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Buy Local Expo & Business After Hours on February 5 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm • Gainesville Civic Center • FREE • Open to the Public The Greater Hall Chamber's Annual Buy Local Safe & Green EXPO returns again this year. Buy Local showcases businesses in Greater Hall County and offers great business-to-business networking. Safe & Green pulls together industry representatives for connection to environmentally friendly services and safety program initiatives for the workplace. The Buy Local Safe & Green EXPO is THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5 at the Gainesville Civic Center from 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Business After Hours is 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. The Expo is open to the public. No admission fee.

EXHIBITOR & SPONSOR OPPORTUNITIES Exhibits include an 8'x10' space, 6' table, table cloth, table skirt, and 2 chairs. Exhibit space is available on a first come, first serve basis. Member Exhibit, $200; Non-Member Exhibit, $350; Non-Profit, $100; Safe & Green Room Exhibit, $150. Electricity is available for an additional fee. Great sponsorship opportunities at different levels and include exhibit space, promotion and advertising. Exhibitors will be able to utilize business-to-business services, while exchanging leads and developing professional relationships. Download an Exhibitor Registration Form online at or contact Megan Martin, 770-532-6206 x 115. Email:

Digital Marketing: You've Got the Data... Now What? Full Media, WSI Digital Rainmakers and Brenau University's College Digital Marketing Workshop of Business & Mass Communication present "You've Got the Data – Now What?" on January 29. The event begins at 8:30am with a light Thursday, January 29 breakfast and networking, and the program begins at 9:00 am. You will learn the core principles of Google Analytics, such as tracking visits to your site, where visitors are coming from, and how they are behaving on your site. Not only will you learn how to find this data, but also how to interpret it into useful information for your business. Analytics for Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn will also be discussed. Great networking. Door prizes including a drawing for an iPad Mini! $15 for Chamber Members; $30 Non-Members. Includes a light breakfast. Registration required. Amanda Lewis, 770-532-6206 x 111. Email: Register Online at

Professional Panel Discussion 8:30 am - 11:30 am Jacobs Building / Brenau University / Gainesville

"You've Got the Data... Now What?" Networking – Door Prizes – iPad Mini Drawing Sponsors: Full Media, Brenau University, WSI Digital Rainmakers

Save the Date Tuesday, January 13 Small Business Seminar Thursday, January 22 Business After Hours Thursday, January 29 Digital Marketing Workshop


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