Ocean Springs

Business After Hours

What is a Chamber Business After Hours?
A Business After Hours is a business/social gathering of Chamber of Commerce members and guests at your business or designated location. By holding a Business After Hours at your business, you are presented with an opportunity to showcase your business and meet new clients and business professionals.  

A Business After Hours generally takes place on the third or fourth Thursday of the month from 5– 7 p.m. and is coordinated through the Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce.

You must be a current member in good standing (dues are current) with the Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce – Main Street – Tourism Bureau in order to hold a Business After Hours.

What happens at the event?
Chamber representative will set up nametags, bowl for business cards and $5 donations, and door prize registration.
Host or an employee asked to assist Chamber Ambassadors and greet guests.
Attendees will be asked to drop a business card in the bowl. Cards can be used for drawings, if items are available*.
During the event, the hosts, Chamber Board members and special guests will be introduced to the attendees.
The hosts will have an opportunity to say a few words about business
Event closes at 7 p.m.

*Drawings are at the discretion of the host business and provided by the host business.  If drawings are part of the event, please notify the Chamber in advance so we may coordinate with you.

Please contact us at 228-875-4424 to discuss or schedule your Business After Hours.

2017 Business After Hours Dates & Hosts:

January 19 – Leo’s Wood Fired Pizza, 1107 Government Street

February 23 – Coastal Pharmacy (Mardi Gras Themed), 998 N Halstead Road

March 16 - Community Bank, 2314 Bienville Boulevard

April 28 – 1699 Weekend of Discovery Kickoff Reception at the Ocean Springs Community Center, 512 Washington Avenue from 6-8 PM

May 18 – Coastal Magpie, 918 Washington Avenue

June 29 – Islander Outfitters, 929 Washington Avenue (rescheduled from June 22)

July 27 – Rushing & Guice, 1000 Government Street Suite E

August 24– Gulf Hills Hotel & Conference Center, 13701 Paso Road

September 14 – It’s All Arranged, 7325 Bienville Boulevard

October – Blue Moon Kick-off Event of Festival Season

November - No Business After Hours
December - No Business After Hours

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