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The ChamberLink
July 23, 2021
Is your small business using the power of Instagram to bring in new customers and connect with existing customers?

According to Hootsuite:
  • One billion people use Instagram every month.
  • 81% of people use Instagram to research products and services.
  • 130 million users tap on shopping posts every month.
  •  50% of people have visited a website to make a purchase after seeing a product or service.

To help you learn more about how your small business can tap into the power of Instagram, the UGA SBDC at KSU is hosting two webinars. 
Upcoming Webinars

Monday, July 26th
10:00 – 11:00 AM
Cost: $29

Marketing expert and Instagram guru Kati Fisher of Aware Media Solutions shows you how you can use Instagram's new features to promote your small business. Kati will discuss using Instagram Shopping, Stickers in Stories and Instagram Reels to engage with your existing customers and bring in new customers.  

 Instagram 101
for Small Business

Monday, August 9th
10:00 – 11:00 AM
Cost: $29

In today's increasingly digital world, your company's social media presence is key to effectively communicating with your target market and beyond. In this Instagram 101 webinar, Imagine Media Consulting will help you decrease the clutter, increase the effectiveness, and give you actionable tools to enhance your social media presence. Attendees will gain a better understanding of how Instagram and the Social Media world works, how to capture your audience's attention, and recommended tips and tools to manage all of the moving parts.
To be the premier comprehensive resource for the Cherokee County business community.
To promote business and the community while expanding the economy and enhancing the quality of life.
Serv Marketing
Jonny Cunningham
Advertising | Marketing

Wednesday, July 28th
Doors open at 8:00 AM for networking!
Program starts at 8:15 AM.

Chamber Board Room

Now that you've joined the Chamber, it's time to get oriented! Coffee & Connections provides the Chamber's newest members with the opportunity to learn more about the Chamber, its programs and benefits. Committee activities and volunteer opportunities are highlighted. Attendees also learn about their fellow new members. 

Contact Kaylee Jones at 770-345-0400 or
Kaylee@CherokeeChamber.com for more information.

Join us for an hour of fast paced networking with fellow business leaders as well as the Chamber Board Chair, Adam Smith, and Chamber President & CEO, Pam Carnes! Before the hour ends, you will have a chance to share about your business or organization for all to hear!

Don't forget to bring promotional items from your business for the share table!


Thursday, July 29th
10:00 - 11:00 AM


Tuesday, August 3rd
10:00 - 11:00 AM

$5 for Members / $10 for Future Members

Chamber Board Room
3605 Marietta Highway, Canton

Advance registration is appreciated but not required. 

Contact the Chamber at 770-345-0400 or
Kaylee@CherokeeChamber.com for more information. 

Good Morning Cherokee Breakfast Meetings
are returning to the Northside Hospital Cherokee Conference Center,
August – December, 2021.
Thursday, August 5th

6:30 - 7:30 AM
Registration & Pre-Event Networking

7:00 AM
Ballroom Opens & Buffet Breakfast Available

7:30 AM
Buffet Closes & Program Begins

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Post-Event Networking


"Canton's Roadmap for Success"
The City's strategic plan for growth, development,
and operations for the next 15 years.

Mayor Bill Grant, City of Canton
Billy Peppers, Canton City Manager

Northside Hospital Cherokee Conference Center
located in the 
Cherokee County Administration Building
1130 Bluffs Parkway, Canton

Chamber Member Pay in Advance Registration: $17
Chamber Member On-Site Registration: $22
Future Members: $30
You may register by clicking below, by emailing
or calling our office at 770-345-0400.
If you do not have a GMC standing reservation, you must register by 3 PM on the Tuesday prior to the event to receive a printed name tag and advance pricing. Attendees without advance reservations will be invoiced following the event, as there will be no on-site payments.
Door Prizes Are Back!!
Chamber Member attendees may donate up to two door prizes per company. Be sure to include your business card on the give away items!
Join us for an hour of lunch & networking with fellow business leaders and your Chamber President & CEO, Pam Carnes!

This members-only networking opportunity will allow you to enjoy food from a Chamber Member restaurant while enjoying the company of fellow Chamber Members! 
Chamber Terrace Level
3605 Marietta Highway, Canton

 $20 (includes lunch)
Reservations are required, & space is limited.

