• Effingham Day at the Capitol - 2023

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    Name: Effingham Day at the Capitol - 2023
    Date: January 29, 2023 - January 31, 2023
    Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
    Event Description:

    Effingham Day at the Capitol will begin Sunday, January 29 through Tuesday, January 31, 2023. Residents of Effingham will gather in Atlanta to advocate for our community. Here are the latest details on our plans.

    • We have limited gallery seats reserved to observe the House of Representatives on Monday. Inquire about them at the Light Breakfast at the Capitol Monday morning.
    • We plan to take a group photo on the Capitol steps on Monday at 9:45am.
    • The GDOT Meeting on Monday will be at 1pm, with transportation from the Capitol beginning at 12:30pm.
    • Jan Southern, President of J. Del Sur Marketing and Publisher of Effingham Magazine present a talk on Community Branding at the Kickoff Seminar on Sunday afternoon. 
    • The chamber's room block at the Ritz-Carlton has filled.

    Schedule of Activities

    Sunday, January 29 Scheduled Speakers:
    • Wesley Corbitt, Chairman, Effingham County Board of Commissioners
             Welcome, Effingham County Outlook
    • Monty M. Veazey, President & CEO, Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals
    • Brandt Herndon, CEO, Effingham Co. Industrial Development Authority
             Update on Hyundai Megasite Project
    • Jan Southern, President, J. Del Sur Marketing – Community Branding

    ​​5:00pm – 6:00pm: Kickoff Reception                         Ritz-Carlton - Salon 1 & 2    
            Beer & Wine, Hors d’oeuvres

    Monday, January 30

    • 8:00am: Transportation to the Capitol
      Leaving from Ritz-Carlton to Georgia Capitol, 206 Washington Street, Atlanta, GA 30334
    • 8:30am: Light Breakfast at the Capitol            Capitol Meeting Room 216
    • 12:30pm: Transportation to Georgia Department of Transportation
      Leaving from Capitol to GDOT Headquarters, One Georgia Center, 600 West Peachtree NW Atlanta, GA 30308
    • 1:00pm: GDOT Meeting
      Georgia Department of Transportation, One Georgia Center, 600 West Peachtree NW, Atlanta, GA 30308 Main Phone: (404) 631-1990  (Must be pre-registered for Effingham Day to attend.)
    • 2:30pm: Transportation Back to Ritz-Carlton Atlanta
    • 6:00 to 9:00pm: Welcome Reception                Ritz-Carlton Atlanta - Ballroom
      This reception is open to all Effingham Day registrants and invited guests.
      There will be food stations and an open bar. Thank you to our Reception Sponsor Ameris Bank.
    Tuesday, January 31
    • 8:00am: Bus shuttle begins to the James H. “Sloppy” Floyd Building
      200 Piedmont Ave., SE, Atlanta, GA 30303. Ga. Building Authority Phone: (404) 657-7407
      We encourage you to check out of your room before taking the bus shuttle or to make arrangements with the hotel front desk to hold your luggage until you return from the Floyd Building. If you prefer to take your own vehicle to the Floyd Building, parking is limited near the Capitol and Floyd Building. There is a parking fee.
    • 8:30-10:30am: Breakfast Buffet and Presentations    “Sloppy” Floyd Building, Empire Room
             200 Piedmont Ave., SE, Atlanta, GA 30303. West Tower, 20th Floor. Phone: (404) 657-7407
      Effingham Day at the Capital continues with a buffet breakfast at the Floyd Building and to hear from state leaders. The breakfast should adjourn by 10:30am and everyone can be on the road back to Effingham or you can schedule other meetings. The breakfast is open to all Effingham Day registrants and invited guests.
    • 11:00am    Transportation back to Ritz-Carlton
    Contact the Chamber at 912-754-3301 or at info@effinghamcountychamber.org with any questions. More information will follow closer to the date of the event.

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    Day at the Capitol Title Sponsor

    Gold Sponsor

    Visit with Effingham Reception Sponsor

    Kickoff Reception Sponsors

    Silver Sponsors

    Bronze Sponsor

    Partner Sponsor

    Location:

    Ritz-Carlton Atlanta, 181 Peachtree Street, N.E., Atlanta, GA 30303

    James H. "Sloppy" Floyd Building, between Piedmont Avenue and Jesse Hill, Jr. Drive, facing Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, Atlanta, GA 30334

    Date/Time Information:
    Sunday, January 29, 2023 through Tuesday, January 31, 2023
    Contact Information:
    Contact the Chamber at 912-754-3301 or at info@effinghamcountychamber.org with any questions.
    Fees/Admission:
    Tickets to the 2022 Effingham Day at the Capital are $175 and can be purchased at www.EffinghamCounty.com.
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