Buy Local Savannah, Downtown Business Association and Savannah Area Tourism Leadership Council Unite for a Celebration of Service on January 18

December 22, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
SAVANNAH, Ga. - Buy Local Savannah, the Downtown Business Association and the Savannah Area Tourism Leadership Council have joined forces to present Celebration of Service, a special tribute to customer service, on January 18, 2007 at 11:30 a.m. at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront, 100 General McIntosh Blvd.

The event includes a luncheon as well as a keynote address by nationally-acclaimed guest speaker Ed Horrell, the best-selling author of The Kindness Revolution: The Company Wide Culture Shift that Inspires Phenomenal Customer Service and More Than Words: Nine Silver Rules for Powerful Yet Considerate Communication. Celebration of Service will also feature awards for outstanding customer service for local businesses that have made a difference.

Tickets for Celebration of Service are $30 for members of Buy Local Savannah, the Downtown Business Association or the Tourism Leadership Council and $40 for non-members.

We are very excited that these outstanding community organizations are partnering and working together on this special celebration of service in Savannah, said Charlie Brown, president of the Savannah Area Tourism Leadership Council. This event serves as a well-deserved tribute to everyone in Savannah who strives to offer quality customer service on the job every day.

Celebration of Service is proudly sponsored by Advertising Specialty Services, Monroe Marketing, River Horse Internet Marketing, the Savannah Convention and Visitors Bureau, Silver Line Productions and Yates-Astro.

To reserve your space or for more information about Celebration of Service, please call 912.232.1223 or e-mail (more)

The Savannah Area Buy Local group supports the community, as a vibrant and growing networking of more than a 150 locally owned and operated businesses. The organization offers advertising discounts, networking, buying opportunities, local identity support, employee development, community action, enhanced company imaging, group advertising, and educational business seminars. Part of the Buy Local Mission Statement expresses the association's goal to enable local businesses to compete with the economies of scale used by franchise companies in the areas such as advertising and purchasing. For more information about Buy Local Savannah visit online.

The Downtown Business Association unites local businesses and business owners through a series of meetings and special events held throughout the year. The association helps provide a forum and a voice for a wide range of businesses located in downtown Savannah. For more information about the Downtown Business Association, please call 912.651.6973.

The Tourism Leadership Council (TLC) is a non-profit professional association of businesses in the tourism and hospitality industry. The TLC strives to enable members to offer visitors an experience worth repeating by providing its members with resources to strengthen their businesses. Proceeds from the organization's special events are directed to the programs and activities of the TLC, including scholarships for students pursuing hospitality careers, a job-listing website, networking opportunities for industry professionals, educational seminars and training for industry employees, and an emergency fund available for members in times of crisis. For more information about the TLC, please call 912.232.1223 or visit online.