PRESS RELEASE: Greater Pooler Area Chamber of Commerce Hosts 2023 Economic Outlook Luncheon

October 5, 2023

POOLER, GA (October 5, 2023) — The Greater Pooler Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Economic Outlook Luncheon on Wednesday, October 18 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott Savannah Airport. The luncheon is sponsored by the Queensborough National Bank & Trust Co. and will feature keynote speaker Dr. Michael Toma, professor of economics at Georgia Southern University.

“As we enter the last few months of 2023, it’s important to reflect upon economic trends affecting businesses in Pooler and the surrounding area,” said Courtney Rawlins, president and CEO of the Pooler Chamber of Commerce. “Dr. Toma will give guests an opportunity to learn valuable knowledge and insights to prepare their organizations for success in 2024.”

The luncheon will include an opportunity for networking followed by an insightful program with Dr. Toma sharing his expert analysis of the economic trends in our region. The information will provide guests with a competitive edge for business endeavors.

“It’s important to our organization that local residents have access to the financial resources they need for success,” said Mike English, Queensborough National Bank & Trust Co. SVP and Coastal Market Manager. “As Georgia’s community bank, we are excited to continue to grow with Pooler-area businesses and are pleased to sponsor this wonderful event again this year.”

Tickets are $35 and can be purchased here. For more information, please contact the Pooler Chamber at or call 912-748-0110.

About the Greater Pooler Area Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Pooler Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau’s mission is to create a thriving, collaborative business environment in the Pooler area that nurtures and advocates for the growth of local businesses, fosters strong partnerships between businesses and the community, promotes assets to visitors and enhances the overall quality of life for our residents. Visit for more information.