Press Releases

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February 1, 2023
[Savannah, GA] The Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce will welcome its new President and CEO, Bert Brantley, to the team, effective February 1, 2023. Brantley most recently served as Deputy Chief of Staff for the Office of Governor Brian P. Kemp. As a Senior Advisor, he managed the Communications, External Affairs, Legislative, Policy, and Constituent […]
January 10, 2022
Visit Savannah is proud to announce Angela Westerfield as the new Vice President of Marketing and Communications. Westerfield is an accomplished integrated marketing and sales professional with over 16 years of experience promoting major attractions and tourism. She has served in roles that include brand management, sales, promotions, and digital marketing. “We are thrilled to […]
November 3, 2021
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 1, 2021 Contact: Ansley Connor Phone: 912.644.6429 Email:   Chamber to Hold Veterans’ Day Salute and Military Update Lunch November 17 SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a Veterans’ Day Salute and Military Update Lunch on Wednesday, November 17, at noon at the Savannah […]
March 3, 2021
SAVANNAH, Ga – Officials at the Savannah Area Chamber and Visit Savannah, along with other area business advocacy organizations, are asking area businesses to recommit to the “Savannah Safe Pledge.” The “Savannah Safe Pledge” is a program developed by area business leaders, in conjunction with the City of Savannah, and adopted by more than 700 […]
July 9, 2020
SAVANNAH, Ga. – Savannah is ranked No. 4 city in the United States according to the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2020 readers’ survey announced this week on Travel + Leisure Savannah held on to its No. 4 spot from 2019 and has been in the top five destinations of the 15-city list since […]
May 21, 2020
SAVANNAH, Ga. – Visit Savannah is happy to announce Jeff Hewitt, CDME, senior vice president at Visit Savannah and Visit Tybee, was recognized as a member of Connect Association magazine’s “15 Over 50.” The honor highlights the top professionals in the events industry. Connect Association is a national, B2B magazine that provides resources and ideas […]
April 16, 2020
April 16-Since before either the mayor or the governor issued orders to shelter in place and avoid contact outside of the home, Visit Savannah and Visit Tybee’s communications team have been planning ahead for the time when restrictions are lifted and the first signs of recovery are apparent. Visit Savannah has prepared a marketing campaign […]
March 5, 2020
March 5-The Georgia Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus honored Visit Savannah and its partners with the first-ever “Travelblazer” Award at its 2020 Winter Conference recently. The honor was conferred for the group’s work to bring a Savannah Landing Point exhibit to the Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience museum in New Ross, County Wexford, Ireland. Savannah Landing Point opened […]
December 4, 2019
December 4–The Savannah Area Chamber held its annual Eggs & Issues Legislative Breakfast at the Marriott Riverfront Savannah this morning, featuring members of the Chatham County legislative delegation as honored guests. Members of the delegation discussed issues currently being discussed in Atlanta and gave local constituents opportunities to have their voices heard. At the breakfast, […]
November 21, 2019
November 21–SportsEvents Media Group, the leading industry publication focused exclusively on helping sports event planners produce excellent competitions in the United States, has announced that the Savannah Sports Council has been recognized as a 2020 Readers’ Choice Award winner. Award winning destinations and venues for youth and amateur sports will be honored in the January […]
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