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The Savannah Chamber Weekly Digest
Everything You Need to Know From the Chamber

January 23, 2023

Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce

Weekly State Legislative Update

The Georgia General Assembly was in recess last week to allow the House and Senate Appropriations Committees to conduct joint state budget hearings. The Joint Appropriations Committee met to begin amending the FY23 budget and setting the funding levels for FY24.

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Speed Networking at The DeSoto | Tuesday, February 7

Join the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce for a speed networking luncheon at The DeSoto this February. Each attendee will have 30 seconds to introduce themselves and their company to Chamber members at their table. There will be table rotations after each round, so bring plenty of business cards when attending this members-only event!

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Savannah Chatham Day - Legislative Oyster Roast | Thursday, February 9

Please join us for Savannah Chatham Day in Atlanta! Chamber members will have the opportunity to network with our local legislative delegation and Georgia’s legislative leadership at an oyster roast and Low Country boil at the Georgia Rail Depot.

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More Networking
tuesDAY, februarY 7
Speed Networking at The DeSoto
wednesday, February 15
Coffee Chats at the Front Porch Improv
WEDNESDAY, February 22
Business on the Move at Locally Made
TuesdaY, march 7
Courses & Conversations at Georgia Tech
Wednesday, march 15
Coffee Chats at the Clyde Market


Kimberley Philips Named 2023 Visit Savannah Board Chairmen

At last week's Visit Savannah Board of Directors meeting, Corey Jones of Lucky Savannah Vacation Rentals passed the gavel to Kimberly Phillips of City Market for the 2023 chairmanship. Phillips plans to utilize fellow board members' talent and experience to discuss and help foster solutions for some of tourism's critical issues.

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Leadership Savannah Holds Opening Reception for Class of 2023

Leadership Savannah welcomed its newest class on January 17 with an opening reception at Savannah College of Art and Design's Poetter Hall.  This year's class enjoyed mingling in the historic building, which was the original home of the Georgia Volunteer Guard and was SCAD's first building.

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Savannah's Charm Makes Impression in France

French Publication, Terre.TV  featured an article (translated), "What to do in Savannah: The top 12 Must-Do Activities," which generously praised Savannah for having an authentic cachet. Bonaventure Cemetery and Savannah's historic squares were celebrated for their enduring charm, along with the numerous museums which house unique local folklore and history for visitors to experience.

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Visit Savannah Welcomes New Research Manager

Visit Savannah welcomes Frida Bahja, Ph.D., to the team as the new research manager. Frida holds a Ph.D. in Hospitality and Tourism Management from the University of Central Florida. Much of her scholarly work deals with developing an interdisciplinary understanding of tourism resilience, vulnerability, and sustainability.

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Welcome our newest members and remember to do business with your fellow Chamber members!

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Thank you to these members for their continued support through their membership.

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Please support your fellow Chamber members by attending these upcoming ribbon cutting and grand opening events, and join us in congratulating the below members who recently hosted a celebration!

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Economic Outlook Luncheon 2023 Forecasts Growth for Savannah

Last week, the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce's 2023 Economic Outlook luncheon took place at the Savannah Convention Center. More than 800 members gathered to hear the annual economic forecast for regional, state, and national levels presented. Georgia Southern University's Dr. Michael Toma provided the Savannah Area forecast, and UGA's Dr. Benjamin Ayers, Dean of the Terry College of Business, provided the state and national forecasts.

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Associate Editor of AFAR Magazine, Destinations Visits Town

Chloe Arrojado, Associate Editor of AFAR Magazine (Destinations), met with Visit Savannah's Public Relations Team last week. Launched in August 2009, AFAR is written for those who travel the world and want to connect with its cultures. Editorial content focuses on world culture, geopolitics, nature travel, and personal growth, including music, arts, literature, anthropology, language, architecture, food, urban planning, sports, history, politics, economics, technology, business, religion, the environment, eco-travel, and transformation through travel.

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Savannah Continues to be Desired Bachelorette Getaway

A bachelorette group of seven ladies from Philadelphia stopped by the new City Market Visitor Center to enjoy the artistic offerings of the market last week. They were amazed to find surprisingly unique crafts, museums, drink options, and activities to do in the city. 

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