The Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce annual meeting will be held Dec. 13 and will reflect on the organization’s 2012 accomplishments and review the 2013 Program of Work.
The 2012 Chamber board chair, Bill Shira, vice president of marketing at Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., will pass the gavel to incoming board chair Jenny Gentry, city president of Wells Fargo.
This meeting will also recognize other outgoing board members and committee chairs and have a special opportunity to thank the volunteers that have made 2012 so successful.
Location: Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa
Cost: $40 for members (tables are $400); $50 for non-members (tables are $500)
Contact: Margaret Mary Russell, 912.644.6432 or MRussell@SavannahChamber.com
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 Dr. Michael Toma of Armstrong Atlantic State University. And the state, regional and national projection will be delivered by Dean Robert Sumichrast of Terry College of Business.
Date: Jan. 17
Time: Noon – 2 p.m.
Location: The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa
Cost: $40 for members ($400 for a table) and $50 for nonmembers ($500 for a table)
Purchase tickets at SavannahChamber.com
Contact: Margaret Mary Russell at 912-644-6432
Business after hours
Hilton Head-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce
The Beach House - A Holiday Inn Resort
Thursday, January 17, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
The Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce January’s Business After Hours will be held at The Beach House-A Holiday Inn Resort. Enjoy casual networking, great food, and complimentary beer and wine along with great door prizes and more.
The cost is $10 for chamber members and $20 for non-members. For more information go to hiltonheadchamber.org.
Hilton Head-Bluffton Chamber restaurant week
Jan. 26-Feb. 2
Modeled after successful culinary events in New York and other cities, more than 50 member restaurants will offer special prix-fixe multi-course menus for Lowcountry diners, Saturday, Jan. 26-Sat. Feb. 2.
For more information go to hiltonheadchamber.org.
Hilton Head-Bluffton Chamber young professionals group
Corks Wine Bar, Bluffton
Wednesday, Jan. 30
The popular networking group for the 40-and-under set is an opportunity to meet with business colleagues in a casual setting. To register go to hiltonheadchamber.org.
Hilton Head-Bluffton Chamber Ball
The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa
Saturday, Feb. 2
Enjoy fine dining, dancing and entertainment at the annual event honoring the outstanding individuals and organizations that make a difference in the community.
For more information go to hiltonheadchamber.org or call Connie Killmar at (843) 785-3673.
The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa
Join the Hilton Head-Bluffton Chamber for Business EXPO. With over 2,000 attendees, Business EXPO is the largest business-building and networking event in the Lowcountry. To register, go to hiltonheadchamber.org or call (843) 785-3673.
Young Professionals of Savannah party
Thurday, Dec. 13, 6-9 p.m.
The 7th Young Professionals of Savannah Anniversary Party
Congress Street Social Club, 411 West Congress St.
Tickets are $15 and include hors d’oeuvres, a drink ticket and entertainment. Proceeds will benefit The Savannah Children’s Choir Scholarship Fund.
Pooler Business Network
When: Every first and third Thursday, 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Western Sizzlin, U.S. 80 in Pooler
Information: RSVP to Jason Torres at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Downtown Business Professionals Chapter
When: 11:30 a.m. every Thursday
Where: Hilton Savannah DeSoto, 15 East Liberty St.
Information: For information, call Kevin Brown at 912-447-1885 or email email@example.com.
The Islands Chapter —
When: Each Thursday at
Where: Johnny Harris banquet facility, 1652 East Victory Drive
Information: Contact Kathy Salter at firstname.lastname@example.org.
When: Every second and fourth Wednesday, 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. for lunch.
Where: The Exchange Tavern on Waters Avenue
Cost: Cost for lunch
Information: RSVP to Kari Brown at email@example.com.
When: 6-7:50 p.m. second Thursday.
Where: Candler Heart & Lung Building, room 2.
Information: Call 912-925-4980 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
When: Noon each Tuesday
Where: Savannah Mall across from “ Hill of Beans” Coffee Shop.
Information: Call 912-844-9139 or go to www.sbcsouthsidetm.com.