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Bill Shira, Chamber Chair Gulfstream

The Chamber’s annual Membership Campaign, Forward Savannah, is closing in on its last week. Right now, the sponsorship and membership goals of $12,000 and $40,000, respectively, are within reach. Our volunteer teams have put in a tremendous amount of time and work, and we are sincerely grateful for those efforts. In these final campaign days, I encourage those volunteers to reach out a little further. Visit new businesses, follow up with those that you have already reached out to and ask others about their favorite local businesses and if those companies are members. One last push from everyone will ensure that this campaign ends successfully. 

To those new members who have joined during this campaign, welcome. I hope that you will take advantage of the many resources and opportunities the Chamber offers that help improve your business. I invite you to make an appointment with our staff to hear about the services we offer that connect you with other businesses and customers and the different exposure platforms we have to raise the profile of your business.

Please remember to support the Chamber and our fellow members by doing business with other Chamber members. For more information, visit SavannahChamber.com or call 912.644.6400.

Looking for Ways to Save Money on Employee Benefits in a Tough Economy?

Running a business in today’s economy can be difficult, complicated and demanding. Most businesses are looking for ways to positively impact their bottom line while retaining quality employees. One of the many programs afforded to you as a member of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce is a cost effective health insurance and benefit solutions package for your business. Read More

Chamber Membership Campaign, Forward Savannah, Gearing Up for the End

A surge of news members have come in through the Forward Savannah Membership Campaign since last week! We are at the last week-and-a-half of the program we have met 90% of the $40,000 new member goal! Read More

Chamber Staff and Ambassadors attend Savannah Gallery for their Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 

The Chamber would like to congratulate Savannah Gallery on their ribbon cutting ceremony that was held on Wednesday, June 13 at 5:30 p.m. Read More

Leadership Savannah 2012-13 Class Applications Deadline Extended through June 28

Applications for the 2012-13 Leadership Savannah class are currently being accepted through June 28. Leadership Savannah seeks to inspire individual leadership growth by providing the learning experiences that lead to a better understanding of our community and preparation for meeting community challenges of the present and future. Read More

No July Small Business Council Luncheon

The Small Business Council will not hold a luncheon in July in observance of Independence Day. We will resume with our August 7 meeting, which will feature Speed Networking. Read More

Speaker Applications Being Accepted for the 2013 Small Business Council SMART Lunch Series 

The program’s task force is currently accepting applications for 2013 Small Business Luncheon Speakers. Interested speakers must be a Chamber member in good standing. Submission deadline is August 15. Read More

Meet Our New Chamber Members

We are excited to welcome new members to the Savannah Chamber! Read More

Sisters of the New South, Savannah Bed and Breakfast Inn and Hilton Garden Inn 
at the Visitor Information Center | June 18 – 24

Sisters of the New South will be offering food samples at the MLK Visitor Information Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday thru Friday, and Savannah Bed and Breakfast Inn will showcasing their property from 1 to 3 p.m. all seven days this week. The Hilton Garden Inn will be promoting their property from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday (June20 and 21). Read More

Polly Wylly Cooper Book Signing at Visitor Information Center | June 22

Polly Wylly Cooper doing a book signing on Friday, June 22nd from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. She has two books: “Savannah Then and Now” selling for $19.99 and a children’s book, featured on Good Morning America, titled “Savannah Safari” selling for just $5.99. Read More

St. Andrew’s Cookbook “First Come First Served in Savannah” at Visitor Information Center | June 28

St. Andrew’s Cookbook will be promoted at the VIC June 28. This is a beautiful cookbook titled “First Come First Served in Savannah” with a cover designed by a local artist Sharon Saseen. Read More

Graduate Leadership Savannah: Your Ship has come In! | July 10

Literally and figuratively, the economy of Savannah and the state of Georgia benefits from the our port every day — its activities and its standing in global business. The July event for Graduate Leadership Savannah will give participants the opportunity to see the Port of Savannah up close and be exposed to all the varied aspects of this economic engine. Read More

Visit Savannah Day | July 6

Visit Savannah staff is holding their monthly “Visit Savannah Day” at the Georgia Welcome Center on I-95 S just over the South Carolina/Georgia border on Friday, July 6. Visit Savannah representatives will be at that location from 10 a.m. until at least 2 p.m. that afternoon. Read More

Cyber Security Breakfast | July 18

Kevin G. Coleman, Kellogg Executive Scholar, Senior Fellow with the Technolytics Institute will address: the importance of cyber security as a shared responsibility for all federal and governmental levels, as well as businesses and citizens, the role of the Department of Homeland Security in securing the nation’s cyber assets and the ongoing collaborative efforts available to secure cyberspace within the National Cyber Security Division. Read More

August Small Business Council SMART Lunch Series: SPEED NETWORKING | August 7

Attend our most anticipated luncheon of the year! Meet many fellow business professionals at our Speed Networking Social! This series is sponsored by COMCAST. R.S.V.P. is required. Read More

Unforgettable Bakery & Deli Ribbon Cutting Ceremony | June 26

Unforgettable Bakery & Deli, located at 238 Eisenhower Dr., will host a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to celebrate the launch of their new breakfast menu on Tuesday, June 26 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Enjoy delightful cuisine, Caribbean music, networking and door prizes. Read More

Constant Contact Online Marketing Event | June 20

Constant Contact is helping Georgia businesses improve their online marketing strategies with a free education-packed event on June 20! Chamber members will receive 25 percent off their accounts. Read More

Ready, Set Go! Back-to-School Expo Looking for Partnerships and Donations | Deadline July 6

The Fourth Annual Ready Set Go! Back to School Expo is gearing up for an exciting year. This event has become one of the largest family events in Savannah. Last year more than 5,000 bags of school supplies were given to attendees, and this year organizers have set the same goal. Your support of this event is one way to help our children start a successful school year. The Ready, Set Go! Back-to-School Expo will be held on Saturday, July 21 in the Savannah Civic Center Arena. Read More

Ready, Set Go! Back-to-School Expo | July 21

The Fourth Annual Ready, Set Go! Back to School Expo is gearing up for an exciting year. This event has become one of the largest family events in Savannah. Last year more than 5,000 bags of school supplies were given to attendees, and this year organizers have set the same goal. Read More

Hilton Garden Inn Savannah Airport Employees earn Honors from American Hotel and Lodging Association

At the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) Stars of the Industry Awards luncheon, hotel employees were honored for their outstanding accomplishments, service, and leadership in the hospitality and lodging industry. The three awards were presented to the Hilton Garden Inn Savannah Airport, a Newport Hospitality Group hotel. The “Guest Relations Property of the Year” and the “Outstanding Lodging Employee of the Year” is by division small, medium and large properties. Read More

Soap On A Rope Window Cleaning & Building Maintenance offers Chamber members 20% off 
select services booked by June 30

As new Chamber members, Soap On A Rope Window Cleaning & Building Maintenance would like to offer fellow members a discount of 20% off residential window cleaning and pressure washing services that are booked on or before June 30. Read More

Make a Splash at the Hilton Savannah DeSoto this Summer

Book your summer event with us before July 30 and receive: 5,000 Hilton Honor Points — a-warded upon contract signing; complimentary meeting/reception space including tables, chairs, linens and staging/dance floor; 10 percent off published food and beverage menus; 10 percent off audio visual services; and complimentary bartender for host bars. Read More

Bonny Woods