2015 • 3,011 new jobs, $370M in capital investment announced in Birmingham in 2014
  • April 23, 2015 • BBA 2015 Economic Growth Summit Next Week
  • April 16, 2015 • Birmingham Shines in National Press This Week
  • April 9, 2015 • Mercedes-Benz Launches Production of Newest Vehicle in Alabama
  • April 2, 2015 • BBA Presents 2015 Economic Growth Summit
  • March 25, 2015 • Birmingham Companies Receive Nearly $190k in Latest Alabama Launchpad Round
  • March 19, 2015 • 2015 BBA Wage & Salary Survey Launched
  • March 11, 2015 • Forbes: Birmingham is America’s Most Affordable City in 2015
  • March 3, 2015 • Commerce Secretary Canfield, AIDT’s Castile to Brief BBA Investors in Montgomery
  • February 26, 2015 • Home Instead, Diamond Studios Named to Top 100 Best Small Businesses in America
  • February 19, 2015 • BBA Legislative Trip Set for March
  • February 12, 2015 • U.S. Department of Transportation’s Mendez Visits Birmingham
  • February 5, 2015 • Birmingham Transportation Summit This Friday
  • January 29, 2015 • Four Birmingham Companies Advance to Launchpad Finals
  • January 22, 2015 • Birmingham to Host 2021 World Games
  • January 15, 2015 • Mayor Bell Gives State of the City Address
  • January 8, 2015 • BBA Legislative Trip set for March 10
  • December 18, 2014Bice: Unprecedented Graduation Rate Linked to Partnership with Industry
  • December 11, 2014Friday Deadline to Register for BBA 2014 Chairman’s Luncheon
  • December 3, 2014BBA Executive Committee Statement Supporting UAB
  • November 26, 2014BBA Councils and Roundtables Seek New Members New
  • November 20, 2014BBA Councils and Roundtables Seek New Members
  • November 12, 2014Pharmaceuticals Company to Build Manufacturing Facility in Birmingham
  • November 5, 2014Birmingham One of America’s Best Cities for Global Trade
  • October 29, 2014Bice, Heinrich to Discuss Education, Workforce at BBA 2014 Chairman’s Luncheon
  • October 22, 2014IMS Announces Birmingham Expansion
  • October 15, 2014BBA Small Business Awards October 28
  • October 8, 2014BBA Honors Congressman Bachus
  • October 1, 2014BBA 2014 Small Business Awards Celebration
  • September 8, 2014Innovation Week Birmingham to Showcase Local Ecosystem, Resources
  • September 2, 2014Roberto Clemente Jr. Headlining Annual HBC Luncheon
  • August 18, 2014BBA Hosts International Delegation
  • August 7, 2014Airport Completes $200M Expansion Project
  • July 30, 2014LAST CALL FOR BBA SMALL BUSINESS AWARD NOMINATIONS
  • July 24, 2014Five Birmingham startups head to Alabama Launchpad finals
  • July 15, 2014Birmingham in top 10 for manufacturing jobs
  • July 8, 2014Birmingham startups get national spotlight
  • June 30, 2014Milo’s Tea brews up $13.1M expansion
  • June 23, 2014Forbes: Birmingham one of “America’s New Industrial Boomtowns”
  • June 16, 2014BBA awarded grant to further education attainment in region
  • June 4, 2014Evonik to open R&D center in Birmingham
  • May 28, 2014$1.2M in state grants awarded to Birmingham area Pre-k programs
  • May 21, 2014Birmingham’s transformation featured on TheStreet.com
  • May 13, 2014Alabama Workforce Training Center opens in Birmingham
  • May 5, 2014Engineered Plastic Components announces 110 jobs
  • April 28, 2014BBA Talent Recruitment Project pairs top talent with top companies
  • April 21, 2014Governor Bentley breaks ground on Northern Beltline
  • April 15, 2014Birmingham gains 2,600 jobs, $319M in capital investment
  • April 7, 2014Wednesday: BLUEPRINT BIRMINGHAM SUMMIT
  • March 31, 2014SBA names Birmingham entrepreneur Alabama’s Small Business Person of the Year
  • March 24, 2014Three Birmingham companies win in Alabama Launchpad
  • March 18, 2014Birmingham named a Best Downtown
  • March 10, 2014Blueprint Birmingham Summit set for April 9
  • March 3, 2014Coach executive to address BBA’s Women’s Business Council
  • February 21, 2014Precision High Voltage opens $4 million Birmingham manufacturing plant
  • February 14, 2014BBA to present seminar on Affordable Care Act
  • February 7, 2014Regions Bank exceeds $1B economic development loan commitment in 2013
  • January 31, 2014Porter challenges Birmingham businesses
  • January 24, 2014Don’t miss BBA Chairman’s Luncheon with Michael Porter
  • January 17, 2014One week until BBA Chairman’s Luncheon with Michael Porter
  • January 10, 2014BBA Chairman’s Luncheon to feature world-renown business strategist and author
  • December 19, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update • Mercedes-Benz opens $70 million logistics center
  • December 13, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • Chilton County unveils new industrial park
  • December 6, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update • BBA announces 2014 Executive Committee, Board of Directors
  • November 22, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • Governor Bentley addresses
    Birmingham region
  • November 15, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update • Alabama Power celebrates 100 years of economic development
  • November 8, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • World-renowned business strategist and author to headline BBA Chairman’s Luncheon
