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.

2019 Business After Hours Dates & Hosts:

January 17 – Ocean Springs Lumber Co., 1611 Government Street

February 21 – It’s All Arranged, 7325 Bienville Blvd

March 21– Hancock Bank, 901 Washington Ave.

April 26 – 1699 Reception at Ocean Springs Community Center (6-8 p.m.)

May 16 – The Capital Group, 1103 Hanley Road

June 20 – Bright Eyed Brew Co., 623 Washington Ave.

July 18 – Mary C. hosted by MS Songwriters Festival Alliance, 1600 Government Street.

August 15 – The Office, 1000 Government Street

September 19 – Keesler Federal Credit Union in conjunction with the Jackson County Chamber

October – Blue Moon Kick-off Event of Festival Season

November – No Business After Hours

December – No Business After Hours

Events will be hosted from 5 – 7 designated locations above.  Bring your business card and a $5 donation.