Exhibit at Business EXPO on March 8
Join us at the 35th Annual Business EXPO, presented by Nalley Auto ! Glynn County's largest B2B/B2C trade show takes place Thursday, March 8, from 5:15-7:45 PM at the beautiful Jekyll Island Convention Center. "Local Is Best" is the theme at EXPO, highlighting the importance of local business in our community.

In addition to the theme, EXPO will feature exciting new additions: live musical entertainment by Coco & His Nillaz, "pop up" small business counseling by SCORE, and educational sessions sponsored by the UGA Small Business Development Center.
Become an exhibitor! Business EXPO is an excellent opportunity for Chamber members and the general public to view product demonstrations, learn relevant business information, sample delicious food, and speak face-to-face with industry professionals in a relaxed atmosphere. Click the button above to learn more about exhibiting.

Maximize your business exposure and become a sponsor at Business EXPO. Event sponsorships are currently open. Click above to learn more about the different sponsorship benefits and current availability. Mark your calendars to attend the 2018 Business EXPO on March 8!
January Business Education Series:
Time Management

NOTE: New Morning Time ! Join us for
Dunkin Donuts coffee and donuts!

Tuesday, January 16
8:30 AM
Chamber of Commerce

$5 Members / $10 Non-Members

Do you spend each day in a frenzy of activity reacting to crisis after crisis, or do you proactively control your workload? Don't miss this important workshop that will teach you how to focus on the tasks with the greatest impact to you and your organization, resulting in less stress and more productivity -- sign up today!
Celebrate the Spirit of Puerto Rico
Halyards, Del Sur, and the Rotary Club of SSI, in partnership with the Rotary districts in Puerto Rico and Georgia, invite you to a special benefit reception and dinner to support the continuing recovery efforts in Puerto Rico through Rotary International and Para La Naturaleza.

Reception speakers include David & Alyson English on behalf of the GA Civil Air Patrol, Zachry Veal of Beachview Tent Rentals, and Leslie & Mack Mattingly with Para la Naturaleza.

Private reception and dinner take place at Halyards on Sunday, January 21st, with cuisine and wine donated from Halyard Restaurant Group and Del Sur Restaurant. Cost is $65 for dinner, $90 for reception & dinner, pp. RSVP by January 17 to Halyards, 638-9100.
State Leadership Recognition Luncheon
You are invited to join the Chamber and fellow chamber members as we head to Atlanta on February 4-5 to host our 6th annual State Leadership Recognition Luncheon for key members of the Georgia General Assembly and officials of Georgia’s State agencies, to recognize and express our appreciation for their efforts on behalf of the citizens of the Golden Isles. For more information including cost and travel details, and how to sign up, Click Here .

The Chamber thanks the following sponsors for their support of the 2018 State Leadership Recognition Luncheon: 
Ameris Bank
Brunswick Cellulose
Georgia Ports Authority
Georgia Power
Hurt, Norton & Associates
International Auto Processing
McGinty-Gordon & Associates
Pinova, Inc.
South Coast Bank and Trust
SunTrust Bank
Sign Up for the 2018
Economic Outlook Luncheon
The 2018 Georgia Economic Outlook series brings the expertise of the University of Georgia Terry College of Business to Glynn County on February 8 to offer specific and reliable insights into the coming year’s economy. Learn about the nation’s economic trajectory, the trends shaping our state’s fiscal outlook, and what to expect in our local coastal area for the upcoming year from forecasts based on accurate, reliable data from the Selig Center for Economic Growth. Click here for more information.

2018 Economic Outlook Luncheon
Thursday, February 8
Jekyll Island Convention Center
Cost: $65 per ticket or $600 per 10-person table

Tree Risk, Storm Prep & Recovery Program
With severe weather a recurring event these days, you won't want to miss the Georgia Forestry Commission and Georgia Urban Forest Council's quarterly education program "Tree Risk, Storm Prep and Recovery" on Wednesday, January 24, at the Richmond Hill City Center, from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Cost is $40 for GUFC members, $65 non-members. Lunch is included.

Arborists, foresters, city administrators/staff, nonprofits, utilities, and citizen advocates are encouraged to attend. To register, click here .
2018 Tax Filing Season
Tax filing season begins January 29. Please click here for information from the IRS regarding important dates and details on the upcoming tax season.

For more information on the 2018 tax filing season, go to www.irs.gov/GetReady .
Ribbon Cutting - You're Invited
Yoder Metals
Hampton Inn & Suites
128 Venture Dr., Brunswick
Wednesday, January 24
4:30 PM
Business After Hours
WHO SAYS BUSINESS CAN'T BE FUN?? Join us as we kick off 2018 with a night of mixing & mingling and plenty of door prizes to win! Bring all your friends and co-workers, and don't forget your business cards...See you there!
Tortuga Jack's Restaurant

Thursday, January 25
201 North Beachview Dr.
Jekyll Island

5:30 - 7:30 PM
$7 Members / $10 Non-members

The Chamber is proud to present the Brunswick Rockin' Stewbilee , at Mary Ross Park on Saturday, January 27. Click above to view the full day's schedule. Don't miss this lively annual event!

For a complete calendar of community events in the month of January, click here .

Gilbert, Harrell, Sumerford & Martin
PrimeSouth Bank
Rich Products
Seaboard Construction
United Community Bank
Woodmen Life
Ameris Bank
Georgia Power Company
Hurt, Norton & Associates
McGinty-Gordon & Associates
South Coast Bank & Trust
Suntrust Bank
AdvantaClean of Brunswick
Coastal CPA's
Edward Jones - Jeff Jones, Advisor
First Coast Benefits Solutions
First Glynn Bank
GEM Cars
White Electrical Construction