  • November 1, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update • Register now for BBA Governor’s Luncheon
  • October 25, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • Regions Financial brings $7 Billion impact to Alabama
  • October 18, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update • Birmingham’s Malcovery focus of
    Cyber security article
  • October 10, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • Birmingham retailers win big at Alabama Retail Day
  • October 3, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update • Construction to begin on
    Northern Beltline
  • September 27, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • 2 Birmingham companies Awarded $80K in Alabama Launchpad
  • September 19, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update • Birmingham GDP growth
    outpaces state, U.S.
  • September 12, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • UAB’s Charles and Patsy Collat School of Business approved by UA trustees
  • September 5, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update • BBVA Compass’ Sánchez to Keynote HBC Breakfast Tuesday
  • August 29, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • Fodor’s names Birmingham a top world destination
  • August 20, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update • New York Times details Birmingham’s downtown resurgence
  • August 15, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • Birmingham grabs national accolades
  • August 8, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update • New York Times details Birmingham’s downtown resurgence
  • August 1, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • Trinity to rebrand as Grandview Medical Center in its new home
  • July 24, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update • 200 of tomorrow’s business leaders learn about Birmingham at BBA reception
  • July 18, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • Birmingham startups head to finals of Alabama Launchpad
  • July 11, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update • UAB/BBA partnership awarded $600K grant
  • June 26, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • Nearly 400 expected at AABC lunch to hear prominent educator Hrabowski
  • June 21, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update • Birmingham named an All-America City
  • June 14, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • Vote for Birmingham as an All-America City
  • June 6, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update • Administrator: BP settlement economic boost for Alabama
  • May 30, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • Alabama flies high in Delta Sky magazine
  • May 23, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update • BBA legislative review
  • May 16, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • PRA to create 200 local jobs, hold job fair
  • May 8, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update • Birmingham companies win big in statewide business plan competition
  • May 2, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • A $500M week for Alabama automakers
  • April 25, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update • Five area schools are tops in state
  • April 19, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • Birmingham sees 3,800 new jobs, $843 capital investment in 2012
  • April 11, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update • Birmingham a finalist for national honor
  • April 4, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • Kinetic cuts ribbon on new downtown headquarters
  • March 28, 2013Blueprint Birmingham UpdateForbes recognizes Birmingham’s emerging downtown
  • March 21, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • “Made in Alabama” is state’s new brand
  • March 14, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update • UAB School of Medicine ranks No. 10 in nation
  • March 8, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • Blueprint Birmingham Summit to be held in April
  • February 28, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update • Modernized BHM terminal unveiled
  • February 21, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • Shelby: Northern Beltline is next dimension of Birmingham’s economic growth
  • February 13, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update • Regions sets aside $1B for economic development in Alabama
  • February 7, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • Schools in JeffCo, Bessemer achieve Torchbearer status
  • January 30, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update • DATE CHANGE for BBA Congressional Forum with Sen. Richard Shelby
  • January 23, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • Friday’s Education Forum to map out plan of action
  • January 16, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update • Birmingham seventh best place
    to find a job
  • January 9, 2013Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • Sen. Shelby to address BBA
    Congressional Forum
