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Out of Box Discusses Video Marketing

on 01/31/2017 - 03:24 pm



"Video Killed the Radio Star" a song written by Trevor Horn, Geoff Downes and Bruce Woolley in 1977 just keeps running through my head after Friday's Out of the Box Luncheon.Toya Wilson, NexGeneration Digital Marketing & Chic Scaparo, videographer were our presenters and the quarterly brown bag lunch seminar. According to some data Toya found, 55% of people in the US, Canada, UK and China watch 1 video online each day.Toya went on to discuss how businesses should be capitalizing on this market. Chic then gave us several tips and tricks for making our videos look more professional.The next Out of the Box Luncheon will be held in May. And while I should have taken video, old habits dye ...

Martha Warner Brings Mary Kay Cosmetics to Area

on 01/30/2017 - 03:21 pm

Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Martha Warner, Independent Sales Director for Mary Kay Cosmetics was held during an Open House on January 24th.   As a Mary Kay Cosmetics representative, Ms. Warner specializing in skin care and color cosmetics available for one-on-one consultations, parties and events as well as makeup application and skin care advice.
“As my customer, you can create your ideal beauty experience. I offer personalized service that fits you. Just tell me if you’d like a one-on-one consultation, a party with friends, a virtual party, makeup tips, skin care advice or free samples. You can always try before you buy. ...

Captain Newton's Inn Offically Opens in Southport

on 01/30/2017 - 09:22 am

In December, Lisa Fosbury the owner of the Captain Newton’s Inn welcomed the community and members of the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce for the official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Inn. Nestled in the heart of Southport, the Captain Newton’s Inn offers gracious hospitality in historic well-appointed rooms.  It is also the only bed and breakfast in Southport where guests may enjoy relaxing by a pool. 
 
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Inaugural Cash Mob Held at The Ricky Evans Gallery

on 01/20/2017 - 10:16 am



We shopped till we watched the sunset drop. What a fantastic start to our Cash Mob last evening. Thank you to our mobsters for participating, it was a pleasure meeting each of you. Not only did we support our local businesses -The Ricky Evans Gallery and Fishy Fishy Cafe', we met new people and had great conversations. On top of all that, we saved money because The Ricky Evans Gallery offered a few specials that were only good during the Cash Mob.





Our next Mob will be on February 9th at 4pm. Meet at the corner of Davis & Moore Streets (Between Moore Street Market & NC Maritime Museum @ Southport.




Carolinas Connect Realty Hosts First Coffee with the Girls in 2017

on 01/17/2017 - 06:00 pm

Members of the Chamber gathered at Carolinas Connect Realty for the first Coffee with the Girls event of 2017.  Melissa Thomas, Melissa the Coach was the presenter and spoke about how a documentary on minimalism gave her a focus to purge the clutter in 2017.   Coffee with the Girls, is an event of the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce and provides a network of women and men who meet monthly to discuss not only women related business issues but share helpful information and tips. The next Coffee with the Girls is scheduled for Tuesday, February 21st at 8am in Side Street Bakery. 

Coastal Shutters Opens in New Location

on 01/17/2017 - 04:38 pm

Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held to celebrate the opening the new location of Coastal Shutters & Blinds, 4961 Long Beach Road, Unit 4 in the Live Oak Shopping Center, Southport. Coastal Shutters & Blinds has been the area’s quality source of plantation shutters, blinds, shades, awnings and Bahama shutters for over 12 years.   New location.  Same great quality and service.

Chamber Networking Group Nets Members $518,481.16 in Sales!

on 01/15/2017 - 03:52 pm


Chamber Networking Group Nets Members $518,481.16 in Sales!
In 2016, members who attended the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce Business Connections celebrated $518,481.16 in sales .  Business Connections are structured networking meetings with the sole purpose of referring business and increasing sales between the businesses attending.   It is open to any member of the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce.  The types of businesses attending vary and include, finance, construction, real estate, insurance, retailers, home based businesses, healthcare and other services.   In the Business Connections setting, members are unabashed about as ...

US Open King Mackerel Tournament Added to 2017 SKA Trail

on 01/12/2017 - 02:21 pm

Two leaders in the kingfish tournament industry connect in 2017
“U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament Added to 2017 Southern Kingfish Association Trail”
The Southern Kingfish Association will include the 39th Annual U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament on its 2017 tournament trail.   The U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament held at the Southport Marina is one of the largest king mackerel fishing tournaments on the East Coast, with over 450 boats participating in the 2016 event.   The 2017 U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament will be held on October 5th – 7th at the Southport Marina and will included in Division 1 and Division 9 of the SKA Mercury Tournament Tr ...

Brunswick County Celebrates the Opening of Samara's Village

on 01/10/2017 - 11:09 am

Boiling Spring Lakes, North Carolina - On Sunday, December 18, 2016, the board of directors and staff of Samara’s Village invited the community to join them to celebrate the organization’s one-year anniversary with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. This event marked the grand opening of the nonprofit’s first Counseling and Education Center in Brunswick County. The ceremony took place at 1450 Fifty Lakes Drive, Unit F in Boiling Spring Lakes, on the corner of River Road and Fifty Lakes Drive.
Samara’s Village provides adolescent pregnancy and parenting support throughout Brunswick County, and it is the only charitable organization of its kind in the county. The need for supp ...