124 Results in category Chamber Networking Events & Seminars

The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce has many networking and eductional opportunities for its members like: Business Networking After Hours, Business Connections, Coffee with the Girls and Out of the Box Luncheons.

Cookies Galore at December Coffee with the Girls

on 12/11/2018 - 04:59 pm

Yummy!!!! The Coffee with the Girls Annual Cookie Exchange was this morning hosted at the beautiful Robert Ruark Inn in downtown Southport. We had the best time! We are zooming around the office today thanks to all that sugar.
The next Coffee with the Girls will be held on January 15th at 8am in the Hamilton Realty Group’s Cape Fear Regional Jetport Office in the Main Terminal Building.   The Speaker will be Zachary Clouser, Clouser Law and he will discuss Estate Planning.

Moose Lodge Hosts BNAH in November

on 11/29/2018 - 02:29 pm

Much appreciation is extended to the Oak Island Moose Lodge #2059 for hosting the members of the Chamber for November's Business Networking After Hours. The members were treated to yummy heavy hors d' oeuvres prepared by the Moose Lodge kitchen. They are located at 4239 Long Beach Road. If you are looking to belong to a fraternal & service organization, consider speaking with a Moose Lodge member about the organization or completing this form.
Did we mention the big screen TV?

Fall Golden Pineapple Winners Announced

on 11/29/2018 - 01:29 pm

The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce awarded 13 local businesses a Golden Pineapple Award at a ceremony held at the Chamber.  Fall 2018 Golden Pineapple Award Winners are:   Service:  50 Lakes Cabinet Design, Al Fulford HVAC, Childcare Network #85, Cooper Electric, River Run Pack and Ship; Activities & Attractions:  Adventure Kayak Company, Yeah Right Charters; Food & Drink:  The Office Coffee & Wine Bar, Shagger Jacks of Oak Island; Professional:  Collins Insurance Agency, Galloway Sands Pharmacy and William Laurie Nationwide Insurance; Shopping:  Uncorked by the Sea.Golden Pineapple Awards are given quarterly to those busines ...

Brunswick Community College Hosts Multi Chamber After Hours

on 11/15/2018 - 04:09 pm

Recently, Brunswick Community College & BCC Small Business Center hosted members of the Southport Oak Island Chamber of Commerce-Welcome Center, North Brunswick Chamber of Commerce, and Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce for a Business Networking After Hours event on the Main Campus of Brunswick Community College. The annual event provides businesses across the county an opportunity to meet business owners they ordinarily do not encounter. Representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration were in attendance distributing information about SBA Disaster Loan assistance for physical and economic damage as well as deadline extensions for loan applications. Over $285 million in S ...

Maher Speaks at Coffee with the Girls

on 11/02/2018 - 03:21 pm

During the Coffee with the Girls in October, the focus was on healthy eating and taking small steps to better health. The event was hosted at Hamilton Realty Group with guest speaker was Lindsay N. Maher, MPA of the Brunswick Wellness Coalition. Ms. Maher gave some great tips on healthy eating especially with the holidays approaching.The next Coffee with the Girls will be held on November 20th at 8:00 am in the Generations Church Tree House Building (4874 Long Beach Road). The speaker will be a representative from Generations Church and the topic will be Community Outreach.    Coffee with the Girls is a monthly networking event of the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Comme ...

Members Feast at Tranquil Harbour Restaurant & Bar

on 11/02/2018 - 12:59 pm

What a feast! Chamber members attending the Business Networking After Hours event on Tuesday, October 23 were treated to some amazing food at Tranquil Harbour Restaurant & Bar! Ann Taylor and the Tranquil Harbour staff gave everyone plenty of reasons to come back for their lunch and dinner menus. Tranquil Harbour is located at 5908 E. Oak Island Drive.

Wells Insurance Hosted August Coffee with the Girls

on 08/27/2018 - 04:58 pm

The women of your Chamber met at Wells Insurance Southport Office for the August Coffee with the Girls. There wasn't a formal speaker at this month's women networking event which allowed the ladies to discuss everything from drug addiction & Wellness Coalition Health Fair to the pressures on today's youth about body image.
Next month's Coffee with the Girls will be
Tuesday, September 18th
Carolinas Connect Realty, 1427 N. Howe Street, Southport
Speaker: Lindsay Maher, MPA of Brunswick Wellness Coalition
Topic: Taking Small Steps to Better Health

Webinar Find New Customers Replay

on 08/16/2018 - 04:06 pm

If you missed this morning's Online Strategies to Find New Customers Webinar with Toya Wilson NexGeneration Digital Marketing Agency watch the replay by clicking the below link.This webinar is part of the continuing series of educational seminars offered to the business community by the Southport Oak Island Chamber of Commerce-Welcome Center as we prepare for the temporary closing of the G.V. Barbee Bridge to Oak Island from after the U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament (October 4th-6th, 2018) until late April 2019.https://zoom.us/recording/share/MI5tjH0PyM0wpaK00KOdmD7OenesH-c9h0ANacQ_r5KwIumekTziMw?startTime=1534422580000

Bell's Supply Hosts August BNAH

on 08/10/2018 - 06:58 pm

Members of the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce gathered on August 9th at Bell's Supply for Networking After Hours. They are located at 4392 Long Beach Road, Southport. Heartfelt testimonials were numerous on Bell's Supply's customer service during shameless plugs portion of the evening. Not only do they install and service HVAC units but they also sell filters in all kinds of sizes.

Chamber Leadership Organizes for 2018 2019 Fiscal Year

on 08/09/2018 - 02:10 pm

On Thursday, August 2nd, Bradley Fisher the 2018/2019 President called to order a meeting of the Board of Directors for the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber is a non-profit membership organization comprised of business leaders, organizations and individuals who join in a common purpose of improving the business environment in the Southport-Oak Island area.  The Board of Directors are volunteers who are elected from the membership of the non-profit organization to determine the policies, programs and activities of the Chamber.  The first order of business was to elect Lucinda Arnold the Senior Vice President and approve the organizational chart for the fisc ...