  • December 20, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • Dr. Condoleezza Rice draws more than 1,100 for BBA annual meeting
  • December 13, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update • Registration ends Friday for
    BBA Annual Meeting
  • December 6, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • Two weeks until BBA Annual Meeting with Dr. Condoleezza Rice
  • November 16, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update • Airbus Chairman: Halo effect will be felt in Birmingham
  • November 7, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • Amendment 2 passes, aiding economic development efforts
  • November 1, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update • BBA supports amendments on upcoming ballot
  • October 26, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • Governor Robert Bentley to cut ribbon on $2.8 million Dayjon expansion
  • October 17, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update • Norfolk Southern cuts ribbon on
    $97.5 million intermodal facility
  • October 11, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • BBA Congressional Forum hosts Senator Sessions
  • October 4, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update • UAB Research awarded nearly $2 million from Alabama Innovation Fund
  • September 26, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • Condoleezza Rice to speak at BBA annual meeting
  • September 21, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update • BBA economic development team markets region across the globe
  • September 13, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • Mayor Bell Announces 2013 Civil Rights Celebration Plans
  • September 5, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update • Birmingham Fastener expands in Pratt City
  • August 29, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • Fontaine brings $5 million investment, 200 new jobs to Jasper
  • August 24, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update • The White House includes BBA at transportation forum
  • August 16, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • Birmingham’s Complete Streets policy garners national attention
  • August 9, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update • Birmingham’s innovation ecosystem presented at International conference
  • August 1, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • BBA’s Ceulemans selected for National Academies fellowship
  • July 26, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update • “Biotech Booming in Birmingham” says national science publication
  • July 18, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • BBA top investors get advance look at children’s of alabama
  • July 11, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update • Sloss Business District and greenway to see new life
  • July 3, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • Jeffco Mayors seek more cooperation
  • June 27, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update • Rebar Fabricator announces $7M facility
    in St. Clair County
  • June 21, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • Birmingham wins $10 million federal grant
  • June 13, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update • BBA seeking 2012 Small Business Award nominations
  • June 6, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • State, local officials pledge support to grow Alabama biotech industry
  • May 30, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update • Media tour focuses on life science work in Birmingham
  • May 23, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • inDegree wins Alabama Launchpad, $100,000 seed money
  • May 16, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update • Four UAB teams head into Alabama Launchpad finale on Friday
  • May 9, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • BBA forms Women’s Business Council
  • May 2, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update • BBA to market Birmingham in New York
  • April 26, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • BBA tracks Blueprint Birmingham progress
  • April 18, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update • More than 300 expected for first Blueprint Birmingham Summit
  • April 11, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • Entrepreneurial District master
    plan in the works
  • April 4, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update • Alabama Power partners with local tech firm for health care initiative
  • Mar. 28, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • Major charter school vote to come next week
  • Mar. 21, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update • Blueprint Birmingham Summit to be held in April
  • Mar. 15, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • 2012 Washington, D.C., Fly-in a success
  • Mar. 7, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update • New technology improves Birmingham as transportation Nexus
  • Mar. 1, 2012Blueprint Birmingham Update and BBA Today • BAEO visits Birmingham to discuss charter schools
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