Refunds are not provided for this event.

Tuesday, August 10th
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM


The lunch will include your choice of meal and a bottled water. 
Deadline to register: Noon on Monday, 8/9.
Thursday, August 19th
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM


The lunch will include your choice of meal and a bottled water. 
Deadline to register: Noon on Wednesday, 8/18.

Meet & Eat registration is open to all Chamber Members. 

Contact the Chamber at 770-345-0400 or
Kaylee@CherokeeChamber.com for more information. 



Monday, August 16th

8:30 AM registration
10:00 AM shotgun start

Woodmont Golf and Country Club
3105 Gaddis Road, Canton


Want to get involved in this year's tournament?
Your options are:

Purchase a foursome golf team for $700!

Each purchased team includes: greens fees, boxed lunch and dinner. Mulligans will be offered on-site, or you may purchase them in advance - with a maximum of 2 per player / 8 per team. ($25 each / $100 per team).

Become an Eagle Sponsor for $2,500! 

Golf Fees and Cart for one foursome. Company Banner, provided by the sponsor, to be displayed at The Chamber Classic along with Company name on one HOLE sign. Recognition on CherokeeChamber.com, the Chamber's weekly e-news update - The ChamberLink, promotional emails sent to Chamber Members, the Chamber's Facebook Page & the Chamber's promotional pages in partner media outlets, as available - as well as at the Chamber's August Good Morning Cherokee breakfast.

Become a Hole or Tee Sponsor! 

Hole & Tee Sponsor/Sign Only: $150 Each
Includes: Sign with company name printed at hole(s) or tee(s). 

Hole & Tee Sponsor/On-Site: $225 Each
Includes: Sign with company name printed at hole(s) or tee(s), two complimentary lunches, 
and two tickets to attend the post-tournament celebration banquet.

Market your business by donating 100 items for Golfer Goody Bags AND/OR donate a Door Prize for the Celebration Banquet!

All items should be delivered to the Chamber by August 10th.

Contact Gini Mizelle at 770-345-0400 or
Gini@CherokeeChamber.com for more information.
The first ten Members to register will join our Chamber President & CEO, Pam Carnes, for a chat online via Zoom. Attendees will have a chance to share what is going on in their business with Pam and other Chamber Members!

Tuesday, August 17th
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
(The meeting link will be emailed to you.)

Contact the Chamber at 770-345-0400 or
or Gini@CherokeeChamber.com for more information. 
Wednesday, August 18th
10:00 - 11:00 AM

10 Things You Need to Know About HR to Successfully and Legally Grow
Your Business

Annette Reyes
The HR Diversity Group

Small business HR is the art of strategically leveraging limited human assets to achieve the best possible results. Properly executed HR initiatives can help small business owners achieve success by helping them tap into the full potential of their most valuable resources.
As the late author Sir Ken Robinson said, "Human resources are like natural resources; they're often buried deep. You have to go looking for them, they're not just lying around on the surface. You have to create the circumstances where they show themselves."
Unleash the full potential of your human resources with the tips and tools that will be provided during this session. 
While thinking of signing up for this powerful and insightful session, we might dare to ask:
Why is HR important for small businesses?

To put it in the simplest possible terms: HR is important for small businesses because it sets up your employees, and therefore your company as a whole, for success. HR is the force that drives the processes, workflows, policies, and expectations that determine how people do their work and how people enjoy doing work at your company resulting in strategic business growth and success.

Cost: $10
Tuesday, August 31st
2:00 - 3:00 PM

The Magical Content Mix

Anna Teal
Teal Marketing

Does your business currently have a content strategy? Or, do you just share and post on a whim when you find something that looks cool? Well, you're not alone! A lot of small business owners operate this way, but what if you developed a divine digital strategy made of the perfect mix to educate, inspire, entertain, and engage your target customer base? There is such a thing as a magical mix for your content. In this webinar, you'll learn how to stop the reactive madness and start elevating your content for better results!

Cost: $10

Contact the Chamber at
770-345-0400 or
Meagan@CherokeeChamber.com for more information. 

Labs for Learning Payment Policy
Payment must be made prior to the event date in order to hold your seat. Refunds are not offered. If you cancel 48 hours in advance, a credit for a future workshop will be issued.
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