Punxsutawney Phil is not the only one that will be making a forecast this Groundhog Day. Chris Clark, President and CEO of the Georgia Chamber, will deliver the tourism forecast for 2022, and update us with travel trends showing who is visiting us, where they are from, and what visitation patterns we can follow to help plan for each of our businesses. Chris Clark was just announced as one of Georgia Trend's 100 Most Influential Georgian's because of the great impact he has made on our state and we are excited to have him join us again for an Eggs & Issues event.
7:30am - 7:55am: Registration/Networking
8:00am - 8:10am: Buffet Breakfast
8:10am - 9:00am: Keynote Presentation and Audience Q&A
Cost is $15/Blairsville Chamber Members; $20/Future Blairsville Chamber Members.
Pre-registration is required. Click the "Register" button to reserve your seat!
NOTE Chamber Members
To receive the member rate please login by clicking the MEMBER LOGIN link at the top of the registration page.
If you have forgotten your password, click the FORGOT PASSWORD and an auto generated email will be sent to reset your password. If you do not receive the reset email check your SPAM folder.
If you do not have a login contact Jessica (firstname.lastname@example.org) to receive assistance.
About our Speaker:
A Georgia native, Chris Clark is the President and CEO of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce. He received his bachelor’s degree from Georgia Southern University and his master’s degree in public administration from Georgia College and State University. Prior to joining the Georgia Chamber, Chris served as Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and as Deputy Commissioner for the Department of Economic Development. Before his state service, he was the President of the Fayette County Development Authority and CEO of the Hawkinsville-Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce. Chris serves on the Board of Directors for Council of State Chambers as the Secretary Treasurer, and sits on the boards of the Georgia Allies, the Georgia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, and Georgia College and State University Board of Trustees. He is also a member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Council of 100, the U.S. Chamber’s Board, and the Political Affairs Committee. Among other things, he is a member of the Board of Visitors for the University of Georgia. He is a graduate of Leadership Georgia and has been consistently named one of Georgia Trend Magazine’s 100 most influential Georgians and one of the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s most influential Atlantans. He received GEDA’s Zell Miller Public Policy Leadership Award. Chris also serves on the Board of Directors for the Real Life Center, a Christian outreach program that provides food, clothing, financial assistance, and educational classes for those in need. Chris and his wife, Tiffany, and their son, Christian, live in Peachtree City and attend Dogwood Church.