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Save these dates for Savannah Chamber's upcoming events

Save dates for upcoming Chamber events in area

The Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce has a number of upcoming events you should add to your calendar.

Not only do these events provide you the opportunity to network with your fellow Chamber members and business professionals, they are important events in preparing for the upcoming year in Savannah.

2012 Annual Eggs & Issues Breakfast

The Chamber’s Governmental Affairs Council will host the annual Eggs & Issues Legislative Breakfast on Nov. 28. Featured guests will include members of the Chatham County legislative delegation. The Chamber will also present its 2013 State Legislative Agenda at this important meeting.

Special thanks go to Comcast as the title sponsor and AT&T, First Citizens, Gulfstream, Savannah Tech and Simons Political Group as presenting sponsors.

Date: Nov. 28

Time: 8:30 a.m.

Location: Savannah Marriott Riverfront

Cost: $25 for members ($250 for a table) and $35 for non-members ($350 for a table)

RSVP: To register, go to or Margaret Mary Russell, 912-644-6432 or

206th Annual Meeting

At the annual meeting, the Chamber will reflect on our 2012 accomplishments and review the 2013 Program of Work.

The Chamber will also take this opportunity to recognize 2012 Chamber Board Chair Bill Shira, vice president of marketing at Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, as he passes the gavel to incoming Board Chairwoman Jenny Gentry, city president of Wells Fargo.

We will also recognize outgoing board members and committee chairs and have a special opportunity to thank the volunteers who have made 2012 so successful.

Title sponsors include Georgia Power and Gulfstream; presenting sponsors are BB&T, Monroe Marketing and Wells Fargo; corporate sponsors are AT&T, Delta Metals, Georgia Ports Authority, South University and York Street Deli Restaurant & Catering.

Date: Thursday, Dec. 13

Time: Noon

Location: Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa

Cost: $40 for members ($400 for a table); $50 for non-members ($500 for a table)

Contact: Margaret Mary Russell, 912-644-6432 or

2013 Economic Outlook Luncheon

The Economic Outlook Luncheon is held in collaboration with the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business and Armstrong Atlantic State University. The local economic forecast will be presented by Michael Toma of Armstrong Atlantic State University. The state, regional and national projection will be delivered by Dean Robert Sumichrast of Terry College of Business.

Date: Jan. 17, 2013

Time: Noon–2 p.m.

Location: The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa

Cost: $40 for members ($400 for a table) and $50 for non-members ($500 for a table)

Contact: Margaret Mary Russell at 912-644-6432 or

All of our events are listed online at, with information on registration and event details. For more information, contact Margaret Mary Russell at or 912-644-6432.

We hope to see you there.

Bill Hubbard is president and CEO of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce. He can be contacted at 912-644-6421 or