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Georgia Tech Professional Education Offers courses

Georgia Tech Professional Education will provide an Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry (OTI 510) course at the Georgia Tech-Savannah campus Jan. 14-18. This course can be used to obtain a Construction Safety and Health Certificate from Georgia Tech Professional Education and is required for anyone who would like to become a trainer.

Date: Jan. 14-18

Location: Georgia Tech-Savannah campus

For more information, go to www.gtpe.gatech.edu/oti510

Constant Contact workshop and lunch

A new year brings new opportunities for businesses and other organizations to create and grow their customer base at a lunch and learn workshop featuring a Constant Contact professional Tuesday, Jan.15.

Date: Jan. 15

Location: Cambria Suites, 50 Yvette Johnson Hagins Drive, near I-95 exit 104.

Cost: Register and pre-pay by Jan. 7 and cost is $17 for Pooler Chamber members and $22 for non-members. After Jan. 7 and until Jan. 14 add $5 to cost per person. This event has limited seating, so after Jan. 14, cost is $27 per Pooler Chamber member and $32 per non-member, based on availability.

For more information contact office@poolerchamber.com or 912-748-0110

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

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.

Date: Jan. 17

Time: 5:30-7 p.m.

Location: The Beach House — A Holiday Inn Resort

Cost: $10 for chamber members and $20 for non-members

For more information, go to hiltonheadchamber.org.

Tourism council luncheon

The organization will hold its 2013 membership luncheon on Jan. 17 at the ANdaZ. The speaker will be Savannah Mayor Pro Tem Van Johnson

Date: Jan. 17

Time: 11:30 a.m.

Location: The ANdaZ, 14 Barnard St.

For more information, call 912-232-1223 or email tlc@tourismleadershipcouncil.com.

Tourism council schedules awards dinner

The Tourism Leadership Council will hold its fifth annual tourism awards and scholarship dinner Thursday, Feb. 21, at the Hyatt Regency Savannah. The cocktail reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. with dinner and the awards program from 7 to 9 p.m.

Date: Jan. 21

Time: 5:30-9 p.m.

Location: The Hyatt Regency Savannah, 2 West Bay St.

For more information, call 912-232-1223 or email tlc@tourismleadershipcouncil.com.

Buy Local Awards Banquet

Keynote Speaker Ryan Chandler, Vice President of Business Development for the Colonial Group, parent company of several local businesses including Enmark. He will discuss the pivotal role that local businesses play in the local economy.

Date: Jan. 24

Time: 11:30 a.m.

Location: The Pirate’s House

The cost is $20 for members and $30 for non-members, and RSVP’s are required by 5 p.m. Monday, Jan.21. Reservations and advanced payment may be made online at www.buylocalsavannah.com.

Hilton Head-Bluffton Chamber restaurant week

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, Jan. 26-Feb. 2.

Date: Jan. 26-Feb. 2

For more information go to hiltonheadchamber.org.

Business Expo

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.

Date: Jan. 26-27

Location: The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa

To register, go to hiltonheadchamber.org or call 843-785-3673.

Hilton Head-Bluffton Chamber young professionals group

The popular networking group for the 40-and-under set is an opportunity to meet with business colleagues in a casual setting.

Date: Wednesday, Jan. 30

Time: 5:30-7 p.m.

Location: Corks Wine Bar, Bluffton

To register, go to hiltonheadchamber.org.

Hilton Head-Bluffton Chamber Ball

Enjoy fine dining, dancing and entertainment at the annual event honoring the outstanding individuals and organizations that make a difference in the community.

Date: Saturday, Feb. 2

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location: The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa

For more information go to hiltonheadchamber.org or call Connie Killmar at 843-785-3673.

Tee Up for Habitat

Habitat for Humanity of Savannah’s 11th golf tournament will be held at the Savannah Quarters Country Club in Savannah on April 8, 2013. This much-anticipated event, sponsored by Gulfstream Aerospace, draws the titans of local industry and business to this annual fundraising event.

Date: April 18, 2013

Location: Savannah Quarters Country Club

For more information, please contact Michelle Hunter at 912-353-8122 or hunter@habitatsavannah.org.

ONGOING

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 jasonjtorres@gmail.com.

Downtown Business Professionals Chapter
of BNI

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 rkbrowndc@msn.com.

The Islands Chapter —
BNI group

When: Each Thursday at 8 a.m.

Where: Johnny Harris banquet facility, 1652 East Victory Drive

Information: Contact Kathy Salter at studio@dalyandsalterphoto.com.

Savannah Women’s
Business Network

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 kcbrown@colonybank.com.

Historic Savannah
Chapter ABWA

When: 6-7:50 p.m. second Thursday.

Where: Candler Heart & Lung Building, room 2.

Cost: Free

Information: Call 912-925-4980 or email blynneroberts@yahoo.com.

Toastmasters Club

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.

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